New Cannondale Topstone gravel bike has OutFront geometry for confident handling

Clearance for 42mm tyres and lots of luggage mounting points

Cannondale has today launched its latest gravel bike, the Topstone. It’s an alloy framed machine with an all-carbon fork. It’s named after a dirt road near Cannondale’s HQ in Connecticut.

Cannondale has designed the Topstone with the same OutFront geometry as used in its SuperX cyclocross bike. OutFront uses a 55mm fork offset, paired with a slack head tube angle of 71 degrees (70 degrees on the XS bike). On the SuperX, we found that this leads to off-road stability, without losing steering precision. Transferred to the Topstone, this should give confident handling on a range of surfaces.

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