Cannondale’s New Road Bike Aims to Be the Fastest Ever.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know.
A couple weeks ago, we lifted the curtain on a whole new class of bikes from Cannondale .
Sparing no expense, the LAB71 series is positioned as a no-holds-barred approach to bike engineering, design and aesthetics.
Now we get our first look at what that really means, thanks to the announcement of the LAB71 SuperSix EVO, which hits bike shops this May.
While the nameplate itself has been in the Cannondale stable for more than a decade, the premium level of this fourth generation is unapologetic in its ambition.
Here are some of the highlights.
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The Cannondale team constructed the frameset, seatpost, bars and wheels in unison, aiming to make all these components play well together.
According to the brand, they put the whole package through thousands of computational fluid dynamics tweaks and weeks of wind tunnel tests, stripping everything down to the essentials and stressing speed.
Foreign [Music] Cannondale's new road bike aims to be The fastest ever here's everything you Need to know a couple weeks ago we Lifted the curtain on a whole new class Of bikes from Cannondale dots bearing no Expense the lab-71 series is positioned As a no holds barred approach to bike Engineering design and Aesthetics now we Get our first look at what that really Means thanks to the announcement of the Lab-71 Super 6 Evo which hits bike shops This may while the nameplate itself has Been in the Cannondale stable for more Than a decade the premium level of this Fourth generation is Unapologetic in its Ambition here are some of the highlights To stay up to date with latest top Stories make sure to subscribe to this YouTube channel by clicking the button Above this video unified design the Cannondale team constructed the Framasite seatpost bars and wheels in Unison aiming to make all these Components play well together according To the brand they put the whole package Through thousands of computational fluid Dynamics tweaks and weeks of wind tunnel Tests stripping everything down to the Essentials and stressing speed this new Iteration saves 12 watts of power at 28 Miles per hour versus the third Generation bike ultra weight savings the
New bikes carbon heavy construction Might not weigh zero pounds but it's Getting pretty damn close thanks to an Innovative fiber and Nano resin Composite a fully painted build ready 56 Centimeters frame tips the scales at Less than 1.7 pounds together with Carefully curated components the whole Bike comes in at the UC minimum of 6.8 Kilograms just 14.99 pounds Cannondale Unprecedented aerodynamics Cannondale Teamed with mamatican a top Motorsport Design firm on a fully integrated carbon Handlebar and stem the new hologram R50 Wheel set cuts through wind as does Concealed cable routing flowing from a Slim down head to even the bottle cages Yes the bottle cages are specifically Aligned with the frame shape to smooth Airflow and reduce drag the price of Progress we would be remiss not to Mention that while we got a chance to Touch and lift the lab-71 Super 6 Evo During a visit to Cannondale Headquarters in late January we have yet To actually ride this stunning Steed we Hope to do so soon but at this point we Can only say it certainly seems Incredibly light and fast with the price To match the framasite itself starts at 4 500 and while Cannondale says entry Level 4th gen evos will start at five Thousand five hundred dollars we Understand the lab-71 Edition will hit
Fifteen thousand dollars that's a few Hundred bucks less than the cheapest new Car the Nissan Versa and a couple Thousand more than a really fun Motorcycle the Triumph Speed Twin.canondale itself makes plenty of Frisky rides for much less including the 4500 topstone Carbon 2 Lefty a great Gravel bite were reviewed last year. but Again lab 70 win isn't a class but Itself and hey no one ever said going Fast as hell on a bicycle would be the Bargain to the Thank you [Music]