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Take charge on the descents and singletracks with the Cannondale Trail 5 hardtail mountain bike. It's built with reliable 1x gearing, 100 mm of plush front suspension and a sturdy aluminum frame.

  • Features

    • Durable SmartForm C3 alloy frame offers delivers an exceptionally lightweight, efficient and smooth ride
    • SR Suntour XCM fork offers 100 mm of travel with smooth suspension
    • SAVE micro-suspension offers a smoother, more controlled ride with strategically engineered flex zones built into the frame's rear triangle
    • Slack 68° head angle creates exceptionally stable handling to charge the descents with confidence
    • microSHIFT Advent X rear derailleur and shifter deliver smooth shifting through all 10 gears
    • Reliable Shimano hydraulic disc brakes provide great stopping power and control
    • WTB Ranger Comp wheels rip around every turn with steadfast grip
    • StraightShot internal cable routing for shifting and dropper post cables in the down tube makes for clean lines and easy maintenance; rear brake line runs outside the frame
    • Compatible with 31.6 mm dropper posts (not included)
    • Specs and images are subject to change


    Free Adjustment Period:
    New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which they should be readjusted. All bicycles sold at REI include free adjustments for one year after purchase date—as many times as you need. Included: derailleur and brake adjustments, lateral wheel truing, hub and headset bearing adjustments, tire inflation and chain lubrication. Not included: replacement or installation of new components or accessories, any other services. Call your local REI Co-op Bike Shop for more information.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Mountain Biking

    Mountain Bike Style


    Bike Frame Material



    SmartForm C3 alloy, 1 1/8 in. headtube, dropper post compatible

    Bike Suspension

    Front Suspension


    SR Suntour XCM, 100 mm travel, coil, 42 mm offset (27.5 in.) 46 mm offset (29 in.)

    Fork Travel

    100 millimeters


    Prowheel, Charm 30T

    Bottom Bracket

    Cartridge square taper


    microSHIFT Advent X, 10-speed

    Rear Derailleur

    microSHIFT Advent X

    Rear Cogs

    microSHIFT, 11-48T, 10-speed

    Number of Gears


    Brake Type

    Hydraulic Disc Brake


    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc, 160/160 mm RT10 rotors

    Brake Levers

    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc


    WTB SX19, 32 h

    Front Hub

    Shimano HBTX 505

    Rear Hub

    Shimano FHTX 505

    Wheel Size

    XS: 27.5 inches

    S: 27.5 inches


    WTB Ranger Comp

    Tire Width

    2.25 inches

    Handlebar Shape

    Riser Bar


    6061 alloy, 25mm rise, 8 deg. sweep, 6 deg. rise, 720 mm


    6061 alloy, 31.8, 7 deg.

    Seat Post

    6061 alloy, 31.6 x 350 mm


    Cannondale Stage 3


    Cannondale Platform


    1-1/8 in.


    KMC X10, 10-speed


    32 lbs. 6.4 oz.

    Bike Weight

    Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.



  • Size Chart

    XS S M L XL
    Height Range 5'1''-5'2'' 5'1''-5'4'' 5'4''-5'8'' 5'7''-6'0'' 6'0''-6'3''
    Reach 36.5 40.2 42.5 44.7 46.9
    Stack 57.3 59.1 62.3 63.2 64.1
    Effective Top Tube 53.5 57.7 50.9 63.4 65.9
    Seat Tube Center-Top 53.5 57.7 60.9 63.4 65.9
    Standover Height 67.3 71 76.8 79.5 83.9
    Head Tube Length 9.5 9.5 10.5 11.5 12.5
    Head Tube Angle (degrees) 68 68 68 68 68
    Seat Tube Angle (degrees) 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
    Bottom Bracket Height 29.3 29.3 30.7 30.7 30.7
    Wheelbase 105.4 109.8 114 116.6 119.2
    Chainstay 44 44 44.5 44.5 44.5
    Fork Offset 4.2 4.2 4.6 4.6 4.6

    Sizing Notes

    Measurements are stated in centimeters unless otherwise indicated.

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