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Joe Bike Portland Oregon

Portland's full-service bike shop for high-performance urban and touring bikes

Location: 2039 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd Portland, OR 97214 Phone Number: (503)954-2039 Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm Sat, Sun: 10:00am - 6:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Soma Wolverine 700c/650b V2 Frame
  • Color: Pumpkin Orange
  • Color: Black

Soma Wolverine 700c/650b V2 Frame

2017

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2017 Soma Wolverine 700c/650b V2 Frame

Joe Bike has built up more Wolverines than any bike shop in the world, so throw us your ideas; we've probably already done it.

There are now three fork options for the Wolverine, so we're now selling the frame separately from the fork. See Related Items.

The original inspiration for the Wolverine was "monster cross", but it is seriously so much more. Its geometry is stable enough for off road touring, but sporty enough for all-around adventure. With its Tange/IRD Sliding Dropouts, you can turn it into a single-speed CX bike. With a split seatstay, it is compatible with the Gates Carbon Belt Drive.

- Clearance for 700x45c tires w/fenders (applies to rear only--fork clearance depends on Wolverine fork and ranges from about 44mm max tire width for the carbon fork, to 44-45mm for the thru-axle steel fork, and about 51mm for the quick-release steel fork).
-700c or 650b compatible
- Rear hub spacing: 135mm
- Gates Carbon belt-drive compatible
- Rohloff compatible, and now Rohloff/Gates approved!

The Wolverine can be built up any way you like, such as with a belt and internal gearing or a conventional drivetrain. Skinny tires, 650b,.singlespeed, internally geared, or conventional derailleur and chain. Drop bars or flat.

This is the updated V 2 frame, which features a seatstay splitter (to get the belt in the frame), whereas in the original frame the split was at the dropout. The V2 offers Rohloff+Gates compatibility, whereas the older frame allowed either/or but not both.

We're offering our own Wolverine complete builds optimized for city, gravel, or touring. We call them the Daily Grinder, the Gravelo, and the Weltgrinder Rohloff, respectively. See Related Items below.

Note that this frame will need to be prepped (faced, chased, T-9 sprayed, etc.). We charge $70 to prep frames bought from us (and $105 for frames not bought from us).


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    Specification Description
    Frame Tange Prestige heat-treated CrMo front triangle; butted CrMo rear end
    Fork Tange Infinity CrMo Steel
    Hubs Rear hub spacing:135mm

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Manufacturer's Part Number Store SKU
    Pumpkin Orange / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 50cm
    Pumpkin Orange / Don't prep the frame / 50cm wolverinef50o
    Pumpkin Orange / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 52cm
    Pumpkin Orange / Don't prep the frame / 52cm wolverinef52o
    Pumpkin Orange / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 54cm
    Pumpkin Orange / Don't prep the frame / 54cm wolverinef54o
    Pumpkin Orange / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 56cm
    Pumpkin Orange / Don't prep the frame / 56cm wolverinef56o
    Pumpkin Orange / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 58cm
    Pumpkin Orange / Don't prep the frame / 58cm wolverinef58o
    Pumpkin Orange / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 60cm
    Pumpkin Orange / Don't prep the frame / 60cm wolverinef60o
    Pumpkin Orange / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 62cm
    Pumpkin Orange / Don't prep the frame / 62cm wolverinef62o 23492
    Black / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 50cm
    Black / Don't prep the frame / 50cm wolverinefblack50 23292
    Black / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 52cm
    Black / Don't prep the frame / 52cm wolverinefblack52 23293
    Black / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 54cm
    Black / Don't prep the frame / 54cm wolverinefblack54 23294
    Black / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 56cm
    Black / Don't prep the frame / 56cm wolverinefblack56 23295
    Black / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 58cm
    Black / Don't prep the frame / 58cm wolverinefblack58 23296
    Black / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 60cm
    Black / Don't prep the frame / 60cm wolverinefblack60 23297
    Black / Prep the frame (facing, chasing, T-9 spraying) / 62cm
    Black / Don't prep the frame / 62cm wolverinefblack62 23491
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