2019 Cannondale Catalyst 1

Modest component level aluminum frame crosscountry bike

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2019 Cannondale Catalyst 1
  • MSRP $630
  • Suspension Hardtail
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
    SunTour
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 3 × 7
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Acera
Gearing

3 × 7 — 21 speed

2019 Cannondale Catalyst 1
31 mph
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26 mph

The 2019 Catalyst 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2019 Catalyst 1 while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Build
FrameCatalyst, SmartForm C3 Alloy, 1-1/8” head tube, rack and fender mounts, 27.5"
ForkSR Suntour XCT, 100mm, Hydraulic Lockout, Coil
Bottom BracketSealed Bearing BSA
HeadsetSemi-integrated, threadless, 1-1/8"
StemCannondale C4 Riser, 6061 Alloy, 25mm rise, 8° sweep, 6° rise, 720mm
HandlebarCannondale C4 Riser, 6061 Alloy, 25mm rise, 8° sweep, 6° rise, 720mm
SaddleCannondale Stage 2
SeatpostCannondale Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm
PedalsCannondale Platform
GripsCannondale Dual-Density
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Tourney, 31.8 clamp
Rear DerailleurShimano Acera
ShiftersShimano Easy Fire EF505, 3x7
CrankProwheel, 42/34/24
CassetteSunrace, 11-34, 7-speed
ChainKMC, 7-speed
BrakesShimano MT200 hydro disc, 160/160mm RT26 rotors
Brake LeversShimano MT200 hydro disc
Wheels
RimsWTB SX19, 32h
SpokesStainless Steel, 14g
Front HubFormula QR front, QR rear w/ HG driver
Rear HubFormula QR front, QR rear w/ HG driver
TiresFreedom Transition Sport 27.5 x 2.25"
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