Salsa Journeyer Apex 1 650b Bike

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Your gateway to all-road adventures, the Salsa Journeyer Apex 1 650b bike is built for comfort and confidence on any road surface. Plus, its versatile cargo-carrying options extend your riding range.

  • Features

    • 6061-T6 aluminum frame with a Salsa Waxwing carbon fork is lightweight and durable
    • Internal cable routing—including stealth dropper post routing (dropper post not included)—keeps things clean; fork features internal dynamo cable routing (dynamo not included)
    • Flat-mount mechanical disc brakes deliver confident performance in mixed terrain
    • Versatile cargo-carrying options—including mid-blade rack mounts, fender mounts and Three-Pack mounts—extend riding range and allow for many different missions
    • Rack and fenders not included
    • Water, tool and accessory mounts on frame and fork allow for longer rides (accessories not included)
    • Comes with 650b wheels and tires; also compatible with 700c wheels and tires (not included)
    • Pedals not included
    • Specs and images are subject to change


    This bike comes with Coast to Coast Support, which includes:
    • 1 year of free adjustments (see more below)
    • In-store bike assembly
    • Pickup in store or curbside
    • Bike experts available at 170+ bike shops
    REI Co-op Members get more:
    • Free flat tire repairs (labor only; parts not included)
    • 20% off shop services
    More about our free adjustments:
    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

    Gravel Cycling


    Journeyer drop-bar 6061-T6 alloy frame



    Bike Suspension

    No Suspension


    SRAM Apex 1, 40T

    Bottom Bracket

    68 mm BSA


    SRAM Apex 1

    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM Apex 1

    Rear Cogs

    SRAM PG-1130 11-42T, 11-speed

    Number of Gears

    11 gear(s)

    Brake Type

    Mechanical Disc Brake


    Tektro MD-C550

    Brake Levers

    SRAM Apex 1


    WTB ST i23 28 650b

    Front Hub

    6-bolt 12 x 100 mm

    Rear Hub

    WTB Serra HG10 6-bolt 12 x 142 mm

    Wheel Size



    Teravail Washburn, 650b x 47 mm, 60 TPI, tubeless-ready

    Tire Width

    47 millimeters

    Handlebar Shape

    Drop Bar


    Salsa Cowbell 3, 31.8 mm


    Salsa Guide 31.8 mm, 6 degree

    Seat Post

    Salsa Guide, 27.2 x 350 mm


    WTB Volt Medium, steel, 142 x 265 mm


    Not included


    FSA NO.42 ACB IS-2


    SRAM PC-1110


    22 lbs. 7 oz.

    Bike Weight

    Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.



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