2020 Cannondale Slate SE Apex 1

Mid-range component level aluminum frame gravel bike

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2020 Cannondale Slate SE Apex 1
  • MSRP $3,050
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 27.5″
  • Drivetrain 1 × 11
  • Groupset 
    SRAM Apex 1
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc


1 × 11 — 11 speed

2020 Cannondale Slate SE Apex 1
33 mph
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36 mph

The 2020 Slate SE Apex 1 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2020 Slate SE Apex 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Estimated spec level of the Slate SE Apex 1 compared to other gravel bikes. 99 Spokes analyzes the build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more to estimate the overall spec level of each bike.  Learn more »

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
GripsCannondale Grip Bar Tape w/Gel, 3.5mm
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
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

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