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Cannondale Synapse Women's 6 Bike - 2012

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Comfort and speed, that's what the Cannondale Synapse Women's 6 road bike offers, thanks to a smooth geometry and a host of gears to take you along the road at the pace you choose.

  • Women-specific Synapse aluminum frame is built to give female riders enhanced handling, stability and steering precision for an excellent all-around road ride quality
  • Seatstays and carbon fork feature the Cannondale Synapse Active Vibration Elimination (S.A.V.E.) technology for damping road vibration
  • 10-speed drivetrain features FSA Omega BB30 triple crankset and Shimano Tiagra components for dependable shifts throughout the 30 gears
  • BB30 bottom bracket shell design increases stiffness for improved power-transfer, thanks to an oversized spindle and large bottom bracket shell
  • Schwalbe Lugano tires supply low rolling-resistance and grippy handling
  • Cannondale components outfit the cockpit, including a women's Raven saddle for optimal support and comfort
  • Specs on the Cannondale Synapse Women's Alloy 6 bike are subject to change

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Cannondale Synapse Women's 6 Bike - 2012 Specs
Best use
Road cycling
Road bike
Synapse Women's, S.A.V.E 6061 aluminum
Synapse S.A.V.E with carbon blades
FSA Omega BB30, 50/39/30
Shimano Tiagra
Shimano Tiagra
Shimano Tiagra
Shimano Tiagra, 12-27, 10-speed
Rim brake
Cannondale C4
Shimano Tiagra
Maddux R3.0
Formula RB51, 28h
Formula RB51, 28h
Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25
Drop bar
Cannondale C4
Cannondale C4
Cannondale C4
Cannondale Raven Women's
Sold separately
Synapse Si
20.4 pounds
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Cannondale Synapse Women's 6 Bike - 2012

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Cannondale Synapse Women's 6 Bike - 2012is rated5.0out of5by1.
Rated5out of5byfromPerfect bike!I ride almost everyday since getting this bike. After riding a hybrid bike almost daily, I decided it was time to convert to a road bike that would allow me to go for longer rides and have the opportunity to improve my speed, strength, and see more of the world on two wheels. Just about 6 months ago I started biking and am very happy with this bike as my first road bike. The bike handles wonderfully and flipping through the gears could not be smoother. I did have to get a new seat but the salesperson recommended that when I was purchasing the bike. I was glad to have a salesperson help me determine which size bike I needed because that was completely foreign to me. After a few shorter rides of about 10 miles, I felt very comfortable taking a longer 25 mile ride and was amazed at how smooth the ride was! This bike quickly became my favorite present to myself. I would recommend following all the recommendations included in the owner's manual if you are a new road bike owner. You need to wipe the bike down after each ride to remove any debris. Then you should also be sure to understand how to inflate the tires after every ride. One thing I did not realize was how different the valves on the tires were so you need to be sure you have a pump that is compatible with the Presta valves. That is the only thing I can think of that made me have to pause before a ride, but that is a very minor learning curve. This bike is wonderful, lightweight, comfortable, and runs so smoothly! Also, I recently purchased a trainer to go with the bike so the New England weather does not stop my riding and it is perfect for indoors, too!
Date published: 2013-11-03

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