This is it: one of the finest, most versatile trail bikes anyone’s ever thrown a leg over. The 140mm of front suspension and 120mm of travel out back mean you can point the Horsethief Carbon XTR down just about any trail and roll with confidence. The Split Pivot rear suspension system all but eliminates brake chatter and pedal bob. The Shimano XTR group delivers incredibly light and precise shifts and the stopping power of four-piston brakes. The Reynolds C-Series carbon wheelset makes an agile bike even more fun. The flip chip and compatibility with 29" or 27.5 plus wheels add a layer of versatility to the whole package. Horsethief is the trail bike that prompts you to ride more: more miles, more terrain, more boldly.
Rustler Carbon XTR goes all-in on singletrack stoke. We started with a lightweight carbon frame and playful geometry, plus the climbing prowess and small-bump compliance of Split Pivot. Next, we added 27.5" carbon wheels to keep it as nimble as possible. Then, we gave it a Fox Float 36 Performance Elite Grip2 fork with 150mm of travel and a Fox Float DPS Performance Elite 130mm shock to soak up trail impacts. The finishing touch is Shimano’s flawless XTR drivetrain. Put it all together, and you have a bike that uses all of the technology at its disposal to maximize trail thrills. Rustler XTR is a carbon 27.5 trail bike that loves to get rowdy.
Every efficiency goes a long way when you’re going a long way. Spearfish Carbon XTR is full of touches designed to make tough rides easier, and easy rides more fun. The carbon frame soaks up impacts and provides superior power transfer. The Split Pivot suspension offers awesome pedaling efficiency. The Fox Float 34 SC Performance Elite FIT4 fork provides 120mm of travel up front, complemented by the 100mm Fox Float DPS Performance Elite shock out back. Shimano’s XTR components deliver shifting bliss, and the Reynolds C-Series carbon wheels cut rotational weight to save you precious energy. Spearfish Carbon XTR is a light and agile XC and endurance mountain machine for when every ounce of effort matters.
Horsethief Carbon XT is one bike for many trails. 120mm of Split Pivot rear suspension coupled with a 140mm fork equip you for riding New England’s infamously rocky and rooty singletrack, Moab’s slickrock, Copper Harbor’s flow trails, or trails that hold unknown challenges. Shimano’s XT group upholds its reputation for refined shifting and braking performance. With the added adaptability of tuning your ride with a flip chip and capacity for 29-inch or 27.5 plus wheels, Horsethief is a versatile carbon mountain bike that lets you ride wherever and whatever you want.
Rustler Carbon XT will inspire you to get creative with your trail riding. With 150mm front and 130mm rear suspension travel, playful geometry, and 27.5-inch wheels, you’ll see rocks and roots as playthings rather than obstacles. With a lightweight carbon frame and the pedaling efficiency of the Split Pivot rear suspension system, Rustler can hustle up the trail just as well as it flows down. Shimano’s XT drivetrain makes shifting second nature, while the four-piston brakes bring everything to a halt when summoned. Rediscover your favorite trails with Rustler Carbon XT.
Faster, farther, more efficient—that’s the ethos of Spearfish Carbon XT. The stiff, lightweight carbon frame translates more of your pedal power into propulsion, and the Split Pivot suspension design provides supreme pedaling efficiency and traction. A Fox Float 34 SC Performance Elite Fit4 fork delivers 120mm of front suspension travel to soak up the trail. A Fox Float DPS Performance Elite shock grants 100mm of travel in the rear. Shimano’s XT groupset puts consistent shifting and braking performance at your fingertips. Spearfish Carbon XT is the perfect choice when precision and speed are paramount.
Horsethief Carbon SLX is built to deliver trail thrills no matter where you ride it. The Split Pivot rear suspension system increases the pedaling and braking efficiency of the 120mm of rear suspension travel, and the 140mm fork grants confidence on tricky trail sections. Shimano’s time-tested SLX components shift and stop with reliable precision. Horsethief is built on versatility, with a flip chip and the capability to run 29-inch or 27.5 plus wheels for plenty of setup options—a true renaissance bike.
Rustler Carbon SLX is a light and flickable 27.5 trail bike so you can have fun while getting the job done. 27.5-inch wheels and 425mm chainstays make for a nimble bike that loves to get creative with trail features. The Split Pivot rear suspension system delivers excellent pedaling efficiency and traction, making climbing easier than it should be on a full-suspension trail bike. Shimano’s SLX drivetrain keeps shifting reliably precise, and the four-piston brakes bring everything to a stop when you need it. One ride and you’ll find that Rustler is a mountain bike that makes the most of every inch of the trail.
Spearfish Carbon SLX is designed with precise performance in mind. The lightweight carbon frame is stiff to maximize power transfer. A RockShox SID Select fork delivers 120mm of travel and keeps you tracking straight, while a Fox Float DPS Performance shock provides 100mm of cushion in the rear. The Split Pivot suspension design maximizes pedaling efficiency and traction for a ride that won’t wear you down as the miles wear on. Shimano’s SLX drivetrain and brakes keeps the show running smoothly. Spearfish Carbon SLX is built to make maximum efforts more manageable.
You’re not committed to one style of riding—you’re just as likely to hit flow trails after work as you are to bikepack gnarly singletrack on the weekends. You like to keep your options open, and Horsethief SLX shares that philosophy. The Split Pivot rear suspension system increases pedaling and braking efficiency, while the 120mm-travel rear suspension and 140mm fork provide plenty of insurance for bold lines. Horsethief accommodates 29" or 27.5 plus wheels and a flip chip so you can fine-tune it to suit your riding style and favorite trails. To top it all off, the smooth-shifting Shimano SLX group and powerful, four-piston braking leave you with two fewer things to worry about in the world. Horsethief is a trail bike that keeps the good times rolling.
Spearfish SLX is our aluminum XC bike designed for riders who prefer to thread the needle through rock gardens rather than barrel through them. The stiff, lightweight aluminum frame incorporates Split Pivot suspension design to improve traction and pedaling efficiency. A RockShox Sektor RL 120mm fork mellows trail feedback, accompanied by a RockShox Deluxe Select+ good for 100mm of trail-smoothing travel in the rear. Shimano brakes and an SLX drivetrain round out the package with foolproof performance. Spearfish SLX makes riding at your limit—or having fun—look easy.
The Salsa Pony Rustler NX1 Eagle is a backcountry leader in the quest for riding epic singletrack. This full-suspension bike features mid-fat 27.5 x 3.0-inch tires for unbelievable grip, and 120mm of Split Pivot rear suspension for impressive traction and pedaling efficiency. The RockShox Monarch RT3 rear shock and 130mm Recon RL fork combo complement the suspension design with predictable handling, allowing you to ride with confidence through rough and unfamiliar terrain. And, thanks to Boost hub and bottom bracket spacing, the Pony Rustler can run both the stock 27.5+ wheelset or an alternate 29er wheelset to suit your experience. A SRAM NX 1x11 drivetrain offers great chain retention and solid shifting performance, and SRAM Level hydraulic disc brakes offer reliable stopping power. A KS eTen I dropper post paired with a WTB Volt Sport saddle complete this ready-to-ride build, letting you pop, lock, and flow as you bust moves across the high mountain dance floor.
This is a no-nonsense bike: everything you need, nothing you don’t. The 6066-T6 aluminum frame makes for a light and stiff platform well-suited to long efforts. SRAM’s 12-speed SX drivetrain keeps you moving efficiently with plenty of gear range. The 100mm of Split Pivot rear suspension and 120mm fork are game for all-day rides on technical terrain and will keep you in the zone as long as you need. Put it all together and you’ve got a machine purpose-built for going fast with less fatigue. Spearfish will always push you farther, faster, harder.
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