Can a Cannondale Synapse be used as a gravel bike?
The Cannondale Synapse Carbon Disc SE 105 Men’s 2019 Gravel Bike takes a standard Cannondale Synapse and beefs it up for gravel riding. The standard Synapse is designed for big rides on all road surfaces. It’s True Endurance Machinery; a bike that can ride at full gas for full days.
How heavy is a Cannondale Synapse?
Weight: 10.0 kg / 22.0 lbs – Bike and frame weights may vary in final production.
What is Cannondale Hi-Mod carbon?
Cannondale Hi-MOD Carbon. Cannondale’s premium high-strength, high-stiffness carbon construction. A sophisticated blend of high-strength and high-stiffness fibers yields a frame that’s extremely light, lively and durable.
What does Cannondale Synapse 105 weigh?
2021 Cannondale Synapse Carbon Disc 105
What does Hi Mod mean?
Generally, the so called Hi Mod frames just use a slightly higher grade of carbon which allows for a lighter weight frame (we are only talking grams here), usually because the higher grade carbon means a little les material can be used at certain points on the frame.
What are the different types of synapse disc Ultegra?
The Synapse is available in three different frame versions ranging from the cheaper aluminium model to a standard carbon frame, and then a Hi-Mod version which has a higher strength to weight ratio. I’m testing the mid-range Carbon Synapse Disc Ultegra model.
Is the Cannondale synapse Hi-MOD disc better than the SuperSix Evo?
The 2018 Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Disc is now closer in style to the company’s pure road racing machine, the SuperSix Evo. It’s both lighter and stiffer than its predecessor, and even the geometry and performance attributes of the frame and fork are now more aligned with its race-bred brethren.
What are the different types of Cannondale synapse bikes?
The Synapse continues to be offered in a choice of two versions: the Synapse Carbon, constructed from Cannondale’s standard BallisTec carbon fibre; and the Synapse Hi-MOD, made from Hi-MOD BallisTec carbon fibre. The latter provides a ~150g weight-saving for the frame, but adds several hundred dollars to the asking price for the bike.
How much does a synapse Hi MOD weigh?
The bike sent for review was a carbon Synapse HI MOD featuring a SRAM hydraulic Red22 groupset with rim brakes, Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheelset, FSA SLK cockpit and seatpost, and a Fizik Alliante saddle, weighing 7.02kg sans pedals and bottle cages (size 56 frame).