2020 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1

The 2020 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1 is a carbon frame gravel bike with mid-range components and mechanical disc brakes.

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2020 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1
  • MSRP $2,899
  • Weight 23.3 lbs / 10.6 kg
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 29″
  • Tires 2.2"
  • Drivetrain 1 × 11
  • Groupset Apex 1, Race Face
  • Brakes Mechanical Disc
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1 × 11 — 11 speed

2020 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1
28 mph
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The Cutthroat Apex 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Cutthroat Apex 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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FrameCutthroat Carbon V2
ForkCutthroat Carbon V2
Rear Shockn/a
Bottom BracketPress Fit BB92, 41 x 92 mm
HeadsetCane Creek 40
StemSalsa Guide
HandlebarSalsa Cowchipper
SaddleWTB Volt Sport
SeatpostSalsa Guide
GripsMSW Anti-Slip Gel
Rear DerailleurSRAM Apex 1
CrankRace Face Ride, DM 36t chainring
ShiftersSRAM Apex 1
CassetteSRAM PG-1130, 11-42t
ChainSRAM PC-1110
BrakesTRP Spyre-C, 160 mm
RimsWTB Serra Hub, WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0 32h, 110 x 15 mm
TiresTeravail Sparwood 29 x 2.2" Durable, Tubeless Ready
Disk RotorsFlat mount (160–180 mm), flat mount frame standard (35 mm thickness), 42 mm bolt length
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2020 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1