The best way to get into serious mountain biking, the Trail brings a level of performance and handling normally associated with far more expensive machines. The confident geometry, dialed spec and advanced frame technology makes a difference you can feel from the first pedal stroke.

The best performance value on the mountain, ready for anything from XC racing to full-blown trail duty.

Rider Profile - Active or aspiring mountain bikers looking for an affordable upgrade or a first bike that's a cut above.

Wheel/Tyre Size - 27.5" (XS,S) 29" (M, L, XL, 2XL) x2.25"

Travel - 100mm (F)

Rider Position - Fast Trail Geometry - Semi upright body position strikes a great balance between comfort and performance.

Intended Use


SmartForm C2 Alloy Construction - feature many of the sophisticated framebuilding techniques found on the unmatchable C1 frames. Refined butting, precisely controlled tube shapes and our exceptional double-pass welds combine to create frames that others would be proud to call their best. World class weights, great stiffness and that unmistakeable Cannondale ride-feel combine to deliver an incredible performance value.
Save Micro-Suspenion - SAVE technology is all about reducing road shock and vibration. By pairing precise tube shapes with sophisticated carbon layup or highly manipulated aluminum, Cannondale are able to create areas on the rear chainstays and seat stays, fork or seatpost that can deflect to absorb shock, while staying completely rigid laterally and torsionally. The enhanced vertical compliance provided
Dirt Tailored Geometry

Tapered Head Tube

Internal Cable Routing


Total Control Designed for short stems and wide handlebars to maximize control in rough terrain.

Confident Handling Slack 68° head angle creates the stable, confident handling you need to rule the descents.

Short and StiffShort chainstays give the Trail an agile, nimble feel and provide great traction on steep climbs.

Killer Spec With Shimano hydraulic brakes throughout, reliable 1x and 2x drivetrains, great tires and tubeless ready wheels on most models, Trails are ready to rock.

Right-Sized Wheels -  Trail bikes are designed with 27.5” on the smaller sizes and 29” wheels for the larger sizes to offer the best possible blend of fit, fast and fun for all riders.


Frame: Trail, Smartform C2 Alloy, Save, 1-1/8” Head Tube

Fork: SR Suntour XCM, 100mm, Coil

Rims: WTB SX19, 32H

Hubs: Formula QR Front, Boost QR Rear W/ HG Driver

Spokes: Stainless Steel, 14g

Tyres: WTB Ranger Comp, 27.5/29 X 2.25” DNA Compound

Pedals: Cannondale Platform

Crank: FSA Comet, Alpha Drive, 36/22

Bottom Bracket: Sealed Bearing BSA

Chain: KMC HG53, 9-speed

Rear Cogs: Sunrace, 11-36, 9-speed

Front Derailleur: Microshift Direct Mount

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus

Shifters: Shimano Easy Fire EF505, 2x9

Handlebar: Cannondale C4 Riser, 6061 Alloy, 25mm Rise, 8° Sweep, 6° Rise, 720mm

Grips: Cannondale Dual-density

Stem: Cannondale C4, 3D Forged 6061 Alloy, 1-1/8”, 31.8, 7°

Headset: Sealed Semi Integrated, 1-1/8 Reducer

Brakes: Shimano Mt200 Hydro Disc, 160/160mm RT26 Rotors

Brake Levers: Shimano MT200 Hydro Disc

Saddle: Cannondale Stage 3

Seatpost: Cannondale C4, 6061 Alloy, 31.6 X 400mm

Sizes: XS, S (27.5”) M, L, XL (29”)

Colour 1: Black Pearl W/ Electric Blue And Stingray – Gloss (Blk)


Please note that this information is provided only as a guide; for the best sizing information we always recommend visiting your local Bikebug store.

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