Mountain Bikes

Cannondale Trail 5

By: Mason Arnold

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The Cannondale Trail is a mountain bike that is affordable and has very reliable mid-range components. The Cannondale Trail has 29” inch wheel on larger sizes and 27.5” inch wheels on small and extra small sizes to fit the frame of which ever bike is being ridden.

The Cannondale trail bike delivers maximally for either climbing or descending. In addition, It is an agile bike that performs well in woodland trails and other trails too.

Two lightweight frame options

The unisex model ABoth and women’s Cannondale Trail are available with two different types of aluminum alloy frame options. These models get the higher-spec C2 alloy frame. Not only do these frames have lighter weight, but they also have a tapered steerer tube and a boost hub spacing for effective steering precision. The Cannondale Trail also has an internal gear cable routing that has a cleaner look. All the models of this bike have a dirt-tailored geometry that allows for great handling.

Suspension fork to smooth the trail

The Cannondale trail has a 100mm travel suspension fork placed upfront that is very effective for absorbing the bumps on trails for a smooth ride. The model known as the Women’s Trail has a 120 mm travel fork that makes it more capable of riding on rough terrains.

Groupset (Powerful stopping with plenty of gears)

The bike models of the Cannondale Trail range offer a great spread of gears that allows for long descents and steep climbs. The major difference is in the way the gear works.

Every of the Cannondale Trail range has disc brakes that are meant for all-weather stopping power. A lot of them have hydraulics, which gives a more powerful speed control. The wide handlebars and short stems enable the bicycles to give the feeling of a confident ride.

The Cannondale trail 1 and 2 also have a fitted dropper seat post. This enables the rider to lower his saddle in order to gain more control when he rides on descents. When you push the handlebar on the remote, you will be able to pop the saddle back up, so as not to lose any pedaling efficiency when on the climbs.

Great for beginners or veteran riders

The Cannondale trail is great mountain bikes that are accessible and give super all-round performance both on the trail and also on the terrains such as canal paths and forest roads. Both beginners and veteran riders will notice the improved performance of the Cannondale trail bike when compared to others.


Description :- It is Geometry base on size

Top tube (in):- 24.8

Rear Derailleur:- Shimano Alivio

Seat tube:- 18.7

Standover height (in) :-31.6

Chainstay (in):- 17.1

Bottom Bracket Height (in):- 12.4

Stem:-6061 Alloy, Cannondale C4

Spoke type:- 15g Black, Stainless  steel

Seat Angle :-73

Seatpost:- 6061 alloy, 27.2 x 350mm, Cannondale C3

Rear Tyre:- 27.5 x2.0” , WTB Nine Line

Saddle :-Cannondale stage 3

Pedals:- Cannondale Platform

Rear Hub :- Sealed Loose ball bearing, Alloy disc

Headset Type:- Tange Z Step

Available Sizes:- S, XS, XL, M, L

Handlebar:- 680mm, Cannondale C4, 20mm rise, 6061 alloy

Front Tire:- 27.5 x 2.0”, WTB Nine Line

Grips/ Tape:- Cannondale Dual- Density

Front Derailleur:- 31.8 clamp, Shimano Altus

Front Hub:- Sealed, lose ball bearing, Alloy disc

Fork:- Pop Loc remote lockout, Rockshox VC30 27.5”, 100 mm

Chain:- 9-speed, Shimano HG53

Cranks:- 44/32/22, Octalink, Shimano HG53

Brakes:-Tektro Auriga Hydraulic Disc, 780/160mm

Cassette:- 9-Speed, Sunrace,11-34

Wheelbase (in):- 44.5

Bottom bracket:- Octalink, Simano BB-ES25


  • This bike has a great looking alloy SAVE frame that is more comfortable to ride than most other mountain bikes
  • The bike has Shimano gears that are very durable and efficient
  • The slim tires lose a bit of traction but makes up for speed.


What type of bike is the Cannondale trail bike?

The Cannondale trail bike is a mountain bike

What are the disc brakes of the Cannondale trail meant for?

The disc brakes of the Cannondale trail are designed for all-weather stopping power for its powerful speed control


It can be said that the Cannondale Trail bike is a very comfortable mountain bike that is very affordable, comfortable, and also very durable. The Rockshox fork is sturdy enough to hold weights and with its shimano set of derailleurs and cranks, the rider is sure of an agile ride anytime anywhere.