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Salsa Blackthorn SLX - 2021

Salsa Blackthorn SLX
  • Color: Red
$3,899.00
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Red
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Blackthorn SLX is our 29er all-mountain bike that's perfect when you're not sure what trail has in store, but you know it's going to be steep, gnarly, loose, or all of the above. Progressive geometry comes to life in a 6061-T6 aluminum frame that's built to last. The 140mm rear shock and 160mm fork make for a smooth, balanced, controlled ride when the trail is anything but. Our tried-and-true Split Pivot suspension system delivers superb small-bump compliance, remarkable climbing ability, and limitless traction, even during braking. Shimano's SLX drivetrain and four-piston brakes are exactly the copilots you want when navigating hair-raising rock gardens, high-speed descents, and stiff climbs. Blackthorn SLX is the tool of choice for all-mountain adventures.

WARNING: Cycling can be dangerous. Bicycles and bicycle products should be assembled and serviced by a professional mechanic. Never modify your bicycle or accessories. Read and follow all product instructions and warnings including information on the manufacturer’s website. Inspect your bicycle before every use. Always wear a helmet.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specs

Frame Blackthorn Aluminum
Fork RockShox Yari RC, 160mm, 42mm offset
Headset FSA Orbit 1.5E
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
Rims/Wheels WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 29" tubeless-ready
Hubs Shimano SLX
Tires Maxxis Assegai 29 x 2.5" front, Maxxis Dissector 29 x 2.4" rear, 120 TPI, 3CT, EXO+, Tubeless-Ready
Crankset Race Face Ride, 32t
Chain Shimano Deore M6100
Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano Deore, 10–51t, 12-speed
Shifters Shimano SLX
Handlebars RaceFace Chester 35.0
Tape/Grips Salsa File Tread Lock-On
Stem Salsa Guide 35.0
Brakes Shimano SLX four-piston (203mm front, 180mm rear rotors)
Pedals Sold separately
Saddle WTB Volt 250 Sport
Seat Post TranzX YSI05GL, 30mm travel height adjustable, travel: SM = 125mm, MD = 150mm, LG = 170mm, XL = 200mm

* Subject to change without notice.

Videos

Introducing Blackthorn

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Red / Small 657993252437 BK1296
Red / Medium 657993252574 BK1297
Red / Large 657993252710 BK1298
Red / X-Large 657993252857 BK1299