• CAAD Optimo Sora, elite bike, road bike, cannondale, shimano, aluminum, bicycle, rim brake
  • $950

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

  • 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. 

elite road

Innovation AND Technology

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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