Salsa Stormchaser Single-Speed Gravel Bike

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Built specifically for the worst of conditions, the Salsa Stormchaser single-speed gravel bike is immune to shorn derailleurs and caked-on mud, and it offers a comfortable ride on unforgiving terrain.

  • Features

    • A lightweight, durable aluminum frame and carbon fork with added Class 5™ VRS (Vibration Reduction System) soak up microimpacts for a comfortable, compliant ride
    • Class 5 VRS features tall, thin, vertically oriented seatstays that subtly flex outward on impacts, promoting vertical compliance
    • The lack of seatstay and chainstay bridges allows the full length of the stays to contribute to compliance, while the rear thru axle ensures precise tracking
    • Horizontally oriented chainstays with Class 5 VRS resist pedaling torque to maintain a laterally stiff rear end with the efficiency and comfort endurance riders need
    • Stormchaser geometry places the rider in a position that can be maintained for hours on end over bumpy B-roads and loose surfaces, drastically reducing fatigue on long rides
    • A low bottom bracket and stable wheelbase help keep the tires planted, while a long top tube and short stem increase stability at high speed and on rough descents
    • Equipped for wet weather with mud-resistant abrasion plates on the fork, extra tire clearance, internal cable routing and fender mounts
    • Alternator Flat-Mount dropouts provide 15mm fore/aft adjustability (435–450mm) for single-speed chain tensioning, wheelbase tweaks and extra mud clearance
    • Dropouts are also compatible with 1x drivetrains using a geared dropout plate (not included)
    • Extra-wide Cowchipper handlebar ensures added leverage when the going gets sloppy; width is relative to frame size, with 40mm bars on 49cm frames and 52cm bars on 61cm frames
    • Stormchaser fits 700c or 650b wheels with up to 50mm tires—choose the wheel size that best meets your needs, or set up a second wheelset to be ready for any ride
    • Comes with both a 17t and 18t cog installed so you can choose the one that's right for your ride, or even switch while you're in the field
    • With 40% more clearance than a Salsa Warbird (measured with a 700c x 42mm tire), Stormchaser offers plenty of space to account for mud accumulation
    • Generous water bottle capacity helps you stay hydrated: Fits 2–3 bottles inside main triangle, 1 under the down tube and 2 on the fork via Three-Pack mounts (not included)
    • 49–54.5cm frames fit 2 bottles inside the main triangle, while 56–61cm frames fit 3
    • Mid-blade mounts allow the attachment of the Salsa Down Under Low Rider rack (not included) for front pannier use
    • Down tube accessory mounts provide space for the Salsa Anything Bracket Mini, a Salsa KEG, or a fuel or water bottle (accessories not included)
    • Bolt your Salsa EXP Series top tube bag (not included) onto the integrated top tube bag-mounts for a secure connection and elimination of strap wear
    • Compatible with the Salsa Wanderlust rack when using the optional Salsa rack-lock seat collar (not included)
    • Stealth dropper post compatible—accepts 27.2mm dropper posts (not included) for more confident descending at high speeds on rough, unpredictable gravel roads
    • Pedals not included; specs and images are subject to change

    Imported.

    Free Adjustment Period:
    New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which they should be readjusted. All bicycles sold at REI include free adjustments for one year after purchase date—as many times as you need. Included: derailleur and brake adjustments, lateral wheel truing, hub and headset bearing adjustments, tire inflation and chain lubrication. Not included: replacement or installation of new components or accessories, any other services. Call your local REI Co-op Bike Shop for more information.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Road Cycling

    Bike Frame Material

    Aluminum

    Frame

    Stormchaser aluminum

    Fork

    Stormchaser carbon

    Bike Suspension

    No Suspension

    Rear Cogs

    17t and 18t cogs with spacer kit

    Number of Gears

    1

    Brake Type

    Mechanical Disc Brake

    Brakes

    TRP Spyre-C Flat Mount, 160 mm rotors

    Brake Levers

    TRP RRL Levers

    Rims

    WTB ST i23 700c

    Front Hub

    WTB Serra 12 x 100 mm

    Rear Hub

    WTB Serra 12 x 142 mm

    Wheel Size

    700c

    Tires

    Teravail Rutland (Durable) 700 x 42 mm

    Tire Width

    42 millimeters

    Handlebar Shape

    Drop Bar

    Seat Post

    Salsa Guide, 18mm offset

    Saddle

    WTB Volt 135 Sport

    Pedals

    Not included

    Headset

    FSA NO.42 ACB

    Chain

    KMC Z1 Anti-Rust

    Weight

    Unavailable

    Gender

    Unisex

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