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SOMA - RIFF 27.5 FRAME - PEARL WHITE
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RIFF V.2.0 
MTB HARDTAIL 27.5" 

WE LOVE STEEL 


The version 2 of the Riff offers practical updates to features and geometry, without going all-in with "progressive geometry" that almost every brand has adopted.

   

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SOMA - RIFF 27.5 FRAME - PEARL WHITE

The version 2 of the Riff offers practical updates to features and geometry without going all-in with "progressive geometry" that almost every brand has adopted. Our reason is that we wanted to keep this frame as a hardtail that's great for bike packing and has a familiar-feeling on long days in the saddle on rolling terrain. "Progressive geometry," which can be awesome for steep technical trails, can feel less fun or even uncomfortable on flatter terrain.

We did opt for more reach, a slightly steeper seat angle for more efficient climbing, and shorter seat tubes to benefit dropper post use. We also got rid of seat tube bottle bosses on some sizes to allow longer dropper posts to be used.

The rear hub spacing is now Boost 148mm.

Still a highlight on the Riff are the tough Broski Sliding Dropouts, which lets you tune your chainstay length as well as allowing you to run the as a bike single-speed, with derailleur gears or with hub gears.

  • Tange Prestige heat-treated butted CrMo steel; butted CrMo rear end
  • Geometry is optimized for 120mm travel forks - also works well with a 100mm fork.
  • Disc brakes only (ISO tabs)
  • IRD Broski Sliding Dropouts allows geared and single-speed builds with easy wheel removal
  • S-bend seatstays and chainstays
  • Rear rack and fender eyelets
  • ED coating inside frame and underpaint increase rust resistance
  • CNC-machined 44mm headtube: Will take 1-1/8" steerers with a ZeroStack 44 headset or tapered steerers with a ZS44 upper assembly and external cup (EC44) lower assembly
  • 31.6mm post size/34.9mm frt. der. size/34.9mm seat collar (not included), 73mm bottom bracket (English threads); 400mm+ post recommended
  • Recommended tire size: 27.5 x 1.95" - 2.8”
  • Color: Aqua Mint or Pearl White
  • Weight: 2591g
  • Sizes: XS(38cm), SM(41cm), MD(44cm), LG(47cm)


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