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The finer 29'er.

LEFTY SYSTEM INTEGRATION

The unmatched light weight and precision of our Lefty fork is an even bigger advantage on 29'ers. It's class leading stiffness and light weight make an even bigger difference on the big wheeled bikes. Combined with the superlight Si OPI stem/steerer and Hollowgram SL BB30 Cannondale's System Integration sheds hundreds of grams.

SAVE SEATPOST

Through the use of sophisticated carbon layups our SAVE seatpost adds over 20mm of comfort enhancing, bump absorbing damping to the frame. Less vibration results in reduced fatigue and increased comfort, letting you ride longer and faster.

SPEED SAVE VIBRATION ELIMINATION TECHNOLOGY

SPEED SAVE rear stays create a ride-tuned micro suspension system that allows the rear wheel to track the ground, improving control, traction and handling. This allows the bike to roll faster, accelerate better and corner harder.

Frame

F-SERIES 29'er, SMARTFORMED ALLOY, Speed Save, BB30, 1.5 Si Head Tube

Fork

NEW LEFTY PBR 90 29, HYBRID NEEDLE BEARING TECHNOLOGY

Crank

SHIMANO M552, 42/32/24

Bottom Bracket

Shimano Octalink w/BB30 adaptor

Shifters

SHIMANO DEORE 31.8 CHAMP

Cog Set

SHIMANO HG62, 11-36, 10-SPEED

Chain

KMC X10

Front Derailleur

SHIMANO DEORE 31.8 CHAMP

Rear Derailleur

SHIMANO XT, 10-SPEED SHADOW +

Rims

FREQUENCY RACE I19, WELDED, EYELET, 32 HOLE

Hubs

FORMULA LEFTY SL FRONT, SHIMANO FH-M525, REAR

Tires

WTB NINE LINE 29X2.0' TCS

Pedals

N/A

Brake

MAGURA MT2, 180/160MM

Handlebar

CANNONDALE C3, 700X15MM, 6061 DOUBLE-BUTTED ALLOY

Stem

CANNONDALE C3 HEADSHOK, 31.8, -5 degree

Headset

HEADSHOK BEARINGS

Spokes

DT SWISS COMPETITION

Grips

CANNONDALE DUAL-DENSITY GRIP

Saddle

Cannondale Stage 3

Seat Post

CANNONDALE C2, 27.2MMX400MM,

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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cannondaleF29 2
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Attractive (5)
  • Comfortable (5)
  • Handles well (5)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain biking (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    5.0

    Great Bike

    By Aleks

    from San Francisco, CA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about cannondale F29 2:

          I purchased this bike as a replacement for 26r. The bike is very light - it waits only 20.4 lbs with heavy downhill pedals! It is fast and very easy to pedal uphill. It is easy to handle and I did not have to retrain myself after moving from 26r. I only wish tires or at least a rear tire was 2.2" as on loose rock it slips, so I plan to replace one tire in the near future.

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          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Favorite bike so far

          By Dave

          from Reno, NV

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Handles Well
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about cannondale F29 2:

            This bike was a crash replacement for an older Cannondale (great warranty service by the way) and, man, things just keep getting better. This bike flies and it rolls over decent sized rocks with ease. Also, the geometry is much better for my lower back than my older Cannondale. My only issue is with the tires, which don't really cut it in looser Sierra soils, but that's personal preference and doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things. Buy this bike.

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            • No

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            excellent bike

            By mike

            from Albuquerque,NM

            About Me Competitive Cyclist

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Great Components
            • Handles Well
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking

              Comments about cannondale F29 2:

              Im going to use this bike for Cat 2 events this year and so far ive shaved 10minutes on my hour time and increased a mile.. great buy very fast

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              • No

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Awsm

              By Trevor

              from New jersey

              About Me Competitive Cyclist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Comfortable
              • Handles Well
              • Has The New Fork
              • Nice Components
              • Very Light Front End

              Cons

              • Don~~~apos~~~t Fit Together Good
              • The Back Is Fairly Heavy
              • The Break And Shifter

              Best Uses

              • Xc racing

              Comments about cannondale F29 2:

              This bike is great as a whole. There are some little things that I didn't care for, one being that the shifter an break levers dont fit together very nice, the break housing is very big so you can't really put them to close to the shifters. The back end of the bike was a little heavier then I would have liked but I think that's only because I'm comparing it to the front which is very very light. However, the bike is very stiff when sprinting out of the saddel, and is very comfortable when seated if fitted right. It Did take some time to adjust everything to my liking but that comes with every bike. If this is your first lefty is does take some getting used to when riding and only seeing half of your fork, but now I kinda like it and would never go back to a regular fork. As a whole the bike is some where in between 23 and 25 pounds.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              It's everything it's promoted to be!

              By Jim the pilot

              from Amarillo, TX.

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Great Components
              • Handles Well
              • Lightweight
              • No Problems At All

              Cons

              • There Are No Cons

              Best Uses

              • Cross training
              • Mountain Biking
              • Road Biking

              Comments about cannondale F29 2:

              I ride about 5 miles a day but it is over all types of terrain (city streets, alleys, mountain trails) and I love this bike. I also own a Specialized 26" M-2 Team Edition mountain bike which is great too but not as nice as this bike. It is a very comfortable riding bike and handles really great.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              "WEEEEEEEEE"

              By BigAlbie

              from Yonkers New York

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Awsome Ride
              • Comfortable
              • Cool Colors
              • Durable
              • Excellent Brakes
              • Great Components
              • Handles Well
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Price

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking

              Comments about cannondale F29 2:

              I have ridden many hard tails BUT THIS ONE TAKES TAKES THE CAKE.I RIDE THE BIKE JUST ABOUT ON A DAILY BASE ON THE ROAD AND OFF THE ROAD IMPRESSIVE. VERY EASY TO MANUVER EASY SHIFTING INCREDIBLE BREAKING.THOSE TIRES ARE UNBELIVEABLE
              IM ABLE TO GO OVER LOGS WITH EASE. IM 53 YEARS OF AGE AND RIDE APPROXIMATELY 30 T0 50 MILES DAILY
              I HAVE 5 BIKES BUT THIS ONE IS MY FAVORITE. ONE OF THE BEST FEATURES ARE ITS A HEAD TURNER .....
              FREQUENTLY I AM ASKED WHAT IS THE THING ?????
              ONE THING IM NOT TO CRAZY IS THE FRONT HUB ALLEN SCREW TO REMOVE THE WHEEL ... SOME TIMES ITS GETS LITTLE FRUSTRATING TRYING TO FIND THE CORRECT SIZE ALLEN WRENCH WHEN OUT ON THE TRAIL COVERED WITH MUD.OTHERWISE IN TOTAL ITS A FANTASTIC PIECE OF ART.

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