Salsa Cutthroat Frameset

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Salsa Cutthroat Frameset

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Salsa Cutthroat Frameset

The redesigned Cutthroat drop-bar mountain bike and gravel frameset offers more stability and compliance in a package that’s equally at home bikepacking on remote doubletrack, taking the occasional singletrack shortcut, or conquering a gravel race. Build it into the all-day, mixed-surface bike you’ve always wanted.


Cutthroat Carbon V2
Cutthroat Carbon Deluxe V2
Raw Carbon
Rear Shock


Cane Creek 40


Front Wheel
Deadbolt Ultralight Thru-Axle included
Rear Wheel
Deadbolt Ultralight Thru-Axle included


Frameset Weight

Design Wheel x Tire Size
29 x 2.25″ (29 x 2.4″ Max) (Some front derailleurs may reduce tire clearance. Check manufacturer’s specifications to confirm clearance before installing.)
Susp Fork Length (Travel)
506 mm (100 mm Travel)
Rigid Fork Length
483 mm
Fork Offset
51 mm
Front Spacing
110 x 15 mm Thru-axle
Front Brake (Rotor)
Flat mount (160–180 mm), flat mount frame standard (35 mm thickness), 42 mm bolt length
Front Rack Mounts
Yes, lowrider compatible. Salsa Down Under rack recommended.
Fork Accessory Mounts
Yes, one set of Three-Pack mounts on each fork leg
Headset, Upper
Headset, Lower
27.2 mm
Seat Collar
32.0 mm
Dropper Compatible (Routing)
Yes, internal
Front Derailleur Type
Road, braze-on, 2x, bottom-pull
Bottom Bracket
Press Fit BB92, 41 x 92 mm
Crankset (Max & Min Ring)
1x MTN Boost: 40t Max; 2x RD Boost outer ring: 46–50t, inner ring: 30–36t *Oval chainrings subtract 2t from max*
Rear Brake (Rotor)
Flat mount (140–160 mm), flat mount frame standard (25mm Thickness), 32 mm bolt length
Rear Spacing
148 x 12 mm Thru-axle
Rear Axle Size
Ø12 x 174, TP=1.5, TL=20
Derailleur Hanger
QBP #FS2322
Rear Rack Mounts
Yes, Salsa Rack Lock seatpost collar required. Salsa Wanderlust Rack recommended. Salsa Bent Rack Struts (part #RK8030) required for installation on 58 cm and 60 cm frames. Not compatible with Salsa Wanderlust HD Rack
Rear Fender Mounts
Water Bottle Mounts
Frames up to 54cm: 2 in main triangle. Frames 56cm and larger: 3 in main triangle.
Under Downtube Mount
Yes, two pair.
Top Tube Mounts
Yes, compatible with Salsa Top Tube bag.
Internal Dropper Post Routing
1x mechanical drivetrain: Route the dropper post cable through the drive side of the down tube. Di2 drivetrains: Move the battery to the down tube, routing it through the head tube, then route the dropper post cable through the drive side of the down tube.
External Dropper Post Routing
1x and 2x mechanical and Di2 drivetrains:Route the dropper post cable through the dynamo rear light holes on the non-drive side of the top tube.

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Offers a set of bikes and adventure gear. Fat bikes, gravel bikes whether in steel, aluminium, carbon. Shipping in Europe available.
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