An aluminum frame endurance bike with upper mid-range components and mechanical disc brakes, priced near the low end of the Synapse model range.
2 × 11 — 22 speed
Synapse Disc 105
The Synapse Disc 105 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.
The Synapse Disc 105 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.
Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more. Learn more
Cannondale have overhauled the Synapse, adding an integrated radar and lights. Can it offer improved safety on the road? Read on to find out.
This is an initial score and could change as I spend more time on the bike
The Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105 is a popular endurance bike that still has a spring in its step
Cannondale's Synapse uses a mix of their SAVE frame design with a Shimano 105 drivetrain and hydraulic disc brakes to create a solid budget package.
Fast, smooth and fun, the new Synapse is an exceedingly good endurance bike
The 2018 Cannondale Synapse Carbon Disc proves you can have speed and comfort in the same bike. With race worthy handling and power transfer, the SAVE seatstays, chainstays and fork add bump-eating compliance for a bike that can go long and fast. Read our full review with actual weights right here!
Balanced comfort and performance
This alloy-frame endurance bike is great for all-day adventures and fast group rides
SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE, BB30, internal cable routing, flat mount, SAVE, BB30, Internal cable routing, Flat mount
BB Standard: BB30, press-fit
Full Carbon, SAVE, internal routing, 1-1/8" - 1 1/4" tapered steerer, flat mount, 55mm rake, 12x100 thru axle
FSA Sealed Bearing, Integrated, 1-1/4"-1-1/8"
Cannondale 3, 6061 alloy, 31.8, 7°
Cannondale 3, 6061 alloy, Compact
Cannondale Stage Ergo
Cannondale 3, 6061 alloy, 25.4 x 350mm (44-56), 400mm (58-63)
Cannondale Grip Bar Tape w/Gel, 3.5mm
Shimano 105 GS
Shimano 105, braze-on
FSA Gossamer alloy, BB30, 50/34
Shimano 105, 2x11
Shimano 105, 11-34, 11-speed
KMC X11, 11-speed
TRP Spyre-C cable actuated disc, 160/160mm rotors
RD 2.0, 28h
Stainless steel, 14g
Formula CRX-512, 12x100
Formula CX-22, QR
Vittoria Zaffiro, 700 x 30c