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Cannondale Synapse Disc 5 105 C

Cannondale Synapse Disc 5 105 C


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2014 Cannondale Synapse Disc 5 105 C

Revel in the relaxed positioning of Cannondale's Synapse 5 105 while exploring backroads and scenic paths. You'll love the lively feel of the lightweight aluminum frame with vibration-damping SAVE PLUS stays and the smooth carbon fork. Every ride is delightful thanks to quality components including a fast Maddux RD wheelset with grippy Schwalbe tires, a smooth-shifting FSA/Shimano 20-speed drivetrain, powerful Promax mechanical disc brakes, and a Cannondale seat to keep you comfortable on long rides.

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    Specification Description
    Frame Cannondale Synapse aluminum with SAVE PLUS stays and BB30
    Fork Cannondale Synapse SAVE carbon
    Rims/Wheels Maddux RD 3.0 Disc
    Hubs Formula Disc
    Spokes Stainless, 14g
    Tires Schwalbe Lugano PP, 700 x 25c
    Crankset FSA Gossamer, BB30
    Chainrings 50/34
    Bottom Bracket BB30
    Front Derailleur Shimano 105
    Rear Derailleur Shimano 105
    Rear Cogs Shimano Tiagra, 10 speed: 12-30
    Shifters Shimano 105
    Handlebars Cannondale C3 compact
    Tape/Grips Cannondale Grip bar tape w/gel
    Stem Cannondale C3
    Brake Levers Shimano 105
    Brakes Promax Render, rotors: 6-inch (front), 5.5-inch (rear)
    Pedals Wellgo platform w/ clips and straps
    Saddle Cannondale Stage Ergo
    Seatpost Cannondale C3, aluminum

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    • Comfortable 
    • Good geometry 
    • Handles well 

    Best Uses

    • Casual riding 
    • Climbing 
    • Commuting 
    • Exercising 
    • Racing 

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    By DA

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    • Good Geometry
    • Comfortable
    • Handles Well


      Best Uses

      • Racing
      • Commuting
      • Exercising
      • Climbing
      • Casual Riding


      I am by no means an expert road rider as this is my first owned road bike. With that said, I can only compare this bike against a friend's road bike that I used to ride in San Francisco. The hills and mountain from the friend's road bike was a struggle. However, this bike took every incline (and I made sure to find one comparable to some of the inclines in SF) and this bike climbed it very easily. I didn't have to shift down to the smaller cog so there's opportunity for bigger inclines with this bike. I took it for a spin for the annual L.A.T.E. ride and it handled the city streets and bumps just fine. Matter of fact, the saddle was good enough that my butt wasn't too sore compared to my old bike. This bike was meant for a more endurance ride and it held up as advertised. Hardly felt fatigue after the ride and had more left in the tank. The steering is very responsive and the breaks was a life saver as I almost went over a curb and with a heavy fog and moisture the breaks stopping power was very, very strong. When I wanted to sprint out ahead of a pack, the reaction was instant and made maneuvering fun. This bike is fun, comfortable, and worth the investment based on my test rides in the store comparing other bikes.

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