2013 Cannondale Caad10

The last generation of CAAD, Cannondale’s most popular aluminium frame series, CAAD10 has 1,050g frame. This is even lighter than some carbon frames on the market. Compared to 2012 edition, the 2013 frame hasn’t changed at all, but there are more build options available.

Cannondale is producing award-winning CAAD (Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design) series of road bikes since 1983. CAAD10 is the current generation of Cannondale aluminum frame.

See Cannondale Caad10 2014 models

2013 Cannondale CAAD10 Liquigas team colors
2013 Cannondale CAAD10 with Liquigas team colors.
2013 Cannondale CAAD10 black
2013 Cannondale CAAD10 black.

Build Options of CAAD 10

CAAD 10 1: SHIMANO DURA-ACE

Frame: CAAD10, Smartformed 6069 Alloy, SPEED SAVE, BB30
Fork: CAAD10, SPEED SAVE full carbon, 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” tapered steerer
Crank: FSA SL-K Light Carbon, BB30, compact 50/34
Bottom Bracket: FSA BB30
Shifters: Shimano Dura-Ace 7900
Cog Set: Shimano Ultegra 6700, 12-25, 10-speed
Chain: Shimano Ultegra 6700 108 L
Front Derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace 7900, braze on
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace 7900
Rims: Shimano RS80
Hubs: Shimano RS80
Tires: Schwalbe Durano S, 700X23c, folding
Pedals: Not included
Brake: Shimano Ultegra 6700
Handlebar: Cannondale C2 Compact
Stem: Cannondale C2, 31.8mm, 6 deg.
Headset: CAAD10, 1-1/4” lower bearing, 25mm carbon top cap
Spokes: Shimano RS80
Grips: Cannondale 2.5mm Suede w/ gel backing bar tape
Saddle: Fi’zi:k Arione Classic
Seat Post: Cannondale C2, UD carbon, 27.2x300mm

CAAD 10 3: SHIMANO ULTEGRA

Frame: CAAD10, Smartformed 6069 Alloy, SPEED SAVE, BB30
Fork: CAAD10, SPEED SAVE full carbon, 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” tapered steerer
Crank: FSA SL-K Light Carbon, BB30, 50/34
Bottom Bracket: FSA BB30
Shifters: Shimano Ultegra 6700
Cog Set: Shimano Ultegra 6700, 12-25, 10-speed
Chain: Shimano Ultegra 6700, 10-speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra 6700, braze-on
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra 6700
Rims: Mavic Aksium WTS
Hubs: Mavic Aksium WTS
Tires: Mavic Aksion, 700x23c, folding
Pedals: Not included
Brake: Shimano Ultegra 6700
Handlebar: Cannondale C3 Compact
Stem: Cannondale C3, 31.8mm, 6 deg.
Headset: CAAD10, 1-1/4” lower bearing, 25mm top cap
Spokes: Mavic Aksium WTS
Grips: Cannondale 2.5mm Suede w/ gel backing bar tape
Saddle: Prologo, Scratch
Seat Post: Cannondale C2, UD carbon, 27.2x300mm

CAAD 10 4: SHIMANO 105

Frame: CAAD10, Smartformed 6069 Alloy, SPEED SAVE, BB30
Fork: CAAD10, SPEED SAVE full carbon, 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” tapered steerer
Crank: FSA Gossamer Pro BB30, 50/34 (option: triple 52/39/30)
Bottom Bracket: FSA BB30
Shifters: Shimano 105 5700
Cog Set: Shimano 105 5700, 12-27, 10-speed
Chain: Shimano 105 5600, 10-speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105 5700, triple braze-on
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105 5700
Rims: Shimano RS10
Hubs: Shimano RS10
Tires: Schwalbe Lugano, 700x23c, folding
Pedals: Not included
Brake: Shimano 105 5700
Handlebar: Cannondale C3 Compact
Stem: Cannondale C3, 31.8mm, 6 deg.
Headset: CAAD10, 1-1/4” lower bearing, 25mm top cap
Spokes: Shimano RS10
Grips: Cannondale 2.5mm Suede w/ gel backing bar tape
Saddle: Prologo, Kappa
Seat Post: Cannondale C3 carbon wrap, 27.2x300mm

If you are looking for a cheaper alternative, check out Cannondale CAAD8.

“The reality is a CAAD10-1, …with an extra $2000.00 budget for high-end race wheels, will deliver more performance than any $5000.00 carbon bike. (–Peloton, USA 12/10)”