Treadwell 2

Lightweight yet commanding, Cannondale’s Treadwell 2 exists somewhere between beach-cruiser and city-commuter. The wider-set handlebars and thicker tires afford confidence, but the slender frame (SmartForm C3 Alloy with hidden cables) provides agility. This is a multi-purpose bike that’s built to last.

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 …