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    Cool-blue Rhythm Let's see your Warbirds

    After completing the DK200 last weekend on my Vaya (which performed beautifully) I find myself lusting over a Warbird. I need to see your Warbird pictures and builds so I can keep my fantasy stoked. Let's see 'em!

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    I want see some pics as well. i saw pic of warbird 3 and was wowed by the color.

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    I can report that the red Warbird 2 is gorgeous in person. The shop didn't have my size though, so I didn't get it to ride it. But I hope to see some photos from people as well!

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    Anyone know the weight on a 2014 Warbird Ti complete? Photos in the wild?

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    Let's see your Warbirds-imag0975_zps7826f81c.jpg
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    2015 Warbird 2 custom build

    Size: 60cm (I am 6'6" and the bike fits great)
    Drivetrain: 105
    Brakes: Avid BB7s
    Stem/post: Thomson x4/elite
    Handlebar: Fizik Cyrano 46cm
    Headset: Chris King
    Wheels: currently Mavic TN719 on Chris King hubs, but Stan's Grails are on order and the current wheels will go back to the Fargo they came from!
    Saddle: Brooks B17

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    The black on red looks really nice. That bike is humongous.

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    Good job!

    Quote Originally Posted by welkerjason View Post
    Size: 60cm (I am 6'6" and the bike fits great)
    Drivetrain: 105
    Brakes: Avid BB7s
    Stem/post: Thomson x4/elite
    Handlebar: Fizik Cyrano 46cm
    Headset: Chris King
    Wheels: currently Mavic TN719 on Chris King hubs, but Stan's Grails are on order and the current wheels will go back to the Fargo they came from!
    Saddle: Brooks B17

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    Congratulations, your big ass bike looks awesome. IMO bikes for very tall fellas often look gangly but yours still manages to look well proportioned.

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    That bike is absolutely gorgeous. Kind of like a Ritchey Swiss Cross on steroids.
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    Can anyone comment on the Warbird sizing? I can't get it local here and will have to order out without trying the food first.

    I'm about 6'1" and normally ride a L 19-20" frame. I'm not sure how they fit but am torn between a 56 and 58.

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    Here's Mine

    Love this bike
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    very nice, that OG orange and black never looks bad!

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    Nice warbird. Let me know first if you ever consider selling it.

    Quote Originally Posted by welkerjason View Post
    Size: 60cm (I am 6'6" and the bike fits great)
    Drivetrain: 105
    Brakes: Avid BB7s
    Stem/post: Thomson x4/elite
    Handlebar: Fizik Cyrano 46cm
    Headset: Chris King
    Wheels: currently Mavic TN719 on Chris King hubs, but Stan's Grails are on order and the current wheels will go back to the Fargo they came from!
    Saddle: Brooks B17

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    Thought I'd share some pictures of my new Warbird. I got the 2015 Ti complete build back in November after doing a bunch of research. The Warbird frame was simply a better fit for me than anything else out there. I even explored custom, but the Warbird checked all the boxes and there was just nothing to improve on, so custom didn't make sense.

    I live on the Colorado Front Range, and my intended use is endurance rides on dirt roads to the east and in the mountains to the west, even a little single track. So far the Warbird is proving great for everything.

    I like to buy frames and build up my own bikes, but the stock build Salsa put together on their Ti build was close to perfect, so I went with it. All I've changed has been seatpost, saddle, and stem for fit purposes. Also, I put on a SRAM 11-36 cassette along with an old M952 derailleur that I rebuilt, which works great with the Ultegra 10 speed shifters and has the capacity for the large cassette. This gives me a 36x36 low gear, which I need for extending climbs in the mountains.

    The ride quality is outstanding, and the Clement/Iron Cross combo was easy to set up tubeless. The ability to fit a tangle bag plus three bottle cages was a huge selling point for me too. I'm really loving this bike!

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    Duplicate post, sorry...
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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsalsa View Post
    Can anyone comment on the Warbird sizing? I can't get it local here and will have to order out without trying the food first.

    I'm about 6'1" and normally ride a L 19-20" frame. I'm not sure how they fit but am torn between a 56 and 58.
    I got my Ti Warbird (described in the previous post) in size 56 cm. I'm 6'0" with a 32" inseam, it's a good fit for me. Being a mountain biker who has never owned a road bike, I got my Warbird set up with a more upright position than many would run though, I have a 90 mm stem with 30 degrees of rise.

    Someone my height who likes a more stretched out position might do well with a 58 cm frame? Another FYI, I run 74 cm between the center of the BB spindle and the top of the saddle on all my bikes, including my Warbird. In the pictures in the previous post, note how low the saddle is. On a larger frame it would have been ridiculously low.

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