|The Buena Vista built with fenders and rear rack. Credit: Somafab|
Soma Fabrications sells its 2013 Buena Vista mixte frameset for $500 (the 2012 frameset is currently on sale for $470). This is a quality steel mixte frame made from Tange Infinity heat-treated Chromoly with rack and fender eyelets. It's available in four sizes: 42, 50, 54, and 58 cm. The 42 cm takes 26" wheels and accommodates a width of 1.5"; the larger sizes take 700c wheels with a maximum tire width of 28c. Available in Pearl White and Old Gold.
|Buena Vista frame and fork in "Old Gold."|