From those two, Cdale all day. Leftys rock and you can get a "fork up" tray mount adapter so you'll be able to use your present roof system, any who that's my two cents.
Well, you should be picky. Why would you spend close to 5 grand on a bike and not be picky. I spend way less than that and I am picky. You should be very picky. Ride both and see which one works for you. They both will rock, but one may rock more than the other. You really shouldn't care what I think anyway; but.... since you asked....evan said:I'm not particularly picky on how it rides as I'm coming off riding a FS 26" for the past seven years. I know that regardless of which bike I choose it's going to be different.
The Caffeine 29er geometry felt sluggish to me as well, but the Flash (on paper, haven't tried one yet) seems to address these issues, with a steeper ha and shorter cs.skiahh said:To me, the C-dales felt sluggish where the Felt was lively and responsive. And comfortable..
answering this question would almost require you read the post above you or go to Cannondale.com and look for yourself...........M_S said:Do any of the new Cannondales retain the caffeine geometry? I thought it was gret, at least on paper, for long, western rides.
Nah.NeverFree said:answering this question would almost require you read the post above you or go to Cannondale.com and look for yourself...........
I'm happy you like your bike, but it isn't a Flash.DFYFZX said:I LOVE my Flash 1! Mine's an 08 so it's aluminum but I'm officially in love.