Cannondale has come a long way since their first product in 1970, a bicycle trailer.
They have bloomed into innovative manufacturers of various tools and gear, and they specialize in suspension components. Cannondale are also competitive race-winners in the downhill and road cycling arenas. They build bikes around their historically super-light, high performance frames. They are the mad scientists behind the Lefty suspension, and were proponents of moving the cycling world from a 26mm standard to the BB30 bottom bracket.
Cycling Plus’ 2014 Bike of the Year: The Cannondale Synapse 5. So what makes it a worthy winner?
The engineers at Cannondale have...