Cannondale Scalpel Carbon 2




The Cannondale Scalpel Carbon 2 is The New Cutting Edge. This is the ultimate XC race bike. Ground-breaking suspension, aggressive geometry and feathery weight let you go full gas from the gun.


Lightweight BallisTec carbon FlexPivot frame / Lefty Ocho fork / Integrated Cannondale App connectivity
Shimano XT hydro disc 12-speed group / HollowGram crank
HollowGram 25 carbon tubeless-ready wheels / Stash onboard repair kit

Where it thrives: On the race course

What it’s built for: Chasing podiums

Cannondale Scalpel Carbon 2 specifications:


Wheel Sensor: Cannondale Wheel Sensor


Bottom Bracket: Cannondale Alloy PressFit30
Chain: Shimano XT, 12-speed
Crank: HollowGram, BB30a, OPI SpideRing, 34T, Ai offset
Front Derailleur: N/A
Rear Cogs: Shimano XT, 10-51, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT
Shifters: Shimano XT, 12-speed


Fork: Lefty Ocho, 100mm, Chamber Damper with remote lockout, OppO Spring System, tapered steerer, 55mm offset
Frame: All-New, 100mm travel, BallisTec Carbon, Proportional Response Tuned, FlexPivot Chainstay, PF30-83, Tapered Headtube, Speed Release 12mm thru axle, Ai Offset, Stash compatible
Rear Shock: Fox Float DPS Performance Elite EVOL, remote lockout, adjustable rebound


Rear Hub: DT Swiss, 12×148
Rims: HollowGram 25, Superlight Hi-Impact Carbon, 28h, 25mm IW, tubeless ready
Spokes: HollowGram 2.0/1.8/2.0 straight-pull
Tire Size: 2.25
Tires: (F) Schwalbe Racing Ray EVO, 29 x 2.25″, SnakeSkin, Addix Speedgrip, tubeless ready, (R) Schwalbe Racing Ralph EVO, 29 x 2.25″, SnakeSkin, Addix Speed, tubeless ready
Wheel Size: 29


Brake Levers: Shimano XT M8100
Brakes: Shimano XT M8100 hydraulic disc, 160/160mm XT rotors


Grips: ESI Silicone 32mm Grips
Handlebar: Cannondale 2 Flat, butted 2014 Alloy, 31.8mm, 3° rise, 8° sweep, 760mm
Saddle: Prologo Dimension NDR, STN rails
Seatpost: Cannondale 2, 7075 Alloy, 31.6 x 400mm
Stem: Cannondale 1, 7075 Alloy, 1-1/8″, 31.8, 7°

Additional information


S, M, L, XL

Back to top