Weekender Ride

Soma Wolverine Daily Grinder 11

Posted by on May 8th, 2018 at 2:36 pm

MakeSoma
ModelWolverine Daily Grinder 11
Price$2,650 - $2,750
Bike categoryCommuter / Urban
Websitejoe-bike.com
Component specs

Butted Tange Prestige cromoly tubeset
Adjustable chainstay length to tune your ride
Gates Carbon Drive (belt drive)
Alfine 11-speed internally geared hub
Shimano dynamo hub
Supernova front and rear lights, including standing lights
Abus NutFix security bolts so your wheels don't get stolen
Ergonomic grips on semi-sweptback handlebars
Rack, fenders
Fully assembled by Joe Bike in Portland

What's so great about this bike

The Soma Wolverine Daily Grinder is a Joe Bike special: our top-of-the-line commuter bike and also our best-selling bike, period. Based on the newest version of Soma's versatile Wolverine frame, which features adjustable chainstay length to tune your ride, the Daily Grinder integrates all the things a lot of our customers like best in a commuter: 
-Alfine 11 internally geared hub with your choice of 46/22 gearing (ideal for high speeds and flatter terrain) or lighter 46/24 gearing (better for climbing). Clean, grease-free, extremely low maintenance. No derailleurs to adjust, no cassette to replace every year. 

-Gates Carbon Drive (belt drive): this is a maintenance-free, gunk-free alternative to the chain that lasts about twice as long. It won't rust, you don't oil it, and it's tough (some motorcycles use Gates belts). 

-Hydraulic disc brakes: superior stopping power and modulation, especially in wet weather. Very low maintenance. Self-adjusting pads.

-A Shimano dynamo hub powering Supernova premium lights. Never forget to charge your lights again, and no batteries to replace. The lights come on automatically when you pedal, and they stay on at red lights when you're stopped.

-Panaracer Pasela 700x38 gumwall tires for a confident and supple road feel (substitutions OK with a price differential). 

-Ergon brand ergonomic grips on semi-sweptback bars for a fun, comfortable riding position that's mildly upright.

-Light, stiff rims.

-Full-coverage alloy Velo Orange fenders 

-Abus NutFix security bolts for both wheels. No need to lock your wheels anymore because they can't be stolen. 

-Brooks Cambium All-Weather saddle, carved or not (C15, C17, or C19) 

-Your choice of a traditional lugged steel fork or Soma's All-Road carbon fork (with a price differential) 

-A Tubus Racktime rack 
 
-Available in black or red, and in sizes from 50 to 66 cm.

How to purchase

Come on down and ride one! You can also buy online at Joe-Bike.com

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