Remove any doubt about getting into road cycling with the incredibly well priced Cannondale CAAD8 Sora Road Bike 2016. This will allow you to commute, race, do triathlons, get fit and explore all thanks to its lightweight aluminium frame with heads up race geometry and Speed Save optimised tube profiles for comfort and rigidity. The carbon fork saves weight and improves the ride whilst Shimano Sora 3500 will see you over any obstacle.
Cannondale CAAD8 Sora Road Bike 2016
Cannondale CAAD8 Sora Road Bike 2016
If you only ever want to own one ride bike, then make it the Cannondale CAAD8 Sora Road Bike 2016. This bike is equally at home on the race course, out racking up miles as a winter bike, completing your first triathlon or during the daily commute. You will feel comfortable, powerful and aerodynamic whatever you task this bike with. The efficiency of the frame and the utilitarian gears will see you over any hill and flying down the other side.
The frame is integral to making the Cannondale CAAD 8 so multifunctional, as it is the lightest-in-class. Having a lighter bike means you can go faster for less effort as you are not transporting any extra weight. This saves you time on the commute or over the race course, time saved is always a bonus.
Additionally, Cannondale's Heads-Up Race geometry means you can set this bike up to give you an aerodynamic and aggressive position for racing or triathlons, or take a more relaxed approach a ride for miles in comfort.
Comfort is also incorporated into the frame design with the Save Stays optimising chain and seat stay shaping to offer the vertical compliance needed to keep you feeling fresh and relaxed. These profiles simultaneously offer the lateral rigidity to power away from a set of lights, or drop your rivals at will.
At this tier in the range you are still getting a carbon fork, which is a massive weight saving as well as improving the ride quality and comfort no end. Shimano's Sora 3500 nine speed components offer smooth and precise gear shifting. The Maddux RS 3.0 rims pair perfectly with Cannondale C4 hubs and Stainless Steel spokes to form wheels that are durable and responsive without too much of a weight penalty.
Whatever you intend to do on the bike, the Cannondale CAAD8 105 Road Bike 2016 will never let you down. This frame is so good that has you progress on your cycling adventure you would only want to upgrade around this to continue your progression.
- Lightest-in class frame
- Save Stays give you optimised chain and seat stay shapes for comfortable vertical compliance as well as responsive lateral rigidity
- Double-pass smooth weld technology eliminates stress-risers and weak points found on traditionally welded frames, whilst also saving weight
- Asymmetric chain stays with oversized and reshaped driveside stays for strenth
- Externally machined head tube further reduces weight
- Heads up race geometry
- BSA bottom bracket
- Shimano's Sora 3500 nine speed components allow you to tackle obstacles and go faster than you would ever have imagined
- Cannondale handlebar, stem and seatpost, are strong, stiff and lightweight
- Maddux RS 3.0 rims pair perfectly with Cannondale C4 hubs to form wheels that are durable and responsive
- Schwalbe Lugano twenty five millimetre clincher tyres
FRAME CAAD8 Optimized 6061 Alloy SAVE BSA
FORK Cannondale Ultra Carbon blades 1-1/8
HEADSET Tange Seiki Integrated 25mm top cap
STEM Cannondale C4, 31.8, 6 degrees
HANDLEBARS Cannondale C4 Compact 6061 alloy
GRIPS Cannondale Bar Tape with Gel 2.5 mm
FRONT BRAKE Cannondale C4 dual pivot cartridge pad
REAR BRAKE Cannondale C4 dual pivot cartridge pad
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Sora 3500, 31.8, clamp on
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Sora 3500
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Sora 3500
CASSETTE Shimano HG50-9, 12-27, 9-speed
CHAIN KMC X99
CRANKSET FFSA Vero, 50/34
BOTTOM BRACKET FSA 68mm BSA
RIMS Maddux RS 3.0
HUBS Cannondale C4
SPOKES Stainless Steel, 15g
TYRES Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25c
SADDLE Cannondale Stage Ergo
SEATPOST Cannondale C4 Alloy, 27.2 mm x 300 mm
Please note: Image shown for representation of colour way only, specification subject to change at any time. Bicycles do not come with pedals unless otherwise specified.
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