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 Post subject: 2011 Cannondale
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:18 pm 
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Heard a few tidbits from my rep yesterday...

Caad10: 1 1/4 lower bearing, similar tube shapes to sixcarbon, internal cable routing.
Supersix Evo: 700grams
Scalpel himod: much lighter than current. Continuous fibers from heatube to rear dropout.


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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bradeng wrote:
Caad10: 1 1/4 lower bearing, similar tube shapes to sixcarbon, internal cable routing.
and "Made in China" on the seatstays

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:03 pm 
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Sad but true... now they will be just like just about every other bike out there.


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:32 pm 
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Like it matters.

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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euan wrote:
Like it matters.


When your brand is built around "Made in the USA" some appeal is lost to some people.


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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I thought the brand was built around innovation, performance, and high technology?

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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Any news about the Flash or possibly a carbon cross bike?


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:58 pm 
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Junior Varsity wrote:
I thought the brand was built around innovation, performance, and high technology?


Beat me to it, not to mention a quality product regardless of where it is made.

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:29 pm 
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C'mon guys, '10 is barely underway... Nobody has even seen anything yet so let's take it easy here. I like the current C'dales. I think they can only get better.

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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The larger lower HS bearing on the CAAD10 goes right along with Cannondale's habit of going back on there word...

Regardless, I still love the current CAAD9 and I'm still kicking myself for not buying a raw System 6 (IMO one of the best looking bikes ever, and the best bike Cannondale has ever released).


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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BrianAllan wrote:
euan wrote:
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When your brand is built around "Made in the USA" some appeal is lost to some people.


Or the opposite. When I've seen a brand proudly proclaiming "Made in the USA," I'll often run away. :wink:
Of course, it all depends on the product itself though - that should speak for itself, so let's not generalize completely.

In other words: get over it.

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:01 am 
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bradeng wrote:
Caad10: 1 1/4 lower bearing, similar tube shapes to sixcarbon, internal cable routing.


I thought it was Cannondale's internal studies that determined a larger lower bearing didn't help at all (might actually be worse) on an aluminum frame? Did they just do crappy research and now came across a new answer? Kinda like the climate change thing?


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Regardless, I still love the current CAAD9 and I'm still kicking myself for not buying a raw System 6 (IMO one of the best looking bikes ever, and the best bike Cannondale has ever released).


The CAAD9 is a great frame. I just ordered one with BB30 and SISL crank with my team discount. While the System 6 is also a nice frame, not sure the mix of materials is the best design. I think there are better options. Now the SuperSix Hi-MOD matte frame is hot hot hot! :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:03 am 
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Starnut may correct me on this but here is what I got from the rep on the bearing thing.

1 1/2" bearing made the frame heavier and harsher riding. 1 1/4" (like what Time uses) added a wee bit of fork stiffness without the downsides that the 1 1/2" had.


And yeah... carbon cross bike for next year.


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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prendrefeu wrote:
BrianAllan wrote:
euan wrote:
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When your brand is built around "Made in the USA" some appeal is lost to some people.


Or the opposite. When I've seen a brand proudly proclaiming "Made in the USA," I'll often run away. :wink:
Of course, it all depends on the product itself though - that should speak for itself, so let's not generalize completely.

In other words: get over it.


This is not GM or Chrysler we're talking about. Made in the USA Cannondale aluminum has, and continues to be, the benchmark of aluminum bicycles in the industry. Part of the mystique of a Caad9 is that it is hand made by artisans. It's not just cranked out of some factory like some mass produced nike shoes.

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Cannondale
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Junior Varsity wrote:
I thought the brand was built around innovation, performance, and high technology?


Big aluminum tubes are high technology? I have a CAAD7 and CAAD9 so i like Cannondale. Just don't think of high tech for their aluminum frames.


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