Cannondale Flash Carbon 1 XC Hardtail

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $7499.00


Product Description

950 grams of impossible. The world’s best hardtail. Lighter than most elite carbon roadbikes, tougher than most aluminum bikes, stiffer and more compliant than titanium. Science fiction becomes engineering fact.
  • Rims: Mavic Crossmax SLR
  • Frame: Flash, BallisTec Hi-MOD Carbon, SAVE, BB30 1.5 Si head tube
  • Brakes: Magura Marta SL
  • Chain: Shimano M980 w/pin
  • Shifters: Shimano XTR


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by michael s a Cross Country Rider from long branch nj usa

Date Reviewed: March 4, 2010

Strengths:    light 21.5 silky lefty climbs great reworked geo goes down as well save rear end and seat post have save technology that really make this bike comfortable. The bottom bracket and head tube have no hint of flex. Really is comfy and still top performer.

Weaknesses:    ?

Bottom Line:   
Want a great bike you can race or ride all day long. This is it.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $4299.00

Purchased At:   the peddler of long

Similar Products Used:   29 only other is custom 7 single ridige

Bike Setup:   xo/ carbon elixer/ dt hubs w stans rims butted spokes save

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Bought a 2012 Cannondale Flash Carbon 1 ... and i forgot im a 6.2" 300lbs rider.

Hello guys! Im 6.2 tall and 300lbs. i live in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Had Cannondales back in the 90s and, as most Cannondale fans, I love those bikes so much, i cant like any other brand better. Owned a 1993 Delta V 2000 and a 1997 Super V 2000. Rode other brands for some 10 years and now I decide ... Read More »

2012 Flash 29er Carbon 1 - derailleur hangers snap!

I bought my bike in July of 2012 and am now on my third derailleur hanger! I ride off road about 2 days a week on average, the rest is on the road. I weigh about 164 lbs , 5'11". Medium frame , xtr rear derailleur (long cage). I do ride and race pretty hard. Anybody else have this issue with so ... Read More »

XTR FD for 2012 Flash Carbon 1 29er

Hi guys, I hope you can help. I have a 2012 Flash and would like to gradually swap out Sram components for XTR, I just think it is better engineered. I have ditched the XO brakes - they were hopeless and now looking to change out the XO front deraileur for an XTR equivalent which poses a couple of q ... Read More »

2012 Flash Carbon 1 ($3500) or 2013 F29 Carbon 1 ($6500)

I need some help from the group. I can get a new 2012 Flash Carbon 1 for $3500, or a 2013 F29 Carbon 1 for $6500. From what I can tell, the biggest changes from 2012 and 2013 are the Reynolds carbon wheels and the updated lefty. Do those upgrades warranty the add'l cost for the 2013? Part of m ... Read More »

Flash Carbon 29er 3 vs Alloy 1

I have a price for an Alloy 1 of about $1800. I just went to a LBS to look for one to ride since this one is out of town and they didn't have one. They did tell me that for $2000 they could sell me a Carbon 3. Is this a no brainer to go to the Carbon frame? He said that the components are a little ... Read More »

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