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The 2019 Cannondale CAAD Optimo Sora is a performance orientated road bike that brings Cannondale’s race tech and geometry to an affordable price point.



Cannondale CAAD Optimo Sora 2019 Road Bike

  • €835.98
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Cannondale CAAD Optimo Sora 2019 Road Bike

Season : 2019

Brand : Cannondale

Code : C14509M10

Weight : 0KG

The 2019 Cannondale CAAD Optimo Sora is a performance orientated road bike that brings Cannondale’s race tech and geometry to an affordable price point. Cannondale pioneered the use of aluminium in 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 Optimos 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 Sora you are getting a top quality frame with decent quality equipment. Sora is considered by many to be the first ‘proper’ Shimano road group set and gives you a double chain set at the front and 9 speeds at the back. 
This bike is perfect for
Riders looking for a first road bike who want to go properly fast or serious racers wanting an affordable training bike that still handles like a race machine. 
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 C4 Bar/Stem/Seatpost with Cannondale Stage Ergo Saddle
  • €835.98
  • $789.63
  • $1,130.97
  • kr8,702.17
  • kr7,412.56
  • kr6,228.95
  • $1,199.77
  • ¥84,715.75

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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-31 front, RB-32 rear
SPOKES - Stainless Steel, 14g
TYRES - Vittoira Zaffiro, 700 x 25c
PEDALS - Wellgo w/ Clip and Strap
CRANK - Shimano Sora 3000, 50/34
CHAIN - Shimano HG53, 9-speed
REAR COGS - Shimano HG50, 11-30, 9-speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR - Shimano Sora, 31.8 clamp
SHIFTERS - Shimano Sora, 2x9
HANDLEBAR - Cannondale C4, 6061 Alloy, Compact
GRIPS - Cannondale Grip Bar Tape w/Gel, 3.5mm
STEM - Cannondale C4, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°
HEADSET - FSA Integrated, 1-1/4" lower bearing, 25mm top cap
BRAKES - Promax RC-452
BRAKE LEVERS - Shimano Sora
SADDLE - Cannondale Stage Ergo
SEATPOST - Cannondale C4, 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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