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Older Cannondale R400 Specs?

Old 06-02-07, 03:22 PM
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Older Cannondale R400 Specs?

Hey All, I inherited this bike a little while back and am looking to do some upgrades but I'm not sure what sizes I need for certain things. Can anyone direct me to a "spec sheet" of sorts for this bike? Also what year is this bike? It has an 7 speed RSX Double Groupset. Any information is greatly appreciated!







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That head badge was used in the early to mid 90s. The frame is a 3.0, as evidenced by the outboard rear dropouts and rear brake cable run across the top of the top tube. The R400 is the bottom of the chain bike. The fork is aluminum, and watch out for cracks on those outboard rear dropouts.

Try Vintage Cannondale for possibly more information.
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Hey - what size is that? Looks like a 60cm or larger.
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Originally Posted by VT Biker
Hey - what size is that? Looks like a 60cm or larger.
i measured rougly 57.5
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Originally Posted by VT Biker
Hey - what size is that? Looks like a 60cm or larger.
actually thanks to the link above, I found out it IS a 60 judging from the serial number.

Thanks for the help guys.

*EDIT* New strange info, the serial number says its a '92 however, the catalog from '92 does not have a red in it. The shifters are RSX but they didnt introduce that on these bikes until 1995 when they started using the 2.8 frame. Also, the 1992 model has an integrated seatpost clamp, however mine does not, but the 1994 model has the same clamp as mine, and it did come in red. Also the '92 model has the same "R400" sticker as mine.

My best guess is this is a '92 with upgraded brifters, I just wonder why the seat post clamp is different and it's red.

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check here for more info:

www.vintagecannondale.com

you can check the serial and download a catalog from the year of the bike.
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