Cannondale Flash Carbon Ultimate XC Hardtail

5/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $9599.00


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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.
  • Frame: Flash, BallisTec Hi-MOD Carbon, SAVE, BB30 1.5 Si head tube
  • Fork: Rigid Frame
  • Rims: DT Swiss XCR 1.2
  • Handlebars: FSA K-Force Flat 600 mm Nano


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by MAGUVER a Cross Country Rider from santiago,chile

Date Reviewed: June 9, 2010

Strengths:    stiff, responsive, made some changes for racing, swap dt swiss xcr 1.2 wheelset for mavic slr, reason more stiffness and avoid breaking the rims. It is very lightweight besides XX group not very much different of a well tuned Cannondale Taurine SL

Weaknesses:    non so far.

Bottom Line:   
if you are of those kind of riders that "float" on the seat and like to go downhill with the "behind seat position" you should change then the fisik seat for narrower version say Selle slr ultimate carbon.

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Favorite Trail:   everywhere

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $10000.00

Purchased At:   intercycles

Similar Products Used:   taurine SL, my lovely Scalpel 88+ lefty tuned full dt swiss,

Bike Setup:   frm web lefty stem, mavic slr wheelset, full SRAM XX, KCNC Scandium seatpost, easton EC90 composite bar, kcnc bar ends, maxxis ignitor

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Michael a Racer from Toronto, ON

Date Reviewed: April 30, 2010

Strengths:    Fantastically fast!. This bike climbs like a scorched cat. Was very impressed with how comfortable it rides for a HT. The rear of the bike really does absorb a lot, yet there seems to be no sacrifice in lateral stiffness. Accelerations are extremely positive and quick. The Sram XX also is fantastic, and the Lefty is outstanding - nothing better.

Weaknesses:    Very Expensive... but what do you expect for a bike of this quality.

Bottom Line:   
If you race... and like speed... and money is no object... get this bike. I think we're going to start seeing a lot of these at the local races.

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Favorite Trail:   Canada

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $9600.00

Purchased At:   Duke's Cycle, Toront

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale Team Scalpel, Specialized Epic, Trek Fuel

Bike Setup:   Full Sram XX

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by FraserFraserfraser a Racer from Singapore

Date Reviewed: February 20, 2010

Strengths:    Where do I start. Light, fast, responsive. Not quite a softtale but boy does it feel good. When racing you flow over the bumps. It's a wierd feeling in that the faster you go the smoother the ride.

Weaknesses:    Obviously expensive, but then you really donpay for what you get. This is not a gimmick, you get full value for money.

Bottom Line:   
You wanna race, you wanna be fAst, this helpS, I have a a big advantage over YOU now.

Very nice bike. Not for weekend warriors, this is for ur hard core riders who wanna go out and win.

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Favorite Trail:   Bukit timah

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $9000.00

Purchased At:   Canasia

Similar Products Used:   Used a maverick durance upto now. A little different

Bike Setup:   Full works, xx, hollow tech, r1's etc

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