Test Ride: Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2

How the all-around mountain bike handled the challenging Sandy Ridge Trail System

by Nick Jaynes At the outset, finding this season’s perfect all-round mountain bike seemed like an easy task, as most modern, high-end bikes claim to be quite adept at tackling anything from rocky incline charges to stump-laden downhill slogs with equal aplomb. After months of sweating, cursing and mud-slinging, the Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2 could very well be it. With its swoopy geometry, burly and …

Cannondale Bad Boy 1: Urban Performance

On the road with the agile yet street smart ride that's making us rethink hybrids

Hybrid bikes tend to attract unanimously negative connotations from purist cyclists—and often rightly so. Most popular with beginners or those who turn the pedals once a year, hybrids draw on design characteristics from purpose-built classes of bikes like road and mountain bikes to create an easy, smooth, if not performance-minded ride (think overly padded saddles and geometry that feels like it’s designed to constrain power …

Cannondale Slice RS

The latest in triathlon-centric bicycles ascribes to the age old "Narrow is Aero" adage

In years past cutting seconds off your race time meant donning hilarious helmets and hoping the wind’s at your back. Now, thanks to the latest in carbon molding, integrated gearing and carbon components, Cannondale‘s recently released Slice RS claims the necessary tech to strike up to 20 seconds in a 40k race for a top competitor. And while this bike is designed mostly for just …