2019 Cannondale Scalpel-Si 5

High-end component level carbon frame crosscountry bike

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2019 Cannondale Scalpel-Si 5
  • MSRP $3,150
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Rear Travel 100mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    Cannondale Lefty
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM NX Eagle

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2019 Cannondale Scalpel-Si 5
25 mph
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26 mph

The 2019 Scalpel-Si 5 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Scalpel-Si 5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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FrameScalpel-Si, 100mm, SmartForm C1 Alloy, Zero Pivot seatstay, Carbon Link, PF30, 1.5 Si head tube, Ai Offset
ForkALL-NEW Lefty Ocho, 27.5/29", 100mm, Chamber Damper with cable lockout, OppO Spring System, tapered steerer, 50/55mm offset
Rear ShockRockShox Monarch RL, 100mm
Bottom BracketCannondale BB30
HeadsetCannondale HeadShok Si
StemCannondale C3, 3D Forged 6061 Alloy, 1-1/8", 31.8, 7-degree
HandlebarCannondale C3 Flat, 6061 double-butted Alloy, 8-degree sweep, 760mm
SaddleFabric Scoop Shallow Sport, steel rails
SeatpostCannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 31.6 x 400mm
GripsCannondale Locking Grips
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM NX Eagle
ShiftersSRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
CrankTruvativ Stylo 6K, 34T, Ai Custom
CassetteSRAM PG-1230, NX Eagle, 11-50, 12-speed
ChainSRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Chain Guide
BrakesShimano MT500 hydro disc, 180/160mm RT56 rotors
Brake LeversShimano MT500 hydro disc
RimsWTB STX i23 TCS, 28h, tubeless ready
SpokesDT Swiss Champion (Ai Offset dish - rear)
Front HubLefty 60 front, Formula 12x142 rear w/ HG driver
Rear HubLefty 60 front, Formula 12x142 rear w/ HG driver
TiresSchwalbe Racing Ray Performance 27.5/29 x 2.25" front, Racing Ralph Performance 2.25" rear, Addix compound, tubeless ready
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