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2021 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 Full Suspension Mountain Bike Grey

Cannondale 2021 Scalpel CRB SE1 Full Suspension XC Mountain Bike in Stealth Greyis hailed as the fastest, meanest most capable XC bike money can buy. The focus has been placed in reducing weight without sacrificing suspension, giving the new Scalpel a clear advantage with the most advanced suspension design ever created for an XC bike. It’s 200 grams lighter than the previous version. The Scalpels geometry is improved by stretching out the reach, slackening the head tube by 2 degrees and making the seat angle steeper by a degree, overall a longer wheelbase and lower standover equate to a more aggressive geometry. What makes the Scalple stand out from the pack is the suspension. Where a lot of competitors reduce the weight of their bike by reducing or making less sophisticated suspension Cannondale has solved the issue by using the patented flex pivot chainstay. These durable carbon plates flex creating a virtual horst length pivot without the weight or flex of bolts and bearings. The results of this suspension can be felt in the pedalling efficiency and grip, keeping that back tyre close to the ground giving more traction allowing for marginal gains and less wasted energy the Scalpel always feels ready to attack. As well as the changes to geometry and innovative patented flex pivot the Cannondale 2021 Scalpel CRB SE1 has Maxxis Ardent Race, 29 x 2.35"", EXO Protection, tubeless ready tyres. Shimano XT, 10-51, 12-speed cassette and Shimano XT hydraulic disc, 180/160mm XT rotors brakes. A Stash compartment is built into the down tube of the bike which includes a fabric 8:1 mini tool, Dynaplug tubeless puncture repair tool and space for a co2 canister meaning there’s less for you to pocket. You also get the Cannondale wheel sensor which you can read more about below. This bike is great forpretty sure this will be another groundbreaking bike from Cannondale. Low weight, great suspension, no compromise. The Scalpel has the tech to make a difference and is the ultimate Cross country bike for efficiency and speed on any trail. Features All-New, 100mm travel, BallisTec Hi-Mod Carbon, Proportional Response Tuned, FlexPivot Chainstay, PF30-83, Tapered Headtube, Speed Release 12mm thru-axle, Ai Offset Frame RockShox SID Select+ 120mm fork RockShox SIDLuxe Select+ rear shock Maxxis Ardent Race, 29 x 2.35"", EXO Protection, tubeless-ready tyres Shimano XT, 10-51, 12-speed cassette Shimano XT hydraulic disc, 180/160mm XT rotors brakes Stash Kit (Fabric 8 in 1 Mini Tool and Dynaplug tubeless puncture repair tool) Cannondale Wheel Sensor