Lighter, stiffer and smoother riding than many carbon frames, CAAD12 is simply the most sophisticated, highest performing aluminum race bike ever made.

Specifications

Component Overview

DriveTrain

SRAM Force 1

Brakes

SRAM Force

Crank

Cannondale HollowGram Si

Frame

SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy

Wheelset

Cannondale HollowGram Carbon

Wheel Size

700c

Frame

CAAD12 Disc, SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy, SPEED SAVE, BB30a, Di2 Ready, flat-mount disc

Fork

CAAD12 Disc, SPEED SAVE, BallisTec Carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4", post-mount disc

Rear Shock

N/A

Rims

Cannondale HollowGram Si, Carbon Clincher Disc, 19mm inner, 35mm deep, tubeless compatible

Hubs

Cannondale HollowGram Si Disc, straight-pull, 24h (F), 28h (RR), Center-lock

Spokes

DT Swiss Aerolite, straight pull

Tires

Schwalbe ONE, folding, 700x25c

Crank

Cannondale HollowGram Si, BB30a, w/ OPI SpideRing, X-Sync®, 50t

Bottom Bracket

FSA BB30 Bearings

Chain

SRAM PC-1110, 11-speed

Rear Cogs

SRAM PG-1130, 11-28, 11-speed

Front Derailleur

N/A

Rear Derailleur

SRAM Force Type 1

Shifters

SRAM Force HRD

Handlebar

Cannondale C2, 2014 Alloy, Compact

Grips

Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel, 2.5mm

Stem

Cannondale C2, 7050 Alloy, 31.8, 6 deg.

Headset

CAAD12, 1-1/4" lower bearing, 25mm Carbon top cap

Brakes

SRAM Force HRD, 160/140mm

Brake Levers

SRAM Force HRD

Saddle

Fi'zi:k Arione R7 MG Rails

Seatpost

Cannondale C2, UD Carbon, 25.4x300mm

Sizes

44,48,50,52,54,56,58,60,63

Innovation AND Technology

  • SMARTFORMED C1 6069 CONSTRUCTION
  • CONTINUOUS CARBON SPEED SAVE FORK
  • SPEED SAVE REAR TRIANGLE
  • BRAZE-ON DISC MOUNTS (PATENT PENDING)
  • DELTA SEAT TUBE/BB30A

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

SMARTFORMED C1 6069 CONSTRUCTION

SMARTFORMED C1 6069 CONSTRUCTION

Our most premium alloy construction, Flow-Modeled Design and high-strength 6069 aluminum for the ultimate in aluminum performance.

CONTINUOUS CARBON SPEED SAVE FORK

CONTINUOUS CARBON SPEED SAVE FORK

One-piece, BallisTec carbon fork. Continuous carbon fiber construction from dropout to top of steerer delivers great structural integrity. Crownrace-less design saves weight and improves fiber path for amazing strength-to-weight. The Hi-MOD version weighs just 290 grams. Disc Brake CAAD12 uses our proven full carbon disc fork, with post mount.

SPEED SAVE REAR TRIANGLE

SPEED SAVE REAR TRIANGLE

Sculpted and flattened seatstays and chainstays flex to absorb shock.

BRAZE-ON DISC MOUNTS (PATENT PENDING)

BRAZE-ON DISC MOUNTS (PATENT PENDING)

CAAD12’s minimalist flat-mount disc mounts are not only ultra light but also incredibly strong. They’re such an advantage that we patented the design!

DELTA SEAT TUBE/BB30A

DELTA SEAT TUBE/BB30A

For increased stiffness, the seat tube flares to a large ovalized section where it meets the wide BB30a bottom bracket shell.

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

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