Vaya is our all road adventure and light touring bike, designed to handle any road surface, from pavement to gravel to dirt. The tubing selection and stable geometry across the line make for a bike that feels great lightly loaded or unloaded. Room for up to 50mm tires means you can tailor your traction and comfort to the task at hand. Whether you’re on a fast tour or just taking your time, Vaya is an extremely versatile machine that’s at home on everything from picture perfect lanes to less than ideal byways.
|Frame||Vaya Kung Fu CroMoly|
|Color||Orange or Charcoal|
|Front Der||SRAM Apex|
|Rear Der||SRAM GX Type 2.1 Long Cage|
|Cassette||SRAM 1020 11-36t|
|Crankset||FSA Omega Adveture 48/32t|
|Brakes & Rotors||Avid BB7, Centerline 160 mm|
|Headset||Cane Creek 10|
|Handlebar||Salsa Cowbell 2|
|Grips||Salsa Gel Bar Tape|
|Seatpost||Promax 27.2 x 350mm set back post|
|Saddle||WTB Volt Comp|
|Front Wheel||Formula, 32h, 100 x 15mm thru-axle, WTB STP i19 TCS 700c, 2.0 butted spoke, brass nipples|
|Rear Wheel||Formula, 32h, 135mm, QR, WTB STP i19 TCS 700c, 2.0 butted spoke, brass nipples|
|Tires||WTB Nano 700 x 40mm, DNA Compound, 60 tpi casing, UST tubeless compatible, aramid bead|
|Complete Bike Weight||24 lb, 7 oz for 55cm|
|Design Wheel/Tire Size||700c x 50mm w/o fenders|
|Alternative Wheel/Tire Size||700c x 45mm with fenders|
|Front Derailleur Mount||Band Clamp, 28.6mm, bottom pull|
|Bottom Bracket||68mm BSA, threaded|
|Crankset (Max Ring)||1x crankset: 46t max, 2x crankset: 53/39t max, 3x crankset: 53/39/30t max|
|Rear Brake, (Rotor)||51mm standard, (140–160mm)|
|Rear Axle Size||10 x 135mm QR|
|BB Cable Guide||06-000682|
|Front Brake (Rotor)||74mm post mount (140–160mm)|
|Front Axle||Thru-axle, M15 x 125 L, TP = 1.5, TL = 20 mm|
|Recommended Rider Height||147–158 cm||158–165 cm||165–173 cm||170–178 cm||175–185 cm||188cm–UP5|
|A. Toptube Effective||495mm||520mm||540mm||550mm||570mm||595mm|
|B. Seat Tube Length||380.0mm||450.0mm||470.0mm||510.0mm||530.0mm||560.0mm|
|C. Headtube Angle||70.25°||71.50°||71.50°||71.50°||71.50°||71.50°|
|D. Seat Tube Angle||75.5°||74.5°||73.5°||73.0°||72.5°||72.0°|
|E. BB Drop||75mm||75mm||75mm||75mm||75mm||75mm|
|F. Chainstay Length||450mm||450mm||450mm||450mm||450mm||450mm|
|G. Headtube Length||100mm||100mm||145mm||165mm||185mm||205mm|
|H. Fork Length||405mm||405mm||405mm||405mm||405mm||405mm|
|J. Fork Offset||50mm||50mm||50mm||50mm||50mm||50mm|
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All Salsa products are warranted against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship from the date of retail purchase of the product, subject to the limitations detailed below. Every Salsa frame, component, and apparel has a useful product life cycle. The length of that useful product life cycle will vary depending on the construction and the materials of the product, maintenance and care the product receives, and the amount and type of use the product is subjected to over its life. Your bike has an intended level of use as defined by the ASTM Riding Condition Classification Chart. Failure to adhere to the use cases identified in this chart will void your warranty. Save your dated receipt for proof of purchase.
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“It’s adventure time, all the time, on this straight-up, solid touring bike.”
-Bicycling Magazine – April 2015
“The Vaya is a fun bike. It’s fun with a load and without. It’s fun on the road and on mixed terrain. It’s fun to ride leisurely and to hammer. It is one of the most versatile bikes on the marketplace right now. If you want a bike that is capable of loaded touring, but also doesn’t feel like you’re dragging an anchor around when you’re not on tour, then the Vaya is for you.”
-The Path Less Pedaled – December 2012
“Aimed at tourists and commuters who take the back roads rather than the A roads, the Vaya is a supremely adept machine that’s at the very top of this particular tree. If a law were to come in that said we could only have one bike, we’d be tempted to dispose of all our other bikes and just have one of these. It’s rare for a bike to have the ability to make you smile every time you swing a leg over it, but the Vaya does just that.”
-BikeRadar – July 2010
“The bike gets better the longer you ride it. When you set off you're maybe thinking of how much faster you'd be on that racier steed you've got stabled in the shed, but a few hours in and you realise you're looking around at stuff, you're comfortable and you're enjoying yourself. You might not have gone quite as far, but you'll have seen much more.”VIEW ONLINE