Brooks and Salsa roll out lustworthy Warbird

Limited edition gravel bike commemorates 150 years of Brooks saddles

Saddle maker Brooks and Salsa Cycles have partnered to create a limited edition of the Warbird to commemorate Brooks’ 150-year anniversary.

This small-batch version of Salsa’s carbon gravel bike comes in a lustworthy olive green with gold accents.

Metallic gold accents on the olive green carbon frame
Metallic gold accents on the olive green carbon frame

The kit consists of a SRAM Force 22 group, Zipp 30 Course wheels, WTB Riddler 700x37 tires, Zipp Service Course stem and seatpost, and Salsa’s own Cowbell 2 handlebar. The build is topped off by a Brooks Cambium C15 saddle and Cambium handlebar tape.

 A Brooks Cambium C15 rounds out the build
A Brooks Cambium C15 rounds out the build

The claimed weight for this bike is 19.4lb / 8.8kg.

It’s available now in limited quantities and retails for $4,449. (UK and Australian pricing TBC.)

If you’re interested in learning more about the evolution of this storied British saddle company, you can take a stroll through the history of Brooks by visiting the company’s timeline

Josh has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1998. Being stubborn, endurance racing was a natural fit. Josh bankrolled his two-wheeled addiction by wrenching at various bike shops across the US for 10 years and even tried his hand at frame building. These days Josh spends most of his time riding the trails around his home in Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Discipline: Mountain, cyclocross, road
  • Preferred Terrain: Anywhere with rock- and root-infested technical singletrack. He also enjoys unnecessarily long gravel races.
  • Current Bikes: Trek Remedy 29 9.9, Yeti ASRc, Specialized CruX, Spot singlespeed, Trek District 9
  • Dream Bike: Evil The Following, a custom Moots 27.5+ for bikepacking adventures
  • Beer of Choice: PBR
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO, USA

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