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.?
76.5-degree seat tube angle with seat tube lengths optimized for longer dropper posts?
A short stem, long top tube and 64.6-degree head tube angle provides descending confidence
Carbon fiber frame and seatstays with 6061-T6 aluminum chain stays for durability?
Clearance for up to 29 x 2.6" or 27.5 x 3.0" tires
Integrated strap location on frame for tube or tool kit?
Rear Flip chip adjusts the head tube angle and bottom bracket height to accommodate varying terrain, wheel sizes, and personal preference
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
Super Boost 157 x 12mm rear hub spacing allows for shorter chainstays (431-432 mm), more tire clearance, more chainring options, and stiffer wheels
15mm Thru x 110mm, Blackthorn
Large, Medium, Small, X-Large
12mm Thru x 157mm
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