There’s a women’s version, too, scroll to bottom for all women’s bikes and details on the differences. Pick all three. Call us! The Scalpel Carbon 2, and all remaining models, use their standard-mod BallisTec carbon frame. Thankfully for a newb like me, there’s a handy fork setup guide just next to the brake calliper. Factor in that it also creates a stiffer, stronger rear wheel, and Ai is a win-win-win. Unlike the competition, who use the same suspension kinematic across all sizes, we customize the layout of our suspension for each one, so that every rider, from the smallest to the tallest, experiences the same brilliant suspension performance. As well as being my first on-trail experience of the new Scalpel, it was also my first encounter with the intriguing Lefty Ocho. The spec drops to an XT group and brakes and Cannondale carbon seatpost. This website uses cookies for analytics, personalization, and advertising. Hallelujah! Based on your height, we suggest a , which works for heights ranging from to . Compatible with the STASH kit (purchased separately). With its full carbon frame and new 4-bar FlexPivot suspension, the Scalpel is one of the lightest and stiffest full-suspension mountain bikes available. RockShox SID Select, 120mm, Debonair, 15x110mm thru-axle, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, All-New, 120mm travel, BallisTec Carbon, Proportional Response Tuned, FlexPivot Chainstay, PF30-83, Tapered Headtube,Speed Release 12mm thru axle, Ai Offset, Stash compatible, RockShox SIDLuxe Select+, 2-Pos mode adjust, adjustable rebound, Stan's NoTubes Crest S1, 32h, tubeless ready, (F) Maxxis Ardent Race, 29 x 2.35", EXO Protection, tubeless ready (R) Maxxis Recon Race, 29 x 2.25", EXO Protection, tubeless ready, Shimano MT500 hydraulic disc, 180/160mm RT54 rotors, Cannondale riser, butted 6061 Alloy, 31.8mm, 5° rise, 9° sweep, 760mm, Cannondale DownLow Dropper, internal routing, 31.6, 100mm (S), 125mm (M-L), 150mm (XL). Over the past month, I’ve been putting a load of saddle time into our 2021 Cannondale Scalpel Carbon 2 test bike. Tell us how tall you are, we'll help you find the right size. Built light to go fast = built right to have a blast. Quick and easy. Scalpel’s progressive XC attitude has evolved even further with a slack and stable 67˚ headtube angle – combined with shorter stems, bigger tires, dropper posts and bigger travel: if you love riding trails fast, precise and in full control, then this is the bike for you. Incredibly durable. Customer Service can help you identify a size more specific to your body type. Don’t settle for just two. And completely maintenance-free. Lightweight BallisTec carbon FlexPivot frame / RockShox SID Select 120mm fork, SRAM SX Eagle 12-speed shifting / Shimano MT500 hydro disc brakes, Stan's NoTubes Crest S1 tubeless-ready rims / Cannondale DownLow dropper post. Proper hydration, without the pack. Scalpel SE’s patented FlexPivot suspension results in more grip, more control, and more speed. Retail is $6,000 (£N/A / €4,999 / CAD $8,000). The key to Scalpel’s incredible suspension performance and light weight. Just not sure? Don’t settle for just two.

2021 Scalpel Carbon 2.

These patented carbon plates create virtual Horst link pivots, while being stiffer and lighter than bearings. Short Legs? An aftermarket kit containing everything you need for lightning-fast trailside repairs stashes neatly under your water bottle. Long arms? With its full carbon frame and new 4-bar FlexPivot suspension, the Scalpel is one of the lightest and stiffest full-suspension mountain bikes available. 120mm of plush travel works so well that it feels like so much more – meaning all-day singletrack sessions are a gas. Built light to go fast = built right to have a blast. Reviews, ratings, specifications, weight, price and more for the 2021 Cannondale Scalpel Carbon SE 2 Bike Pick all three. Tube-in-tube internal cable routing in the frame and swingarm makes installing cables quick and easy. Our unique offset drivetrain delivers big tire/mud clearance while keeping the chainstays short for traction and agility. Incredibly flexible.