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CAAD12 vs. Scattante Comp

Old 05-06-20, 08:26 PM
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CAAD12 vs. Scattante Comp

Hey all,

I’m looking to get a first road bike and I found two used bikes I like the looks of. One is a Cannondale CAAD12 with Shimano 105 components. It comes with bottle cages and pedals and is $925. The other option is a Scattante comp with 105 shifters and Ultegra derailleurs for $900 but no pedals. Which should I go with do you guys think?
Thanks for your time
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Old 05-06-20, 08:42 PM
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CAAD12 is the pinnicle of Aluminium road bikes. If it fits, that would be my pick.

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If it was me, I'd take the Cannondale
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I've never ridden either one, but I'd go with the Cannondale. The Caad 12 got all sorts of rave reviews and awards. Scattante was the house brand of a defunct retailer (Performance Bikes).
Even if all other things were equal, and I doubt they are, the Cannondale will hold its value better.
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CAAD12 everyday.

Plus Scattante sounds like try hard “italian legacy” too much. And it’s a dumb name.
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Scattante is Performance Bike’s house brand. As stated above, if the Cannondale fits go with that.
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Originally Posted by austincj1 View Post
Hey all,

I’m looking to get a first road bike and I found two used bikes I like the looks of. One is a Cannondale CAAD12 with Shimano 105 components. It comes with bottle cages and pedals and is $925. The other option is a Scattante comp with 105 shifters and Ultegra derailleurs for $900 but no pedals. Which should I go with do you guys think?
Thanks for your time
c dale.
just a solid bike.
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Old 05-07-20, 08:01 AM
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Scattante, just to annoy people once you told them your other choice was a Cannondale.
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I have a Caad12 and as long as it fits, Id go with the Caad12. Fantastic bike. Fast as KUCF.
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Old 05-09-20, 03:55 AM
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My CAAD 12 w/105. IMO this may be the best AL bike ever made.
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If the posts so far don't go far enough, check out this thread that's been going ten years: The Cult of CAAD...
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