The 2019 Cannondale CAAD Optimo 105 is a performance orientated road bike that combines Cannondale’s  elite geometry with reliable 105 equipment for under £1K.


Cannondale CAAD Optimo 105 2019 Road Bike

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Cannondale CAAD Optimo 105 2019 Road Bike

Season : 2019

Brand : Cannondale

Code : C14309M20

Weight : 0KG

The 2019 Cannondale CAAD Optimo 105 is a performance orientated road bike that combines Cannondale’s elite geometry with reliable 105 equipment for under £1K. Handily under the Cycle to Work threshold.
Cannondale pioneered the use of aluminium on road bikes and their CAAD12 aluminium bikes regularly beat carbon road bikes in tests. The CAAD Optimo brings all of Cannondale’s aluminium know how to a cheaper price point. 
Cannondale are calling the CAAD Optimo ‘gateway road bikes’. They are designed to get you hooked on proper road bikes with elite race geometry that gives you a flat back for flat out speed and nimble handling. All of the CAAD Optimo bikes come with a full carbon fibre fork and incorporate Cannondale’s SAVE technology which introduces small flex zones in the frame to absorb shocks. The CAAD Optimo fame weighs in at just 1400g with the fork adding another 420g so you get a full frameset well under 2kg.
With the CAAD Optimo 105 you get a top-quality aluminium frame combined with the rock solid 11 speed Shimano 105 group set. With it’s race orientated geometry the CAAD Optimo 105 is a great option for those who want a proper classic road bike.  
This bike is perfect for
Riders who want race orientated performance coupled with rock solid equipment. The CAAD Optimo 105 would make an amazing first, or second, road bike. It would also be ideal as a training bike for those who want to save their best bike for race day.  
Key Features:
  • CAAD Optimo, SmartForm C2 Alloy Frame, SAVE / Cannondale Ultra, Full Carbon Fork
  • FSA Gossamer crankset 50/34
  • RS 2.0 Rims/ Formula Hubs
  • Cannondale C3 Bar/Stem/Seatpost with Cannondale Stage Ergo Saddle
  • €903.49
  • $831.48
  • $1,225.28
  • kr9,710.30
  • kr7,447.49
  • kr6,747.29
  • $1,318.10
  • ¥89,837.62

Beginners Guide to Road Bike Gearing

Don;t know your 105 from your Tiagra? Our handy guide to road bike gearing takes you through the ranges and how they compare so you know what you are getting.


Understanding the 2019 Canondale Road Bike Range

We take a look at the Cannondale road bike range, how the different bikes compare and the types of riders they suit best. Read our Guiide to the 2019 Cannondale Road Bike Range 


Why buy a Cannondale?

Cannondale are known as one of the most innovative brands in the bike industry. They have a reputation for doing things their own way but at the core their bikes are always built around really top quality frames built with cutting edge tech. If you buy a Cannondale you are getting a top class frame, innovative ideas and something a little different from the norm.




Technical Information
FRAME - CAAD Optimo, SmartForm C2 Alloy, SAVE
FORK - Cannondale Ultra, Full Carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer
RIMS - RS 2.0, 24h front, 28h rear
HUBS - Formula RB-56 front, RB-5711 rear
SPOKES - Stainless Steel, 14g
TYRES - Vittoira Zaffiro Pro Slick, 700 x 25c
PEDALS - Wellgo w/ Clip and Strap
CRANK - FSA Gossamer Alloy, 50/34
CHAIN - KMC X11, 11-speed
REAR COGS - Shimano 105, 11-30, 11-speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR - Shimano 105, 31.8 clamp
SHIFTERS - Shimano 105, 2x11
HANDLEBAR - Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, Compact
GRIPS - Cannondale Grip Bar Tape w/Gel, 3.5mm
STEM - Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°
HEADSET - FSA Integrated, 1-1/4" lower bearing, 25mm top cap
BRAKES - Tektro R741
BRAKE LEVERS - Shimano 105 7000
SADDLE - Cannondale Stage Ergo
SEATPOST - Cannondale C3, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm (44-56), 400mm (58-63)
SIZES - 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 60
Sizing Information
  48 51 54 56 58 60
Seat Tube Length (CM) 48.7 53 55.9 57.6 59.4 61.5
Top Tube Length (CM) 51 52.8 54.7 56.1 57.5 59.1
Head Tube Angle 71.5 72.3 72.9 73.1 73.2 73.3
Seat Tube Angle 74.7 74.3 73.8 73.5 73.2 72.9
Standover (CM) 74.2 76 78.7 80.2 82.2 84.1
Head Tube Length (CM) 10.7 12 13.9 15.5 17.5 19.5
Wheelbase (CM) 96.3 97 98 98.9 100 101.3
Front Centre (CM) 56.5 57.6 58.6 59.5 60.5 61.6
Chainstay Length (CM) 40.5 40.5 40.5 40.5 40.5 40.7
Bottom Bracket Drop (CM) 7.4 7.4 7.2 7.2 6.9 6.9
Bottom Bracket Height (CM) 26.8 26.8 27.1 27.1 27.3 27.3
Fork Rake (CM) 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Trail (CM) 6.7 6.2 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6
Stack (CM) 51.8 53.3 55.1 56.6 58.3 60.3
Reach (CM) 36.9 37.8 38.7 39.3 39.9 40.5



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