Soma Wolverine Custom 56cm

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The funnest bike in the world?


The original inspiration for the Wolverine was "monster cross", but it is seriously so much more. With geometry that is stable enough for off road touring, but sporty enough for adventure, it's an almost infinitely reconfigurable bike that will last you many years of riding enjoyment.

We built this Wolverine around fast rolling Stans Grails in 700c (handbuilt by Wheels By Wide Open) and 50c Soma Cazadero tyres for speed and cushy volume. It runs equally happliy on burly 650b wheels - many folks have two different wheelsets and swapout depending on the ride of the day. As an antidote to the ubiquitous SRAM we're running a Microshift drivechain - the advantages include being able to fully strip it down with standard a multitool - essential for real adventuring. Classic parts include Thomson stem and post, Chris King headset for maintenance-free steering, a Brooks Cambium perch and the superb Ritchey Venturemax offroad dropbars. Stopping duties are performed by TRP cable discs - again an easy to maintain option when in the wilds of wherever..

This one is a 56cm frame - if that's your size, well luckly you! If not we can custom build a Wolverine just for you, the way you like it.


  • Frame Tange Prestige heat-treated CrMo front triangle; butted CrMo rear end, with IRD Thru-axle Brodski rear dropout
  • Fork Wolverine, extra stiff unicrown straight blade 15mm thru-axle
  • Headset Chris King 
  • Stem Thomson Elite X2 
  • Seatpost Thomson Elite 
  • Saddle Brooks Cambium C15 All Weather
  • Seat Collar Thomson
  • Wheels Stans Grail Handbuilt by WBWO
  • Hubs DT Swiss 350 thru-axle, centerlock
  • Spokes DT Swiss Competition J-Bend
  • Tyres Soma Cazadero 700c x 50
  • Tubeless tape, fluid and valvesStans
  • Axles DT Swiss
  • Handlebars Ritchey Venturemax
  • Shifter/levers Microshift
  • Rear Derailleur Microshift
  • Crank SRAM Rival
  • Bottom Bracket SRAM
  • Chain SRAM
  • Pedals N/A
  • Brake Calipers TRP
  • Rotors TRP centerlock