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Cannondale Synapse Carbon 3 L


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Road Reimagined Roll smooth, roll fast, roll confident. Wherever the road takes you, roll with Cannondale Synapse Ð the most comfortable, all-around, up-for-anything, pure road machine. Where it thrives The open road, rough pavement, long rides What it's built for Long Rides, Lunch Rides, Group Rides, Solo Rides. Your Roads - Your Way Highlights ¥ Lightweight Synapse Carbon Frameset / SmartSense system with front and rear lights ¥ Shimano 105 11-speed group Shimano 105 hydraulic disc brakes Cannondale Synapse might just be the perfect endurance road bike. Supple and comfortable. Light and fast. Composed, capable, and easy to ride hard on all kinds of roads. ItÕs the perfect balance between the exhilarating speed of CannondaleÕs race-winning road bikes and the up-for-anything adventurousness of gravel bikes. ItÕs a pure celebration of everything we love about road riding. Visibility, awareness and confidence are built-in. The all-new Synapse L comes with SmartSenseÑan intelligent system of lights that make it easier to ride smart. On every ride, SmartSense has your back. Just snap the power pack into the cradle, and roll out, knowing the lights make you more visible. SmartSense is cycling tech thatÕs easy to live with. Synapse with SmartSense is intuitive and easy to use, and made picking your ideal setup easier than ever. Need the full package of radar, lights and electronic shifting? Opt for the RLE models. Are radar and lights your essentials? Go for the RL. Maybe you just need daytime running lights for vigilant visibility - the L model is for you. So Smooth With Synapse, comfort is built-in. Discreet flex zones in the rear triangle, seat tube and seatpost absorb road chatter and bumps without adding weight or isolating you from the ride experience. So Fast Lightweight carbon construction. Subtle aerodynamic shaping of the frame and fork. Size-specific design for perfectly tuned stiffness. It all adds up to a road bike that loves to fly. So Capable With a comfortably balanced riding position, confidence-inspiring handling, room for 35mm wide tires for cushion and grip, and plenty of gear/bottle mounts, Synapse is ready to rock on any road, anywhere. All Systems Go With just one thing to charge and remember, SmartSense makes it easy to head out and ride. No managing multiple devices, fiddling with settings or pairing. Just click in the power pack and go. It even turns itself on. ItÕs peace of mind, made easy. See and Be Seen. Ride assured. Ride assured with smart daytime-running lights that automatically adjust to ambient light conditionsÑenhancing your visibility to other road traffic. They even act as brake lights when slowingÑkeeping you confident and calm from sun-up to sun-down. Key Features _ Wide-Ranging Capabilities: Clearance for 35mm tires lets you venture beyond the perfectly paved with comfort and grip - or ride through the wet season with full fenders. _ Especially Smooth: Comfort and control you feel, not see. Everything you need for a bump-absorbing smooth ride is engineered into the frame shape and carbon layup - giving you a light, sleek ride that's unlike anything else. _ Tuned for the Rider: Our Proportional Response size-specific construction creates optimal frame stiffness and compliance for each frame size so that every rider experiences Synapse's glorious ride feel. _ Mount Up: Mounts and eyelets galore means you can equip Synapse for whatever the day has in store, including full fender compatibility. Even rain can't keep Synapse down. _ SmartSense Equipped: The intelligent system of running lights is powered by a single power source for total convenience. More visibility. Less pre-ride fiddling. Easily upgraded with SmartSense radar for enhanced awareness. _ SAVE Bar: Comfortable, sleek and adjustable. This vibration-absorbing handlebar offers the integrated looks of a one-piece bar/stem, with the modular adjustability of a two-piece design. _ HollowGram 45 SL KN¯T Wheels: Light, fast and versatile carbon wheels. Extra-wide 45mm deep profile reduces drag, increases tire volume for comfort and grip, and maintains high aerodynamic efficiency even with big tires.

Product Specifications

Bottom Bracket

Shimano BSA

Brake Levers

Shimano 105 hydraulic


Shimano 105 hydraulic disc, 160/160mm RT70 rotors


Shimano 105 11-34, 11-speed


Shimano HG701, 11-speed


Shimano RS510, BSA, 50/34


Synapse Carbon, integrated crown race, Proportional Response size-specific design, 12x100mm thru-axle, thru-tube internal routing, hidden fender mounts


Synapse Carbon, SmartSense enabled, Proportional Response size-specific design, BSA threaded BB, flat mount brake, 12x142mm thru axle, thru-tube internal cable routing with Switch Plate, removable fender bridge, hidden rack/fender mounts

Front Derailleur

Shimano 105, braze-on

Front Tire

Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Reflective, 700 x 30c


Fabric Knurl Bar Tape


Cannondale 3, 6061 Alloy, Compact


Synapse Sealed Bearing, integrated, 1-1/4"-1-1/8"


(F) Formula CL-712, 12x100mm centerlock / (R) Formula RXC-400, 12x142mm centerlock


Not included

Rear Derailleur

Shimano 105 GS

Rear Tire

Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Reflective, 700 x 30c


Fizik Aliante Delta, S-alloy rails


Cannondale 3 SmartSense, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm (48-56), 400mm (58-61)


Shimano 105 hydraulic disc, 11-speed


Stainless Steel, 14g


Cannondale 3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°


RD 2.1, 28h, 21mm IW

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