CAAD Optimo 3 | Race Bikes | Cannondale

CAAD Optimo 3

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          Where Performance Takes Off

          A true performance road bike with race-winning DNA – delivering champagne experience for lemonade money.

          Where it thrives

          The open road, In competition

          What it's built for

          Speed, Handling, Durability

          Highlights

          • Lightweight SmartForm C2 Alloy Frame w/ full carbon fork
          • Shimano Sora 9-speed shifting / FSA Vero crank
          • Promax RC-452 dual pivot brakes

          Technology

          Specs

          Drivetrain

          • Bottom Bracket
            Cartridge, square taper
          • Chain
            KMC X9, 9-speed
          • Crank
            FSA Vero Alloy, 50/34
          • Front Derailleur
            Shimano Sora, 31.8 clamp
          • Rear Cogs
            Shimano HG50, 11-30, 9-speed
          • Rear Derailleur
            Shimano Sora GS
          • Shifters
            Shimano Sora, 9-speed

          Frameset

          • Fork
            CAAD Optimo Full Carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer, fender mounts, 100x9mm QR
          • Frame
            SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE, tapered headtube, fender mounts, 130x10mm QR
          • Headset
            CAAD Optimo, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4", 25mm top cap

          Wheels

          • Front Hub
            Formula RB-31
          • Front Tire
            Vittoria Zaffiro, 700 x 25c
          • Rear Hub
            Formula RB-32
          • Rear Tire
            Vittoria Zaffiro, 700 x 25c
          • Rims
            RS 3.0, 24h front, 28h rear
          • Spokes
            Stainless Steel, 14g
          • Tire Size
            25
          • Tires
            Vittoria Zaffiro, 700 x 25c
          • Wheel Size
            700c

          Brakes

          • Brake Levers
            Shimano Sora
          • Brakes
            Promax RC-452, dual pivot calipers

          Components

          • Grips
            Cannondale Bar Tape, 3.5mm
          • Handlebar
            6061 Alloy, Compact
          • Saddle
            Cannondale Stage CX
          • Seatpost
            Cannondale 4, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm
          • Stem
            6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°

          Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

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          Where It Thrives

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