Cannondale Trail 5 Mountain Bike

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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.


  • 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


This bike comes with Coast to Coast Support, which includes:
  • 1 year of free adjustments (see more below)
  • In-store bike assembly
  • Pickup in store or curbside
  • Bike experts available at 170+ bike shops
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  • 20% off shop services
  • Free tubes with purchase of flat tire repair (Co-op Cycles brand tubes only; tube must be installed at time of purchase)
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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



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

M: 29 inches

L: 29 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

Height Range5'1''-5'2''5'1''-5'4''5'4''-5'8''5'7''-6'0''6'0''-6'3''
Effective Top Tube53.557.750.963.465.9
Seat Tube Center-Top53.557.760.963.465.9
Standover Height67.37176.879.583.9
Head Tube Length9.59.510.511.512.5
Head Tube Angle (degrees)6868686868
Seat Tube Angle (degrees)73.573.573.573.573.5
Bottom Bracket Height29.329.330.730.730.7
Fork Offset4.

Sizing Notes

Measurements are stated in centimeters unless otherwise indicated.

How we measure bikes

  1. Standover Height Standover Height is a measurement from the ground to the top of the top tube, measured at the midpoint of the top tube.
  2. Reach Reach is the horizontal distance from the center of the cranks to the center of the head tube, measured at head tube level.
  3. Stack Stack is the vertical distance from the center of the cranks to the center of the head tube, measured to the top of the head tube.
  4. Effective Top Tube Effective top tube is the distance from the center of the head tube to the center of the seat tube/seat post, measured parallel to the ground.
  5. Seat Tube Center to Top Seat Tube length is the measurement of the seat tube, from the center of the cranks to the top of the seat tube.
  6. Head Tube Length Head Tube Length is measured from the bottom to the top of the head tube.
  7. Head Tube Angle Head Tube Angle is the acute angle between the head tube and the ground (measured towards the rear of the bike)
  8. Seat Tube Angle Seat Tube Angle is the acute angle between the seat tube and the ground (measured towards the rear of the bike).
  9. Bottom Bracket Height Bottom Bracket Height is a measurement taken vertically from the ground up to the center of the cranks.
  10. Wheelbase Wheelbase is the measurement from the center of the front axle to the center of the rear axle.
  11. Chainstay Length Chainstay Length is the measurement from the center of the cranks to the center of the rear axle.
  12. Fork Offset Fork Offset, or rake, is the distance from the front axle to a line drawn parallel to the center of the head tube or steering axis.

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