QUICK CX 1

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msrp  $ 1550

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Frame

Quick CX HeadShok, Optimized 6061 alloy, SAVE

Fork

HeadShok Fatty DL50, 50 mm w/lockout, OPI

Crank

Shimano M521, 48/36/26

Bottom Bracket

Shimano BB-ES25, Octalink

Shifters

Shimano Deore

Speeds

9-Speed

Cog Set

Shimano HG30, 12-30, 9-speed

Chain

KMC Z99, 9-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano Allivio, 31.8 Clamp

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore

Rims

Maddux DC3.0, double wall w/eyelet, 32 hole

Hubs

Shimano SLX M665 centerlock disc

Tires

Kenda Happy Medium, 700x35c

Pedals

Stainless Steele, XD black, 15g

Brake

Magura MT2 hydraulic disc

Handlebar

Cannondale C3, 6061 double butted, 20mm rise, 640mm

Stem

Cannondale C3 HeadShok, 3-D forged, 31.8, 12 deg rise

Headset

Tange SI HeadShok

Spokes

Stainless Steel, XD Black, 15g

Grips

Cannondale Ergo Performance, lock on

Saddle

Cannondale Quick CX Ergo

Seat Post

Cannondale C3, 2 bolt, 2014 alloy, 31.6 x 350 mm,

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cannondaleQUICK CX 1
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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        5.0

        smooths the washboards

        By casey ray

        from Seminole, Ok

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              Comments about cannondale QUICK CX 1:

              Ride long circuit of rolling dirt roads in central Oklahoma, this bike is comfortable and nimble. I added Aero bars to counter windage. Also up sized to 42 front and 40 nobby tires.

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              5.0

              Can do it all

              By Jimbo

              from Connecticut

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                    Comments about cannondale QUICK CX 1:

                    Great bike if your just want one bike to cruise on the street or go light off road trails.

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                    2.0

                    Quick CX1 with XL Frame

                    By Disappointed in MI

                    from Ann Arbor, MI

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                          Comments about cannondale QUICK CX 1:

                          This bike has overall been quite a disappointment for me.

                          I spent a lot of time researching the right bike to fit the type of riding I typically do which is mostly paved bike trails with some excursions onto dirt roads. I just wanted a bike I could go faster on and further with than my dual suspension full mountain bike. Also, in the future, I plan to take some longer road rides. Unfortunately, the bike I picked was not in stock at the various Cannondale dealers in the Detroit area and I ordered it based upon descriptions. I placed the order in early March and didn't take delivery until mid-June. So far I have ridden it for ~300 miles and I already have a laundry list of issues. The seat is not very comfortable, it has stitches coming out and is already exhibiting premature wear. The brakes make signifiant noises during random braking events. The front brake rubs periodically, when the brake is fully released. The hand grips are made of an extremely hard rubber and are very uncomfortable particularly during longer rides. The grips are wearing rapidly with small chunks of rubber coming off of them. The bike has developed a clicking sound in the crank area. I haven't been able to isolate where from exactly as it only does it with a certain amount of force being applied to the pedals. At light forces and during acceleration it goes away. It only clicks at typical riding speeds with or without my sitting on the saddle. The bike overall doesn't seem very "Quick" as its name implies. In fairness, it might be partially due to the more mountain type Kenda cross tires and possibly some improvement could be achieved by switching to road tires.

                          I have contacted the dealer I purchased the bike from and was told I may need to pay for labor for adjusting/replacing the brakes pads to fix the noise issue even under warranty. If Cannondale supplied the bike with quiet brakes, I wouldn't have to be getting warranty work done in the first place. I will be changing out the hand grips also at my expense. Regarding the excessive seat and hand grips wear, the dealer told me it is "NORMAL". What???? Little chunks of rubber started coming off my grips in under 200 miles, this is considered normal? Pictures have been sent to Cannondale warranty group and we are currently awaiting their assessment.

                          To make this a fair review, I must mention the bike does shift extremely well with precise, clean and rapid shifts both up and down and with both front and rear derailleurs. And despite the noise, the hydraulic disc brake feel and stopping power are excellent.

                          This bike has the name "Cannondale" on it in at least 23 locations (yes, twenty-three). I wonder what it would be like if Cannondale had invested this excess on Engineering the mechanics of the bike and into upgrading the components. May be then, the bike wouldn't have all of these issues.

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                          5.0

                          Jack Of All Trades, Master Of None.

                          By Kyle

                          from Eugene, Oregon

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                                Comments about cannondale QUICK CX 1:

                                This bike delivers exactly as advertised. Great for downtown and urban environments as well as swift communing on long paths.

                                Pros
                                Amazing Utility
                                Sleek Design
                                Well Handled
                                Comfortable
                                Lightweight

                                Cons:
                                Handlebar Ergonomics
                                Drag (expected in a hybrid)

                                Best Uses
                                Urban Riding
                                All-weather Cycling

                                I would absolutely recommend this bike.

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                                4.0

                                It's quick and nimble

                                By Parseeker

                                from Eramosa, ON, Canada

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                                      Comments about cannondale QUICK CX 1:

                                      I got my Quick CX1 for riding country roads that are a mixture of blacktop, gravel, really loose gravel, and simply mud. Lots of hills around here (Niagara Escarpment country) so I wanted something that could climb as well.

                                      Consequently my short list included the following items: climbing gearing: 3 x 10 speed, front shocks with lockout, light weight, some carbon for weight and comfort.

                                      The Quick CX1 has 3x9 gearing which is certainly adequate, although I would have preferred 10 speeds in the back for smoother shifting and less front shifting. Still, that's a nit, but for the price I think it should have been a 10-er.

                                      The shocks do a really good job of locking out and the lockout is very easy to use while riding without adding remote cables (weight, complexity). On the other hand, I would have liked more give when not locked out. Except for really big bumps, it's hard to tell that they are working. At the end of the day, they do add some comfort, but they could have been tuned better.

                                      Weight: very competitive.

                                      After riding a number of competitive offerings from Giant, Trek and several others, the Quick CX1 was easily the overall winner.

                                      It is light, comfortable, smooth and fully featured with great brakes.

                                      I did get a pair of Sammy Slicks installed instead of the Continentals that the store had on. These Schwalbe's are excellent.

                                      Absolutely delighted with it so far. After about 300km in the last 2-3 weeks, I am delighted.

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