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Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1

Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1
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The Cutthroat Apex 1 was born from Salsa’s mission to create an endurance-race-winning bike that could podium on the toughest routes out there.

So what makes the Cutthroat perfectly designed for races like the Tour Divide? Take a look:

Carbon Frame And Fork
The Cutthroat Carbon V2 frame and fork provide a high-performance ride quality that translates to you going faster than ever. The lightweight material is easy to pedal up climbs while providing crucial stiffness in the areas that aid speed-boosting power transfer as well as added compliance in areas that prevent fatigue.

Dialed Drivetrain
The SRAM Apex 1 is a killer 1x11 drivetrain that gives you all the gear range you need without weighing you down with a front derailleur. 1x drivetrains are the favorite or ultra endurance riders because there’s less to go wrong during a race, but with the quality of the Apex 1, you’ll be sailing smoothly.

Fast Off-Road Tires
Is it a mountain bike or a road bike? Well, it’s both! With 29-inch wheels and Teravail Sparwood 2.2” tires, you’ll get mountain bike off-road capability combined with gravel bike speed.

All-Weather Disc Brakes
The weather and road conditions can often take a turn for the worse during ultra-endurance races, so you’ll want brakes you can trust in every situation. The TRP-Spyre C hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rotors will give you the control you need to push your limits.

Mounts On Mounts
It can’t be a bikepacking or ultra-endurance bike without plenty of mounts, and you might not find a bike with more frame and fork mounts than the Cutthroat. You’re free to get creative and attach the gear you need in the manner that makes the most sense for you.

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Frame Cutthroat Carbon V2
Fork Cutthroat Carbon V2 (CCA)
Headset Cane Creek 40
Axles Front: 15x110mm
Rear: 12x148mm
Rims/Wheels WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0 32h
Hubs WTB Serra
Tires Teravail Sparwood 29 x 2.2" Durable, Tubeless Ready
Crankset Race Face Ride
Chainrings DM 36t
Bottom Bracket Race Face
Chain SRAM PC-1110
Rear Derailleur SRAM Apex 1
Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM PG-1130, 11-42t
Shifters SRAM Apex 1
Handlebars Salsa Cowchipper
Tape/Grips MSW Anti-Slip Gel
Stem Salsa Guide
Brake Levers SRAM Apex 1
Brakes TRP Spyre-C w/TRP 160mm rotors
Saddle WTB Volt Sport
Seat Post Salsa Guide

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Pink / 52cm 657993184905 BK0565 SAL30251599M
Pink / 54cm 657993184929 BK0566 SAL30710685M
Pink / 56cm 657993184943 BK0567 SAL30879298M
Pink / 58cm 657993184967 BK0568
Pink / 60cm 657993184981 BK0569
Raw / 52cm 657993185001 BK0635 SAL30620060M
Raw / 54cm 657993185025 BK0636 SAL30547550M
Raw / 56cm 657993185049 BK0637 SAL3069201M
Raw / 58cm 657993185063 BK0638
Raw / 60cm 657993185087 BK0639 SAL44890737M