Cannondale introduces the new 2011 SuperX Hammer Time cyclocross bike which rivals other brands on weight and performance. The cyclocross bike weighs a mere 14.5 lbs without pedals. The frame is made from BallisTec carbon fiber and is designed to have wide with flat SAVE seat and chainstays. This allows the top tube to flow around the seat tube and continue to the stays. For easy shouldering and climbing, the junction on the frame flattens at the bottom area.
The Aluminum CAADX models of the SuperX comes with SRAM Rival or Shimano Utegra 105 or Tiagra parts and components. The complete bikes may cost you from $1,179 to$1,919.
The SuperX uses a Fizik Tundra2 saddle and FSA seatpost. It also has a custom rear brake cable hanger and a downtube that nearly matches the width of the BB30 bottom bracket shell. The tapered headtube measures 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” and comes with a full carbon fork.
Cannondale makes the 2011 SuperX Hammer Time available with the SRAM Red components. The retail price for it is $7,499. It can also be available with Rival for a retail price of $3,749 which also gives you Mavic Ksyrium Equipe clinchers. It weighs a bit heavier at 16.7 lbs.