2018 Cannondale Althea 3

2018 Cannondale Althea 3
Summary
MSRPUS$ 650
Wheel Size700c
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel50mm
Gearing3 × 8
Drivetrain
Shimano Acera
Brand
Cannondale
Description

Cannondale’s 2018 Althea 3 is a modest component level aluminum frame fitness bike.

Build
FrameNew Althea, SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE, 1-1/2" to 1-1/8" tapered head tube, 700/650
ForkSR Suntour NEX w/ lockout, 50mm, 1-1/8" steerer (S, M) / SR Suntour M3030, Lockout, 63mm, 1-1/8" steerer (XS only)
Bottom BracketTange Cartridge
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
Front DerailleurShimano Altus 31.8 clamp
Rear DerailleurShimano Acera, 8-speed
ShiftersShimano M310 Rapidfire Plus, 3x8
CrankSR Suntour XCE 48/38/28
CassetteSunrace 11-32, 8-speed
ChainKMC Z72, 8-speed
BrakesTektro M285 hydro disc, 160/160mm
Brake LeversTektro M285 hydro disc
Wheels
RimsDC 3.0, double wall w/eyelet, 32-hole
SpokesStainless, 15g
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
3 × 824 speed
2018 Cannondale Althea 3
Category Average Virtual Bike

The 2018 Althea 3 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2018 Althea 3 while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

Roll over table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
XSSMMD
Stack564584599
Reach381389398
Top Tube Length553567581
Seat Tube Angle73.073.073.0
Seat Tube Length350400450
Head Tube Angle69.569.569.5
Head Tube Length107107123
Chainstay Length435450450
BB Height296293293
Front Center625635650
Wheelbase1,0571,0781,093
Standover Height679719757
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
Replacement Parts
Summary
MSRPUS$ 650
Wheel Size700c
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel50mm
Gearing3 × 8
Drivetrain
Shimano Acera
Brand
Cannondale
Gearing
3 × 824 speed
2018 Cannondale Althea 3
Category Average Virtual Bike

The 2018 Althea 3 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2018 Althea 3 while riding downhill or sprinting.

Replacement Parts
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