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Soma Frames

Soma is a San Francisco-based firm that has its designs fabricated in Taiwan. Soma uses Taiwan because of the superior quality the island's bike makers offer over mainland China-made bikes.

On this page: 53.5cm Soma Van Ness frameset | 46cm & 62cm Soma ES Cappuccino frames | 62cm Soma Saga Touring frameset

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53.5cm Soma Van Ness frameset. $850 frame and fork. Please call for component prices.
53.5 seat tube x 55.5 top tube.

The Van Ness model is Soma's road sport frame that can be built up fixed, single-speed or with an internally geared hub. Rear hub spacing is 120mm. Because it has rear track dropouts, derailleur gearing is not practical.

It is built with Tange Prestige heat-treated butted CrMo steel tubing. The lugs are polished stainless steel.

Soma Frameset

Side view showing the frame's interesting blend of the traditional and modern.

Soma frameset

The purple calipers and hubs are also Soma production. The spoke nipples are purple as well.

Seat tube

Seat tube detail showing the Tange Prestige tubing decal and the beautiful classic cast bottom bracket shell

Soma bike front view

Front view


46cm & 62cm Soma ES Cappuccino frame. New, $500.00

  • Soma calls this "ES", for Extra-smoooth.
  • Made with Tange Prestige double-butted chromoly steel.
  • Rack & fender mounts
  • Extended uppper head tube for more comfortable ride
  • This price is for a frame only. We'll be glad to quote out a fork for you.

Soma ES

Here's what the Soma ES frameset can look like built up. Note: the listing is for just the frame. Photo courtesy The Bike Index


62cm Soma Saga Touring frameset. New, $550.00

Part# 94552

62cm seat tube x 60.5cm top tube

A touring frame to take you to places far and wide. Extra-long chainstays help keep your panniers out of the way of your pedaling. Taller headtube for a comfortable all day riding position. In 2015 we added an additional 54cm size for 650b wheels.

  • Specially spec'd Tange Prestige heat-treated CrMo tubing; 31.8mm butted downtube and top tube for a stiffer front triangle. Bombproof headtube is nearly impossible to ovalize.
  • Rear load bias touring geometry (rides best with a load in the rear or with a load in the front AND the rear)
  • Sold as a frame/fork set. Matching flat crown fork has double eyelets at the dropouts and low rider pannier mounts
  • Spoke holder, pump peg, flat chainstay plate (fits double kickstands), three sets of bottle bosses
  • Compatible with downtube shifters
  • Max tire fit: 700x47c
  • 1-1/8" size headtube - w/ extra extension so you need less spacers
  • 27.2mm post size
  • 30.0mm seat collar not included

Soma Saga frameset

Factory picture of the Soma Saga touring framset

Soma Saga bottom bracket

Close-up of the bottom bracket showing the spoke carrier, fender/kickstand mount

Soma Saga seat cluster

The seat cluster with mounts for a rack