+ Read more. Handlebars, stem, derailleurs, and levers show moderate scuffing or scratches, and the saddle might have slight tears. This was my first experience with a 29er and I haven't been on a full suspension rig in quite a long time. Front shock is insanely smooth, no chatter, no bottoming, cheapy gruppo set. View our Sizing Guide for more details. It is free of structural damage or repairs and is in excellent cosmetic shape. Free standard shipping on orders over $49.

We tested a 23-pound carbon version a few years back and it was like riding a rocket made of pixie dust. Add to Cart. Refunds will be issued in the form of store credit. All contact points (pedals, shoes, and saddle) can be changed and altered for personal preference, performance, and comfort. I have no regrets investing in this rocket. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. All I can say is go buy one. It is free of structural damage or repairs and is in excellent cosmetic shape. Shop with confidence.

I rented this bike in fall when I was on a mountain biking trip in Moab. Weekend Warrior. If the bike has suspension, those components will have scratches and scuffs. All rights reserved. Like their namesake, the Scalpels have a reputation for precision. We don’t sell anything that scores below a 7.

Bike Magazine has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. It corners with confidence and shifts without delay. Deraileurs and other components could be higher level.

For example, this includes bikes with dented frames, carbon fiber damage, excessive drivetrain wear, and/or moderate to significant suspension component wear. I hate that you have to take the front brake off the fork to get the wheel off, but that's a minor annoyance.

For this much money, Cannondale ought to deliver more magnanimously. Buyer is responsible for the return shipping cost.

The bikes ship with a few headset spacers installed, which, with a mallet and some cussing, can be removed for further stem slamming. For the single track i ride, it makes the experience better. This page was last updated: 26-Nov 08:11. Bible Review: Ibis Mojo Deore XT | $6,900, Revel Bikes Introduces the Ranger Brunch Ride Edition.

The Cannondale Scalpel is what I call as Advertised meaning it dose what they say its supposed to, this bike was a little more then I wanted to spend but after riding it I was glad I had spent the money to get it. Great climbing bike with the fork and frame shocks locked. The Scalpel navigates switchbacks and twisty sections of trail with relative ease thanks to the very tight wheelbase (44.2 inches on a size large) and the steep, 71-degree head angle. Need more info? Great looking bike, very comfortable in turns with stock tires (running tubeless) suspension is amazing feeling, great shifting and stopping power. Because of 29'' I change the original groupset from Sram X9 (2 x 10) to Sram XO (3 x 10). To create every chart, our experts inspect each bike and rate its components on a scale of 7-10. Copyright © A360 Media LLC 2020.

Cannondale HollowGram Si Alloy, 36/26t, 175 mm, Stan's NoTubes ZTR Rapid 29 Alloy, Lefty 60 / Formula, Wheels are tubeless compatible but ships with tubes installed. It climbed like a dream and took everything I could throw at it. If we made an error or the product you received was not as described, we will cover the full amount of shipping. I live in the Mississipi Valley of Eastern Iowa where we ride valleys not mountains. Free standard shipping on all bikes (continental U.S. only). Free shipping and free 100-day returns on all U.S. orders. Very good steering, super responsive and agile comparing with other 29''ers I tried.

There’s not a weak, flexy link anywhere on this bike. These bicycles are good as new, often built right out of the box from the manufacturer. I am impressed. I would recommend it to anyone that is looking for their next bike. I ride a Trek Madone road bike but just recently got into off road. Wheels will also have minor cosmetic damage on rims, spokes, and/or hubs. Alloy rims may have minor dents. BIke topped all of my expectations - handles better than my older 26'er FS bike. 866.401.9636 - rideguides@theproscloset.com. Trade-in, trade-up, or simply sell.

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Feels like you have no bike under you, Get the latest mountain bike reviews, news, race results, and much more by signing up for the MTBR Newsletter. Cannondale’s line of Scalpel mountain bikes has long been a mainstay of the cross-country race scene. Buy It Now. The Pro’s Closet ships domestically within the United States. The reason was the Scalpel fit my eye perfectly. I have been interested in this bike and renting it gave me a chance to test ride it for a week.

Wear items — such as chains, brake pads, and tires — are replaced if they have less than 50 percent life. Climbs well, accelerates amazingly good. Free ground shipping and free returns on orders of $50 or more (continental U.S. only).

Lightweight, Lefty works very smoothly comfortable lockout, back wheel keeps perfect contact with gtound also. © Copyright 2020 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. And up front, the crazy-stout Lefty fork makes the typical 4-inch-travel XC fork feel downright noodly.

I like it better than all the others I rode. Payment amount depends on your purchase amount. Lightweight BallisTec carbon FlexPivot frame / Lefty Ocho fork / Integrated Cannondale App connectivity; Shimano XT hydro disc 12-speed group / HollowGram crank ; HollowGram 25 carbon tubeless-ready wheels / Stash onboard repair kit; Where it thrives. I am so glad I did too. Frames are not dented. The frame will have slight paint loss, scratches, and/or scuffs. All orders are processed and shipped in one business day. Free ground shipping on orders over $50 (U.S. only). Every pre-owned bicycle we sell is serviced, inspected, and rated. Sizing may vary across brands. Lefty PBR 100 29 with Hybrid Needle Bearing Technology, Cannondale C2 Flat, Double-Butted Alloy, 700mm, Cannondale OPI Adjustable Stem/Steerer V2, 31.8mm, -15° on Sizes S, M, and L, -5° on Size XL, Stan's ZTR Rapid 29'er, 32 Hole, Tubeless Ready, Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance, 29" x2.1", Folding, Tubeless Ready, Cannondale C2, 350mm Length on Sizes S and M, 400mm Length on Sizes L and XL, Gloss Magnesium White with Black and Red Accents, @cache_main: 15d01e8495b1199d3aa50303084dab85.