The Cannondale SuperSix EVO CX CycloCross Bike in Purple Haze is an evolved version of the SuperSix Evo road bike, ready for the rough and tumble of grass crits, mud ruts or open gravel tracks.
The SuperSix Evo is an aero focussed lightweight road bike that’s used by pro road teams and weekend racers alike. It’s proven aerodynamic tube profiles deliver an extra dose of speed. In a race decided by split seconds, why not give yourself every advantage?
The SuperSix EVO CX have been tweaked to suit the demands of cross racing. You’ll get an explosive kick and unreal grip from short chainstays. An uncanny blend of high-speed stability and low-speed agility from the mountain bike inspired OutFront front end. Enormous tyre clearance (13mm per side with UCI-legal 33mm tyres) mean less clogging when it's mucky. More speed. Less stops.
The SuperSix EVO CX have been built to be light and reliable with a 1x SRAM Force drivetrain, DT Swiss 470 wheels and Vittoria 33c tyres. Perfect for mixing it up between the tape.
Riders who want to race on Belgian mud, grassy hills, sand pits and between the tape. It’s designed as a dedicated cross bike but it’s road bike DNA also pretty fast on tarmac or gravel.
Gravel bikes have exploded in popularity over the last few years. There are now dozens of gravel bike events around the UK and a growing number of long distance cycling routes designed with gravel bikes in mind. In this gravel bike buying guide we’ll take you through the main things to consider when picking a gravel bike.
The main appeal of gravel bikes is versatility,. You can use them on normal roads but they’ll also work great on forest roads, old railway lines and farm tracks. So you can go for a ride off-road, avoiding cars and traffic, but link it with sections of tarmac as well. Of course you can do this on a mountain bike but a gravel bike will generally be faster and lighter. This also means you can cover some big distances when touring. A lot of gravel bike riders are road cyclists who want to get away from traffic.
As gravel bikes often get used for touring and bikepacking most will come with mounting points for bags. This luggage capacity combined with speed, and ability to handle mixed surfaces, means that gravel bikes are also extremely popular for commuting on.
Gravel bikes are very popular for commuting. We sell lots of them on the cycle to work scheme. One of our biggest stores for gravel bike sales is our Greenwich shop in London. They're mainly selling them for commuting around central London on. We’re going to run you through the pros and cons of commuting on a gravel bike and answer the question ‘are gravel bikes good for commuting?’
Gravel bikes are fast, nearly as quick as a standard road bike. They are certainly quicker on the road than most mountain bikes and many hybrids. That means you can get to work, and home, in the shortest time possible. But what makes gravel bikes so good for commuting is that they are extremely versatile. They can be ridden on tarmac, cycle paths, old railway lines, canal towpaths, and even off-road trails. So, it’s easy to mix it up on your commute and avoid traffic.
Another big advantage of commuting on a gravel bike is that they're generally more comfortable than road bikes. This is because they have wider tyres and longer wheelbases, which results in a smoother and more stable ride. So you don’t get bounced around as much on rough roads. Most gravel bikes have a fairly upright riding position which makes it easier to see what’s going on in traffic. The combination of stable handling and the comfortable riding position is a massive confidence boost for the rider, especially on wet roads.
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Cannondale are not keen on rules. Cannondale think outside the box and it has led to some of the most innovative bikes ever made. They were one of the pioneers of aluminium and carbon bike frames and were one of the first brand to introduce these materials into both professional racing and production bikes. Leading to their famous 'Legalize My Cannondale' ad campaigns after their innovations took their bikes below the official weight limit for pro racing.
Cannondale have led the development of technology in mountain bike suspension for years and have unique suspension designs, such as the Lefty, which only they use. Cannondale‘s commitment to innovation means they do things their own way. When you buy a Cannondale bike you will be getting something a little bit special and different from everyone else.
Cannondale have won awards for the 2020 CAAD13 and SuperSix Evo Road Bikes. Despite the alloy frame, the CAAD13 competes with a carbon road bike on every level but the price. SuperSix EVO is an evolution of Cannondale’s classic race machine. Adding more aero profiling, and a system integrated design to reduce drag.
Cycles UK is one of the leading Cannondale dealers in Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire and London. We stock a wide range of Cannondale road, mountain and electric bikes online and in our stores.
|Frame||SuperSix EVO CX Carbon, internal cable routing w/ Switchplate, 12x142mm Speed Release thru-axle, SAVE, PF30-83 Ai, flat mount disc, integrated seatpost binder|
|Fork||SuperSix EVO CX Carbon, SAVE, integrated crown race, 12x100mm Speed Release thru-axle, flat mount disc, internal routing, 1-1/8" to 1-1/2", 55mm offset|
|Rims||DT Swiss R470 db, 28h|
|Hubs||(F) Formula CL-712, 12x100mm centerlock / (R) Formula RXC-400, 12x142mm centerlock|
|Spokes||Stainless Steel, 14g|
|Tires||Vittoria Terreno Mix TNT, 700 x 33c, tubeless ready|
|Crank||Cannondale 1, BB86a, OPI SpideRing, 40T|
|Bottom Bracket||Cannondale Alloy PressFit30|
|Cassette||SRAM PG-1170, 11-36, 11-speed|
|Front Derailleur||N/A (Braze-on compatible)|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM Force 1, Long cage|
|Shifters||SRAM Force 1, 11-speed|
|Handlebar||Cannondale 2, 6061 Alloy, Compact|
|Grips||Cannondale Bar Tape, 3.5mm|
|Stem||Cannondale 3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7Â°|
|Headset||Integrated, 1-1/8" - 1-1/2"|
|Brakes||SRAM Force 1 hydraulic Disc, 160/140mm CenterLine rotors|
|Brake Levers||SRAM Force 1|
|E-Bike Drive Unit||Null|
|Saddle||Fizik Aliante Delta, S-alloy rails|
|Seatpost||HollowGram 27 SL KNÃ˜T, Carbon, 2 bolt clamp, 330mm, 0mm offset all sizes|
|Chain Device||46, 51, 54, 56, 58|
|Sizes||46, 51, 54, 56, 58|
|Barcodes||884603922583, 884603922590, 884603922606, 884603922613, 884603922620|
|SKUs / Part Numbers||C17201U1046, C17201U1051, C17201U1054, C17201U1056, C17201U1058|
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