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Salsa Journeyer Sora 650 Bike - 650b, Aluminum

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SKU: BK9453

Journeyer is Salsa’s workhorse road and gravel adventure machine. This versatile platform is a gateway to gravel riding. The confidence of its redesigned aluminum frame and carbon fork attracts mixed-surface riders, while its cargo capacity appeals to bikepackers. Journeyer’s fender mounts, rack mounts, wheel size compatibility, and handlebar options suit riders seeking a do-it-all bike.

  • 6061-T6 alloy frame
  • Frame fits tires up to 700c x 50 mm or 650b x 55 mm (27.5 x 2.1")
  • Waxwing fork fits tires up to 700c x 50 mm or 650b x 56.5 mm (27.5 x 2.25")
  • 12 x 100 mm thru-axle front, 12 x 142 mm thru-axle rear
  • Salsa Waxwing carbon fork with fender mounts, Three-Pack mounts, mid-blade rack mounts, dynamo routing, and abrasion-resistant plate.
  • Flat mount brakes
  • Internal cable routing with stealth dropper post routing
  • Top tube and down tube accessory mounts on frame hold ride essentials
  • Compatible with 700c and 650b wheels and tires

Build Kit

Frameset

Frame - Journeyer Drop-Bar Thru-Axle

Fork - Waxwing

Drivetrain

Crankset - Shimano MT210, 46/30t

Front Derailleur - Shimano Sora R3000

Rear Derailleur - Shimano Sora R3000, Medium Cage

Cassette - Shimano HG200, 11–34t, 9-speed

Chain - KMC X9

Components

Grips / Bar Tape - Black Cork

Handlebar - Salsa Cowbell 3, 31.8

Stem - Salsa Guide 31.8, 6-degree

Headset - FSA NO.42 ACB IS-2

Shifter - Shimano Sora R3000

Brakes and Rotors - Tektro MD-C550 brakes, Tektro TR160-22 rotors (6-bolt, 160 mm)

Saddle - WTB Volt Medium, Steel, 142 x 265 mm

Seatclamp - Salsa Lip-Lock

Seatpost - Salsa Guide, 27.2 x 350 mm

Wheels

Front Wheel - WTB Serra 12 x 100 mm hub, WTB ST i23 650b rim, 28h

Rear Wheel - WTB Serra HG10 12 x 142 mm hub, WTB ST i23 650b rim, 28h

Tires - Teravail Washburn, 650b x 47 mm, 30 tpi

Tubes - included and installed

Other

Pedals - N/A

* Specifications are subject to change without notice

Geometry



Frame measurements (mm) 49cm 51cm 53cm 55cm 57cm 60cm
A. BB Drop 70 70 70 70 70 70
B. Chainstay Length 440 440 440 440 440 440
C. Fork Length - Axle to Crown 402 402 402 402 402 402
D. Fork Offset 50 50 50 50 50 50
E. Head Tube Angle (deg) 68.5 69.5 69.5 69.5 69.5 69.5
F. Headtube Length 90 105 130 150 180 210
G. Reach 366 368 372 376 387 408
H. Seat Tube Angle (deg) 76.0 75.0 74.0 73.0 73.0 73.0
I. Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 340 380 410 450 490 520
J. Stack 510 528 552 570 598 627
K. Standover 617 652 688 724 760 807
L. Top Tube Length (Effective) 493 510 530 550 570 600
M. Wheelbase 1027 1028 1040 1050 1072 1104
             
Component measurements (mm)
Crank Arm Length 165 165 170 172.5 175 175
Handlebar Width (cm) 38 40 42 44 46 46
Seatpost Offset 12 12 12 12 12 12
Stem Length 60 70 80 80 90 100

* All dimensions are preliminary and subject to change


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