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Cannondale R500 Women's Triple '01

Cannondale R500 Women's Triple '01

Upgraded with a better frame, stronger wheels and a women's saddle

No Longer Available

Product Description

With more and more women getting into road biking, we are delighted to launch this new version of the Cannondale R500T (T for triple chainset). With its proportionally shorter top tube and smaller wheels, this might be your first opportunity to own a bike that actually fits rather than stretching yourself onto what's available. The spec is identical to the standard R500, but with 3 crucial differences: a women's saddle; smaller stronger wheels built on 650c Mavic rims; and a CAAD4 frame. This is like CAAD3 but further refined with a machined bottom bracket, butted stays and hourglass seatstays resulting in a more comfortable ride and a weight saving of more than half a pound. Going to CAAD4 is probably the best £60 upgrade in bicycling.


  • Handbuilt Cannondale aluminium CAAD4 frame - 2.8lbs
  • Carbon fibre forks - shock damping and light weight
  • Shimano Tiagra transmission with Dual Control levers - ie the gear levers are integrated with the brake levers so you can change gear without taking your hands off the brake hoods - hence no loss of momentum or control
  • Hill-taming, knee-saving triple chainset
  • Compact 650c wheels in proportion with the compact frame
  • Continental Ultra tyres
  • Cinelli handlebars


Technical Data


CAAD 4 Road with PowerPyramid down tube


Slice Echelon carbon fibre


Mavic CXP21 machined rims

Cannondale Performance QR alloy hubs

 DT stainless steel spokes

Continental Ultra 300 650x23 tyres


Shimano Tiagra 3 x 9 = 27-speed Dual Control levers

Shimano Tiagra gears

 Shimano sealed bottom bracket

Cannondale Performance 30/42/52 chainset

Shimano 12-25 cassette

no pedals


Cannondale Performance brakes with Shimano Tiagra levers


Cinelli Altera alloy bars on Cannondale aluminium front loader Aheadstem

Saddle:Cannondale Performance women's saddle


Kalloy SP-263 27.2mm seatpin


44, 47, 50cm


Baby Blue, (Golden Pearl, pictured, to order)



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