Completely re-designed for 2018, the all-new Trail brings a level of performance and handling normally reserved for far more expensive machines. Its confident geometry, dialed spec and advanced frame technology make a difference you can feel from the first pedal stroke.
The best performance value on the mountain, ready for anything from XC racing to full-blown trail duty.
SmartForm C2 Alloy Construction - feature many of the sophisticated framebuilding techniques found on the unmatchable C1 frames. Refined butting, precisely controlled tube shapes and our exceptional double-pass welds combine to create frames that others would be proud to call their best. World class weights, great stiffness and that unmistakeable Cannondale ride-feel combine to deliver an incredible performance value.
Save Micro-Suspenion - SAVE technology is all about reducing road shock and vibration. By pairing precise tube shapes with sophisticated carbon layup or highly manipulated aluminum, Cannondale are able to create areas on the rear chainstays and seat stays, fork or seatpost that can deflect to absorb shock, while staying completely rigid laterally and torsionally. The enhanced vertical compliance provided
Dirt Tailored Geometry
Tapered Head Tube
Internal Cable Routing
Total Control - Designed for short stems and wide handlebars to maximize control in rough terrain.
Confident Handling - Slack 68° head angle creates the stable, confident handling you need to rule the descents.
Short and Stiff - Short chainstays give the Trail an agile, nimble feel and provide great traction on steep climbs.
Killer Spec - With Shimano hydraulic brakes throughout, reliable 1x and 2x drivetrains, great tires and tubeless ready wheels on most models, Trails are ready to rock.
Right-Sized Wheels - Trail bikes are designed with 27.5” on the smaller sizes and 29” wheels for the larger sizes to offer the best possible blend of fit, fast and fun for all riders.