• CAAD Optimo Sora, elite bike, road bike, cannondale, shimano, aluminum, bicycle, rim brake

WHERE PERFORMANCE BEGINS

The CAAD Optimo is the perfect gateway bike for aspiring riders. Its race-bred performance and welcoming price will get you hooked on cycling in no time.

Specifications

Rider Profile

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Component Overview

Frameset

SmartForm C2 Alloy Frame, SAVE / Ultra Carbon Blade Fork

DriveTrain

Shimano Sora Group

Crank

FSA Vero Crankset

Tires

Schwalbe Lugano 25c

components

Components

Cannondale C4 Bar/Stem/Seatpost with Cannondale Stage Ergo Saddle

Speeds

9

Frame

CAAD Optimo, SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE

Fork

Cannondale Ultra, Carbon blades, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer

Rims

RS 3.0, 24H Front, 28H Rear

Hubs

Alloy, sealed, loose ball bearings, QR, 28h

Spokes

Stainless Steel, 14g

Tires

Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25c

Pedals

Wellgo w/ Clip and Strap

Crank

FSA Vero 50/34

Bottom Bracket

FSA 68mm cartridge

Chain

KMC Z99, 9-speed

Rear Cogs

Shimano HG50, 12-27, 9-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano Sora, 31.8 clamp

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Sora GS

Shifters

Shimano Sora

Handlebar

Cannondale C4 Compact, 6061 Alloy

Grips

Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel, 3.5mm

Stem

Cannondale C4, 31.8, 6 deg.

Headset

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

Brakes

Cannondale C4, dual pivot, cartridge pad

Brake Levers

Shimano Sora

Saddle

Cannondale Stage Ergo

Seatpost

Cannondale C4, Alloy, 27.2x300mm (44-51), 350mm (54-63)

Sizes

44, 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 60, 63

Innovation AND Technology

  • INTEGRATED RACK/FENDER MOUNTS
  • INTERNAL DISC BRAKE ROUTING
  • SAVE MICRO-SUSPENSION
  • TAPERED HEAD TUBE

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

INTEGRATED RACK/FENDER MOUNTS

Integrated rack/fender mounts:

Subtle mounts expand CAAD Optimo's versatility for commuting/wet weather training.

INTERNAL DISC BRAKE ROUTING

INTERNAL DISC BRAKE ROUTING

Clean internal routing on the frame and fork for the disc brake lines.

SAVE MICRO-SUSPENSION

SAVE micro-suspension:

Engineered flex zones in the seat stays and chainstays absorb shock and vibration.

TAPERED HEAD TUBE

Tapered head tube:

1-1/8" to 1-1/4" tapered steerer provides the best balance of stiffness, compliance and weight.

Rider Position / Bike Geometry

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