Cannondale CAAD8 2300 review

Cannondale ?CAAD8 2300
Cycling Weekly Verdict

To sum up, the CAAD8 2300 is a good frame let down by a groupset that has limitations even for novices. The advertised metamorphosis worked in reverse for me - it turned me from a cyclist into a jaded person with sore thumbs.

Reasons to buy
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    Good all round frame

Reasons to avoid
  • -

    Cheap and nasty groupset

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This is Cannondale's entry-level road bike. It's right at the foot of a giddying range that tops out with the SuperSix EVO, which is over 12 times more expensive.

Intended to be a first step on that heady route to the very pinnacle of road cycling, the CAAD8 is, according to Cannondale, "designed to turn people into cyclists".

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