CANNONDALE BAD BOY 3 HYBRID BIKE 2020 [Review]

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Last Updated on September 2, 2020

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2020

CANNONDALE BAD BOY 3 HYBRID BIKE 2019

The Cannondale bad boy 3 is a well-equipped urban bike. Built for speed and efficiency the bike is hybrid taking on urban trails, and other familiar terrains quite easily.

This cannonade bad boy comes with features like the lightweight smart formed C2 aluminum alloy frame making this piece worthy of its name, it also possesses creative lefty rigid fork for perfect maneuvers, giving it a distinct look. Fitted with a Schwalbe Kojak Performance 650x35mm tires that give the bike confidence to roll over any obstacle on any terrain.  The bad boy also has a Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for strength and all-weather control.

FORMED C2 PREMIUM ALUMINIUM FRAME

Cannondale comes with a top-notch aluminum assembling which delivers strength and agility yet airy weighted, which in turn gives the bike awesome handling. Along the sides of the top tube, an integrated reflective bumper is built into the frame. This gives you confident parking the bike, and visibility, easy to detect from miles away. The Cannondale has 8 inches wide headtube tires.

INNOVATIVE LEFTY RIGID OPI

The excellent left fork is a single Piece combination, stiff lefty fork and alloy frame make the bike very resilient and provide smooth handling you need to take on any urban terrain. The mountain-bike look-alike broad handlebar ensures better stamina in the cycling tracks and feels solid while wheeling. The OPI means one-piece integration, For the Bad Boy, this means a one-piece head tube and down tube, making the bike less complex. This new fork has a top-to-bottom integrated white LED light which is also rechargeable.

POWERFUL SHIMANO M315 HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES

The Quality Shimano BR-M315 hydraulic disc brakes deliver a powerful and classical stopping experience, so this hybrid bike is sure to provide a fantastic braking response, even in the wet and muddy terrain. Also, the disc brakes are 160/160mm in width and size which provides urban travelers with the assurance and control they need to deal with city gridlock and other obstacles.

Also fitted with the Shimano Alivio, 9-speed shifters which gives the bad boy that gives a smooth gear shifting without stress likewise on steep hills, this shifter comes with maintenance-free features that curbs grease stains.

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SPECIFICATIONS

FRAME:            Cannondale Bad Boy OPI, SmartForm C2 Alloy, Integrated reflective bumper

FORK:               Lefty Rigid OPI 1-1/8 inch steerer

STEM:               Cannondale Bad Boy 6061 alloy 31.8mm clamping diameter, 60mm

HANDLEBARS:  31.8 680mm x 18mm rise, Bad Boy 6061 alloy

BRAKE LEVERS: Shimano BR-M315 hydraulic disc

FRONT BRAKE:  Shimano BR-M315 hydraulic disc 160/160mm

 DERAILLEUR:   Shimano Alivio 9-speed

SHIFT LEVERS:   Shimano Alivio 3 x 9-speed

CASSETTE:        Shimano HG300 11-32YT9-speed

CRANKSET:       FSA Alpha Drive 48/36/26T

CHAIN:                KMC Z99 9-speed

PEDALS:              Cannondale Bad Boy composite with Kraton

FRONT WHEEL:  Bad Boy 650b double-wall rim, Lefty 50 front Formula Disc QR hub, Stainless spokes

 Tires:                   Schwalbe Kojak Performance 650x35mm

SADDLE:           Fabric Scoop Sport

SEATPOST:       Cannondale Bad Boy Alloy 31.6x350mm

Pros
  • Reflective top tube bumper which shields the frame
  • Rechargeable LED light
    • A super lightweight frame, easy to lift.
    Cons
    • Wide handlebar

    FAQs

    CAN THE CANNONDALE BAD BOY CARRY HEAVY INDIVIDUALS FOR SO LONG?

    Fortified with the C2 alloy aluminum frame and its alpha drive crankset. This bad boy has resilient power to carry on any individual for miles along. 

    CAN THIS BIKE ALSO SERVE AS A MOUNTAIN BIKE?

    The Cannondale bad boy is mainly designed for urban trails, but the agility of this bike makes it good on mountains too.

    Conclusion

    The qualities of the Cannondale bad boy speaks for itself. Fully built, checked, tuned, and tested for the road. With the alloy C2 aluminum frame, the lefty rigid fork, and the hydraulic disk brakes. This bad boy is a wonder to take for a ride.

    Latest Price: CANNONDALE BAD BOY 3 HYBRID BIKE 2019

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