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Salsa Blackthorn Carbon SLX

Salsa Blackthorn Carbon SLX
  • Color: Red
  • Color: Red
  • Color: Red
  • Color: Red
  • Color: Red
$5,499.00 - $6,599.00
$6,599.00 - $6,849.00
Color: Red
Size: Select size
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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.?

-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
-76.5-degree seat tube angle with seat tube lengths optimized for longer dropper posts?
-Super Boost 157 x 12mm rear hub spacing allows for shorter chainstays (431­–432 mm), more tire clearance, more chainring options, and stiffer wheels
-Clearance for up to 29 x 2.6" or 27.5 x 3.0" tires

Part Numbers

Option UPC Store SKU
Red / MEDIUM 657993314241 210000020832
Red / LARGE 657993314265 210000020831