Salsa Blackthorn Alloy Frame 160/140mm
Salsa Blackthorn Alloy Frame 160/140mm
Salsa Blackthorn Alloy Frame 160/140mm
Salsa Blackthorn Alloy Frame 160/140mm
Salsa Blackthorn Alloy Frame 160/140mm
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Salsa Blackthorn Alloy Frame 160/140mm

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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.​

  • 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
  • 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 the frame for tube or tool kit​
  • A 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



Frame measurements (mm) SM MD LG XL
A. BB Drop 26 26 26 26
B. Chainstay Length 432 432 432 432
C. Fork Length - Axle to Crown 569 569 569 569
D. Fork Offset 43 43 43 43
E. Head Tube Angle (deg) 64.6 64.6 64.6 64.6
F. Headtube Length 95 100 110 120
G. Reach 448 469 490 510
H. Seat Tube Angle (deg) 76.5 76.5 76.5 76.5
I. Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 405 430 455 480
J. Stack 611 615 624 633
K. Standover 728 729 728 728
L. Top Tube Length (Effective) 591 615 641 666
M. Wheelbase 1204 1228 1253 1278

* All dimensions are preliminary and subject to change. Measurements shown are with 160mm sus fork with Flip Chip in the low setting

 

  • Color: Brushed Aluminum
  • Wheel Size: 29" or 27.5+
  • Brake Type: Disc
  • Platform: Blackthorn
  • Fork Type: Not Included (150-170mm)
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Defined Color: Silver
  • Rear Axle: 12mm Thru x 157mm
  • Frame Type: Suspension