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Cannondale Synapse Women's 7 Bike - 2012

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Explore new roads aboard the Cannondale Synapse Women's 7 road bike, which features a women-specific design geared at boosting comfort and performance for your first triathlon or charity ride.

  • Women-specific Synapse 6061 aluminum frame is built for enhanced handling, stability and steering precision, offering excellent all-around road ride quality
  • Synapse Women's 7 bike caters to female riders with narrow bars and brake levers; shifters feature reach-adjustment shims to accommodate small hands
  • Seatstays and carbon fork feature the Cannondale Synapse Active Vibration Elimination (S.A.V.E.) technology for damping road vibration
  • 9-speed drivetrain features FSA Vero triple crankset and Shimano Sora components for dependable shifts throughout the 27 gears
  • Cannondale C4 brakes dish out plenty of power for unanticipated stops, and they make adding fenders (sold separately) a snap
  • Schwalbe Lugano tires surround 28-spoke wheels for consistent road grip and dependable performance
  • Cannondale components outfit the cockpit, including a women's Raven saddle for optimal support and comfort
  • Eyelets accept a rear rack for greater utility (rack sold separately)
  • Specs on the Cannondale Synapse Women's 7 bike are subject to change

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Cannondale Synapse Women's 7 Bike - 2012 Specs
Specification
Description
Best use
Road cycling
Road bike
Aluminum
Synapse Women's, S.A.V.E 6061 aluminum
Synapse S.A.V.E with carbon blades
FSA Vero, 50/39/30
FSA Power Drive
Shimano Sora with reach adjust shims
Shimano Sora
Shimano Sora
SRAM PG-950, 12-26, 9-speed
27
Rim brake
Cannondale C4
Shimano Sora
Maddux R3.0
Formula RB51, 28h
Formula RB51, 28h
700c
Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25
Drop bar
Cannondale C4
Cannondale C4
Cannondale C4
Cannondale Raven Women's
Sold separately
Synapse Si
KMC X9
Unavailable
How we measure bike weight
Women's
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Fork
Crankset
Bottom bracket
Shifters
Front derailleur
Rear derailleur
Rear cogs
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Brake type
Brakes
Brake levers
Rims
Front hub
Rear hub
Wheel size
Tires
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Handlebar
Stem
Seat post
Saddle
Pedals
Headset
Chain
Weight
Bike weight
Gender

Cannondale Synapse Women's 7 Bike - 2012

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Cannondale Synapse Women's 7 Bike - 2012is rated4.3333out of5by3.
Rated4out of5byfromGreat BikeI use this bike for fun rides on the weekend, but mostly for commuting to work on a paved bike path. I really like how it handles and its comfort. I am new to bike commuting, but this bike has been great. The only thing I don't like is that I don't seem to be able to attach panniers (at least easily for my beginner skills). I just wear a backpack with my things for work.
Date published: 2013-04-03
Rated4out of5byfromGreat bike, rough gear-changesLove the bike, but even after initial test drive, bike was tuned for smoother gear changing, yet continue to have worsening problems with gears, sticking, noisy, and unresponsive (or slow to respond). Otherwise, it is a very smooth, fast ride; lightweight and dynamic.
Date published: 2012-10-10
Rated5out of5byfromIncredible bikeThis is my first road bike. I've had two mountain bikes and one hybrid and love this bike the most out of all my bikes. I have been riding these other bikes for years but wanted something light weight and faster and this fit the bill. I love that it's a beginner road bike so it's giving me the experience I need without fully committing to the sport. I highly recommend it.
Date published: 2012-09-05

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