New cannondale SYSTEMSIX road frame!

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by mrlobber

Maybe it's the angle of the last pic, but the top tube looks having more slope than the Merida. So my vote goes to similarity with BMC, moreso, seeing the total no-exposed-wiring-anywhere front integration :D

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by Peeza21

From GCN's facebook:




Looks like a good start.
Cannondale Supersix Evo HiMod 2012 viewtopic.php?f=10&t=148290

Cannondale Caad12 2017 viewtopic.php?f=10&t=143217&p=1389852#p1389852

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by garjo

is it a test prototype or the definitive frameset? It's not bad but would be very similar to Scott Foil
My 4,93 kg Supersix Evo HM: viewtopic.php?f=10&t=137647&start=30

My 6,22 kg Cannondale R500 1996: viewtopic.php?f=10&t=134364

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by guyc

God that's ugly

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by TobinHatesYou

guyc wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:45 am
God that's ugly
It has a third nipple as well.

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by stormur

I'll bet new BB "standard" ( read another iteration of creaking BB30 / why creaking ? because it's "made by Cannondale" :idea: ) ... "BB95XA XVZ/18 ver2.1" . Works naturally only with C cranks :mrgreen:

It'll be praised by "Cannondale church" parishians anyway .

Will be fun watching it :D
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by Spinnekop

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by glam2deaf

Peeza21 wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:04 am
Strange to have a size sticker on a pre-production model?

I like it.

Wonder if they will stick with the Vision bar, or will see a variation of the 'one-piece' bar csystem that was supposed to be on the 2018 Synapse range.
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by reedplayer

looks like any aerobike. the cd fans now can have one with lable they like best.

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by ultyguy

It does look pretty similar to other iterations (Merida). Hopefully Cannondale has at least attacked the major problems of the genre being weight and ride quality. Madone pretty much nailed those but at an insane price point for H1 (minus discs).

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by oldmac

Where are the braking oil tube and Di2 wires? Are they all goes through inside the steam and the headtube?

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by spud

oldmac wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:33 am
Where are the braking oil tube and Di2 wires? Are they all goes through inside the steam and the headtube?
Looks like they enter the head tube just in front of the stem.

For all those saying it's ugly, aero bike design in converging, they are all going to look roughly like this if they are truly seeking to minimize drag. Possibly the only unique features on this frame are the SAVE chainstays and the seat/top tube junction filet. A real paint job would go a long way to improving its looks.

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by Svetty

That's waaaaay to fugly for me to think about trading my SS Evo....

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by kidrob

When I saw the Cannondale I knew I have seen this before:


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by Nefarious86

They look nothing alike.

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