2019 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1

2019 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1
MSRP$2,899
WheelsAluminum 700c
FrameCarbon
Gearing2 × 11
Drivetrain
SRAM Apex 1

Salsa’s 2019 Cutthroat Apex 1 is a modest component level carbon frame gravel bike.

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Build
FrameCutthroat Carbon
ForkCutthroat Carbon
Rear ShockN/A
Bottom BracketPressFit 41 x 92mm
HeadsetCane Creek 40
StemSalsa Guide
HandlebarSalsa Cowchipper
SaddleWTB Volt
Seatpost27.2mm
GripsMSW Anti-Slip Gel
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM Apex 1
ShiftersSRAM Apex 1
Crank2x: 28/42t max standard mountain bike, 1x: 38t max standard mountain bike
CassetteSRAM PG 1130, 11-42t
ChainSRAM PC 1110
Brakes
Disk Rotors74mm post mount; (140 –160mm)
Wheels
RimsNovatec 15 x 100mm, WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0, 32h 2.0/1.8 butted spokes w/ brass nipples
TiresMaxxis Ikon 2.2", 60 TPI/EXO/TR
Gearing
2 × 11 — 22 speed
2019 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1
30 mph
Similar Bikes
36 mph

The 2019 Cutthroat Apex 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Cutthroat Apex 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 594620645664
Reach 375376383397
Stack/Reach Ratio1.591.651.691.67
Top Tube Length 545565580600
Seat Tube Length 406483533584
Seat Tube Angle74.074.073.073.0
Head Tube Length 90115140160
Head Tube Angle70.070.071.071.0
BB Drop 70707070
BB Height 266266266266
Front Center 617622632653
Chainstay Length 445445445445
Wheelbase 1,0531,0571,0681,089
Rake 45404545
Standover Height 719787830869
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
MSRP$2,899
WheelsAluminum 700c
FrameCarbon
Gearing2 × 11
Drivetrain
SRAM Apex 1
Gearing
2 × 11 — 22 speed
2019 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1
30 mph
Similar Bikes
36 mph

The 2019 Cutthroat Apex 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Cutthroat Apex 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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