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A well-rounded blend of fun and versatility, the Salsa Timberjack SLX 29 bike is equally ready to ride your favorite trails, gear up for bikepacking overnighters or head into the backcountry.

  • Features

    • Light, durable 6061-T6 alloy frame features ample accessory mounts and a front triangle design that maximizes space for a frame bag (not included)
    • Progressive, aggressive trail geometry is updated to offer more stability on descents and in technical terrain without losing those hardtail pedaling and climbing capabilities
    • Long reach and steep seat tube balance weight distribution for efficient pedaling; short chainstays keep the rear end nimble for responsive handling
    • 130 mm suspension fork and dropper post provide capability in technical terrain
    • Alternator 2.0 dropouts allow for adjustable chainstay length to dial in ride characteristics, as well as to expand drivetrain and setup options
    • Comes with 29 in. wheels; also compatible with 27.5+ wheels (not included) for added versatility
    • Internal cable routing keeps it tidy
    • Specs and images are subject to change


    Free Adjustment Period:
    New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which they should be readjusted. All bicycles sold at REI include free adjustments for one year after purchase date—as many times as you need. Included: derailleur and brake adjustments, lateral wheel truing, hub and headset bearing adjustments, tire inflation and chain lubrication. Not included: replacement or installation of new components or accessories, any other services. Call your local REI Co-op Bike Shop for more information.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Mountain Biking

    Mountain Bike Style


    Bike Frame Material



    6061-T6 aluminum

    Bike Suspension

    Front Suspension


    RockShox 35 Silver TK

    Fork Travel

    130 millimeters


    Shimano MT510-1, 32T


    Shimano SLX M7100

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano SLX M7100 SGS

    Rear Cogs

    Shimano Deore M6100 10-51T, 12-speed

    Number of Gears

    12 gear(s)

    Brake Type

    Hydraulic Disc Brake


    Shimano MT401, Shimano RT10 Centerlock; rotors: 180 mm front, 160 mm rear


    WTB ST i30 TCS

    Front Hub

    400-B Centerlock 15 x 110 mm, 32h

    Rear Hub

    410-B Micro Spline Centerlock 12 x 148 mm, 32h

    Wheel Size

    29 inches


    Maxxis Minion DHF front, Maxxis Rekon rear, 29 x 2.6 in., EXO TR

    Tire Width

    2.6 inches

    Handlebar Shape

    Riser Bar


    Race Face Chester 35.0 mm, 20 mm rise, 780 mm width


    Salsa Guide Trail 35.0, 50 mm

    Seat Post

    TranzX YSP05JL 30.9 mm, 0 mm offset, 30 mm Travel Adjustable, 125 x 409 mm


    WTB Volt medium, steel


    Not included


    FSA Orbit #57


    Shimano Deore





    Dropper Post


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