2019 Cannondale Slate SE Apex 1

2019 Cannondale Slate SE Apex 1
  • $3,050 MSRP
  • Aluminum frame
  • Carbon fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • SRAM Apex 1
    groupset

Cannondale’s 2019 Slate SE Apex 1 is a modest component level aluminum frame gravel bike.

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Build
FrameSlate, SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy, Di2 ready, SAVE, BB30a
ForkCannondale Lefty Oliver Carbon w/ PBR, 30mm Travel, 45mm offset
Bottom BracketCannondale BB30
HeadsetTange Seiki HeadShok Integrated
StemCannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°
HandlebarCannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, Compact
SaddleFabric Scoop Radius Sport, steel rails
SeatpostCannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 300mm
Pedals
GripsCannondale Grip Bar Tape w/Gel, 3.5mm
Components
Rear DerailleurSRAM Apex 1, Long cage
ShiftersSRAM Apex 1 HRD, 1x11
CrankSRAM Apex Alloy, 44T
CassetteSRAM PG-1130, 11-42, 11-speed
ChainSRAM PC-1110, 11-speed
BrakesSRAM Apex 1 HRD, 160/160mm Centerline
Brake LeversSRAM Apex 1 HRD
Wheels
RimsWTB STP i19 TCS, 28h, tubeless ready
SpokesStainless Steel, 14g
Front HubFormula Lefty front, RX-142 rear
Rear HubFormula Lefty front, RX-142 rear
TiresWTB Resolute, 650b x 42c, tubeless ready
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2019 Cannondale Slate SE Apex 1
33 mph
Similar Bikes
36 mph

The 2019 Slate SE Apex 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Slate SE Apex 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 538560582582
Reach 361385398412
Stack/Reach Ratio1.491.461.461.41
Top Tube Length 510545570590
Seat Tube Length 414454494544
Seat Tube Angle74.574.073.573.0
Head Tube Length 110134160160
Head Tube Angle71.071.571.571.5
BB Drop 7676565
BB Height 270273275275
Front Center 574601621636
Chainstay Length 405405405405
Wheelbase 9689961,0181,032
Rake 18444545
Standover Height 702739772800
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
  • $3,050 MSRP
  • Aluminum frame
  • Carbon fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • SRAM Apex 1
    groupset
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2019 Cannondale Slate SE Apex 1
33 mph
Similar Bikes
36 mph

The 2019 Slate SE Apex 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Slate SE Apex 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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