2021 Subrosa Salvador FC Review

The 2021 Subrosa Salvador FC is absolutely beautiful. The Freecoaster will allow you to go backwards and improve your fakie tricks. It comes with a 20.5" top tube with a little bit of chromoly. It is a beginner level bike that weighs 27.6 lbs. With the added aftermarket rant and Shadow parts, it will last longer than most bikes.

Highlights

⛔️ - Full Chromoly
✅ - Under $500
⛔️ - Double Wall Rims
⛔️ - Pegs
✅ - Fully Sealed Bearings
✅ - 3 pc. Cranks
✅ - Freecoaster - What is a freecoaster?

2021 Subrosa Salvador FC Overview

The Salvador line has all types of options to fit exactly what your riding needs are. Choose from the standard Salvador, Salvador XL, or the Salvador FC and enjoy every session without worrying if your bike will hold up. Each Salvador is built to battle with updated pro-level geometry, and even more aftermarket parts from The Shadow Conspiracy and Rant.

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2021 Subrosa Salvador FC Specs

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Specs

FRAME MATERIAL: Chromoly Top Tube, Down Tube, & Wishbone
WHEEL SIZE: 20"
TOP TUBE LENGTH: 21"
CHAIN STAY LENGTH: 13.2"
HEADTUBE ANGLE: 75°
SEAT TUBE ANGLE: 71°
FORKS: Chromoly Steer Tube - 30mm Offset
BARS: 100% Chromoly - 4pc 9.0"
STEM: Rant Trill Top Load
HEADSET: Rant Bang Ur Integrated
BRAKE MOUNTS: Welded
BRAKES: Rant Spring Brakes V3
FRONT HUB: 3/8" Sealed Alloy
FRONT RIM: Rant Squad 36H Alloy Single Wall
REAR HUB: Rant Moonwalker II Sealed Freecoaster
REAR RIM: Rant Squad 36H Alloy Single Wall
TIRES: Subrosa Sawtooth 20” x 2.35”
SPROCKET: Subrosa Petal Steel
CRANKS: Rant Bangin' 8 Chromoly 3pc 170mm
BB: Sealed Mid
PEDALS: Rant Trill Plastic
SEAT: Subrosa Mid 1pc Combo
GEARING: 25/9
WEIGHT: 12.54 kg (27.6 lbs)

Frame Geometry

A: Top Tube Length: 21"

Designed for riders who are 5'6" to 6' 2"

Learn what size is right for you here.

B: Chain Stay Length: 13.2”

This is a longer chain stay. It gives you a more stable and controlled feel.

Learn About Chain Stays Here

C: Head Tube Angle: 75°

Steep head tube angles make the bike "snappy" meaning more responsive to fast turns.

A less steep head tube gives you more control.

Learn About Head Tube Angles Here

D: Seat Tube Angle: 71°

The seat tube angle can adjust how the top tube feels by making it more or less steep. Most are this angle, it doesn't change very often.

E: Bottom Bracket Height: 11.6"

The bottom bracket height adjusts how low or high your feet are off the ground. Most completes will be this height.

F: Stand over height: 9"

This is a tall standover.

While a tall stand over allows you to pinch more of the seat for bars and t-bogs.

2021 Subrosa Salvador FC Price

The Salvador is almost $50 under the $500 price point. In my opinion its pretty costly, but it does look really sick.

2021 Subrosa Salvador FC Quality

It is a high priced beginner bike with lower quality parts. These parts include single wall rims and a trimoly frame.

Buy if you are learning:

  • 180
  • 360 taps
  • pull up barspins
  • t-bogs
  • crank flips
  • turn down
  • full cab
  • half cab

Don't buy if you are learning:

  • Big drops
  • 360 drops
  • 540
  • whips
  • flips

2021 Subrosa Salvador FC Conclusion

The Salvador FC is perfect for a beginner rider who wants to progress to mid level. The freecoaster is normally an expensive upgrade that is included with this bike. It will help you do fakie tricks and feel comfortable rolling back.