A full-tilt road bike with legitimate off-road chops, the Slate brings a whole new dimension of hard-cornering, curb-hopping, trail-shredding fun to the concept of "road-riding".

Specifications

Component Overview

DriveTrain

Shimano 105

Brakes

Shimano

Crank

Cannondale Si

Frame

SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy

Wheelset

Mavic

Wheel Size

650b

Frame

Slate, SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy, Di2 ready, SAVE PLUS, BB30a

Fork

Cannondale Lefty Oliver Carbon w/ PBR, 30mm Travel, 45mm offset

Rear Shock

N/A

Rims

Mavic XM419 Disc, 650b, 28H, tubeless compatible

Hubs

Lefty 50 Road front, Formula 142x12mm thru rear, 28h

Spokes

DT Swiss Competition

Tires

Cannondale Slate Folding TRS, 650x42c, by Panaracer, tubeless ready

Pedals

N/A

Crank

Cannondale Si, BB30a, FSA rings, 52/36

Crank Option

N/A

Bottom Bracket

FSA BB30 Bearings

Chain

Shimano HG601, 11-speed

Rear Cogs

Shimano 105, 11-28, 11-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano CX-70, 31.8 Clamp

Rear Derailleur

Shimano 105

Shifters

Shimano R505 Hydraulic Disc

Handlebar

Cannondale C3, butted 6061 Alloy Butted 6061 Alloy, Compact

Grips

Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel, 2.5mm

Stem

Cannondale C1, 6061 Alloy, 1.5", 31.8, -5 deg. 100mm

Headset

Tange Seiki Head Shock Integrated

Brakes

Shimano BR785/505, 160/140mm

Brake Levers

Shimano R505 Hydraulic Disc

Saddle

Fabric Scoop Radius Sport, Cromo Rails

Seatpost

Cannondale C3 Alloy 27.2 X 350mm

Sizes

SM, MD, LG, XL

Innovation AND Technology

  • LEFTY OLIVER
  • SAVE PLUS MICRO-SUSPENSION
  • SYNTACE 142X12 REAR THRU-AXLE
  • BRAZE-ON DISC CALIPER MOUNT
  • 650BX42C WHEELS

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

The Slate riding position balances racy efficiency with upright control and comfort.

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Innovation AND Technology

LEFTY OLIVER

LEFTY OLIVER

Developed for the Slate, the Oliver delivers 30mm of bob-free travel and pinpoint handling. It’s the most capable front suspension system on the road.

SAVE PLUS MICRO-SUSPENSION

SAVE PLUS MICRO-SUSPENSION

Dramatically shaped seat stays and chain stays flex to absorb shock and vibration for comfort and control.

SYNTACE 142X12 REAR THRU-AXLE

SYNTACE 142X12 REAR THRU-AXLE
Increased stiffness, strength and long-term durability.

BRAZE-ON DISC CALIPER MOUNT

BRAZE-ON DISC CALIPER MOUNT

Patent-pending design is created for new low-profile, flat-mount disc brakes. Ultra light. Incredibly strong.

650BX42C WHEELS

650BX42C WHEELS

With nearly the same outside diameter as traditional 700cx23c road wheels, the Slate’s 650bx42c wheel/tire combo delivers the full-on speed and snappy handling of a road bike, but with the unreal cornering grip and float of big tires.

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

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