New cannondale SYSTEMSIX road frame!

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
scapewalker
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by scapewalker

I have seen Hi-Mod Dura-Ace being sold for as little as $7700 which makes it a really interesting proposition at this point.

I guess they have not been selling as well as Cannondale would have hoped.

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danridesbikes
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by danridesbikes

anyone know off hand what length SRAM flatmount bolts i need, switching from Shimano ultegra that came stock to Red AXS Calipers

and is it wrong that it winds me up that the fact the SRAM eTap blank for the downtube port is 3k weave

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Dan Gerous
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by Dan Gerous

Not a fan of weaved carbon either, always looks like a cosmetic pattern to 'look' carbon like we were still in 2003! But I can't say that the switchplate is big enough to bother me much (I have less though as I use the Di2 plate on my Evo)... But you could easily paint it black... or match the frame depending of the color.

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cerro
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danridesbikes: Not sure about the size but same as Shimano or a millimeter less :)
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johnsonmoog
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by johnsonmoog

Can anyone tell me how easy it would be to either switch chainrings on the crankset, or swap out the standard chainset for an Ultegra crank (will it need any adapter or new BB cups?).

Many thanks.


ajcav86
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by ajcav86

Weight?
Perdita- Burls Ti Road
Aurelia- Saffron Stainless/Carbon Gravel
Bertha - Trek Speedconcept
Jolene - Over kill winter bike

danridesbikes
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by danridesbikes

8.120kg/17.90lbs

saddles a base model dimension, will switch it to a lighter version if i get on with it, or maybe an sworks power, need some sort of way of mounting a rear light with the saddle slammed forward

ajcav86
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by ajcav86

Is the frame high mod?
Perdita- Burls Ti Road
Aurelia- Saffron Stainless/Carbon Gravel
Bertha - Trek Speedconcept
Jolene - Over kill winter bike

danridesbikes
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by danridesbikes

no its the base model, i got it on closeout for £1999 and stripped everything out

young
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by young

like the 1x and waxed chain!

I got 48 10-33 and 44 10-33 myself

danridesbikes
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by danridesbikes

cheers, its Moltenspeedwax

its pan flat here, i could do a 100m loop out the door with less than 300m climbing,

and the 50t was super cheap

Peeza21
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by Peeza21

Need to fix that saddle tilt.

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Cannondale Supersix Evo HiMod 2012 6.01kgs 8)
http://tiny.cc/j05hbz

Cannondale CaadX Winter Whip 8) HEAVY AF!
http://tiny.cc/dn60cz

req110
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by req110

DamonRinard wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:05 am
Hi gwilson,

Glad you like your SystemSix!

The axle you linked won't work, because Speed Release axles are M12x1 double-lead thread, while most trainer axles are single lead. (The double lead is what makes Speed Release twice as fast to install: half the turns.)

But there's a workaround. Install this RD hanger, Cannondale part number KP419/, and the axle you linked seems like it should work.
https://www.cannondaleexperts.com/Canno ... _5509.html

This hanger, originally designed for Slate and Beast of the East, has single lead threads, so it fits the trainer axle. One nuance is the rear hub axle sometimes jams on the hanger's inside boss, but slip it past and it works.

As usual, be sure the trainer axle fits the left dropout as well. Speed Release is flat, while some others have a cone.

Cheers,
Damon
I have my systemsix on the trainer, just using Elite Thru-Axle Adaptor for Cycle Trainers for 25 euros. No need to hassle with RD hanger. It's design is not nice, but acceptable for inbood usage.

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TurboKoo
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by TurboKoo

SystemSix was again fastest on German Roadbike magazine (05/20) testing different aerobikes.
Fast, faster, SystemSix

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Shimano FCR-9100-P
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