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2013 Cannondale Scalpel 29 Carbon 2 Bike (discontinued)

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2013 Cannondale Scalpel 29er Carbon 2
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if you are into xc 29ers,you really must ride this one!!!!

The Good:

every bit of momentum from pedal input goes into forward motion,rails like a banshee on steroids,lefty fork is awesome!!!!component spec is spot on!!!!

The Bad:

the fizik saddle didn't agree with my bum

Overall Review:

I always wanted a lefty fork.i thought about putting on on my diamondback sl super,but changed my mind once I test rode my 2012 cannondale scalpel 29er carbon only live once,so I took some money from my 401k account and went for it.have not looked back since then.


Product Cannondale Scalpel 29 Carbon 2 Bike
Model Year 2013
Riding Type Cross Country
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
S / 16.5", M / 17.5", L / 19.1", XL / 21.1" View Geometry
Size S / 16.5" M / 17.5" L / 19.1" XL / 21.1"
Top Tube Length 22.4 23.3 24.3 25.2
Head Tube Angle 70.5° 71° 71.2° 71.4°
Head Tube Length 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8
Seat Tube Angle 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5°
Seat Tube Length 16.5 17.5 19.1 21.1
Bottom Bracket Height 13.1 13.1 13.1 13.1
Chainstay Length 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
Wheelbase 42.6 43.3 44.2 45
Standover 29 29.4 29.8 30.4
Reach 15.3 16.2 17.1 18.1
Stack 24.1 24.2 24.2 24.2
Wheel Size 29"
Frame Material Carbon Fiber
Frame Material Details BallisTec Hi-Mod Carbon, Zero Pivot Seatstay
Rear Travel 100mm
Rear Shock RockShocks Monarch RT3
Fork Lefty XLR 100 29, Hybrid Needle Bearing Technology
Fork Travel 100mm
Head Tube Diameter 1.5" SI
Headset Cannondale HeadShok SI
Handlebar Truvativ Noir Flat, 700mm x 10mm
Stem Cannondale OPI Adjustable -15 Degree, 31.8mm
Grips Cannondale Dual Density
Brakes AVID Elixir 9 Carbon , 180mm/160mm
Brake Levers
Shifters Shimano XT
Front Derailleur Sram, X9, S3
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR
Cranks Sram S2210
Chainrings 38/24 Tooth
Bottom Bracket Sram Press Fit BB30
Pedals N/A
Chain KMC X10
Cassette Sram PG-1070, 11-36 Tooth, 10-Speed
Rims Stan's ZTR Arch 29'er, 32 Hole
Hubs Lefty SI Front, SUNringlé Dirty Flea Rear
Spokes DT Swiss Super Comp
Tires Schwalbe Racing Ralph, 29" x 2.1" EVO, Folding
Saddle ProLogo X8
Seatpost FI'ZI:K Cyrano, 400mm
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Seatpost Clamp
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 142mm x 12mm
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts
Colors Black/White/Green
Weight N/A
Price $5,550
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