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Cannondale CAAD Optimo 3

Cannondale CAAD Optimo 3
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Highlighter
$1,200.00
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Highlighter
Size:
51cm
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Where Performance Takes Off
A true performance road bike with race-winning DNA – delivering champagne experience for lemonade money.

Where it thrives
The open road, In competition

What it's built for
Speed, Handling, Durability

Highlights
- Lightweight SmartForm C2 Alloy Frame w/ full carbon fork
- Shimano Sora 9-speed shifting / FSA Vero crank
- Promax RC-452 dual pivot brakes

Exceptional Aluminum Performance
Everything we know about aluminum road bikes in one space – refined tube profiles, precision butting, and double-pass welds create frames that are lighter and ride better than our competitors’ high-ticket alloy offerings.

Elite Race Geometry
With geometry influenced directly from our award-winning CAAD13 bike, the CAAD Optimo offers true race handling and optimal body position at all times.

Ride Smoother with SAVE
Along with Optimo’s new dropped seatstay profile, finely engineered flex zones in the rear of the frame absorb road chatter for better comfort and control.

Full Carbon Fork
Premium carbon fork features full carbon fiber construction and a tapered steerer, for ultra low weight, and maximum steering precision.

Versatility Built In
Subtle rack and fender mounts expand CAAD Optimo's versatility for commuting/wet weather training.

Smoother Than Ever
CAAD bikes have always been known for their surprisingly smooth ride. CAAD Optimo features a newly designed SAVE rear triangle to absorb road chatter for better comfort and control.

Specs

Frame All-New SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE, tapered headtube, fender mounts, 130 x 9mm QR
Fork BallisTec Full Carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer, fender mounts, 100 x 9mm QR
Headset CAAD Optimo, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4", 25mm top cap
Rims/Wheels RS 3.0, 24h front, 28h rear
Hubs Front: Formula RB-31
Rear: Formula RB-32
Spokes Stainless Steel, 14g
Tires Vittoria Zaffiro, 700 x 25c
Crankset FSA Vero Alloy, 50/34
Bottom Bracket Cartridge, square taper
Chain KMC X9, 9-speed
Front Derailleur Shimano Sora, 31.8 clamp
Rear Derailleur Shimano Sora GS
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano HG50, 11-30, 9-speed
Shifters Shimano Sora, 9-speed
Handlebars 6061 alloy, Compact
Tape/Grips Cannondale Bar Tape, 3.5mm
Stem 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°
Brake Levers Shimano Sora
Brakes Promax RC-452, dual pivot calipers
Pedals Wellgo w/Clip and Strap
Saddle Cannondale Stage CX
Seat Post Cannondale 4, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Highlighter / 51cm 884603865903 C14301M2051 210000004361

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