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2012 Cannondale SuperSix Evo

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Launched by Cannondale Bicycles is the new 2012 SuperSix Evo chassis. Despite its incredibly low frame weight of 695g in a size 56cm, the frame satisfies the standards of Cannondale’s own test lab and the Liquigas-Cannondale professional cycling team as well.

By using Cannondale’s new carbon molding technique, the SuperSix Evo achieved major weight savings. The carbon fiber material of the frame is laid up around an EPS core, which has detailed instructions on the fiber layup so it can be precisely assembled.

With the tubes that are mostly round section, saving weight is definitely the top priority of the 2012 Cannondale SuperSix Evo. Since bonded-in dropouts need thicker tubes to bond to, the technique vastly reduced the tube thickness. Aero performance is featured by the SuperSix Evo as well. …

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2011 Cannondale Trail SL 5 Hardtail

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Cannondale offers an entry-level race bike, its 2011 Trail SL 5 hardtail. It uses advance aluminum construction that features smooth welding and tubing for its 1.5″ headtube. Its geometry matches that of the Cannondale Flash with specs that make it a stiff and strong bike with a RST Gila Pro TnL 100mm fork.

The 2011 Trail SL 5 sports the Save Micros Suspension System. This brings lateral rigidity and vertical compliance without sacrificing power transfer by optimizing the chain stay and seat stay shaping. The hardtail continues to be comfortable and absorbs the bumps and twists well.

Detailed specs for the hardtail include Cane Creek semi-integrated 1 1/8″ headset, Cannondale stem, bar and seatpost, Shimano Alivio shifters, Promax Orange mechanical brakes, Formula hubs, Alex rims, Schwalbe Black Jack tires and a Cannondale Halo saddle.

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2011 Cannondale SuperSix 5 105

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Cannondale introduces its top Elite road range called SuperSix with its first Shimano 105 groupset in the SuperSix 5 105 model for 2011. The latest road bike also features oversized Beatbox BB area and hourglass shaped rear stays. For better torsional stiffness, Cannondale incorporates 1-1/8″ to 1-1/2″ tapered carbon steerer and Hollowgram Si SL BB30 crank system in the SuperSix 5 105.

The SuperSix 5 105 chainset is a compact 50/34T or 53/39T FSA Gossamer while the saddle is a Prologo Scratch Pro T2.0. Other details include Mavic Aksiums for wheels with Shimano RS10 rims, hubs and spokes. For brakes, it has Tektro R580 dual pivot and Shimano 105 shifters and levers.

The 2011 Cannondale SuperSix 5 105 weighs 7.9kg and comes in two colors, matte Exposed Carbon and Team Replica.

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Cannondale 2011 CAADX Cyclocross Bike

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Cannondale welcomes us their 2011 versions of a cyclocross bike, the 2011 Cannondale CAADX.

The SRAM Rival and 105 both possess the same bike frame–a CAADX cyclocross, optimized 6061 alloy, BB30–while Tiagra has the same but lacks the third one. All three cyclocross bikes use the same fork, rims, hubs, spokes, tires, pedals, seat post, saddle and headset.

On the other side, the three differ in cranks, brakes, and brake levers. The CAADX 105 and Tiagra possesses the same stem, which is a Cannondale C4, 31.8mm whereas SRAM Rival makes use of a Cannondale C3, 31.8mm stem.

A bottom bracket out of FSA BB30 and a Control Tech Elite handlebar can be seen on both the SRAM Rival and 105 ‘cross bike, as the Tiagra makes use of a FSA mega Exo and Cannondale C4 compact respectively.

The 2011 Cannondale CAADX SRAM Rival comes in a race red (gloss) color, CAADX…

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2011 Cannondale Claymore 1, 2, 3

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Cannondale 2011 Claymore once again features a three in a row of its own ultimate over-mountain mega bikes presenting, Claymore 1, 2, and 3.

Claymore 2011 1 makes use of a Mavic Crossmax SX, tubeless rims: 20mm front, 142 x 12mm rear hub and spokes. Along with those are the bottom bracket FSA BB30, FSA afterburner, BB30, 39/27 pedals, an SRAM X0 rear derailleur, SRAM x9 shifters and an Avid Elixir X0 Carbon, 203/185mm brakes.

Cannondale Claymore 2 now comes with Sun Ringle Charger Pro tubeless ready rims, 20mm front, 142 x 12mm rear hub and spokes. In addition to that is the SRAM BB30 bottom bracket, SRAM S1400, BB30, 39/26 pedals, a Shimano XT rear derailleur, Shimano SLX shifters and an Avid Elixir CR, 203/185mm brakes.

Claymore 3 utilizes a Sun EQ 27, 32 hole rim: formula, 20mm front, 142 x 12mm rear hub and a black DT Swiss Champion spokes….

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2011 Cannondale Lefty Forks

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2011 cannondale lefty forks 182x300   2011 Cannondale Lefty ForksCannondale worked with RockShox on giving the Lefty forks new specs. The new Lefty uses RockShox Solo Air design and 1.5” headtube. It also has 25mm to 15mm axle and a dual-crown design. The compression damping makes the Lefty firmer and the square stauchion creates a mechanical movement with its needle bearings.

It also has a built-in low-speed compression valve and a 2.0 hole size. Air volume for the forks can be adjusted with spacers at the bottom of the air chamber with the removal of the lower cap. All of these modifications make the Lefty a stiffer and smoother fork.

The 2011 Lefty has two versions, the XLR and PBR. The XLR or the X-Loc and Rebound has a Floodgate knob used to remove air. This feature is present in RockShox forks to set the blowoff. The XLR has the RockShox X-Loc hydraulic remote lockout. The lockout features a…

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2011 Cannondale CAAD 10

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Cannondale’s Elite Road aluminum range now boasts the new CAAD 10 frame for 2011. It has taken the place of the old reliable CAAD 9 from the firm’s top of the line frames. The machine is in Dura-Ace with anodized black finish as well as in Red, Black and White. The three versions known as Dura-Ace, Ultegra and 105 are tagged at £2,499.00 for the Red, £1,899.99 for the White and £1,299.99 for the Black.

The new frame is the revolutionary version of the previous models. A massive and oversized down tube with constant diameter up to the head tube where it then spreads out to a tighter and stronger joint. It is now set in place of the conical down tube popularly known as the “Power Pyramid”. The Cannondale 2011 CAAD10 top tube is buffered to the rear making a laterally ovate junction at the seat tube merging the run…

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