Cannondale Multisport 2000 Si (700c) 2002 Triathlon Bike

4.67/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $2313.99


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by COWISLANDER a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: September 6, 2004

Strengths:    WEIGHT, DESIGN, RIGIDNESS, PRICE COMPARED TO Q-ROO AND CERVELO.

Weaknesses:    LOUZY STOCK SEAT, AND A NERVE RACKING CLICK IN THE BOTOM BRACKET.

Bottom Line:   
THIS BIKE WAS A HUGE STEP UP FROM MY LEMOND TOURMALET. IT IS A GREAT, FAST, RIGID TRI BIKE. I RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE. IT EVEN LOOKS FAST SITTING STILL. I HAVE PUT A LOT OF MILES IN IT IN THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF, AND IT IS A COMFORTABLE RIDE(AS MUCH AS ANY CONVENTIONAL TRI BIKE CAN BE) DEFFINATELY REPLACE THAT BULKY TRI GEL SADDLE THOUGH.

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Favorite Ride:   ANYWHERE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Price Paid:    $1500.00

Purchased At:   BRANDS IN WANTAGH, N

Similar Products Used:   LEMOND TOURMALET.

Bike Setup:   CANNONDALE 2000 WITH ULTEGRA COMPONENTS AND MAVIC CXP 33'S.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by morgan13 a Triathlete from Lexington, KY

Date Reviewed: December 20, 2002

Strengths:    Great components - Ultegra, Syntace - very smooth.

Weaknesses:    Stock seat from Cannondale - a real nut buster.

Bottom Line:   
I bought this bike due to breaking my old cannondale frame (1990 SR500) the day before an olympic distance race. Obviously, this was a major upgrade and what a difference. The comfort and speed are most noticeable. I really like the paint job - however, the 2003 is even better (black matte with blue flames)!
Hats off to Cannondale for getting hooked up with Ironman.

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Price Paid:    $1800.00

Purchased At:   Oakley Cycles - Cinc

Bike Setup:   Stock except for a Selle Italia saddle and profile seat cage.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dave a Triathlete from Somerset, NJ

Date Reviewed: November 14, 2002

Strengths:    comfortable, stiff, climbs well, warranty, extremely clean welds, cool paint job (I get tons of compliments)

Weaknesses:    The Mavic CXP33s are a bombproof training wheel but are quite heavy. If you are doing some serious racing, upgrade to a lighter, more aero wheel. Didn't like the bulky Selle SanMarco TriGel saddle either.

Bottom Line:   
When shopping for a tri bike last Spring, I tried every brand in the $2000 range that I could find: Cervelo, Guru, Softride, Trek, Quintana Roo, plus some others. I chose the Cannondale because it had the stiffness and lightness of aluminum without the harsh ride that most aluminum tri-bikes have. I attibute this to the carbon fork and curved CAAD5 seat stays that take the sting out of the road. It feels like you are rolling on the road instead of rattling across it like on some aluminum frames. I have ridden numerous centuries with it so far and never felt "beat up" by the bike. It is a very smooth (not as smooth as steel however) and stable ride, even at 50mph. The bike's stiffness is apparent when climbing and accelerating. Aside from some personal preferences in saddle and tires, this bike had everything I needed for triathlon. So far it has been a pleasant ownership experience. Great bike, great value.

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Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   Bike-N-Gear



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Steve Baumann a Triathlete from Clearwater, Florida USA

Date Reviewed: October 3, 2002

Strengths:    The stiff solid feel of the bike. I like to feel the road to some degree although the S-stays and carbon fork make the ride much smoother than my old Trek 1000.

Weaknesses:    Like a previous reviewer mentioned, at slow speeds there is a small click sound in the bottom bracket.

Bottom Line:   
The bike has a very solid feel to it, which I like. The components are Ultegra and everything worked perfectly from the first ride. The bike is very fast, increased my avg. by 1-1.5 mph the first ride (maybe I rode harder because the bike looks so cool). I did change out the seat to a Serfas gell and had the dealer replace the wheels with the Ritchey wheelset that comes standard with the Cervelo because I think they are more aero than the standard Mavic wheels. Both the bike and the dealer have been great. Also, the graphics are the best out there with the blue fade and the flowers.

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Favorite Ride:   Anywhere with no traffic ( any race )

Price Paid:    $2190.00

Purchased At:   Lou's bicycles

Similar Products Used:   Trek 1000

Bike Setup:   Stock except for changing the seat to a gel and switching the stock wheels with the Ritchey wheelset


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Leadfeet a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: September 20, 2002

Strengths:    craftmanship, quality, cannondale name

Weaknesses:    have a pesky lower crank/BB " tick " that can't be found by dealer or self.

Bottom Line:   
Agree with first poster. Fast, stiff, light and a bit harsh but that it was I expected. Climbs like mtn goat

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Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   Roswell Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Lightspeed sirius, QR private reserve

Bike Setup:   stock expect for mavic krysyrium SL's



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