CAAD Optimo is CAAD12's overachieving little brother. With trickle-down tech and identical geometry, it makes a killer first performance road bike, or great training/backup bike for EVO/CAAD12 owners.

Specifications

Component Overview

DriveTrain

Shimano Claris

Brakes

Tektro

Crank

FSA

Frame

SmartForm C2 Alloy

Wheelset

RS

Wheel Size

700c

Frame

CAAD Optimo, SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE

Fork

Cannondale Ultra, Carbon blades, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer

Rear Shock

N/A

Rims

RS 3.0, 28H Front, 32H Rear

Hubs

Alloy, sealed, loose ball bearings, QR, 28h

Spokes

Stainless Steel, 15g

Tires

Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25c

Pedals

Wellgo w/ Clip and Strap

Crank

FSA Tempo, 50/34

Crank Option

N/A

Bottom Bracket

FSA Cartridge

Chain

KMC Z89, 8-speed

Rear Cogs

Sunrace 12-28, 8-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano Claris, 31.8 clamp

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Claris

Shifters

Shimano Claris

Handlebar

Cannondale C4 Compact, 6061 alloy

Grips

Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel, 2.5mm

Stem

Cannondale C4, 31.8, 6 deg.

Headset

FSA Integrated, 1-1/4" lower bearing, 25mm top cap

Brakes

Tektro R315, dual pivot

Brake Levers

Shimano Claris

Saddle

Cannondale Stage Ergo

Seatpost

Cannondale C4, Alloy, 27.2mmx300mm

Sizes

44, 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 60, 63

Innovation AND Technology

  • SAVE MICRO-SUSPENSION
  • TAPERED HEAD TUBE
  • INTEGRATED RACK/FENDER MOUNTS
  • INTERNAL DISC BRAKE ROUTING

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

A flat back for flat out speed. Cannondale's Road Race geometry delivers a  responsive and nimble ride in all handlebar positions to perfectly set you up for the win. 

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Innovation AND Technology

SAVE MICRO-SUSPENSION

SAVE MICRO-SUSPENSION

Engineered flex zones in the seat stays and chainstays absorb shock and vibration.

TAPERED HEAD TUBE

TAPERED HEAD TUBE

1-1/8” to 1-1/4” tapered steerer provides the best balance of stiffness, compliance and weight.

INTEGRATED RACK/FENDER MOUNTS

INTEGRATED RACK/FENDER MOUNTS

Subtle mounts and a bolt-on seatstay fender bridge expand CAAD Optimo's versatility for commuting/wet weather training.

INTERNAL DISC BRAKE ROUTING

INTERNAL DISC BRAKE ROUTING

Clean internal routing on the frame and fork for the disc brake lines.

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

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