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Urban. Legend.

With stealth-fighter looks and street-fighter performance, Bad Boy is a fast, stylish and functional high-tech fashion statement that will turn even the most mundane urban journeys into a thrill ride.

BAD BOY IS:

  • Cutting edge technology meets edgy style.
  • Light, sleek and high tech.
  • The coolest way to get around the city.

rider profile:

Fit, motivated, stylish, discerning urbanite. Looking for a bike that’s as edgy and stylish as it is functional.

TECHNOLOGIES

  • SmartFormed Stealth Alloy
    Our most sophisticated aluminum crafting techniques and Stealth fighter-inspired tube shapes deliver light weight, style and performance. SAVE features in the rear triangle smooth rough city streets.
  • Unique Fork Options
    The radical-looking, lightweight single-bladed HeadShok Solo DL50 offers 50mm of fluid travel, hydraulic damping and convenient lockout, while the non-suspension Solo or Fatty rigid forks are super light and precise.
  • Rider Tailored Geometry
    Bad Boy, not surprisingly, has some attitude in its more-aggressive-than-most urban geometry. Its position and angles deliver quick responsiveness, while still giving good rider visibility in traffic.
  • Cool Details
    Many models feature the Si Urban 3D forged, single piece OPI bar/stem with integrated light. All models have sweet Lock-On urban grips, high visibility reflective paint and are rack and fender ready
  • Bad Boys for all
    Available in many different configurations, there is a Bad Boy for every urban need.
Frame

Bad Boy Stealth, Optimized 6061 Alloy, HeadShok

Fork

HeadShok Solo DL50, 50mm w/ lockout, OPI

Crank

FSA Gamma Drive MegaExo 42/32/24

Bottom Bracket

FSA BB-1000

Shifters

Shimano Deore

Cog Set

Shimano CS4600, 12-30, 10-speed

Chain

KMC X10, 10-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano Deore, 34.9 clamp

Rear Derailleur

Shimano SLX, Shadow

Rims

Cannondale C2 Bad Boy, 32-hole

Hubs

Cannondale Lefty SL front, Shimano Deore rear

Tires

WTB Freedom Thickslick, 700x28c

Pedals

Cannondale Urban 6point3 Alloy

Brake

Magura MT2 hydraulic disc, 160/160mm

Handlebar

Cannondale Si Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar w/ Si Light, 600mm, 7 deg..

Stem

Cannondale Si Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar w/ Si Light, 600mm,7 deg.

Headset

Cannondale HeadShok Si

Brake Levers

Magura MT2

Spokes

Stainless, 15g

Grips

Lock-On Grips

Saddle

Cannondale Bad Boy Riveted Leather

Seat Post

Cannondale C2, 2 bolt, Alloy, 31.6x350mm

Rear Shock

N/A

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Bad Boy 1
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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        4.0

        Best CITY bike!

        By iLano

        from Sao Paulo, Brazil

        About Me Commuter

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              Comments about Bad Boy 1:

              Commute everyday to work on asphalt and this bike is extremely fast, agile, and stealth mode. Lefty gives a cool look but 50mm is not the best, streets here are very bumpy and with lots of holes, but i believe that it does the work in paved plain streets.

              As use it to commute to work, at night, lights work very well for me (i've read some comments about the wrong positioning of the lights but i had no problem with that. when you pedal you look forward and not down to the handlebar.)

              One of the best things in this bike is the low profile all matte black finishing, so it does not call up to much attention. Only when you stop in traffic lights and then the lefty is more evident and people start to look with weird faces...

              Couldn't get use to the leather saddle. As is a hybrid bike you will feel lots of soil imperfections (and even more with lefty locked).

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Bad Boy 1--Worth the Money

              By Devil Dog

              from Alexandria, VA

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

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                    Comments about Bad Boy 1:

                    I am a recreational cyclist, doing 40-60 miles a week (3-3 rides a week). This bike was a big step up for me in terms of both cost and performance (sold my two 12 year-old hybrid bikes). This is a lot to spend on a bike, and so far I am very pleased with my investment! The bike is beautiful-- great style, color, features. I like the seating posture- I'm much higher in the saddle than I was before. I really like the headlight integrated into the handlebar, and the single-legged fork-- very unique look! Also noteworthy are the nicely trimmed upscale leather seat, and color-matched leather washer handgrips. I've done two rides, 40 miles total on the bike so far. I'm a bit leery about changing the tire when I get a flat on the trail, since the bike has hydraulic disc brakes. The Thick Slick tires look tough, but I hope they hold up to the moderate trail riding I do. I have no regrets on this baby!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    I prefer the term 'urban connoisseur'

                    By Salbert E. Gomez III

                    from Santa Clara, CA

                    About Me Commuter

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                          Comments about Bad Boy 1:

                          This is my only bike and I use it for everything. Its easy on my eyes, my knees, and my regular 'a' to 'b'. I look forward to using it to tow my new twins. Sometimes the evening commute is difficult and I have to take matters into my own hands. This is when I struggle to find the perfect surface and method. I would pay extra for more lumens and adjustable pitch.

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                          (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Anti spandex Bad Boy Hybrid

                          By Ryan G

                          from Ventura, CA

                          About Me Avid Cyclist

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                                Comments about Bad Boy 1:

                                I love flying by hairless spandex wearing yuppies with ten thousand dollars of bike and equipment. While I'm wearing a wife beater with dickey shorts and Ray Bands on my bad Boy Cannondale is exactly how I feel when I see the anger in his eyes and confusion on his face. This bike is by far the fastest bike that is also fun agile and comfortable to ride. The brakes are as good as a Ducati motorcycle and it shifts like a dual clutch transmission in a Mercedes. The bike is super light and strong and the front shock makes riding downtown in the city possible with out broken wrists and flats while zig zaging through traffic. The lockout is supper easy to engage while riding up those steep hills or quick thrusts to get through a yellow light. The only issue I've had is the top allen bolt on the seat post snapped from over tightening it and The quick release on the back rim came loose a couple times from some gnarly hits I took. The only things I changed was a new Rx gel seat that's light, sporty and comfy and I put some stealth black azonic platform pedals wich are lighter stronger and fit the personality of the bike. If you want the speed of a top of the line road bike but don't want the spandex and your butt in the air than this is a mans bullet of a bike!

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Fun And Exciting Ride!

                                By Dave W.

                                from Jupiter FL

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                                      Comments about Bad Boy 1:

                                      I ride every day for fitness and pleasure and I find this Bad Boy 1 model to fit all of my needs.
                                      It's tough, it's fast, it's agile and it's functional. The Bad Boy is the best all-in-one bike of the many bikes that I've recently owned.

                                      I almost forgot to mention that it's fun to ride too.

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