2019 Cannondale Trigger 3

Cannondale’s 2019 Trigger 3 is an upper mid-range component level carbon frame trail bike.

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2019 Cannondale Trigger 3
  • MSRP $3,675
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 150mm
  • Rear Travel 145mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    Fox Rhythm Float 34
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM NX Eagle
  • Seatpost Dropper post

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2019 Cannondale Trigger 3
22 mph
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The 2019 Trigger 3 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Trigger 3 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 Rhythm 34, 150mm, Grip Damper, Sweep-Adj., 15x110, tapered steerer, 44mm offset
Rear ShockFox Float Performance DPS 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 C3, 3D Forged 6061 Alloy, 1-1/8", 31.8, 0°, 45mm
HandlebarCannondale C3 Riser, 6061 Alloy, 15mm rise, 8° sweep, 4° rise, 780mm
SaddleFabric Scoop Shallow Sport, steel rails
SeatpostTranzX dropper, internal routing, 31.6, 100mm (S), 125mm (M-XL)
GripsCannondale Locking Grips
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM NX Eagle
ShiftersSRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
CrankTruvativ Stylo 6K, 30T, Ai Custom
CassetteSRAM PG-1230, NX Eagle, 11-50, 12-speed
ChainSRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Chain Guide
BrakesShimano MT500 hydro disc, 180/180mm RT56 rotors
Brake LeversShimano MT500 hydro disc
RimsWTB STS i29 TCS, 32h, tubeless ready
SpokesDT Swiss Champion (Ai Offset dish - rear)
Front HubFormula 15x110 front, 12x148 rear w/ HG driver
Rear HubFormula 15x110 front, 12x148 rear w/ HG driver
TiresMaxxis Minion DHF 27.5 x 2.5" front, High Roller II 2.4" rear, EXO puncture protection, folding
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