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Cannondale Silk Path 500 '01

Cannondale Silk Path 500 '01

'The Mercedes of Hybrids' - American Consumer Digest mag

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Product Description


Perfectly named, the Silk Path is a lightweight Cannondale hybrid made even more deluxe with a suspension fork with 25mm travel - enough to smooth the path, discreet enough so no one is going to mistake it for a screaming downhill MTB. Eloquently named 'the Mercedes of hybrids' by the American Consumer Digest magazine.


  • Handbuilt butted aluminium frame
  • 700c road wheels with trail-worthy Hutchinson Bomber 35mm-wide tyres
  • Shimano Rapidfire Plus shifters
  • Shimano gears
  • Shimano chainset - outperforms own-brand cranks in the shifting stakes
  • V-brake with anti-lock power modulator


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Technical Data


CAAD 2 Hybrid


Silk Path D HeadShok with 25mm travel


Cannondale Performance machined rims

Cannondale Performance QR alloy hubs

 DT stainless steel spokes

Hutchinson Bomber 700 x 35 tyres


Shimano Alivio 24-speed Rapidfire Plus shifters

Shimano Deore rear gear / Shimano STX front gear

 Shimano sealed bottom bracket

Shimano STX 22/32/42t chainset

Shimano 11-32 cassette

Wellgo aluminium-caged pedals with toeclips


V-brakes with ABS modulators


Cannondale 6061 alloy bars with bar ends on alloy Aheadstem

Saddle:Cannondale Performance


Kalloy SP-263 27.2 x 300mm seatpin


16, 28, 20, 22"


Cobalt Blue, (Team Yellow to order)



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