BUILT FOR XXC
The ultimate race bike for the rough and tumble realities of modern XC. It’s the lightest, stiff est XC dually on the planet, with radical new XC geometry to own the climbs, rule the descents and decimate the competition.
TO SUM IT UP: The lightest, stiff est, best climbing, best descending, all-around fastest XC race bike ever made. The new XC is gnarly. The new Scalpel-Si is gnarlier.KEY SELLING POINTS:
- INSANE TRACTION - WITHOUT COMPROMISE Proprietary Ai off set drivetrain delivers super short chainstays for climb-winning traction and agile handling, without sacrificing mud/tyre clearance or limiting you to single ring set-ups.
- XC AGILITY MEETS ALL-MOUNTAIN STABILITY OutFront Steering Geometry gives you the best of both worlds: slack and stable on hectic descents, yet quick and nimble everywhere else.
- THE BEST XC FORK…PERIOD. Unbelievably rigid and precise, Lefty out-corners, out-handles and fl at-out rides circles around its fl exy XC competition. Its custom extra-long fork off sets (rake) make our OutFront Steering Geometry possible.
- EXPLOSIVE STIFFNESS Just say no to energy-wasting fl ex. Scalpel-Si is the stiff est XC dually going, thanks to the evenly dished Ai rear wheel, super short chainstays, LockR locking axles and BallisTec Carbon frame construction.
- ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT System Integrated Cranks, Fork, Frame and Zero Pivot stays all add up to not much…weight. Scalpel-Si is the lightest XC dually on the market.
RIDER PROFILE: World Cup XC racers, marathon racers, and anyone else with dreams of fast-paced XC glory.
RIDER POSITION: Pure Modern XC. Low flat back, centered weight distribution.
1 | MODERN XC GEOMETRY Short Chainstays for traction and agility, Slack Head Angle for stability at speed, Tight “Trail” Measurement for nimble handling at slower speeds. Spot on for modern XC.
2 | INTEGRATED DI2 BATTERY HOUSING Internal Top Tube Di2 Battery holder. Easily accessible. Allows use of stealth dropper post and Di2.
3 | CLEAN CABLE MANAGEMENT Interchangeable in-headtube cable guides hold the housing securely and support every possible cable confi guration.
4 | ULTRALIGHT CARBON LINK. STIFF LOCKR PIVOT AXLES, SMOOTH ZERO PIVOT STAYS.
- Tech Specs
Frame Scalpel-Si, 100mm, BallisTec Hi-MOD Carbon, Zero Pivot seatstay, Carbon Link, PF30, 1.5 Si head tube, Ai Offset Fork Lefty 2.0 Carbon, 100mm, XLR Isolated Damper Technology with XC+ tune and XLoc Full Sprint remote, 55mm offset (29), 50mm offset (27.5) Rear Shock RockShox Monarch XX, 100mm, Full Sprint remote Headset Cannondale HeadShok Si Stem Cannondale C1, 6061 Alloy, 1.5", 31.8, -5 deg. Handlebars Cannondale CZero flat, Carbon, 760mm Grips Cannondale Locking Grips Front Brake Shimano XTR Race, 160/160mm, Ice Tech Rotors Rear Brake Shimano XTR Race, 160/160mm, Ice Tech Rotors Brake Levers Shimano XTR Race, carbon lever Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR Shadow Plus, 11-speed Shifters Shimano XT, 11-speed Bottom Bracket Cannondale Alloy PressFit30 Cassette Shimano XT, 11-42, 11-speed Chain Shimano HG601, 11-speed Crankset Cannondale HollowGram Si, hollow forged, BB30, 32t Ai SpideRing Front Wheel Cannondale CZero SL, Superlight Hi-Impact Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 28hole, 23mm ID, CZero Straight Pull, Lefty 60 front, 39-point engagement rear, 142x12, 28h (Ai Offset dish - Rear) Rear Wheel Cannondale CZero SL, Superlight Hi-Impact Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 28hole, 23mm ID, CZero Straight Pull, Lefty 60 front, 39-point engagement rear, 142x12, 28h (Ai Offset dish - Rear) Front Tyre Schwalbe Racing Ralph EVO Snakeskin, 29x2.25", folding, tubeless ready Rear Tyre Schwalbe Racing Ralph EVO Snakeskin, 29x2.25", folding, tubeless ready Saddle ProLogo Zero II TiRox Rails Seatpost Cannondale C2 Carbon, Micro Adjust, 31.6x350mm (S,M) 400mm (L,X) Other Tubeless Kit
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