F29 Carbon 2

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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 Carbon, SPEED SAVE, BB30, 1.5 Si Head Tube

    Fork

    Lefty XLR 90 29, Hybrid Needle Bearing Technology

    Crank

    Shimano XT Hollowtech II, 38/24

    Bottom Bracket

    FSA BB30 w/ Wheels Mfg Adapter

    Shifters

    Shimano XT w/ i-spec

    Cog Set

    Shimano XT, 11-36, 10-speed

    Chain

    KMC X10SL, 10-speed

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano Xt, direct mount

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano XT, Shadow Plus

    Rims

    Mavic Crossroc 29 WTS, tubeless ready

    Hubs

    Mavic Crossroc 29, Lefty front, 135x9 rear

    Tires

    Mavic Crossroc 29 WTS

    Pedals

    N/A

    Brake

    Shimano XT Race, 180/160mm

    Handlebar

    Cannondale C1 flat, carbon, 700mm

    Stem

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

    Headset

    Cannondale HeadShok Si

    Brake Levers

    Shimano XT Race, i-spec

    Spokes

    Mavic Crossroc 29

    Grips

    Cannondale Foam Locking Grips

    Saddle

    Prologo Nago Evo X8 T1.4

    Seat Post

    Cannondale SAVE Carbon, 27.2x350mm (S, M) 400mm (L, X)

    Rear Shock

    N/A