Cannondale Reviews and News


Cannondale’s new CAAD Optimo and Women’s Slate Apex


Brand new models for 2017 include the CAAD Optimo (alloy race bike for rider’s on a budget) and the Slate adventure bike, now available in a women’s specific model.

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Cannondale’s new 2017 SuperX Team – cyclocrosser with disc brakes


New features borrowed from mountain bikes help improve this purebred cross racer. The 2017 SuperX is designed for stability and traction and is available in 5 different models.

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Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod Disc – disc brake road bikes are here


Whether you’re ready to throw down your hard earned cash for a disc brake equipped road bike or not, they are here big time for 2017. The new SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod Disc from Cannondale joins the party.

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SRAM Red eTap first ride review


New wireless electronic shifting system simple to set-up, easy to operate, and it looks great, too. Find out more in our first ride review.

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Video: Top 10 road cycling innovations of 2015


With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time to look back on the best in cycling technology from 2015. Check out this video that counts down the top 10 new road cycling products from the last 365 days.

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Riding the Cannondale Slate: What you need to know


With 30mm of front suspension and bulbous (but treadless) 42mm tubeless tires, this category bending bike opens new doors, but not without sacrifice. Find out more in our first ride review.

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Ted King’s custom Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD


With his 10-year WorldTour racing career coming to a close, Ted King was honored over the weekend with a custom-painted Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD. The gift gifting happened at King’s charity event the Krempel’s King of the Road Challenge, which was created to raise funds for the Krempels Center of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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Cannondale Slate road (off-road) bike officially unveiled


Built around the 650b wheel platform and equipped with a 30mm suspension fork dubbed the Lefty Oliver (as in ride “all over”), the new Slate (as in “clean slate”) blurs the lines between road and dirt trail riding.

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New Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD and CAAD12


SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD billed as the ultimate in pure road racing performance, while new CAAD12 is deemed Cannondale’s best performing alloy bike.

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Update: Cannondale Slate road bike with 30mm Lefty Oliver suspension fork


Cannondale bringing suspension to drop-bar bikes this fall — 650b wheels, 42mm tires, and disc brakes highlight new go-anywhere rig.

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$3k Endurance Bike Shootout: And the winners are…


Find out which bikes our test team anointed Best Gran Fondo Racer, Best Climber, Best Pure Gravel Road Racer, and Best In Test.

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$3k Endurance Bike Shootout: Cannondale Synapse Carbon 3 Review


Meet a more budget-friendly version of the bike that members of the Cannondale Pro Cycling team rode at races such as Paris Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders.

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Mega Tech Gallery: Race bikes for all 22 Tour de France teams


Every member of the pro peloton has access to a dedicated time trial machine, plus at least two or three road bikes. Aero, lightweight, compliant – there’s usually a bike that focuses specifically on one of those coveted characteristics. Here are some – but certainly not all – of those beautiful race machines.

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Tour de France Tech: Peter Sagan’s Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod


Get an up close look at the bike that’s been looking back at you during the Tour de France.

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$3K Endurance Bike Shootout: Meet the combatants


Endurance bikes are built to be both comfortable — and efficient and powerful. Or put another way, they are the bikes that best suit most of us most of the time. Here we provide a first look at the seven major brand bikes we’ll be testing, and pass on a few initial impressions.

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Video: Peter Sagan and his Cannondale SuperSix Evo


Last year’s runner up at the Tour of Flanders will be looking to go one better on Sunday when Slovakian wunderkind Peter Sagan lines up for the first of the major cobbled classics. Here’s a look at the man and his machine.

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Bikes of the WorldTour: What teams are riding what


Most riders of the 2014 professional peloton will have at least two bikes at their disposal, an aero road bike and a lighter climbing option. Some will also have frames specifically designed for the cobbled classics. Here’s a rundown of who is riding what.

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Interbike 2013: Six Lust Worthy Bikes


We saw dozens of amazing bikes at Interbike (and Eurobike). Super light carbon fiber climbers. Wind cheating aero assault weapons. Beautiful disc-equipped works of custom painted art. Electronic shifting all-day gravel grinding adventure companions. But these six made our heart beat just a little faster.

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Video: Sagan Wins Trials Comp In Denver


Okay, not really. But based on this video, there is seemingly nothing the Slovakian sprinting sensation can’t do.

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Best of PressCamp: Cannondale, Culprit, Rotor and Capo


Take a look at the best — and brightest — from Bike PressCamp, which brought together 26 diverse cycling companies for a three-day mini-trade show at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah.

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Cannondale Unveils 2014 Synapse Carbon Hi-MOD Endurance Bike


Utilizing the dusty gravel roads of Italy’s fabled Strade Bianche WorldTour race, Cannondale showed off its new endurance road bike that’s geared toward both rough-road racing and all-day comfort riding.

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Just In: Cannondale Hooligan 1 Urban Bike


Looking for a responsive urban bike to navigate your way through the city with a small footprint that makes carrying it up stairs and storing it in tight spaces easy?

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2013 Predictions: Cannondale Director of Marketing Murray Washburn Part 2


Editor’s Note: This is the next installment in a series of interviews RoadBikeReview.com is conducting with various thought leader’s in the cycling industry. The mission is to discover what trends and technological developments they think will drive the two-wheeled world in 2013. Here we present part 2 of our conversation with cycling industry veteran Murray […]

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2013 Predictions: Cannondale Director of Marketing Murray Washburn Part 1


Editor’s Note: This is the next installment in a series of interviews RoadBikeReview.com is conducting with various thought leader’s in the cycling industry. The mission is to discover what trends and technological developments they think will drive the two-wheeled world in 2013. Here we present part 1 of our conversation with cycling industry veteran Murray […]

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News: Cannondale Pro Cycling Launches Hollywood Style


Southern California served as locale for the official unveiling of the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team this past weekend. Highlights included a Hollywood-style red carpet gala at Paramount Studios, and lots of bike time on the flowing, mountain roads north of Los Angeles. Sagan gets his first hollywood win But perhaps the biggest highlight were the […]

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Featured User Review: 2013 Cannondale EVO Hi-Mod Dura Ace


Featured User Review: 2013 Cannondale EVO Hi-Mod Dura Ace by DirtDad MSRP Price: $7990 Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Strengths: Lightness, efficiency, comfort, geometry Weaknesses: It does all things well, but it is not as aero as a full aero bike (which are heavier), or as comfy as a more […]

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Inaugural Edition of the GranFondo Cannondale Vail


Vail, CO – Colorado is ready to host a real cycling celebration this weekend. The Inaugural GranFondo Cannondale Vail takes place over Saturday and Sunday with Expo and Packet Pick up on the 18th and the ride itself taking place on the 19th. GranFondo Cannondale Vail will take place amongst the pedestrian mall that makes […]

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Women’s Reve Tour Take SRAM RED-2012 through Tour de France


SRAM has joined the Rêve tour; the all women’s amateur adventure that will trace the 21 stages and 3479 kilometers of the 2012 Tour de France route one day ahead of the men’s race. SRAM has supplied each of the six Rêve riders with SRAM Red-2012 componentry, including WiFLi specific drivetrain, SRAM Red Quarq power […]

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2012 Quarq Power Meters for Specialized and Cannondale cranksets


QUARQ extends lightweight, ease-of-use and up to the minute metrics with two new power meters for Specialized and Cannondale cranksets. The 2012 Specialized Quarq and Cannondale Quarq power meters deliver Power Balance™, OmniCal™, lightweight and improved clearance, and compatibility with a wide range of chainrings. The entirely new design, using aluminum-armored, integrated electronics, lifts accuracy […]

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Peter Sagan Repeats Sprint to Finish to Take Stage 2


APTOS, CALIF. – Young Slovakian cycling sensation and overall 2012 Amgen Tour of California race leader Peter Sagan (SVK) of Liquigas-Cannondale crashed and punctured a tire on a wicked descent, but recovered to win Stage 2 of the race in Santa Cruz, Calif., his second consecutive stage in as many days. Ironically, the punctured tire […]

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Featured User Review: Cannondale CAAD8 Optimo 1 Road Bike Review


Featured User Review: Cannondale CAAD8 Optimo 1 Road Bike Review by Steve Harper Price: $2488.00 at Bike & Run, London Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup Felt Aero wheels with ceramic bearings, Shimono Ultegra groupset – interchanging compact 50,34 chainset and 1-30 cassette in the hills and 54,42 11-25 […]

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Custom-Painted ‘Graffiti’ Bike Auction Benefits Bahati Foundation


Los Angeles – A one-of-a-kind Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod bicycle is on the auction block to help further the mission of the Bahati Foundation and its mission to positively affect the lives of inner city and underprivileged youth across the nation. The carbon fiber frame and fork feature an eclectic, custom paint job by renown graffiti […]

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Cannondale Testing New Slice TT Bike at USA Pro Cycling Challenge


Those of you with a keen eye probably saw Ivan Basso riding the a new Slice prototype at yesterday’s Individual Time Trial at the inaugral USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Cannondale wouldn’t say much, but did release this statement: “It’s no secret we’re always trying to make better products. This is a prototype of our new […]

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Cannondale 2012 Teramo Road Biking Helmet


Michael DeLeon from Cannondale shows us the brand new road biking helmet called the Teramo. Cannondale Teramo High-end road helmet Comes in 5 colors – 4 unisex and 1 women’s specific Takes Cannondale’s approach into design and development Dual density foam – impact is dispersed and redirected Cone shaped foam act as “crumple zones” and […]

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Looking to Hire: Cannondale Seeking Saavy Consumer for Tour de France


LOOKING TO HIRE: CANNONDALE SEEKING SAAVY CONSUMER FOR WEEK-LONGOPPORTUNITY AT TOUR DE FRANCE Grand Prize Winner Joins the Cannondale Staff For Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Access At World’s Most Prestigious Cycling Race With Team Liquigas-Cannondale Bethel, Conn. – Cannondale, a leading manufacturer of high-performance bicycles for more than 40 years, is looking for one lucky person to […]

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Featured User Review: Cannondale SystemSix


Featured User Review: Cannondale SystemSix by cgates1 Price: $1650.00 at ebay Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Dura Ace shifters and derailleurs, Cannondale carbon brakes, Ksyrium Equipe wheels, FSA SL-K cranks, ControlTech carbon post and bars and aluminum stem. Various saddles. Speedplay pedals. Summary: Bike is actually an ’08 […]

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First Look – 2011 Cannondale CAAD10


Cannondale will be replacing it’s ever popular CAAD9 next year with an all new CAAD10. We got our first look at the new bike here at the 2010 Bike Press Camp and it looks like Cannondale found a way to make the CAAD even better. Watch the video below to hear what Doug Dalton has […]

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Cannondale Strengthens Domestic Road Race Presence with Sponsorship of Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team


BETHEL, Conn. – Cannondale Bicycles confirmed today that it will be the official bike sponsor of the 2010 Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team. The newly formed team, led by 2008 National Pro Criterium Champion and eight-time national champion Rahsaan Bahati, will be outfitted with the 2010 Cannondale SuperSix, the newest model in the Cannondale road […]

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2010 Cannondale SuperSix


Doug Dalton (Cannondale R&D) shows us the highlights of the new 2010 SuperSix. Points of Interest: -this tour winning frame goes from 960 grams to 860 grams (for 56cm) still with incredible Cannondale stiffness. -New SuperSix uses a combination of Hi-Modulus and Standard Modulus carbon fiber. -1 1/8 to 1 ¼ steerer tube within an […]

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Cannondale Recalls Road Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: 2009 Six 5, Six 6, Six Carbon 5 and Six Carbon 6 Bicycles Units: About 1,300 […]

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Ivan Basso’s Bicycle in Auction to Benefit Emiko Seal Fund


Ivan Basso’s Cannondale Super Six is currently being auctioned by Cannondale Japan, with proceeds to be donated to the Seal Emiko Fund. The bike, custom-painted by Artech Design near Bologna, Italy, features a Japanese warrior theme and Japanese writing that denotes the occasion of Basso’s return to pro cycling in the 2008 Japan Cup. It […]

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Cannondale Signs Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington Riding New Cannondale Slice


Bethel, Conn – Cannondale today announced a three-year partnership with Ironman Triathlon World and European Champion Chrissie Wellington. Now through 2011, Chrissie will compete on the new Cannondale Slice Hi Mod 1. “Cannondale offered me the complete package,” Chrissie said regarding the multi-year partnership. “A full range of awesome bikes, a commitment to innovation and […]

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Cannondale Supports AIDS/LifeCycle 7 to Record 11.6 Million Dollars


Have you ever worked on bikes for 16 hours a day, 8 days straight … as a volunteer? Well that’s just what a group of 25 mechanics from Cannondale, Mikes Bikes, Helen’s Cycles and a team of volunteers know as “Bike Tech” just did. They also loved every second of it! AIDS/LifeCycle has been a […]

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