2018 Cannondale Althea 1

2018 Cannondale Althea 1
MSRP$1,100
WheelsAluminum 700c
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel50mm
Gearing1 × 11
Drivetrain
SRAM GX

Cannondale’s 2018 Althea 1 is an upper mid-range component level aluminum frame fitness bike.

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Build
FrameNew Althea, SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE, 1-1/2" to 1-1/8" tapered head tube, 700/650
ForkSR Suntour NCX, 1-1/2"- 1-1/8" tapered, Lockout, 50mm (S, M) / SR Suntour M3030, Lockout, 63mm (XS only)
Bottom BracketSRAM GXP
HeadsetVP Si 1-1/2"- 1-1/8"
StemCannondale C3, 6061 alloy, 31.8, 12 deg
HandlebarCannondale C4, 6061 double-butted, 12mm rise, 660mm
SaddleCannondale Women's CX Ergo
SeatpostCannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 27.2x350mm
PedalsCannondale Reinforced Composite
GripsCannondale Ergo Performance Women's, Lock-on
Components
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX, Long cage, 11-speed
ShiftersSRAM NX, 11-speed
CrankSRAM NX 32t
CassetteSRAM Powerglide 1130, 11-42
ChainSRAM 11-speed
BrakesShimano M396 hydro disc, 160/160mm
Brake LeversShimano M396 hydro disc
Wheels
RimsDC 3.0, double wall w/eyelet, 32-hole
SpokesStainless, 14g
Front HubAlloy Disc, sealed, loose ball bearings, QR, 32h
Rear HubAlloy Disc, sealed, loose ball bearings, QR, 32h
TiresKenda Happy Medium, 700x35c (S, M) / Schwalbe G-One, 650x38c (XS only)
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Cannondale Althea 1
23 mph
Similar Bikes
31 mph

The 2018 Althea 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Althea 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

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Size
XSSMMD
Stack 564584599
Reach 381389398
Stack/Reach Ratio1.481.501.51
Top Tube Length 553567581
Seat Tube Length 350400450
Seat Tube Angle73.073.073.0
Head Tube Length 107107123
Head Tube Angle69.569.569.5
BB Drop 😞😞😞
BB Height 296293293
Front Center 625635650
Chainstay Length 435450450
Wheelbase 1,0571,0781,093
Standover Height 679719757
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
MSRP$1,100
WheelsAluminum 700c
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel50mm
Gearing1 × 11
Drivetrain
SRAM GX
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Cannondale Althea 1
23 mph
Similar Bikes
31 mph

The 2018 Althea 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Althea 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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