2019 Cannondale Trigger 2

Cannondale’s 2019 Trigger 2 is a high-end component level carbon frame trail bike.

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2019 Cannondale Trigger 2
  • MSRP $5,500
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 150mm
  • Rear Travel 145mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    Fox Performance Elite Float 34
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM X01 Eagle
  • Seatpost Dropper post

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2019 Cannondale Trigger 2
25 mph
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The 2019 Trigger 2 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Trigger 2 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


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

Stack 576588599610
Reach 416439461486
Stack/Reach Ratio1.391.341.301.26
Top Tube Length 576602627655
Seat Tube Length 400430460520
Seat Tube Angle74.574.574.574.5
Head Tube Length 97110122134
Head Tube Angle66.
BB Drop 10101010
BB Height 345345345345
Chainstay Length 420420420420
Wheelbase 1,1361,1641,1901,220
Standover Height 750760765795
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
FrameTrigger, 145mm travel, BallisTec Carbon front triangle, SmartForm C1 Alloy swingarm, carbon shock link, Ai offset drivetrain, ISCG05, PF30, flat mount brake, tapered headtube
ForkFox Float Performance Elite 34, 150mm, FIT4 Damper, 3-Pos adj., 15x110, tapered steerer, 44mm offset
Rear ShockFox Float Performance Elite DPX2 EVOL w/ Gemini dual mode air spring system (Flow Mode - 145mm / Hustle Mode - 115mm), remote-actuated, 3-Pos adj.
Bottom BracketCannondale Alloy PressFit30
HeadsetIntegrated, 1-1/8 to 1.5", sealed angular contact bearings
StemCannondale C1, 3D Forged 6061 Alloy, 1-1/8", 31.8, 0°, 45mm
HandlebarCannondale C1 Riser, Carbon, 15mm rise, 9° sweep, 4° rise, 780mm
SaddleFabric Scoop Shallow Elite, cro-mo rails
SeatpostCannondale DownLow Dropper Post, internal routing, 31.6, 100mm (S), 125mm (M), 150mm (L-XL)
GripsCannondale Locking Grips
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM X01 Eagle
ShiftersSRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed
CrankTruvativ Descendant Carbon, 30T, Ai Custom
CassetteSRAM XG-1295, X01 Eagle, 10-50, 12-speed
ChainSRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed
Chain Guide
BrakesSRAM Guide RS hydro disc, 180/180mm Centerline rotors
Brake LeversSRAM Guide RS hydro disc
RimsStan's NoTubes Flow MK3, 32h, tubeless ready
SpokesDT Swiss Competition (Ai Offset dish - rear)
Front HubFormula 15x110 front, SRAM 900 12x148 rear w/ XD driver
Rear HubFormula 15x110 front, SRAM 900 12x148 rear w/ XD driver
TiresMaxxis Minion DHF 27.5 x 2.5" front, High Roller II 2.4" rear, 3C Compound, EXO puncture protection, tubeless ready
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