Cannondale Synapse Carbon Disc review

A wonderful set-up for one of the most well-known bikes on the market

cannondale synapse carbon disc
Cycling Weekly Verdict

If you're looking for a bike on which you can ride for a long time - either on a long sportive or a friendly ride - but that can still perform well if the speed increases, the Cannonade Synapse Carbon Disc is always one of the best product out there. This setup, which has a Shimano Ultegra Di2 shifting and hydraulic disc brakes, makes it good value for its price if compared to other models on the market of the same price range.

Reasons to buy
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    Comfortable frame

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    Impressive groupset

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    Lively ride when needed

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    High quality disc brakes

Reasons to avoid
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    Wheelset doesn't match the quality of other components

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Let's clear the field: with a price of £3,250 the Cannondale Synapse Carbon Disc Ultegra Di2 it is not a cheap bike. However, its set-up - which includes a Shimano Ultegra Di2 and Shimano disc brakes - make it a great bike. Which of course you would expect for that budget.

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Nick Busca is a freelance cycling and triathlon journalist. He is also a certified triathlon coach and personal trainer.