F29 Carbon Black Inc.

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The cure for the common 29’er.

The F in F29 doesn’t stand for F-ing Fast, but it probably should. Fast because of the F29 series’ proprietary SPEED SAVE micro-suspension technology, which keeps speeds high and fatigue low, and their ultralight and ultra-stiff frames which ensure that all those precious watts get converted into race wins.

F29 IS:

  • Super stiff laterally and vertically compliant thanks to SPEED SAVE stays and BallisTec carbon construction.
  • A tight corner destroyer with its 29er race geometry and super precise handling Lefty fork.
  • So light you can eat that cupcake guilt-free.
  • Rider profile:

    For racers and discerning hardtail purists seeking for the pinnacle of 29er handling and light weight.

    TECHNOLOGIES

    THREE GREAT FRAME OPTIONS

    • F29 Hi-MOD: High modulus BallisTec Carbon. At just 1050 grams for a large frame, the F29 Hi-Mod is in a class of it’s own.
    • F29 Carbon: 1200 grams. By using a higher percentage of intermediate modulus fibers, we bring BallisTec carbon technology to more price points, while still staying lighter than the competition.
    • F29 Alloy: SmartFormed alloy brings so much performance, you’ll forget it’s not carbon.


    • 29’ER RACE GEOMETRY
      By utilizing super short chainstays, a lower BB and a steeper head angle the F29’er Carbon has the same sharp handling and lively feel of our 26” race bikes, only with the roll-over-anything ability of bigger wheels.
    • LEFTY SYSTEM INTEGRATION
      29’ers love Lefty. It’s true. Its unmatched stiffness and light weight make an even bigger difference on the big wheeled bikes.
    • SPEED SAVE VIBRATION ELIMINATION TECHNOLOGY
      SPEED SAVE rear stays allow the rear wheel to track the ground, improving control and reducing fatigue.
    • CONTINUOS CARBON
      On carbon models, stiffening fibers run uninterrupted from the head tube to the rear dropouts to increase overall frame stiffness while retaining compliance for exceptional ride-feel.

    Frame

    F29, BallisTec Hi-MOD Carbon, SPEED SAVE, BB30, 1.5 Si Head Tube

    Fork

    Lefty Carbon XLR 90 29, Hybrid Needle Bearing Technology

    Crank

    Cannondale HollowGram SiSL2, BB30, XO 2x10 rings, 38/24

    Bottom Bracket

    FSA BB30

    Shifters

    Shimano XTR w/ i-spec

    Cog Set

    Shimano XTR, 11-36, 10-speed

    Chain

    KMC X10SL, 10-speed

    Front Derailleur

    SRAM X0, direct mount

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano XTR, Shadow Plus

    Rims

    ENVE Carbon Twenty9 XC, tubeless ready

    Hubs

    Lefty SL front, Chris King rear, 32 hole

    Tires

    Schwalbe Thunder Burt EVO Snakeskin, 29x2.1", folding, tubeless ready

    Pedals

    N/A

    Brake

    Shimano XTR Race, 160/160mm

    Handlebar

    ENVE Carbon Sweep, flat, 740mm

    Stem

    Cannondale OPI Adjustable Stem/Steerer V2, 31.8, -15 deg.(S-L), -5 deg.(X)

    Headset

    Cannondale HeadShok Si

    Brake Levers

    Shimano XTR Race, carbon lever, i-spec

    Spokes

    DT Swiss AeroLite

    Grips

    Cannondale Foam Locking Grips

    Saddle

    Prologo Nago Evo X8, Carbon rails

    Seat Post

    ENVE Carbon, 27.2x400mm

    Rear Shock

    N/A

    Extras

    Single ring conversion kit (MRP 36T ring & MRP single Guide) included