The last generation of CAAD, Cannondale Caad10 2013, Cannondale’s most popular aluminum frame series, CAAD10 has a 1,050g frame. This is even lighter than some carbon frames on the market. Compared to the 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.

Cannondale CAAD10 2013 Liquigas team colors
Cannondale CAAD10 2103 with Liquigas team colors.
Cannondale CAAD10 2013 black
Cannondale CAAD10 2013 black.

Build Options of CAAD10 2013

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
Cannondale CAAD8 5 105

If you are looking for a cheaper alternative to CAAD10, 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

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