Cannondale Scalpel 2012
650B style

a.k.a. The Red Shifter

Build started Oct 2012
Done & dusted Groenkloof 20th Feb 2013

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Build Specifications

Cannondale 2012 Scalpel 3 Hi-Mod Carbon 26" Frame, Zero Pivot - Medium, 80 mm rear travel
Cannondale Lefty Speed XLR 100mm Carbon Fork
Fox Float CTD Factory Shock 2013 - Kashima coated

FSA K Force Light 3x10 BB30 Crankset 22-32-44
Shimano XTR Pedals PD-M980
SRAM XX Long Cage RD
SRAM X0 3x10 FD S3 Mount

Shiimano XT 10 Speed Cassette M771 11-36
SRAM PC1051 10-speed chain
SRAM X0 3x10 2012 Twisters
Gore Sealed Cables

Hope Tech M4 Brakeset with Braided Hoses
Hope Floating Rotors 160mm rear, 180mm front
Hope XC Stem 90mm 5 Deg
Ti Bolt upgrades

FSA K Force Lite Carbon Bars
Hope Grip Doctor Bar Ends

RockShox Reverb Seat Post
Fizik GobiXM Seat

NoTubes ZTR Crest 650b Rims
Sapim Spokes - Double butted 1.8mm
Hope Pro II Evo Rear Hub
Extralite HyperLefty Front Hub - striaght pull on RHS
Rear tyre: Schwalbe Rocket Ron 2.25WTB 2.2 UST
Front tyre: Schwalbe Nobbly Nic Snake Skin 2.35 UST


10.7 kg all-in

Pics © Bruce Gillespie 2013

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