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Salsa Blackthorn Carbon Frame

Salsa Blackthorn Carbon Frame
  • Color: Black
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What is the best all-mountain bike? The one you build yourself. Start with the terrain-taming Blackthorn Carbon frame, designed around our efficient Split Pivot suspension platform and equipped with a Fox Float DPX2 Factory shock for 140mm of rear travel. Add all of your favorite components and watch your dream bike take shape, then go ride your creation on all the new and gnarly trails you can manage. Blackthorn is the perfect partner for big miles on big mountains.

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.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to


Frame Blackthorn Carbon
Fork Sold separately
Headset Cane Creek 40
Rear Shock Fox Float DPX2 Factory, 3-position lever with Open mode, LV EVOL
Fork Compatibility 160mm Tapered
Wheel Compatibility 29-inch

* Subject to change without notice.


Introducing Blackthorn

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Black / Small 657993256527 FM9417
Black / Medium 657993256541 FM9418
Black / Large 657993256565 FM9419
Black / X-Large 657993256589 FM9420