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Cannondale Synapse Alloy 5 Compact Women's Bike - 2014

Jet Black/Iris Blue Gloss
Jet Black/Iris Blue Gloss

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  • Synapse frame is built to give riders enhanced handling, stability and steering precision in a more comfortable, upright position than race-oriented frames
  • Plus, the women-specific frame is designed to enhance the performance and comfort of women cyclists
  • The rear part of the frame and the carbon-bladed fork feature the Cannondale Synapse Active Vibration Elimination (S.A.V.E.) technology for damping road vibration
  • BB30 bottom bracket enhances stiffness for efficient power transfer
  • Shimano 105 shifters and rear derailleurs and a Shimano Tiagra front derailleur supply sure shifts through the 20 gears
  • FSA Gossamer compact crankset and a wide-ranging 12-30 tooth cassette deliver a wide range of gears for easy spinning no matter the gradient
  • Schwalbe Lugano tires supply low rolling-resistance and grippy handling
  • Specs on the Cannondale Synapse Alloy 5 Compact women's road bike are subject to change


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Best Use Road cycling
Frame Synapse Women's, SAVE 6061 aluminum
Fork Synapse SAVE with carbon blades
Crankset FSA Gossamer
Bottom Bracket FSA BB30
Shifters Shimano 105
Front derailleur Shimano Tiagra
Rear derailleur Shimano 105
Rear cogs Shimano Tiagra, 12-30, 10-speed
Number of gears 20 gear(s)
Brake Type Rim brake
Brakes Tektro R539
Brake Levers Shimano 105
Rims Maddux R3.0
Front hub Formula RB-51, 32h
Rear hub Formula RB-52, 32h
Wheel size 700c
Tires Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25c
Handlebar shape Drop bar
Handlebar Cannondale C3 Women's compact
Stem Cannondale C3
Seat post Cannondale C3
Saddle Cannondale Women's Road Ergo
Pedals Wellgo platform
Headset Synapse Si
Chain KMC X10
Weight Unavailable pounds
Bike Weight Weight provided is that of the as-sold median size (or the average of two median sizes).
Gender Women's

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