Cannondale CAAD8 2015 is a good entry-level racing geometry road bike. If you want to enter the road biking world, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, this is a really good option. Tubes inspired by its CAAD10 sibling, a lightweight frame (Cannondale claims it’s the lightest in its class), with more forgiving Heads-Up Race geometry, Cannondale CAAD8 may be your best option.

Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Builds

CAAD8 105 5

Cannondale CAAD8 2015 105 5 Green
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 105 5 Green

ADVERTISED PRICE $1410 (see notes 1)

Cannondale CAAD8 2015 105 5 Specifications:

  • Frame: CAAD8, OPTIMIZED 6061 ALLOY, BB30, SAVE
  • Fork: CANNONDALE ULTRA , CARBON BLADES, 1-1/8”
  • Crank: FSA Gossamer Compact BB30, 50/34T
  • Bottom Bracket: FSA BB30
  • Shifters: SHIMANO 105 5700
  • Cog Set: Shimano Tiagra 4600, 12-28
  • Chain: KMC X10 10 SPEED
  • Front Derailleur: SHIMANO 105 5700
  • Rear Derailleur: SHIMANO 105 5701 SS
  • Rims: Maddux RS 3.0 Speed, 32-hole
  • Hubs: SHIMANO R501
  • Tires: SCHWALBE LUGANO, 700X23C
  • Pedals: WELLGO
  • Brakes: Shimano BR-R561
  • Handlebar: Cannondale C3 Compact
  • Stem: Cannondale C3, 31.8mm, 6 deg
  • Headset: Tange Seiki Integrated, 25mm top cap
  • Brake Levers: Shimano 105 5700
  • Spokes: SHIMANO R501
  • Grips: Cannondale 2.5mm Suade
  • Saddle: Cannondale Stage Ergo w/ Steel Rails
  • Seat Post: Cannondale C3, Alloy, 27.2mm x 300mm
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 105 5 Black
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 105 5 Black: CAAD8, OPTIMIZED 6061 ALLOY, BB30, SAVE frame, CANNONDALE ULTRA , CARBON BLADES, 1-1/8″ fork, FSA Gossamer Compact BB30, 50/34T crank, Shimano 105 groupset, Maddux RS 3.0 Speed, 32-hole wheels, SHWALBE LUGANO, 700X23C tires

CAAD8 Tiagra 6

Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Tiagra 6 White
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Tiagra 6 White

ADVERTISED PRICE $1250 (see notes 1)

Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Tiagra 6 Specifications:

  • Frame: CAAD8, Optimized 6061 Alloy, SAVE, BB30
  • Fork: Cannondale Ultra, Carbon blades, 1-1/8”
  • Crank: FSA Omega BB30, 50/34
  • Crank Option 1: N/A
  • Bottom Bracket: FSA BB30
  • Shifters: Shimano Tiagra 4600
  • Cog Set: Shimano Tiagra 4600, 12-28, 10-speed
  • Chain: Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra 4600, 31.8 clamp
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra 4600
  • Rims: Maddux RS 3.0, 32-hole
  • Hubs: Formula, RB-51 front, RB-52 rear
  • Tires: Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25c
  • Pedals: Wellgo w/ Clip and Strap
  • Brakes: Cannondale C4, dual pivot, cartridge pad
  • Handlebar: Cannondale C4 Compact, 6061 alloy
  • Stem: Cannondale C4, 31.8, 6 deg.
  • Headset: Tange Seiki Integrated, 25mm top cap
  • Brake Levers: Shimano Tiagra 4600
  • Spokes: Stainless Steel, 15g
  • Grips: Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel, 2.5mm
  • Saddle: Cannondale Stage Ergo
  • Seat Post: Cannondale C4, Alloy, 27.2mmx300mm
  • Rear Shock: N/A
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Tiagra 6 Black
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Tiagra 6 Black: CAAD8, Optimized 6061 Alloy, SAVE, BB30 frame, Cannondale Ultra, Carbon blades, 1-1/8″ fork, FSA Omega BB30, 50/34 crank, Shimano Tiagra groupset, Maddux RS 3.0 Speed, 32-hole wheels, SHWALBE LUGANO, 700X25C tires

CAAD8 Sora 7

Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Sora 7 Black
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Sora 7 Black

ADVERTISED PRICE $980 (see notes 1)

Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Sora 7 Specifications:

  • Frame: CAAD8, Optimized 6061 Alloy, SAVE
  • Fork: Cannondale Ultra, Carbon blades, 1-1/8”
  • Crank: FSA Vero, 50/34
  • Crank Option 1: N/A
  • Bottom Bracket: FSA Cartridge
  • Shifters: Shimano Sora 3500
  • Cog Set: SRAM PG-950, 11-28, 9-speed
  • Chain: KMC Z99, 9-speed
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Sora 3500, 31.8 clamp
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Sora 3500
  • Rims: Maddux RS 3.0, 32-hole
  • Hubs: Cannondale C4
  • Tires: Schwalbe Lugano, 700x25c
  • Pedals: Wellgo w/ Clip and Strap
  • Brakes: Cannondale C4, dual pivot, cartridge pad
  • Handlebar: Cannondale C4 Compact
  • Stem: Cannondale C4, 31.8, 6 deg.
  • Headset: Tange Seiki Integrated, 25mm top cap
  • Brake Levers: Shimano Sora 3500
  • Spokes: Stainless Steel, 15g
  • Grips: Cannondale Bar Tape w/Gel, 2.5mm
  • Saddle: Cannondale Stage Ergo
  • Seat Post: Cannondale C4, Alloy, 27.2mmx300mm
  • Rear Shock: N/A
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Sora 7 Red
Cannondale CAAD8 2015 Sora 7 Red: CAAD8, Optimized 6061 Alloy, SAVE frame, Cannondale Ultra, Carbon blades, 1-1/8″ fork, FSA Vero, 50/34 crank, Shimano Sora groupset, Maddux RS 3.0 Speed, 32-hole wheels, SHWALBE LUGANO, 700X25C tires

Notes

  1. All the prices are taken from Cannondale’s website. For all the models and prices visit cannondale.com

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