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Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105
  • Color: Carbon w/ Nearly Black
  • Color: Acid Red w/ Jet Black

Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105

2017

Product Rating
 
4.0 stars
 (5 Reviews)
$1,999.99
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2017 Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105

Cannondale's Synapse Carbon 105 simply begs for high-mileage fun. Synapse Endurance Race Geometry appeals to Gran Fondo specialists, high-mileage devotees, and riders who love the thought of a long, winding road. BallisTec carbon transfers power smoothly and damps road vibration. Once you get a taste of Shimano's 22-speed 105 drivetrain transferring all your power to the road smoothly and easily, you'll be searching out hills to climb. Mavic's Aksium wheels are the perfect pairing for this endurance machine, with climb-boosting low weight, and sprint-enhancing acceleration. Matched with high-quality Schwalbe tires, you're primed to pin every corner on your favorite road loop. Plus, Shimano's 105 brakes have power to spare. Throw in a sleek, supportive Cannondale saddle and a batch of their own prime components and you've got a hard bike to beat. With fit and performance like this, don't be surprised if you find yourself taking the long road home on your next ride.

Features and Information

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame Synapse, BallisTec Carbon, Di2 ready, SAVE PLUS, BB30a
    Fork Synapse SAVE PLUS, BallisTec Carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" tapered steerer
    Rims/Wheels Mavic Aksium
    Hubs See Rims/Wheels
    Spokes See Rims/Wheels
    Tires Schwalbe Lugano, 700 x 25c
    Crankset Cannondale Si, BB30a, FSA rings
    Chainrings 50/34
    Front Derailleur Shimano 105 5800, Braze-on
    Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 5800
    Rear Cogs Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-32
    Shifters Shimano 105 5800
    Handlebars Cannondale C3
    Tape/Grips Cannondale Grip bar tape w/Ge
    Stem Cannondale C3
    Brake Levers Shimano 105 5800
    Brakes Shimano 105 5800
    Saddle Cannondale Stage Ergo w/ CroMo rails
    Seatpost Cannondale C3

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Vendor Number
    Acid Red w/ Jet Black / 51cm 00884603607244 C12326M5051 CSG-C12326M5051
    Acid Red w/ Jet Black / 54cm 00884603607251 C12326M5054 CSG-C12326M5054
    Acid Red w/ Jet Black / 56cm 00884603607268 C12326M5056 CSG-C12326M5056
    Acid Red w/ Jet Black / 58cm 00884603607275 C12326M5058 CSG-C12326M5058
    Acid Red w/ Jet Black / 61cm 00884603607282 C12326M5061 CSG-C12326M5061
    Carbon w/ Nearly Black / 58cm 00884603607213 C12326M1058 CSG-C12326M1058
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    4.0 stars

    (based on 5 reviews)

    40%

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    Pros

    • 105 components 
    • Comfortable 
    • Fast 
    • Great for endurance rides 
    • Lightweight 

    Cons

    • Creaky noisy 
    • None so far 

    Best Uses

    • Training  (2)
    • All around fun rides 
    • Climbs 
    • Endurance rides 
    • Group rides 

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    1.0

    Never again ....... Cannondale Synapse

    By whiskeyrunner

    from Ellicott City md

    About Me

    Comments:

    105's absolutely the best. Frame a real problem. Took this bike back and eventually was given a replacement. Same issue they replaced it with the Specialized Roubaix no problems. Disappointing!

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    3.0

    Creaks, creaks, and more creaks

    By HavanaJoe

    from Tampa, FL

    About Me

    Pros

      Cons

      • Creaky Noisy

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        I bought this to replace my 2012 Synapse Alloy....BIG mistake. Since purchasing two months, I have taken the bike back twice for a noisy bottom bracket, and four times to find a creaking noise in the seat post area and stem. On the last two visits, the mechanic took out the wedge assembly for the seat post, heavily greased it and said that it should be fixed. The next day, twenty minutes into my ride, the noise came back. I will be taking the bike back in tomorrow to fix again and after that, I'm selling it. It rides nicely, but after a while the aggravation and worry about the creaking overcomes the fun of the ride.

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        5.0

        First ever carbon bike

        By Randy

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me

        Comments:

        My first carbon road bike after so many years on a Cannondale quick hybrid. This bicycle is perfect for going on long distance rides as well as being on roads that are not as smooth as desired. Great bicycle for those who want to get into cycling without spending too much but at the same time still have fun.

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        5.0

        Great deal on an excellent all-round bike

        By RobF

        from Marina del Rey, CA

        About Me

        Pros

        • Quick
        • Lightweight
        • 105 Components
        • Comfortable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Climbs
          • Long Rides
          • Training

          Comments:

          I bought this bike from Helen's two months ago and have 1600 kilometres on it now, split between commutes and longer weekend rides. It is everything I could have hoped for. The carbon frame makes long rides on bumpy roads and fast descents so much better than my old (perfectly adequate) aluminum Trek 1.5, and the components are perfect for what I want -- really, the 105 is great for all-around use. The gearing range (from 50:11 to 34:32) is wonderful; even if you are macho you probably wish for a bailout gear on occasion. Of course everyone wants the new disk brake version, so this bike has now become a screaming deal. And really, the brakes are fine.

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          5.0

          Great road endurance bike!

          By ride addict

          from River Vale, NJ

          About Me

          Pros

          • Very "sharp"looking Bike
          • Saddle Is Very Comfortabl
          • Great For Endurance Rides
          • Surprisingly Light
          • Quick With Minimal Effort

          Cons

          • None So Far

          Best Uses

          • All Around Fun Rides
          • Group Rides
          • Training
          • Endurance Rides

          Comments:

          This is my first Carbon fiber bike and I am more impressed with this bike every time out! I used to struggle on hills with my aluminum bike but now I take them rather easily!

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