Joemain’s 650B touring frameset

Joemain asked me to build her a frame for a flat-bar touring setup. We decided upon 650B wheels (clearance for 38mm tires and fenders), with thru-axles and flat-mount disc brakes. The bike will most likely be 1x, but has routing for a front derailleur cable just in case. The seatstays are a little larger than usual, to ensure the rear end can handle a set of panniers on a rear rack. The toptube has a curve to it to help increase standover clearance.

Paint is by Colorworks, matching the limited edition Chris King ‘matte punch’ headset and bottom bracket.

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