8 is less than 10. Make sense to me. Sorta.
I just broke down and bought a 6700 crank instead of a Hollowgram SiSL2. What is the point in living?
The $900 for the SiSL2 crank just sounds ludicrous. Yes, they are sexy, but not that sexy. It's a shame how much it costs to run a Hollowgram power meter too.... I know cycling is expensive, but I can't even dream about it, it costs so much. /rant
I wouldn't mind having a SiSL, but I think I'd be more likely to get a new 6800 crank and Praxis BB convertor. Do 11 speed chainrings work with 10 speed drivetrains? I like to believe I'll upgrade to a Shimano 11 speed groupset sometime.
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Current Rides: 2012 Cannondale CAAD10 3
1988 Raleigh Talon (my dad's)
Cycling Fan - NCAA DII Runner - Looking to finally join the cycling community
another winning weekend for the caad10!!!!
2013 CAAD10 4
2011 Giant XTC 29er
you blew that guy in the red and white kit right off the cours
congrats, and very nice pic
After a couple of rides and really looking for how the bike climbs I am officially hooked on CAAD bikes, The power transfer is better than many carbon bikes I have tried. And I paid less than 1k for my bike new. If only someone had told me in the beginning just to get a CAAD from the start I would have saved a lot of money and effort.
Good job jdms mvp.. how tall are you/inseam?
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You know even if they don't say it out loud, they're definately thinking it. Imagine the guy that walked into the LBS and turned up his nose at the CAAD, paid 3-4k for that EVO and all he can see is CAAD10 going down that seat tube as jdms mvp starts his attack
More CAAD please
of course the caad 10 v evo hi-mod is less than a pound in the frame...
a high spec'd caad 10 can get down to 15lbs without issue... (and given the sram setup on JDMS's, I'd guess his is in the 15-16lb range given the zipps)
The '13 10-4 didn't come in the black/silver like the bike you posted. The options for the '13 10-4 were black/yellow and black/white.
Not to worry though, a 10-5 will be great and congrats on the new bike. Glad to have you. You will learn so much about the CAAD world in here.
i have some heavy parts by choice. ea90 alloy stem + easton TKO (track) 40cm bar + quarq with strong light TT rings + elite plastic cages , etc . Yea and zipp 101 are about 100g more than my old fulcrum 0s. But the caad10 serves it's purpose well. I figured bike weight really isn't going to win or lose me a race.
'race what you can replace' right? haha. Thanks for all the kind words everyone
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Just a fat guy who likes going fast
Roadie:CAAD10 4 Rival Mountain:Hardrock Sport Disk 29
Congratulations and welcome to the cult!
That was the last year of the "Handmade in USA" CAAD9, and it looks like Cannondale was starting up another line of cheaper aluminum bikes and just went with "CAAD8" as showing it being one level below the CAAD9. They just stuck with the CAAD8 designation since then, although the bikes really don't have anything to do with the original CAAD8 (different geometry, etc).