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Review: Fezzari La Sal Peak 2 gets on up & parties down

Review: Fezzari La Sal Peak 2 gets on up & parties down

The first time I threw a leg over the original Fezzari La Sal Peak, I knew it was different. And this time, it was like…

Monday, Mar 14

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The first time I threw a leg over the original Fezzari La Sal Peak, I knew it was different. And this time, it was like deja vu all over again.

The steep seat angle really makes me feel like I’m on top of the bike, much more so than anything I’ve ridden, including their own Delano Peak and Signal Peak mountain bikes. But why? And is that a bad thing? The short answer is no, but when you first get on the bike, it’s gonna feel weird. Expect that, and just spec it with the longest possible travel dropper post you can, then get out on the trail and all will seem right. Here’s a quick closeup of some of the La Sal Peak 2.0’s features, then I’ll dive into the review… Fezzari La Sal Peak 2.0 frame details

The new La Sal Peak is a full-fledged 29er enduro bike with 170mm of front and rear travel in stock form. Need more? Bump the fork to 180mm, or go with a 203mm travel dual crown fork if you really need to get rowdy. Want to reel it in a bit? Swap in a shorter stroke shock and reduce the rear travel to 160mm for a snappier ride. A flip-chip lets you make things a bit steeper, which you’d only really want to use if you’re swapping in a 27.5″ rear wheel and tire to keep the geometry in balance. Fezzari’s cable management is some of the best I’ve seen, keeping […]

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