Scalpel Carbon SE 1 | Trail Bikes | Cannondale

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      The New Cutting Edge

      Scalpel SE is the ultimate marathon racer and high-speed trail slayer. World Cup fast and all-mountain fierce – this is next-level cross-country mountain bike performance.

      Where it thrives

      High-speed trails

      What it's built for

      Full-throttle trail riding

      Highlights

      • Lightweight BallisTec carbon FlexPivot frame / New RockShox Sid Select+ RL 120mm fork / Integrated Cannondale App connectivity
      • Shimano XT hydro disc 12-speed group / HollowGram crank
      • HollowGram 25 S carbon tubeless-ready wheels / Cannondale DownLow dropper post / Stash kit

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      The New Cutting Edge

      Superior suspension. Superior traction.
      Scalpel SE’s patented FlexPivot suspension results in more grip, more control, and more speed. 120mm of plush travel works so well that it feels like so much more – meaning all-day singletrack sessions are a gas.
      Big trail capability
      Scalpel’s progressive XC attitude has evolved even further with a slack and stable 67˚ headtube angle – combined with shorter stems, bigger tires, dropper posts and bigger travel: if you love riding trails fast, precise and in full control, then this is the bike for you.

      Technology

      Light. Stiff. Fast.
      Don’t settle for just two. Pick all three. With its full carbon frame and new 4-bar FlexPivot suspension, the Scalpel is one of the lightest and stiffest full-suspension mountain bikes available. Built light to go fast = built right to have a blast.

      The New Cutting Edge

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      Specs

      Connectivity

      • Wheel Sensor
        Cannondale Wheel Sensor

      Drivetrain

      • Bottom Bracket
        Cannondale Alloy PressFit30
      • Chain
        Shimano SLX, 12-speed
      • Crank
        HollowGram, BB30a, OPI SpideRing, 32T, Ai offset
      • Rear Cogs
        Shimano XT, 10-51, 12-speed
      • Rear Derailleur
        Shimano XT
      • Shifters
        Shimano XT, 12-speed

      Frameset

      • Fork
        RockShox SID Select+ RL, 120mm, Debonair, 15x110mm thru-axle, tapered steerer, 44mm offset
      • Frame
        Scalpel SE Carbon, 120mm travel, Proportional Response Tuned, FlexPivot Chainstay, PF30-83, Tapered Headtube, Speed Release 12mm thru axle, Ai offset, Stash compatible
      • Headset
        Integrated Sealed Bearing, Tapered
      • Rear Shock
        RockShox SIDLuxe Select+, 2-Pos mode adjust, adjustable rebound

      Wheels

      • Front Hub
        Formula, 15x110
      • Front Tire
        Maxxis Ardent Race, 29 x 2.35", EXO Protection, tubeless ready
      • Rear Hub
        DT Swiss, 12x148
      • Rear Tire
        Maxxis Recon Race, 29 x 2.25", EXO Protection, tubeless ready
      • Rims
        HollowGram 25, Superlight Hi-Impact Carbon, 28h, 25mm IW, tubeless ready
      • Spokes
        DT Swiss Competition Race, straight-pull
      • Tire Size
        2.35
      • Tires
        (F) Maxxis Ardent Race, 29 x 2.35", EXO Protection, tubeless ready, (R) Maxxis Recon Race, 29 x 2.25", EXO Protection, tubeless ready
      • Wheel Size
        29

      Brakes

      • Brake Levers
        Shimano XT hydraulic disc
      • Brakes
        Shimano XT hydraulic disc, 180/160mm XT rotors

      Components

      • Grips
        ESI Chunky Silicone, 32mm dia.
      • Handlebar
        Cannondale 1 Riser, Carbon, 31.8mm, 9° sweep, 4° rise, 780mm
      • Saddle
        Fabric Scoop Flat Elite, cro-mo rails
      • Seatpost
        Cannondale DownLow Dropper, internal routing, 31.6, 100mm (S), 125mm (M-L), 150mm (XL)
      • Stem
        Cannondale 1, 7075 Alloy, 1-1/8", 31.8, 7°

      Extra

      • Extra 1
        Stash Kit (Fabric 8-in-1 Mini Tool and Dynaplug tubeless puncture repair tool), Tubeless valve stems

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

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