The Moots Baxter 29er is an unusual frame. It's specifically
aimed at longhaul riding on deep gravel, rough tracks and
adventure, effectively a 29er MTB meets drop bar all-road bike.
This build was specifically designed around an unsupported,
largely off-road, bikepacking trip traversing the Pyrenees. The
addition of the Fox 32 XC fork, with 100mm of travel, adds some
extra off road versatility. The wide Salsa Woodchipper 2 bars have
huge amount of flare for extra control on all terrain types.
What isn't unusual with this Moots build is the
incredible quality and precision engineering that goes into every
Moots frame. The welds are perfect. This customer opted for the
etched logos, which had some nice texture, and the engraved
headbadge. When attaching bar bags to haul your kit, that's a smart
move which will reduce friction between the frame and the bag.
There's also a third set of water bottle mounts on the underside of
With the lightweight frame and the low 1.3kg of the fork, this
theme dominates and the ENVE M50 rims to DT Swiss 240 hubs don't
tip the scales. Choosing 1x for the groupset keeps things light and
This is a truly unusual build, but perfectly fitted with spec to
match for it's upcoming adventure, the first of many to come.
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about your own Moots adventure machine.