Monday, April 30, 2012

Soma Tradesman

What you see is what you get.  Courtesy: Soma Fabrications.
Soma is offering this new-for-2012 Tradesman cargo frameset for $700.

According to Soma, the Tange chromoly frame can load 40-50 pounds of cargo. It's one-size-fits-all.  Here's a few more details:

- 22" inches wide and 68" long

- Designed for 26" rear and 20" front wheels.

- Designed for front and rear disc brakes

- Extra long 40mm oversize head tube for maximum cargo capacity

- Modular high-tensile steel rack.

- Wheelbase of 1116mm

What it looks like built up. Courtesy: Somafab Blog
There have been a few reviews:

Urban Velo

Bike Tinker

Pushing the Pedals

Soma also has another cargo bike in the works, called the Pickup Artist, which you can read about here

1 comment:

ptb said...

None of those reviews actually contains a review.