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Identifying Cannondale?

Old 07-09-15, 03:52 PM
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Identifying Cannondale?

Hey everyone. I've been looking to upgrade to my first real road bike. My budget is small and will be only using it to commute, so I've been looking around CL for used and even older bikes and came across this Cannondale, at least that's what it says. I believe it is older but I can't quite identify from looking through the older catalogues from the mid-late 80's. I'm an amateur by all means so forgive my ignorance, but is this thing authentic?

here is a link to the craigslist page for a few more pictures although I don't know how much more a help they will be.


Cannondale road bike 53cm
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Old 07-09-15, 04:19 PM
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Looks like an '86ish model year. I think there a classic cannondale site where you can look up the serial number.

Looks like an '86 SR500 in Rose. https://www.vintagecannondale.com/year/1986/1986.pdf

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Thanks for the reply. I'll try and get a hold of the seller and see if they'll give me the serial number.
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Yep, an '86 SR. Nice groupset, worth the price if it fits you.
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Yeah, if you're in the neighborhood of 5'6" and like a very stiff, racy bike, that'd be a good'un. Fast bike.
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