The lightest, stiffest, best climbing, best descending, all-around fastest XC race bike ever made. The new XC is gnarly. The new Scalpel Si is gnarlier.

Specifications

Component Overview

DriveTrain

Shimano XT

Brakes

Shimano XT

Crank

Cannondale Si

Frame

Ballistec Carbon

Wheelset

Stan's NoTubes ZTR Rapid

Wheel Size

29" | 27.5"

Frame

Scalpel-Si, 100mm, BallisTec Carbon, Zero Pivot seatstay, PF30, 1.5 Si head tube, Ai Offset

Fork

Lefty 2.0, 100mm, XLR Isolated Damper Technology with XC+ tune and XLoc remote, 55mm offset

Rear Shock

RockShox Monarch RL, 100mm

Rims

Stan's ZTR Rapid 25, 32 hole

Hubs

Lefty 60 front, Formula DHT-142x12, (Ai Offset dish - Rear)

Spokes

DT Swiss Competition (Ai Offset dish - Rear)

Tires

Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance, 29x2.25", folding

Pedals

N/A

Crank

Cannondale Si, BB30, 36/26 CNC Rings

Bottom Bracket

Cannondale Alloy PressFit30

Chain

Shimano CN-HG601, 11-speed

Rear Cogs

Shimano XT M8000, 11-42, 11-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano XT M8000

Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT M8000 Shadow Plus, 11-speed

Shifters

Shimano XT M8000, 2x11

Handlebar

Cannondale C2 Butted AL2014 Alloy, 760mm

Grips

Cannondale X1 Single Lock Grips

Stem

Cannondale C1, 6061 Alloy, 1.5", 31.8, -5 deg.

Headset

Cannondale HeadShok Si

Brakes

Shimano XT M8000, 160/160mm

Brake Levers

Shimano XT M8000

Saddle

Prologo Zero II STN

Seatpost

Cannondale C3, Micro Adjust, 6061 Alloy, 31.6x350mm (S,M) 400mm (L,X)

Sizes

XS, S (27.5") M,L,XL (29")

Innovation AND Technology

  • MODERN XC GEOMETRY
  • INTEGRATED DI2 BATTERY HOUSING
  • CLEAN CABLE MANAGEMENT
  • ULTRALIGHT CARBON LINK. STIFF LOCKR PIVOT AXLES, SMOOTH ZERO PIVOT STAYS.

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

Pure Modern XC. Low flat back, centered weight distribution.

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Innovation AND Technology

MODERN XC GEOMETRY

MODERN XC GEOMETRY

Short Chainstays for traction and agility, Slack Head Angle for stability at speed, Tight “Trail” Measurement for nimble handling at slower speeds. Spot on for modern XC.

INTEGRATED DI2 BATTERY HOUSING

INTEGRATED DI2 BATTERY HOUSING

Internal Top Tube Di2 Battery holder. Easily accessible. Allows use of stealth dropper post and Di2.

CLEAN CABLE MANAGEMENT

CLEAN CABLE MANAGEMENT

Interchangeable in-headtube cable guides hold the housing securely and support every possible cable configuration.

ULTRALIGHT CARBON LINK. STIFF LOCKR PIVOT AXLES, SMOOTH ZERO PIVOT STAYS.

ULTRALIGHT CARBON LINK. STIFF LOCKR PIVOT AXLES, SMOOTH ZERO PIVOT STAYS.

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

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