Cannondale Scalpel Carbon 3




The Cannondale Scalpel Carbon 3 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/SLX 12-speed shifting / HollowGram crank
Shimano Deore M6000 hydro disc brakes / Stan’s NoTubes Crest S1 tubeless-ready rims

Where it thrives: On the race course

What it’s built for: Chasing podiums

Cannondale Scalpel Carbon 3 specifications.


Wheel Sensor: Cannondale Wheel Sensor


Bottom Bracket: Cannondale Alloy PressFit30
Chain: Shimano SLX, 12-speed
Crank: HollowGram, BB30a, OPI SpideRing, 34T, Ai offset
Front Derailleur: N/A
Rear Cogs: Shimano SLX, 10-51, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT
Shifters: Shimano SLX, 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: Shimano MT510 12×148
Rims: Stan’s NoTubes Crest S1, 28h, tubeless ready
Spokes: DT Swiss Champion
Tire Size: 2.25
Tires: (F) Schwalbe Racing Ray Performance, 29 x 2.25″, Addix Compound, tubeless ready, (R) Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance, 29 x 2.25″, Addix Compound, tubeless ready
Wheel Size: 29


Brake Levers: Shimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc
Brakes: Shimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc, 160/160mm RT54 rotors


Grips: ESI Silicone 32mm Grips
Handlebar: Cannondale 2 Flat, butted 2014 Alloy, 31.8mm, 3° rise, 8° sweep, 760mm
Saddle: Prologo Dimension NRD, STN rails
Seatpost: Cannondale 2, 7075 Alloy, 31.6 x 400mm
Stem: Cannondale 3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°

Additional information


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