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Scalpel Carbon LTD

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          The New Cutting Edge.

          This is the ultimate XC race bike. Ground-breaking suspension, aggressive geometry and feathery weight let you go full gas from the gun.

          Where it thrives

          On the race course

          What it's built for

          Chasing podiums

          Highlights

          • Lightweight BallisTec carbon FlexPivot frame / Lefty Ocho fork / Integrated Cannondale App connectivity
          • New SRAM X01 12-speed shifting / Shimano XT hydro disc brakes
          • HollowGram 25 carbon tubeless-ready wheels / Stash onboard repair kit

          The New Cutting Edge

          Suspension for speed

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          The most advanced suspension ever made for XC. While others sacrifice performance to save weight, our patented FlexPivot suspension delivers both. Incredibly light, with unreal grip, acceleration and control, it lets you go flat-out everywhere. More speed. More fun.

          Degrees of difference

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          Scalpel’s progressive geometry has evolved even further – we have a full degree and a half slacker headtube angle, one-degree steeper seat tube angle – creating an XC bike that’s more aggressive, lightning-fast, fun and stable everywhere, from the World Cup to your local loop.

          Technology

          Stiff. Light. Fast.
          At just over 1900 grams, complete with shock, the new Scalpel frame is one of the lightest full suspension MTB frames on the market. Incredible suspension, impeccable handling and feathery weight – it’s a recipe for victory.
          The World's Best XC Fork
          Lefty Ocho is simply the most advanced, smoothest, most precise-handling ultralight fork ever made. Its one-of-a-kind design lets you float through the chop and slice through the chunder like nothing else.

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          Specs

          Connectivity

          • Wheel Sensor
            Cannondale Wheel Sensor

          Drivetrain

          • Bottom Bracket
            SRAM DUB PF30 MTB83
          • Chain
            SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed
          • Crank
            Truvativ Stylo C, 34T, Ai offset
          • Rear Cogs
            SRAM XG-1295, XO1 Eagle, 10-52, 12-speed
          • Rear Derailleur
            SRAM X01 Eagle
          • Shifters
            SRAM XO Eagle, 12-speed

          Frameset

          • Fork
            Lefty Ocho, 100mm, Chamber Damper with remote lockout, OppO Spring System, tapered steerer, 55mm offset
          • Frame
            All-New, 100mm travel, BallisTec Carbon, Proportional Response Tuned, FlexPivot Chainstay, PF30-83, Tapered Headtube,Speed Release 12mm thru axle, Ai Offset, Stash compatible
          • Headset
            Integrated, 1-1/8 to 1.5", sealed angular contact bearings
          • Rear Shock
            Fox Float DPS Performance Elite EVOL, remote lockout, adjustable rebound

          Wheels

          • Hubs
            (F) HollowGram Lefty 60 / (R) HollowGram w/DT Swiss Star Ratchet internals, 12x148mm
          • Rims
            HollowGram 25, Superlight Hi-Impact Carbon, 28h, 25mm IW, tubeless ready
          • Spokes
            DT Swiss Competition Race, straight-pull
          • Tires
            (F) Schwalbe Racing Ray Performance, 29 x 2.25", Addix Compound, tubeless ready, (R) Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance, 29 x 2.25", Addix Compound, tubeless ready
          • Wheel Size
            29

          Brakes

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

          Components

          • Grips
            ESI Chunky Silicone, 32mm dia.
          • Handlebar
            Cannondale 1 Flat, Carbon, 31.8mm, 9° back, 760mm
          • Saddle
            Prologo Dimension NDR, Tirox rails
          • Seatpost
            Cannondale 1, UD Carbon, 31.6 x 400mm
          • 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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