I am no bike expert, and any bike is a good bike when it comes to being involved in the cycling world. I believe the bicycle is one of the most important inventions of all time and one that has still not reached its potential, especially here in America.
Today’s cycling industry offers more bike options than ever before with brands creating a new range of do-all, do-anything bikes that won’t break the bank. My bike, and the path I took to find and purchase it, might help you decide which route to go when it comes to getting on the road.
The Salsa Fargo Titanium is my “one bike” solution for road, gravel, bikepacking, touring, and even mountain biking. A drop bar adventure touring style bike, something that was in great part pioneered by brands like Salsa. This may or may not be the right bike for you but perhaps my story will lead to your story.
Cycling isn’t a revolutionary act. Cycling is rudimentary human-powered transportation. Cycling does have the potential to change the world but we have to be careful about how we position ourselves as cyclists. Having a good bike, or a bike that makes you feel content and connected is a good starting point to understanding what’s possible. Free, cheap, fancy, heavy, fast, or slow, the key is to get out and ride.