2021 Cannondale Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS

A carbon frame gravel bike with ultra high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced near the high end of the Topstone model range.

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2021 Cannondale Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS
MSRP$6,750
Weight19.2 lbs
FrameCarbon
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c Carbon
Tires37c
Drivetrain2 × 12 Electronic
GroupsetForce eTAP
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

2 × 12 — 24 speed

Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS

40 mph

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36 mph

The Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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February 2021

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Cannondale Topstone Lefty 1 review

Great fun to take almost anywhere off-road, but lacks overall versatility that defines a true gravel bike

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August 2021

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Overall, the Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty 3 is a fun bike. Yes, a tad on the heavy side, but with some slight changes could be made lighter. Topstone Carbon Lefty 3...

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May 2021

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Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty 1 review

Immensely capable gravel machine that will take you further off the beaten track than ever

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May 2020

Gran Fondo
Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty 1 2021 first ride review – gravelling on cloud 9?

Cannondale have equipped their Topstone platform with a suspension fork for the new Topstone Carbon Lefty 1. Can this scintillating bike convince us on the trails and do small 650B wheels make sense on gravel? Find all the details and our first ride review here.

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December 2020

road.cc
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Fast, light gravel ripper with top-notch equipment and useful suspension tech

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September 2020

Cycling Weekly
Cannondale Topstone Lefty 3

Tons of fun - though we'd like a little more tyre clearance for techy trails, please

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May 2020

Bikerumor
Review: Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty gravel bike tames the tempo, tackles tough terrain

The Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty bashes thru rough terrain, but can it hang on the fastest rides? We put this full suspension gravel bike to the test!

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Geometry

Sizing
XS

5'1" – 5'6"

SM

5'4" – 5'9"

MD

5'7" – 5'12"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'0" – 6'5"

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Specs
Build
Frame

All-New, BallisTec Carbon, Kingpin suspension system, Proportional Response size-specific construction, Directline internal cable routing, BB30-83 Ai, 142x12 Speed Release thru-axle, flat-mount disc, removable fender bridge, multiple gear/bottle mounts, dropper post compatible, Kingpin suspension system, Proportional Response size-specific construction, Directline internal cable routing, BB30-83 Ai, 142x12 Speed Release thru-axle, Flat-mount disc, Removable fender bridge, Multiple gear/bottle mounts, Dropper post compatible

BB StandardBB30, press-fit

Fork

All-New, BallisTec Carbon, 55mm OutFront offset, SAVE, 1-1/8" to 1.5" steerer, integrated crown race, Directline internal routing, 12x100mm Speed Release thru-axle, flat mount disc, gear/rack/fender mounts

Bottom Bracket

Cannondale Alloy BB30

Headset

Integrated, 1.5" lower to 1-1/8" upper w/ reducer, 25mm Alloy top cap

Stem

All-New HollowGram SAVE, alloy, -6°

Handlebar

HollowGram SAVE Carbon, 400mm (S), 420mm (M-L)

Saddle

Fabric Scoop Shallow Race, titanium rails

Seatpost

SAVE Carbon, 27.2 x 350mm (XS-L), 400mm (XL)

Grips

Cannondale Grip Bar Tape w/Gel, 3.5mm

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM Force eTap AXS

Front Derailleur

SRAM Force eTap AXS, braze-on

Crank

SRAM Force eTap AXS, 46/33

Shifters

SRAM Force eTap AXS HRD, 2x12

Cassette

SRAM XG-1270, 10-33, 12-speed

Chain

SRAM Force eTap AXS, 12-speed

Brakes

SRAM Force eTap AXS, 160/160mm Centerline, Centerlock rotors

Brake Levers

SRAM Force eTap AXS

Wheels
Rims

HollowGram 22 Carbon, 22mm deep, 25mm ID, tubeless ready

Spokes

HollowGram, double-butted straight pull (Ai Offset Dish - rear)

Front Hub

HollowGram Sealed Bearing, straight pull, 12x100

Rear Hub

HollowGram 142x12

Tires

WTB Riddler TCS Light, 700 x 37c, tubeless ready

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