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 105

Brakes

TRP

Crank

FSA

Frame

SmartForm C2 Alloy

Wheelset

Maddux

Wheel Size

700c

Frame

CAAD Optimo, SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE, BB30, Flat Mount Disc

Fork

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

Rear Shock

N/A

Rims

RD 2.0 Disc, 28H Front, 32H Rear

Hubs

Formula, CX-20 front, CX-22 rear

Spokes

Stainless Steel, 15g

Tires

Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25c

Pedals

Wellgo w/ Clip and Strap

Crank

FSA Gossamer, BB30, 50/34

Crank Option

N/A

Bottom Bracket

FSA BB30

Chain

Shimano HG601, 11-speed

Rear Cogs

Shimano 105, 11-28, 11-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano 105, 31.8 clamp

Rear Derailleur

Shimano 105

Shifters

Shimano 105

Handlebar

Cannondale C3, butted 6061 Alloy, Compact

Grips

Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel, 2.5mm

Stem

Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 6 deg.

Headset

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

Brakes

TRP Spyre C cable disc, 160/140mm

Brake Levers

Shimano 105

Saddle

Cannondale Stage Ergo w/ Crmo Rails

Seatpost

Cannondale C3, Alloy, 27.2x300mm

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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