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Salsa Blackthorn aluminium MTB frameset 29er brushed aluminium

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  • Blackthorn Alloy Frame

    We know you have a “dream build” list hidden away somewhere. Now’s the time to bring it to life on the Blackthorn Aluminum frame. This versatile all-mountain bike frame comes with a RockShox Super Deluxe Select + shock for 140 mm of rear travel. Our tried-and-true Split Pivot suspension design offers a supple, supportive ride with incredible pedaling efficiency so you can take on a huge variety of trails. Start with the best all-mountain bike frame out there, hang your favorite components on it, and let it rip.

    Design Wheel/Tire Sizes 29 x 1.9–2.6"
    Alternate Wheel/Tire Sizes 27.5 x 2.8–3.0"
    Suspension Fork Length (Travel) 140–160 mm
    Fork Offset 42–51 mm
    Rear Shock Size 210 x 52.5 mm
    Shock Mount, Fore Ø8 x 30mm
    Shock Mount, Aft No Bushing, Ø15
    Pivot Kit(s) 1215, 1585, 1587, 1589, 1590, 1592, 1594
    Bearings 17287 (Qty 4), 6801 (Qty 6)
    Headset, Upper ZS44
    Headset, Lower ZS56
    Seatpost 30.9 mm
    Max Post Insertion SM = 195 mm, MD = 220 mm, LG = 245 mm, XL = 270 mm
    Seatpost Collar 35.4 mm
    Dropper Compatible (Routing) Yes (internal)
    Front Derailleur Clamp N/A
    Front Derailleur Type N/A
    Bottom Bracket 73 mm BSA, threaded
    Crankset (Max Ring) Super Boost 157, 55–57 mm chainline (34t)
    Rear Brake (Rotor) 74 mm post mount (180–203 mm)
    Rear Spacing 157 x 12 mm TA
    Rear Axle Size 12 x 197 mm, TP = 1.75, TL = 20 mm
    Derailleur Hanger FS2322
    Front Triangle Bottle Mounts 1
    Top Tube Mounts Yes, compatible with Salsa EXP Series Direct Mount Top Tube Bag.

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    • Incl. Rock Shox Super Deluxe Select+
    • Incl. headset, FSA Orbit 1.5E
    • Includes small parts for cable routing, ISCG mount, chain guide and frame guard
    • Incl. Salsa Deadbolt 12x197mm
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