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Cannondale Scalpel SE 1

Cannondale Scalpel 2018



Colour / SLA

Size / XS (27.5"), S (27.5"), M (29"), L (29"), XL (29")

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At a glance

The 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 is an Trail Carbon mountain bike. It sports 29" and 27.5" wheels, is priced at $5,500 USD, comes in a range of sizes, including XS (27.5"), S (27.5"), M (29"), L (29"), XL (29") and a SRAM drivetrain. The bike is part of Cannondale's Scalpel range of mountain bikes.

*Ai (Asymmetric Integration) offset stays and drivetrain, XS and S sizes get 27.5″ wheels; M, L, and XL sizes get 29″ wheels

Where To Buy



  • Frame
    BallisTec carbon frame, Zero-Pivot seatstay, carbon link
  • Fork
    Lefty 2.0 alloy OPI, 2Spring, PBR isolated damper technology, 55mm offset (29"), 50mm offset (27.5"), 120mm
  • Shock
    FOX Float Performance Elite DPS EVOL SV, 3-position adjust
  • Hubs
    Front: Cannondale Lefty 60, straight pull, Rear: Cannondale HollowGram by DT Swiss,142x12mm, straight pull, 28 hole, Ai Offset dish*
  • Wheels
    Stans NoTubes ZTR ARCH MK3, 28 hole, tubeless ready, 26mm inner width
  • Wheel Size
    29" 27.5"
  • Spokes
    DT Swiss Competition
  • Tires
    Maxxis Ardent, Dual Compound, EXO Protection, Tubeless Ready, 2.4" front, 2.25" rear
  • Chain
    426mm, 436mm, N/A, Truvativ Stylo Eagle 7K, 32 tooth, SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
  • Crank
    Truvativ Stylo Eagle 7K
  • Bottom Bracket
    343mm, 345mm, Cannondale alloy PressFit30
  • Rear Derailleur
    SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed
  • Shifters
    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed, Trigger
  • Brakeset
    Shimano XT hydraulic disc, 180mm front rotor, 160mm rear rotor, Shimano XT hydraulic
  • Handlebar
    Cannondale C3 riser, alloy, 4° upsweep, 9° backsweep, 760mm width, 15mm rise
  • Saddle
    Fabric Scoop Flat Race, Titanium rails
  • Seatpost
    Race Face Turbine Dropper, 125/150mm travel, 31.6mm, Standard single bolt, 31.6mm, Standard single bolt
  • Stem
    Cannondale C1, 6061 alloy, 31.8mm bar clamp, 5° rise, 60mm length
  • Grips
    Cannondale lock-on
  • Headset
    Cannondale HeadShok Si


Q: How much is a 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1?

A 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 is typically priced around $5,500 USD when new. Be sure to shop around for the best price, and also look to the used market for a great deal.

Q: Where to buy a 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1?

The 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 may be purchased directly from Cannondale.

Q: What size wheels does the 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 have?

The 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 has 29" and 27.5" wheels.

Q: What size 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 should I get?

The 2018 Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 comes in sizes XS (27.5"), S (27.5"), M (29"), L (29"), XL (29"). After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL


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