Tech & New Products: A Look at the Cannondale Caad12


Hunter Grove (Incycle / Cannondale) gave SoCalCycling.com a close up look at his new Cannondale CAAD12 Team bike, which he has been riding and testing for the last month.

Below are some  of the Caad12’s features and a photo gallery of Hunter’s Cannondale CAAD12 race machine.

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New Speed Save Fork

Radical, one-piece BallisTec carbon construction from the tips of the dropouts to the top of the steerer.

  • 10% more compliant
  • 6 % improvement in lateral stiffness
  • 30 grams lighter

New 25.4 mm Save Seatpost

A new addition to the SAVE family of vibration-absorbing features, the SAVE seatpost is engineered to provide additional give when seated for greater comfort and less fatigue.

  • 36% more comfort at the saddle than 27.2 carbon posts

New Speed Save Rear Triangle

Unique flattened and curved chain stays, seat stays and seat tube deliver a huge increase in vertical deflection and retain our trademark rigidity under power.

  • 50% more compliant

 BB30A 73Mm Wide BB Shell

Asymmetrically wider BB shell allows for bigger downtube junction and larger non-drive side chainstay for stiffness.

Oversized Delta Seat Tube

  • Massively flared seat tube adds stiffness at the BB

Please visit Cannondale.com for more information on the Caad12 and to find a dealer near you.