Cannondale

Tour de France tech: Custom-painted frames for Pierre Rolland and Thibaut Pinot

LE CAVERNE DE PONT, France (CT) – Like other manufacturers, Lapierre and Cannondale spent time in the weeks before the Tour de France getting custom bikes ready for their sponsored teams: FDJ and Cannondale-Drapac respectively. As a result, Thibaut Pinot of FDJ and Pierre Rolland of Cannondale-Drapac have been kitted out with some of the …

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First-look review: Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod Disc

Back in May a document on the UCI website revealed that Cannondale was among several brands to be releasing a disc-equipped elite road bike in the near future. This week, at a media event in the Tirol region of Austria, CyclingTips got the chance to try out that bike: the SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod Disc. It’s …

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Cannondale launches revamped SuperX and CAADX cyclocross bikes

Cannondale’s new SuperX and CAADX cyclocross bikes head into the 2016-17 season with longer, lower, and slacker frame geometries for improved high-speed stability but shorter rear ends and decreased trail dimensions for quicker low-speed handling. Cannondale says the progressive handling is better suited to today’s more technical cyclocross courses but you’re more likely to notice …

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Photo gallery: Tech highlights from the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is the premier road racing event in the United States. and many teams pull out all the stops in terms of equipment. CyclingTips U.S. tech editor James Huang scoured the pits at the start in San Diego and came away with a few gems, including gold-plated Speedplay pedals, new tools from Feedback …

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Specialized, Giant, Cannondale and Merida to release pro-level disc bikes

Given how quickly the UCI decided to suspend the use of disc brakes in road races, it’s little surprise many brands already had the ball rolling on 2017 disc-equipped race bikes. Providing a clue of what’s to come, the UCI’s approved list of frames and forks was recently updated to include new disc-equipped race bikes from Giant, …

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What does Drapac’s partnership with Cannondale mean for its existing team?

Last week, American WorldTour squad Cannondale Pro Cycling and Drapac Capital Partners announced a rider development partnership that would begin in 2017. The venture will see the two organisations join forces to create a new Australian-based Continental team that will spend part of its year racing in Europe. Far from being a traditional development setup, …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Wout Poels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Niemiec solos to stage 1 win at the Tour of Turkey; Matija Kvasina wins the Tour of Croatia; Barbara Guarischi wins the Omloop van Borsele; Christine Majerus wins the Dwars door de Westhoek; Slipstream Sports and Drapac to partner on development team in 2017; Vincenzo Nibali to join start-up …

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Daily News Digest

Landa wins Trentino overall, Kangert doubles stage wins Zoidl takes stage and overall lead on queen stage in Croatia; Joe Martin Stage Race kicks off with uphill TT; Meet Logan Owen, U23 Liège-Bastogne-Liège winner; Preview: What you should know before watching the 2016 Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Tensions with Sanquer at Cofidis; Velon team up with FACE Partnership; Braf …

Cannondale Slate Force CX1 review

The last few years have seen the rise of a new sub-category of road bikes — so-called “gravel grinders” — that have been designed to better handle unpaved terrain. Cannondale’s latest entry into this market is called the Slate and it borrows heavily from MTB. Australian tech editor Matt Wikstrom spent a few weeks riding …

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Rising US cyclocross star Stephen Hyde to race on the road with Cylance-InCycle

American cyclocross racer Stephen Hyde will spend his spring and summer racing with Cylance-InCycle, the UCI Continental team sponsored by a California-based cybersecurity company. It will be an all-Cannondale affair for Hyde, who races CX for Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com, as his road team contract was arranged by Jonathan Geran, Cannondale’s global director of sports marketing. The team’s …

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