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    How do you pronounce CAAD?

    I am planning to go to my LBS to check out the Cannondale CAAD10 5, but I don't want to look like a fool pronouncing it wrong.

    Is it like CAD?

    or COD?

    or CADE?

    Thanks guys.

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    It is pronounced 'cad'

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    you wanna pronounce it "cad" but hang on the "a" a bit to make it just a tiny bit musical.

    good rule of thumb is to imagine that the number of As matches the CAAD version.

    so this would be like "caaaAAAaaaAd."

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    "caaaAAAaaaAd."
    That's good.

    It's not a real word, it's a made-up word, kind of like drug names. (cephalexin, for instance) Pronounce them however the heck you wish.

    If you have a fondness for fish, pronounce CAAD as "cod".
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    It's not really a made up word. It's an acronym. Means, Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design, so pronounce how you like or just spell it out.
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    I pronounce it See, Ae, Ae, Dee
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