We spend extra time and care building, testing and re-boxing your bike before it leaves. This takes approximately 4 business days to prepare the shippment. This extra step and time allows us to ensure that when your bike arrives to you it will be very easy to assemble for most anyone. Most bikes do not include pedals, so make sure to choose some for your new bike so we can ship them in the same box and you can get our riding quicker!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.
6061-T6 aluminum frame
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
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.
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