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2021 Medium SKU: BMT25775

Salsa Blackthorn Carbon SLX Mountain Bike - 2021, Medium

Recommended Rider Height: 5'7" - 5'10" Size Guide
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About Salsa

Salsa bikes have OG cycling cred: founder Ross Shafer is a grandfather of MTB and helped grow the NorCal bike scene. Decades later, Salsa makes high-performance mountain, road, and fat bikes for all.

Highlights
- TranzX +RAD seatpost offers tool-free adjustable drop.
- New front brake pads & rotor for more stopping power.

Master Mechanic's Notes
- Small paint chip on the non-drive side down tube.
- Moderate paint chip on the non-drive side chainstay.
- Moderate scratch on the drive side fork lower leg.

About Salsa

Salsa bikes have OG cycling cred: founder Ross Shafer is a grandfather of MTB and helped grow the NorCal bike scene. Decades later, Salsa makes high-performance mountain, road, and fat bikes for all.
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Specifications

Year 2021
Brand Salsa
Model Blackthorn Carbon SLX
Size Medium
Frame Material Carbon Fiber
Drivetrain Shimano, 1x12 spd
Weight 34 lbs 0 oz
Fork RockShox Lyrik Select+
Fork Travel 160mm
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
Rear Shock Travel 140mm
Brakes Shimano SLX M7120, Disc Brakes - Hydraulic
Shifters Shimano SLX M7100, Mechanical
Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX M7100
Bottom Bracket Shell Threaded
Crankset Shimano SLX M7100, 32t, 170mm
Cassette Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51t
Chain Shimano
Handlebar Race Face Aeffect R Alloy, 780mm
Headset Cane Creek Forty
Stem Salsa Guide Alloy, 35.0mm x 50mm, 0°
Seatpost TranzX +RAD, 30.9mm
Seatpost Travel 150mm
Saddle WTB Volt
Front Axle Spacing 15x110mm (Boost)
Rear Axle Spacing 12x148mm Boost
Wheelset DT Swiss E532 Aluminum Tubeless Compatible, Shimano SLX M7110
Front Tire Maxxis Assegai 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ TR, 29" x 2.5"
Rear Tire Maxxis Dissector 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ TR, 29" x 2.4"
Tire Type Tubeless
Tubeless Compatibility Wheels are tubeless compatible but ships with tubes installed

Geometry

Recommended Rider Height 5'7" - 5'10"
a. Effective Top Tube 616mm, 615mm (Low, High)
b. Seat Tube 430 mm
c. Seat Tube Angle 76.5, 76.8 (Low, High)
d. Head Tube Angle 64.6, 64.9 (Low, High)
e. Head Tube 100 mm
f. Stack 615mm, 613mm (Low, High)
g. Reach 469mm, 472mm (Low, High)
h. Standover Height 729mm, 732mm (Low, High)
i. Saddle Height Range N/A
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