A fast and fun bike, the lightweight trail frame introduces you to the huge world of Mountain bikes. Equipped with 100mm RockShox Recon Gold fork and fast-rolling but nimble 27.5-inch wheels its the perfect bike to get you riding and experience the fastest most confident ride. Designed to be the best blend of fun, lightweight, reliability and cost, the Trail 1 offers a superb spec mixed with all-day fun and comfort.
Smoothness and compliance are key features of a comfortable frame that you're excited to ride again and again. Thanks to Cannondale's proprietary Save technology in the rear triangle, Cannondale has carefully shaped the chainstays and seat stay for built-in deflection providing the comfort and security you need.
The focus on stability and control continues with the Trial Geometry, the angles of the frame are specifically chosen to inspire confidence and embrace speed with traction and predictable steering.
The group-set is a combination of Shimano's ever-reliable 11-speed SLX and XT shifting platform ensuring you have a wide range of gears with fast precise shifting for when you really need that edge. Shimano Deore Hydraulic brakes take care of stopping you on a dime, the 160mm rotors matched with the short pull levers offer excellent modulation, feel and power.
The Cannondale Trail 1 is a bike that keeps giving, designed to offer you a fast and stable entry into mountain biking your limits are nearly endless on the trail.
SMARTFORM ALLOY is Cannondale's premium 6069 and 6061 alloy tubing. Double Pass weld technology makes a smoother, stronger joint that prevents frame failure and the need for internal structures
SAVE PLUS found throughout the frame boosts comfort by engineering flex in the frame to reduce vibrations felt as well as improve tire contact on uneven surfaces
- 27.5-inch wheels and tyres and fast-rolling but manoeuvrable too
- Shimano SLX and XT shifting offer fast and precise shifting all day long
RockShox Recon Gold forks offer 100mm of plush suspension
- Shimano Deore hydraulic brakes
Cannondale Trail, SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE, 1-1/8" headtube
RockShox Recon Gold RL 27.5, 100mm Solo Air OneLoc, Remote Lockout, Rebound
Cannondale DC 3.0, Double Wall, 32-hole
Formula DC51 Front, Formula DC-22 Rear
Stainless Steel 15g
WTB Nineline Comp DNA Compound, 27.5 x 2.0
Shimano SLX, 2x11
Shimano XT, 11-speed
FSA Comet MegaExo
SunRace, 11-40t, 11-speed
KMC X11, 11-speed
Cannondale Stage 3
Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm (SM), 27.5 x 400mm (LX)
Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 1-1/8 31.8 -5 deg
Cannondale Locking Grips
Shimano Deore Levers, Shimano Deore Hydraulic Disc 160/160mm Rotors
Cannondale C3 Riser, Alloy 4-Degree Upsweep, 9-Degree Backsweep, 740x15mm
Cannondale Size Guide
||163 - 168 cm
||5' 4" - 5' 6"
||169 - 178 cm
||5' 6" - 5' 10"
||179 - 186 cm
||5' 10" - 6' 1"
||187 - 192 cm
||6' 1" - 6' 3"