Soma bikes cater to the real market. Soma is less concerned with races, and more concerned with everyday riding. Affordable steel frames have all the features you need.
Soma road bikes are about riding smooth, and riding long (if you want). Steel is perfect for most cyclists, and Soma frames can fit fenders and racks, making them practical too.
Soma creates frames that overcome normal limitations. The Soma Doublecross leans toward the performance side, while its evil twin, the Soma Wolverine, is wildly versatile. ‘Cross, touring, and light MTB? Yes to all.