Scalpel Carbon SE 2 | 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 / RockShox SID Select 120mm fork
      • SRAM SX Eagle 12-speed shifting / Shimano MT500 hydro disc brakes
      • Stan's NoTubes Crest S1 tubeless-ready rims / Cannondale DownLow dropper post

      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

      Drivetrain

      • Bottom Bracket
        SRAM DUB PF30 MTB83
      • Chain
        SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
      • Crank
        Truvativ Stylo 6K DUB, 34T, Ai offset
      • Rear Cogs
        SRAM PG-1230, NX Eagle, 11-50, 12-speed
      • Rear Derailleur
        SRAM SX Eagle
      • Shifters
        SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed

      Frameset

      • Fork
        RockShox SID Select, 120mm, Debonair, 15x110mm thru-axle, tapered steerer, 44mm offset
      • Frame
        All-New, 120mm travel, BallisTec Carbon, 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
        Shimano Deore 15x110
      • Rear Hub
        Shimano Deore, 12x148
      • Rims
        Stan's NoTubes Crest S1, 32h, tubeless ready
      • Spokes
        Stainless Steel, 14g
      • 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 MT500 hydraulic disc
      • Brakes
        Shimano MT500 hydraulic disc, 180/160mm RT54 rotors

      Components

      • Grips
        ESI Chunky Silicone, 32mm dia.
      • Handlebar
        Cannondale riser, butted 6061 Alloy, 31.8mm, 5° rise, 9° sweep, 760mm
      • Saddle
        Fabric Scoop Radius Sport, steel rails
      • Seatpost
        Cannondale DownLow Dropper, internal routing, 31.6, 100mm (S), 125mm (M-L), 150mm (XL)
      • Stem
        Cannondale 3, 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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