All bikes are brand new unless noted otherwise (e.g., demo, blemished, scratched).
$99.00 $450.00 78% Savings
If you're belt-drive curious and budget conscious, we now have sturdy, versatile framesets that we're clearing out at very low cost. This frame can be built up almost any way you like: belt/singlespeed, belt/internal gearing, chain/singlespeed, or chain/internal gearing, or (with an available derailleur hanger) chain/conventional derailleur. Great for on-road or trail use. Alloy frame, steel fork. 135 mm rear spacing. Plenty of room for wider tires (up to 45 mm without fenders, 40 mm with) make this suitable for pothole-smoothing urban stompers as well as ungroomed nontechnical trails, rail trails, and the like. Includes seatpost collar and eccentric bottom bracket shell. Does not include a bottom bracket or headset. See Related Items for the derailleur hanger you would need if you're going to use a rear derailleur. These frames were originally built up as complete 2015 bikes in a factory. We disassembled them. They are new. We can ship to anywhere in the contiguous 48 states. If you are outside that area, get in touch for a shipping quote and please provide the frame size, your postal code, and your country.
$199.00 $599.00 67% Savings
Dr. Dew frameset is a 650b-based alloy frame with a steel fork that has midblade eyelets. Also includes black plastic fenders, seat, seatpost, stem, and headset. This frame has a 52 effective top tube.
$199.00 $550.00 64% Savings
Did someone say Fun Bike Project? Did someone say inexpensive belt-drive bike? Now you can build up your own disc-brake, belt-drive bike without spending very much at all. The Cadent frame can be built up almost any way you like: belt/singlespeed, belt/internal gearing, chain/singlespeed, chain/internal gearing, or (with an available derailleur hanger) chain/conventional derailleur. Drop bars can be used instead but will affect handling and body position a bit--remember drop bars will effectively lengthen the cockpit, so you may want to downsize if you're geometrically on the fence. The Cadent i8 frame has a basic road geometry but is designed for flat or swept-back handlebars. It excels as a speedy around-town bike but can be used for much more. Constructed of AL-6061 custom-formed butted alloy tubing with a seatstay splitter (so the belt can go in) and an eccentric bottom bracket shell. Carbon fork with alloy steerer. Includes a quick-release seatpost collar and a headset. Does not include a bottom bracket. Room for tires up to about 36mm. Fender and rack mounts. Belt guard can be removed. This frame is notably lighter than the beefy Raleigh Misceo i8 framesets that we also have, and of course the carbon fork is much lighter than the Misceo's steel fork. These frames are new but were assembled into complete bikes at the factory before we got them.
$259.00 $699.00 63% Savings
These are new framesets that had been assembled into complete bikes at the factory. Alloy frame, carbon fork. Compatible with a chain or belt, and with conventional drivetrains, internally geared hubs, or single speed. (Note that if you use a belt, your gearing options are limited to either single speed or an internally geared hub.) The bottom bracket is eccentric, but belt tension is independent of that, so you don't need to mess with the bb when you change a tube or tire or when you reinstall the rear wheel for whatever reason. Want to build your frame up with a conventional drivetrain? Order the rear derailleur hanger along with the frame (see Related Items). *Note that there is no place to mount a front derailleur.* Headset and seatpost collar included. Note: some of these framesets are from the "2016" model year and others are "2016". The only difference is a subtle change in graphics, with the 2017/2018 having a bit more white striping. The photo here of the complete bike is of a 2016. Please let us know your preference in the notes field at checkout. We'll do our best to honor your request.
$399.00 - $469.00 $399.00 - $569.00 Up To 18% Savings
The v.2.1 frame has stiffening plates added near the dropouts. They also switched up the welding method to keep more of the tube's overall strength. - Tange Prestige heat-treated CrMo front triangle; butted CrMo rear end - Clearance for 700x45c tires w/ fenders - Rear hub spacing:135mm - Gates Carbon belt drive compatible - Optional Matching Forks: A) lugged flat crown fork Tange Infinity CrMo steel fork; double eyelets pannier rack and mini rack mounts. B) unicrown straight blade 15mm thru-axle fork - Braze-ons for rear rack and fenders (disc brake-compatible racks only) - 1-1/8" size headtube - 4.79 lbs (frame)
$1,099.00 $1,499.00 27% Savings
With the smooth-riding, cargo-hauling characteristics of the Salsa Marrakesh, you might find yourself taking to life on the road for good. The Marrakesh is built for comfort over long distances with a sturdy chromoly frame and fork that soak-up fatiguing road vibration and provide numerous cargo-carrying options to suit any load. Reliability is key on any major tour, and Shimano's Deore 3x9-speed drivetrain paired to Microshift bar-end shifters provides solid shifting performance with easy maintenance and repairability. WTB ST i19 rims laced to Shimano Deore 36-hole hubs increase dependability and offer a robust platform for shouldering weight over paved and gravel roads alike, and Avid's reputable BB7R mechanical disc brakes and 160mm rotors provide confident control no matter what the weather brings. Clearance for up to 2.0-inch tires give the Marrakesh the ability to traverse rough singletrack when your adventure leaves the tarmac, and mounts for fender, cages, and racks ensure you'll never lack options for carrying everything you need.
$1,579.00 - $2,475.00 $1,879.00 - $2,975.00 Up To 17% Savings
Joe Bike's own Soma Wolverine Daily Grinder housebuild features all the things we look for in an ultimate commuter bike: belt drive, internal gearing, robust tires, and disc brakes, along with an optional dynamo system, fenders, and rack. Together these give you a weatherproof, clean, quiet, ultra-low-maintenance bike that's ideal for less-than-perfect conditions. Fully rack- and fender-friendly. Semi-sweptback handlebars give you a slightly more upright position than flat bars will, yet still lets you put your impressive strength into your pedalstroke. The 46/22 gearing with Alfine 8 is set up for moderately high-speed riding on your typical mildly hilly Portland terrain (excluding the west hills, that is). However, if you'll be hauling some weight with you, climbing steep grades, or just wanting to take it easy, we can lighten this up by using a 24t cog...or even a 26t...at no extra charge. Just ask. And now, we can build the Daily Grinder up with drop bars, thanks to the recent appearance of Alfine-8 bar-end/downtube shifter from MicroShift and an integrated shifter/levers from Portland's own Gevenalle. Get in touch if you're interested. We're also offering now an 11-speed Wolverine Daily Grinder with dynamo system, rack, and fenders, based on the new v3 frame in red or black. Or you can have us build the same specs using a v2 or v2.1 orange or black frame, subject to the availability of your size and color. You can see pictures here of an orange one with gumwall tires. The 11-speed versions are actually less expensive than the 8-speed, and that's just a function of the super-low price on the complete 11-speed build kits we were able to get. We can also do an Alfine 11 Wolverine with drop bars using Microshift's STI-like 11-speed shifter. Questions people ask us about this bike: Q: Don't I need to adjust the belt tension every time I reinstall the rear wheel, such as when I change a flat? A: No. Soma, along with a few others, "gets" belt drive and have designed their dropouts accordingly. In this case, Soma uses Paragon sliding dropouts. The only time you should need to check and adjust belt tension is in the future, when the belt teeth gradually erode and the tension therefore gradually slackens. This adjustment is easily done on the Wolverine, and you won't have to do it for maybe the first 2,000 miles or so, although this depends on your riding style. The Portlandistan version adds a premium dynamo system, stylish Full Metal Fenders from Portland Design Works, and a light but stiff Axiom Streamliner Disc DLX rack, which has twice the capacity of most racks. Q: Can I make substitutions or other changes? A: Sure, but the price will likely change. We sourced build kits at a lower cost than you'd expect, and that's reflected in the surprisingly low price of the bike. But just let us know what you have in mind (email is best). Q: What are some upgrades I should consider? A: A Brooks Cambium or leather saddle would be nice. Either PDW Whiskey leather ergo grips or Ergon Biokork ergo grips would make good sense. If you want to charge your smartphone, Garmin, or camera off of the dynamo system, the Busch & Mueller Luxos U headlight does that very well, although it's expensive ($258). Kickstands are highly underrated. Schwalbe Marathon Supreme tires would make you the customer of our dreams.
Other Popular House Builds include:
- Soma Weltgrinder Rohloff - a premium Rohloff internally geared touring bike available as a 700c or 650B.
- Soma Fog Cutter Pinchon - a gravel bike built the way we'd spec our own personal bikes.
- Soma Wolverine Gravelo 650b or 29er - our take on an off-pavement randonneur. We even have a premium dynamo version we call the "Powerplant Build".
- Salsa Vaya Deore Especiale - a Salsa Vaya that is customized for City Commuting.
Check out our other killer Belt Drive Bikes too.
650b what? In the old days when randonneuring bikes ruled on long rides over mixed surfaces, the 650b tire size was perfectly suited for moving fast under control. Surly took this concept and applied it to the Straggler, a disc brake-equipped any-road type of bike bred from their revered Cross Check. The slightly smaller wheels accommodate smaller frame sizes and plump tire widths, creating options where few exist in this realm of bike riding. Disc brakes highlight the Straggler 650b story, sporting Hayes CX Experts with 160mm rotors front and rear. The athletic character continues with a SRAM Apex 2x10 drivetrain, giving you a useful gear range for any type of riding you can dream up, and continues with 32-hole alloy Alex Adventurer 2 rims wrapped in Surly's own super-versatile 650b x 41 Knard rubber. A Salsa Cowbell handlebar is great for riding on mixed terrain, too, giving you a bit more control when it's loose while retaining comfortable positioning for cranking into the wind. Make it your gravel explorer on weekends, your trusty commuter during the week, and go collect all the hand-ups when cyclocross season rolls around. This Straggler's lookin' for a good time and you seem like the type to oblige.
$1,699.00 - $2,099.00 $2,099.00 Up To 19% Savings
The Sutra LTD is what happens when a mountain biker imagines a touring bike: SRAM Rival wide-range 1x drivetrain and hydraulic discs are complemented by tubeless-ready wheels and tires. This year’s Sutra LTD gets thru-axles and flat mount disc brakes, and with five bottle mounts and front and rear rack provisions you always have the means to carry whatever you need to go the distance. The Sutra LTD simply begs to be ridden afar, with or without baggage. Our remaining 2018 Sutra LTDs are marked down from $2099 to $1699 until they're gone. We have to make room for the 2019 Sutra LTD.
$1,699.00 $2,299.00 26% Savings
If adventure is a creative endeavor, the Salsa Fargo is your muse. With a blend of touring comfort and off-road capability, Fargo lives outside the lines of categorization and urges you to take the scenic route and have fun along the way. On this Fargo Rival 1, you get traction-dripping 3-inch WTB tires on 50mm Sun Ringle Duroc rims, along with the ability to change to either 29er or 29+ as your needs change. The SRAM 1x11 drivetrain pairs a Rival rear derailleur with Apex shifter to provide ample gearing for loaded backcountry trips, while a pair of Apex hydraulic disc brakes deliver outstanding control and ruthless power, especially when you're in the flared drops of the Salsa Woodchipper handlebar. A rugged and smooth-cruising chromoly frame is eager to explore all types of surfaces, and the burly Firestarter carbon fork is strong, stable, and lightweight, slicing deftly through corners even with gear attached to the 3-pack mounts on its legs. Upholding the Fargo's touring cred is an abundance of mounting points everywhere, so you can pack as you please. In addition to the fork’s three-pack mounts, attachment points can be found for front and rear racks and fenders, along with three sets of bottle cage mounts on the front triangle. Adventure awaits, and the Fargo is ready to go far.
$1,899.00 $2,349.00 19% Savings
Marin has given us permission to ship the SC6. We fully assemble, ride, and tune bikes before shipping them. No tax if you're not an Oregon resident. Unlike almost all other bike manufacturers, Marin seems to have paid close attention to the national "ultimate urban bike" and "ultimate utility bike" competitions that Oregon Manifest has organized in the past few years. A preponderance of those bikes share a set of attributes that we wish were on all urban-oriented bikes: Gates Carbon Drive (belt drive)--cleaner, more durable, much lower maintenance than a chain An internally geared hub such as Shimano Alfine 11--cleaner, more reliable, longer lasting, with far less maintenance, no rust, and scant or zero gunk Disc brakes, particularly hydraulic disc brakes for superior stopping power and modulation in all kinds of weather (especially rain) A dynamo hub with front and rear dynamo lights--a complete, very powerful, autonomous lighting system you pretty much never have to worry about Fenders--of course A rack--of course Now, these also happen to be the attributes that most of the bikes we sell go out the door with. That is, after we're finished rebuilding the front wheel around a dynamo hub and adding the lights, rack, fenders, and whatnot. Marin has made its own version of such a bike, right out of the box: the Fairfax SC6. This one is sold mostly in Northern Europe, with small numbers available in North America. Not skimping on the details, Marin spec'd the Fairfax SC6 with exactly the things we use on high-end custom builds: outstanding Supernova front and rear lights, which are about as good as it gets Shimano Alfine dynamo hub Super high-quality, puncture-resistant, long-lasting tires (Schwalbe Marathon Supreme, 700x32) stiff aero rims (seriously, you'll be surprised what a difference this makes to your speed) Shimano T445 hydraulic disc brakes High-quality 6061 aluminum tubing Carbon fork with alloy steerer Internal cable routing Alfine 11 internal gearing with a very wide, 409% gear range Gates Carbon Drive CenterTrack belt system with 50/22 gearing, which optimizes the Alfine 11 hub's range for spirited city riding in places without steep hills. We can adjust gearing down to 46/22 without a problem, for $65. Ergon brand ergonomic grips Fenders (alloy) powdercoated to match the stealthy, matte black frame A Racktime Custom Integrated Match-It QL3 rear rack with mounting systems for Ortlieb and Racktime bags (as well as other bags) A chainstay-mounted kickstand In short, it's like Marin gets us. Bicycling Magazine wrote this about the Fairfax SC6. For sizing information and more information, see Marin's SC6 page.
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