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Old 07-11-12, 09:55 AM
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Cannondale Frame Identification

Hello everyone!
I'm new here and this is my first post on this forum. I just bought this Cannondale frame off of ebay for a build. I'm having some trouble identifying it; so I thought I'd post it here and see what you experts can tell me.

Serial # 137261RK06811
Model # 5FMN4L
Barcode: R137564

The only thing i'm relatively sure about it that its a 2006 year model and that it is either a hybrid or mountain bike.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-11-12, 01:57 PM
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Just called Cannondale's customer service and they will not help. They basically said that the do not offer this service and to contact a LBS and maybe they can help.
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vintagecannondale.com may be of some help. It does look like a Scalpel frame with a 1.5" headtube for a Lefty fork.
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Thanks for your response, unfortunately the only thing I was able to get off vintagecannondale.com was the manufacture year of 2006. I bought this frame as is off ebay for a pretty decent price and figured it'd be a nice ground up project. Haven't recieved it yet.

Thanks though, anybody else have an idea/opinion?
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To me it looks like a F-series mtn bike, either had a headshock or lefty on it. You can put any shock on it with proper reducer headset. The base model f series had cantilever and disc tabs (one you have), ones shown are upper models.

http://web.archive.org/web/200612082...ge/6fs6blu.jpg

http://web.archive.org/web/200611180...odel-6FS6.html

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