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Salsa Horsethief Carbon GX Eagle Mountain Bike

SKU: Salsa-Horsethief-Carbon-GX-Eagle-Mountain-Bike



Salsa Horsethief Carbon GX Eagle Mountain Bike

Horsethief is one bike for many trails. From mastering your local trails to discovering new destinations, Horsethief has your back. It's capable of pushing through technical terrain, instills confidence while riding aggressively, and pairs well with beautiful vistas and a post-ride beverage.


  • Carbon frame and seat stays featuring the Split Pivot suspension design with 120mm of efficient travel, remaining fully active under braking while supportive throughout its travel, paired with a 140mm suspension fork
  • A short stem paired with long top tube, combined with a 67-degree head tube angle provides descending confidence, yet balances overall wheelbase length and slow speed maneuverability
  • Two full-size bottle cage mounts fit inside the front triangle on all frame sizes. Pair with Anything Bracket and Rescue Roll for pack-free singletrack bliss
  • Super Boost 157 x 12mm rear hub spacing combined with a standard width bottom bracket results in a 432mm chainstay length that's 5mm shorter than previous-generations
  • Rear Flip chip adjusts head tube angle and bottom bracket height for terrain, wheel size, and personal preference
  • Spec'd with a 29 x 2.5'' front and 2.4" rear wheel/tire combination, but can accommodate a range of additional sizes of 27.5 x 2.8 - 3.0" and 29 x 2.2 - 2.6''


SKU Salsa-Horsethief-Carbon-GX-Eagle-Mountain-Bike
Model Year 2019
Gender Unisex
Speeds 1 x 12
Frame Material Carbon
Frame Horsethief Carbon
Rear Shock RockShox Deluxe RT3
Fork RockShox Pike RC 140mm, 42mm offset
Headset Cane Creek 40
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
Crankset SRAM GX Eagle DUB 32t
Cassette SRAM XG 1275 Eagle 10-50t
Chain SRAM NX Eagle
Brakeset SRAM Guide R, 180mm rotors
Brake Type Hydraulic Disc
Handlebars Salsa Salt Flat Deluxe (SM) Rustler Deluxe (MD–XL)
Grips/Tape Salsa File Tread Lock On
Stem Salsa Guide Trail
Saddle WTB Volt Comp
Seatpost Salsa Reverb Stealth With 1x Remote, travel: SM = 100mm, MD = 125mm, LG/XL = 150mm
Wheel Size 29"
Wheelset Front: WTB Speedterra hub 110 x 15mm, WTB ST i29 TCS 2.0 29" tubeless ready, Rear: WTB Speedterra hub 157 x 12mm, WTB ST i29 TCS 2.0 29" tubeless ready
Tires Maxxis Minion DHF 29x2.5" front, DHR II 29 x 2.4″ rear, 60 tpi/EXO/tubeless ready


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