Cannondale F8 CO2 XC Hardtail

3.75/5 (8 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Fork: RST Capa, 80 mm
  • Rims: Jalco Disc T21, 32 hole
  • Tires: Kenda Komodo, 26 x 1.95"
  • Bottom Bracket: FSA TH-7420ST


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Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jackfood a Weekend Warrior from singapore

Date Reviewed: December 16, 2011

Strengths:    Smooth cycle, disc brake enhanced braking during wet weather. Nice front suspension.

Weaknesses:    The seat is hard and felt uncomfortable.

Bottom Line:   
Would recommend this and it is quite value for money for an entry bike.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $520.00

Purchased At:   Sembawang


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Riotmaker89 a Weekend Warrior from Norfolk, ne Madison county

Date Reviewed: November 19, 2011

Strengths:    Everything, very solid design

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
This is by far the best bike Ive ever owned. I do alot of off road trail riding, but I also do alot of inner-city sprints. If you can run into or over it, I e done it. If you can jump off it, Ive done it. This bike takes more abuse than it should and I haven't had to replace anything on it except tires, tubes, and the saddle(the bars on the saddle that attach to the seat post got bent).

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   Direct from cannonda

Bike Setup:   Factory

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by irfan a Weekend Warrior from banglore india

Date Reviewed: December 19, 2010

Strengths:    good bike,good pick up,like the paint job,smooth gear shifting and it's a good bike to buy.

Weaknesses:    it's great but very stiff frame

Bottom Line:   
nice bike it's good to buy it

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $533.00

Purchased At:   RR cycles

Similar Products Used:   trek 4500


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by FIREBUFF330 a Weekend Warrior from Inwood, Long Island, NY

Date Reviewed: July 5, 2010

Strengths:    Great ride,

Weaknesses:    Pedals are very weak, broke 1 on my 10th ride on the bike.

Bottom Line:   
grat bike all around, lve to ride long trips on long island, just cant do them now do to work and a broken pedal. mostly ride it on the street, tires seem to do well in most weathr.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $440.00

Purchased At:   Roberts Bikes in Bay

Similar Products Used:   Trek 700, cannondale f600 caad2 (both bikes where stolen)

Bike Setup:   mostly stock with bar risers, soon to change pedal

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by csmac2004 a Cross Country Rider from Kamloops, BC, Canada

Date Reviewed: April 9, 2010

Strengths:    Light and Stiff frame

Weaknesses:    Cheap pedals/crank

Bottom Line:   
Good budget/entry level bike. I commute to/from work (15kms each way) every day (50% trails, 50% street). On the street, this bike is fast with the Kenda Small Block 8 tires. And yet, hit the trail and traction is really quite good. Climbing with this thing is pretty good, although hard climbing causes alot of fork compression (no lock out). Downhilling and cross country this thing rips pretty fast. I'm 250lbs, and this bike is easily taking the abuse that I've thrown at it.

I did, however, replace the crank and pedals right away as the stock ones are pretty cheap. I plan on upgrading the drivetrain when I can, and I would like to upgrade to a fork that I can lock, but the frame is solid (lifetime warranty). I added bar-ends for climbing (I will never ride without them) and a seat that was more forgiving...

For the price, I would for sure recommend this bike. The disc brakes are simple to maintain, yet provide great stopping power (you try holding back 250lbs down a steep, rocky downhill!).

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Favorite Trail:   Rose Hill

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Taboo Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Balance AL150, Trek 950

Bike Setup:   RST Gila Front shock, Acera/Altus drivetrain, mechanical disk brakes

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Bob a Cross Country Rider from Oxnard,CA

Date Reviewed: March 22, 2010

Strengths:    none,really... this is the scam.

Weaknesses:    bad paint,this alloy is kind of week,easly chips & bents...pretty low end components. Very poor welded,shock is the worst crap I´d tryed.I´m furious about throwing to the trash can my money with this ps!!

Bottom Line:   
cannondale used to be good,this chinese crap is like a walmart 200 bucks bike with some cannondale stickers,it´s a shame for the brand!! Try buying a used one made in usa!!

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   price point

Similar Products Used:   F600 & F400

Bike Setup:   customized with almost everything

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by wayne182 a Weekend Warrior from Rocky Point Ny, USA

Date Reviewed: November 11, 2009

Strengths:    Great fit and finish, well balanced, does everything well...component mix works pretty well for lower end stuff. I have had to adjust the front derailer cable once...thats all, no other maintnance at all. Seems like a lot of bike for the money paid. Feels lighter that the F5 too! 28 lbs now.

Weaknesses:    Seems compact for a medium...I swapped out the seat post for a larger lay back, longer truvative stem..switch to a truvative flat bar...all three cost $70.00 on ebay and it's perfectly set for me(5'8" 195)! Total spent to date is $620 not bad, now it looks expensive too!

Bottom Line:   
Best bike for under $600...Cannondale didn't skimp on any part like I had been told they do!

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Favorite Trail:   Rocky Piont

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $549.00

Purchased At:   Patchogue bike shop

Similar Products Used:   2000 Cannondale MTB


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by mike bartholome a Cross Country Rider from cape coral florida

Date Reviewed: October 5, 2009

Strengths:    very easy to ride and does everything well.

Weaknesses:    breaks wear fast during mud ridding.

Bottom Line:   
I wanted a bike that was under 700.00 that would offer bullet proof performance on the trail, agility and work for everyday running around. This bike does everything you ask of it. The rims don't even warp with bunny hopping.

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Favorite Trail:   calloosa

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   the bike route

Bike Setup:   Stock

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