Salsa Cycles introduce the Journeyman and it looks like an affordable adventure machine

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Previously Editor here at, Rachael is happiest on two wheels. Partial to a race or two Rachael also likes getting out into the hills with a big bunch of mates. In the past Rachael has written for publications such as, Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine, Mountain Biking UK, Bike Radar, New Zealand Mountain Biker and was also the online editor for Spoke magazine in New Zealand too. For as long as she's been riding, she has been equally happy getting stuck into a kit review as she is creating stories or doing the site admin. When she's not busy with all the above she's roasting coffee or coaching mountain biking in the Forest of Dean. 


6 years 4 months ago

Looks like a good frame, and Sora is robust, though a little more effort into some lower gear options would have been welcome, especially on rougher tracks with decent gradients. Shame about 'UK market price', being actually higher in £ than the dollar value; not that competitive IMO.

6 years 4 months ago

Shame about the likely price in £ being even higher than the dollar value.  Sora is pretty robust, but a tad low spec, given the competition at this price point.  Road spec drivetrain doesn't really cut the mustard, with regard to low gears needed for a fair bit of gravelly rough stuff imo.