Cannondale CAAD8 2013

You don’t have to spend a bulk of money to ride a high-performance road bike. Cannondale’s award-winning CAAD (Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design) series of road bikes (since 1983) still offers best price/performance ratio. You’re mountain biker, and want to buy a road bike as a second bike. Or you’re a youngster who want to start cycling with fastest fashion. Or for some other reason… You want to buy a road bike, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars. Then Cannondale CAAD8 may be your best choice. Cannondale have always been renowned for their fat-tubed and smoothly welded aluminium frames, and the CAAD 8 was, until a few years ago, the Cannondale’s top-end race offering.
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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.
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Trek Madone 2013: Stiffer, Lighter, More Aero

The new 2013 Trek Madone series are coming with improvements to aerodynamics, weight and stiffness. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7-series are OCLV carbon, while 2 series are alloy. The top of the line model, Trek Madone 7.9, at 40kph in a 10° crosswind, claiming to save 25 watts over the prior model (distance not specified). In addition to the aerodynamic improvements, frame weight has dropped down to 750 grams (7-series) (from 915g to 750g, a 165g savings). Compared to previous 7 series of Trek Madone, it cuts almost 200 grams from the frame and fork without diminishing ride quality or stiffness.
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Cannondale SuperSix Evo Nano

Cannondale’s high-end frameset SuperSix Evo now even lighter: the new Cannondale SuperSix Evo Nano frameset has a claimed weight of 645 grams. SuperSix frames are in Cannondale’s product family since 2006. The SuperSix Evo was launched last year. And for 2013, the new SuperSix, “Evo Nano” announced.
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Peter Sagan’s Cannondale SuperSix Evo Tourminator

Peter Sagan, the young Slovakian rider of team Liquigas-Cannondale has made a Tour de France debut this year, and won the sprinter’s green jersey. He used a custom-design Cannondale Evo while achieving this success.
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