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  • Synapse aluminum frame is built to give riders great handling, stability and steering precision for an excellent all-around road ride quality
  • The rear part of the frame frame and the carbon-bladed fork feature the Cannondale Synapse Active Vibration Elimination (S.A.V.E.) technology for damping road vibration
  • Drivetrain features FSA Omega compact crankset and Shimano Tiagra components for dependable shifts throughout the 20 gears
  • Compact gearing offers a wide range of gear ratios so you can spin up hills and cruise the plateaus
  • Schwalbe Lugano tires supply low rolling-resistance and grippy handling
  • Cannondale components outfit the cockpit, including a Stage Ergo saddle for support and comfort
  • Specs on the Cannondale Synapse 6 Compact road bike are subject to change


All bicycles sold at REI include a free warranty tune-up. New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which readjustment is important for longevity and performance. Bring your new bike in to your local REI for its free tune-up within 20 hours of use or 6 months from purchase, whichever comes first. Contact your nearest REI bike shop to schedule this important service.

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Best Use Road Cycling
Frame Synapse aluminum, S.A.V.E Plus
Fork Synapse S.A.V.E. with carbon blades, alloy steerer
Crankset FSA Omega, 50/34
Bottom Bracket FSA BB30
Shifters Shimano Tiagra
Front Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
Rear Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
Rear Cogs Shimano Tiagra, 12-28, 10-speed
Number of Gears 20
Brake Type Rim Brake
Brakes Cannondale C4
Brake Levers Shimano Tiagra
Rims Maddux RS 3.0
Front Hub Cannondale C4, 32h
Rear Hub Cannondale C4, 32h
Wheel Size 700c
Tires Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25
Handlebar Shape Drop Bar
Handlebar Cannondale C4 Compact
Stem Cannondale C4
Seat Post Cannondale C4
Saddle Cannondale Stage Ergo
Pedals Sold separately
Headset Synapse Si
Chain KMC X10
Weight Unavailable
Bike Weight Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.
Gender Unisex