The all-new Timberjack SLX 29 delivers a carefully-calculated blend of fun and versatility that embraces our Adventure by Bike mantra.
Updated geometry offers more stability in technical terrain without losing hardtails’ treasured pedaling and climbing capabilities—it feels like that friend who says “you’ve got this” before every intimidating trail feature. Adjustable Alternator 2.0 dropouts let you tune ride characteristics and change up your drivetrain if you so desire. We loaded this aluminum hardtail frame with mounts to make carrying stuff on your bike easier—ride your favorite trails without the weight of a pack, or gear up for bikepacking overnighters to your favorite backcountry spots. The 29 x 2.6” wheel and tire combo is strong in the grip and rollover departments, and Shimano’s SLX drivetrain delivers performance you can count on in all conditions.
The all-new Timberjack is ready for all-out trail sessions and adventures that go well beyond your local loops.
|Frame||Timberjack v2 Aluminum|
|Fork||RockShox 35 Silver TK Air, 130 mm|
|Rear Der||Shimano SLX M7100 SGS|
|Cassette||Shimano Deore M6100 10–51t, 12-speed|
|Crankset||Shimano MT510-1, 32t|
|Shifter||Shimano SLX M7100|
|Brakes & Rotors||Shimano MT401, Shimano RT10 Center Lock rotors (180 mm front, 160 mm rear)|
|Headset (Upper/Lower)||FSA Orbit NO.57E 1.5 ZS|
|Stem||Salsa Guide Trail 35.0, 50 mm|
|Handlebar||Race Face Chester 35.0 mm, 780 mm width, 20 mm rise XS–SM; 35 mm Rise MD–XL|
|Grips/Bar Tape||Salsa File Tread|
|Seatpost||TranzX YSP05JL 30.9 mm, 0 mm offset, 30 mm Travel Adjustable, 125 x 409 mm XS–SM; 150 x 459 mm MD; 170 x 499 mm LG; 200 x 559 mm XL|
|Saddle||WTB Volt Medium, Steel, 142 x 265 mm|
|Front Wheel||Shimano MT400-B Center Lock 15 x 110 mm hub, WTB ST i30 32h 29" rim|
|Rear Wheel||Shimano MT410-B Micro Spline Center Lock 12 x 148 mm hub, WTB ST i30 32h 29" rim|
|Tires||Maxxis Minion DHF front, Maxxis Rekon rear, 29 x 2.6", EXO TR|
|Complete Bike Weight||32 lbs 15 oz for Medium|
|Tire Size Range for 622/29" Wheels||53–66 mm (2.1–2.6")|
|Tire Size Range for 584/27.5" Wheels||71 mm (2.8")|
|Maximum Wheel/Tire Diameter||760.5 mm (29.95")|
|Minimum Wheel/Tire Diameter||728 mm (28.6")|
|Suspension Fork Length (Travel)||511–563 mm (100–150 mm travel)|
|Rigid Fork Length||483–501 mm|
|Fork Offset||42–51 mm|
|Seat Collar||35 mm|
|Dropper Compatible (Routing)||Yes (internal)|
|Front Derailleur Mount||NOT COMPATIBLE|
|Bottom Bracket||73 mm BSA|
|Crankset (Max Ring)||52 mm Boost chainline 1x only (34t)|
|Rear Brake (Rotor)||IS mount (180 mm max)|
|Rear Spacing||148 mm|
|Rear Axle||M12 x 180L, TP = 1.5, TL = 20|
|Derailleur Hanger||Alternator 2.0 Swing Plate|
|Water Bottle Mounts||XS = 1, SM–XL = 2|
|Rack Mounts||Yes, uses Alternator 2.0 plates, requires Salsa Rack-Lock|
|Fender Mounts||NOT COMPATIBLE|
|Accessory Mounts||Yes, one pair|
|TopTube Mounts||Yes, compatible with Salsa EXP Series Direct Mount Top Tube Bag|
|Downtube Accessory Mounts||Yes, one pair|
|Recommended Rider Height||157cm–163cm||160cm–175cm||173cm–183cm||180cm–191cm||188cm–UP|
|A. Toptube Effective||570.0mm||594.1mm||615.3mm||639.0mm||659.3mm|
|B. Seat Tube Length||342.9mm||370.0mm||395.0mm||432.0mm||457.2mm|
|C. Headtube Angle||66.4°||66.4°||66.4°||66.4°||66.4°|
|D. Seat Tube Angle||75.1°||75.1°||75.1°||75.1°||75.1°|
|E. BB Drop||56.6mm||56.6mm||56.6mm||56.6mm||56.6mm|
|F. Chainstay Length||420-437mm||420-437mm||420-437mm||420-437mm||420-437mm|
|G. Headtube Length||100mm||100mm||105.0mm||115.0mm||125mm|
|H. Fork Length||543mm||543mm||543mm||543mm||543mm|
|J. Fork Offset||44mm||44mm||44mm||44mm||44mm|
Measurements based on:
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