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

Shimano 105

Brakes

Shimano 105

Crank

Cannondale Si

Frame

SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy

Wheelset

Mavic

Wheel Size

700c

Frame

CAAD12, SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy, SPEED SAVE, BB30a, Di2 Ready

Fork

CAAD12, SPEED SAVE, BallisTec full carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer, integrated crown race.

Rear Shock

N/A

Rims

Mavic Aksium WTS

Hubs

Mavic Aksium

Spokes

Mavic Aksium

Tires

Mavic Yksion Elite, folding, WTS, 700x25c

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 105, braze-on

Rear Derailleur

Shimano 105

Shifters

Shimano 105

Handlebar

Cannondale C3, butted 6061 Alloy Butted 6061 Alloy, Compact

Grips

Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel 2.5mm

Stem

Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 6 deg.

Headset

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

Brakes

Tektro R741, dual pivot, cartridge pad

Brake Levers

Shimano 105

Saddle

Selle Royal Seta S1

Seatpost

Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 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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