Blackthorn C XT Bike - Blue

$5,499.00 $6,799.00

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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

  • Frameset

    Frame

    Blackthorn Carbon V1

    Fork

    Fox Float 36 Performance Elite GRIP2, 160 mm, 44 mm offset

    Rear Shock

    Fox Float X Performance Elite

    Seatclamp

    Salsa Lip-Lock

    Color

    Blue

    Drivetrain

    Crankset

    Shimano XT M8130, 30t

    Front Derailleur

    N/A

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano XT M8100 SGS

    Cassette

    Shimano SLX M7100, 10–51t, 12-speed

    Chain

    Shimano SLX M7100

    Components

    Grips / Bar Tape

    Salsa File Tread Lock-On

    Handlebar

    Race Face Turbine R 35

    Stem

    Salsa Guide Trail 50 mm

    Headset

    Cane Creek 40 Series, ZS44/ZS56

    Shifter

    Shimano XT M8100

    Brakes & Rotors

    Shimano SLX M7120 four-piston, Shimano RT64, Center Lock (203 mm front, 180 mm rear)

    Saddle

    WTB Volt 250 Steel SL, 250 x 135

    Seatpost

    TranzX YSI05, Shimano MT500 lever, 30 mm travel adjust (SM 125 x 409 mm, MD 150 x 459 mm, LG 170 x 499 mm, XL 200 x 559 mm)

    Wheels

    Front Wheel

    Shimano XT M8110 15 x 110 mm hub, WTB KOM Tough i30 29" rim

    Rear Wheel

    Shimano XT M8130 12 x 157 mm hub, WTB KOM Tough i30 29" rim

    Tires

    Maxxis Assegai 29 x 2.5" front, Maxxis Dissector 29 x 2.4" rear, Maxx Grip/Maxx Terra, EXO+, TR

    Tubeless Accessories

    Tubeless tape and tubeless valves (comes with tubes installed, no sealant)

    Other

    Pedals

    not included

  • HOW IT WORKS

    What happens when you join the 10k+ happy Huckleberry Customers

    order your bike

    When your order your bike on our site, it notifies us at the shop.
    Day 1

    We'll build it and put it in a box

    After you place your order, we'll build your bike – so you don't have to. Derailleurs, brakes, and every bolt is adjusted properly. From there, it's time to ship.
    Day 2

    Your new bike arrives at your door

    We ship new bikes 95% assembled. 
    It takes 3 simple steps to get your bike rolling: 1. Mount the front wheel. 2. Attach the handlebars. 3. Put on the pedals
    Day 4-9

    Ride!

    It's time to get rolling. You have a new bike to ride.
    Day 9, 10, 11, 12, 13... every day.

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