Cannondale Slate Force CX1 Adventure Road Bike 2017

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Limitless is the only way to describe this phenomenal Cannondale Slate Force CX1 Adventure Road Bike 2017. The Cannondale Lefty Oliver Carbon suspension fork tackles the offroad, but can be locked out for speed on the road. 650b wheels with 42c tyres give the speed and agility of standard 700c, with added comfort, grip and control.

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Limitless is the only way to describe this phenomenal Cannondale Slate Force CX1 Adventure Road Bike 2017. The Cannondale Lefty Oliver Carbon suspension fork tackles the offroad, but can be locked out for speed on the road. 650b wheels with 42c tyres give the speed and agility of standard 700c, with added comfort, grip and control.

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Cannondale Slate Force CX1 Adventure Road Bike 2017

No bike that has been announced this year, or for a number of years previously, has generated as much interest as this Cannondale Slate Force CX1 Adventure Road Bike 2017, especially amongst our staff! The Slate offers roadies more thrills, mountain bikers an easier transition into the road bike world and cyclocross riders a more robust and adventure ready machine.

Let's cut straight to the chase, the thing that really stands out here is the Lefty Oliver Carbon suspension fork that contains 30 mm of travel. As with all Cannondale products, the design of this suspension fork is incredibly well thought through. Heavily tuned low speed compression dampening combined with the Coil over Gas (COG) negative spring to keep bouncing around to a minimum. When you transition back to the road from your off road fun, you can use the PBR lockout to completely firm the ride up for better efficiency. Rebound is even adjustable whilst riding to give you complete control to manage the variety of terrain you will encounter with the new sense of freedom coming from this bike.

Once you get over the suspension, you might notice the 650b wheels. Smaller than the usual 700c of road wheels. This allows them to run a 42c tyre to provide superb comfort, float and grip whilst maintaining the nimble handling and fit of standard road wheels. See the image above to further explain this.

To make sure that this Cannondale slate is prepared for everything, you can even fit a dropper post thanks to the 27.2 mm post diameter and the internal dropper routing. This allows you in-ride control over your seatpost hight to allow you to drop it for more room over rougher terrain, and then restore it to normal for maximum efficiency on the road.

The Slate has not ignored the basics though. Suspension is also incorporated into the frame in a more traditional road manner through the Save Plus micro-suspension system by shaping the seat and chain stays to give comfort increasing vertical compliance paired with later rigidity for performance.

Cannondale have opted for the thru-axle wheel attachment system. This makes perfect sense for a bike designed to handle the rough stuff as it adds stiffness and security over the quick release mechanism.

This bike also makes use of Cannondale's braze on disc caliper mounts. This tidy mounting system saves weight whilst also being supremely strong. It will allow you to make full use of the new flat mount brakes.

The slate benefits hugely in terms of geometry, as it is not having to fit around large wheels, thus allowing optimisation for fun! Short chainstays make for an agile ride, but the longer front-centre combined with a slacker head angle gives you all the stability you need to conquer more exciting terrains.

Features

  • Outstanding SmartFormed 6069 Alloy frame with tube shapes for vertical compliance to give comfort with lateral rigidity for performance in a highly durable material
  • Save Stays give you optimised chain and seat stay shapes for comfortable vertical compliance as well as responsive lateral rigidity
  • Cannondale Lefty Oliver Carbon suspension fork gives 30 mm of travel with in-ride control of the lockout and rebound
  • 650b wheels with 42c tyres gives the overall size of 700c wheels, but with the added comfort, control and grip of the higher volume tyre
  • Dropper seat post compatible for future improvements
  • BB30a bottom bracket
  • SRAM's excellent Force CX1 eleven speed components keep weight to an absolute minmum, whilst adding precision and reliability to your gear shifting
  • Hydraulic disc brakes from SRAM provide confidence inspiring all weather performance, modulation and reliability in the lightest package
  • Cannondale handlebar, stem and seatpost, are strong, stiff and lightweight
  • Fabric Scoop Radius Race Ti saddle is fantastic for comfort, looks and weight saving
  • Cannondale Slate Folding TRS tubeless 650x42c by Panaracer thirty five millimetre give great off road grip without slowing you down on the tarmac
  • Single front ring and wide rear casette set this bike up more than the rest of the range for conquering the off road

Specification

  • FRAME Slate SmartFormed 6069 Alloy Di2 ready SAVE PLUS, BB30a

  • FORK Cannondale Lefty Oliver Carbon, with PBR 30mm Travel, 45mm offset

  • HEADSET Tange Seiki Head Shock Integrated

  • STEM Cannondale C1 6061 Alloy, 1.5 31.8, -5 degrees, 100mm

  • HANDLEBARS Cannondale C1 Ultralight 7050 Alloy Compact

  • GRIPS: Cannondale Grip Bar Tape with Gel, 2.5 mm

  • FRONT BRAKE SRAM Force CX1 Hydraulic Disc, 160 mm

  • REAR BRAKE SRAM Force CX1 Hydraulic Disc, 140 mm

  • FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105 5800, 31.8 Clamp on

  • REAR DERAILLEUR n/a

  • SHIFT LEVERS SRAM Force CX1 Hydraulic Disc

  • CASSETTE SRAM X1 XD Drive, 10-42

  • CHAIN SRAM PC-1170, 11-speed

  • CRANKSET Cannondale HollowGram Si hollow forged, BB30a with OPI SpideRing 44T

  • BOTTOM BRACKET FSA BB30 bearings

  • RIMS Slate Disc 650b 28H welded

  • FRONT HUB Lefty 50 Road

  • REAR HUB Formula 142 x 12 mm thru rear 28h

  • SPOKES DT Swiss Aerolite

  • FRONT TYRE Cannondale Slate Folding TRS tubeless, 650x42c, by Panaracer

  • REAR TYRE Cannondale Slate Folding TRS tubeless, 650x42c, by Panaracer

  • SADDLE Fabric Scoop Radius Race Ti Rails

  • SEATPOST Cannondale C1 Alloy, 27.2 x 350 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.

PRODUCT REF: 16SLATEFORCECX1

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