Used Salsa Casseroll touring bike
Here it is. The gold standard of loaded touring bikes, the Salsa Casseroll.
This bike is designed to handle predictably whether it’s packed up with 70 pounds of gear or stripped down like you see it. It’s equipped with components that will perform reliably for years under the worst conditions.
The steel frame was made in Taiwan, the gearing was selected to handle the Rocky Mountains, and the bike will accommodate Pacific Northwest fenders.
This bike is a 59cm size, and it should fit a rider between 5’10” and 6’2” quite well. When new this bike cost about $1800. Buy it now with a full year warranty for only $849.