Salsa Blackthorn Carbon SLX Bike - 29", Carbon, Tan

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Blackthorn is Salsa’s 140 mm all-mountain 29er, built for riding any trail anywhere with confidence. It’s a well-balanced bike that takes on serious topography with gusto. Blackthorn is stable and confident on rugged descents and is a stunningly capable climber. With Split Pivot suspension dialed for maximum traction and pedaling efficiency, Blackthorn has the chops to ride all-mountain, all-out, all day.​

 

  • Blackthorn is Salsa’s 140 mm all-mountain 29er, built for riding any trail anywhere with confidence. It’s a well-balanced bike that takes on serious topography with gusto. Blackthorn is stable and confident on rugged descents and is a stunningly capable climber. With Split Pivot suspension dialed for maximum traction and pedaling efficiency, Blackthorn has the chops to ride all-mountain, all-out, all day.​
  • Carbon fiber frame and seatstays with 6061-T6 aluminum chain stays for durability​
  • Split Pivot + suspension design features 140 mm of efficient travel that’s fully active under braking and supportive throughout its stroke, paired with a 160 mm suspension fork
  • Rear Flip chip adjusts the head tube angle and bottom bracket height to accommodate varying terrain, wheel sizes, and personal preference
  • Integrated strap location on frame for tube or tool kit​
  • A short stem, long top tube and 64.6-degree head tube angle provides descending confidence
  • Fork Material: Aluminum
  • Color: Tan
  • Wheel Size: 29" , 27.5+
  • Brake Type: Disc
  • Front Axle: 15mm Thru x 110mm
  • Platform: Blackthorn
  • Fork Type: Suspension
  • Frame Material: Carbon
  • Defined Color: Tan
  • Rear Axle: 12mm Thru x 157mm
  • Frame Type: Suspension

 

Frameset

Frame

Blackthorn Carbon

Fork

RockShox Lyrik Select+, 160 mm, 42 mm offset

Rear Shock

RockShox Super Deluxe Select+

Drivetrain

Crankset

Shimano SLX, 32t

Bottom Bracket

Shimano

Front Derailleur

N/A

Rear Derailleur

Shimano SLX

Cassette / Cog

Shimano Deore, 10–51t, 12-speed

Chain

Shimano Deore M6100

Components

Grips / Bar Tape

Salsa File Tread Lock-On

Handlebar

RaceFace Aeffect R 35.0

Stem

Salsa Guide 35.0

Headset

Cane Creek 40

Shifter

Shimano SLX

Brakes & Rotors

Shimano SLX four-piston (203 mm front, 180 mm rear rotors)

Saddle

WTB Volt 250 Comp

Seatclamp

Salsa Lip-Lock

Seatpost

TranzX YSI05 w/ Shimano lever, 30 mm travel height adjustable, travel: SM = 125 mm, MD = 150 mm, LG = 170 mm, XL = 200 mm

Wheels

Front Wheel

Shimano SLX 15 x 110 mm hub, DT Swiss EX 532 29" tubeless-ready rim

Rear Wheel

Shimano SLX 12 x 157 mm hub, DT Swiss EX 532 29" tubeless-ready rim

Tires

Maxxis Assegai 29 x 2.5" front, Maxxis Dissector 29 x 2.4" rear, 120 TPI, 3CT, EXO+, Tubeless-Ready

Tubes

included

Other

Pedals

not included


* Specifications are subject to change without notice

 

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