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Cannondale Single Speed Bike

cannondale single speed bike

    single speed
  • not to be confused with fixed gear, is form of XC mountain biking that is done using a single-speed bicycle that has only one gear (approx. 2:1 ratio) and generally fewer components. The idea is simplicity. The straight chain line provides efficient pedaling.

  • While any bike that doesn't have multiple gears or speeds is technically called a "single-speed" bicycle, this term generally refers to a bike with a one-speed freewheel and coaster brakes.

  • A single-speed bicycle is a type of bicycle with a single gear ratio. These bicycles are without derailleur gears, hub gearing or other methods for varying the gear ratio of the bicycle.

  • The Cannondale Metro-North Railroad station serves residents of the Cannondale area of Wilton, Connecticut via the Danbury Branch of the New Haven Line.

  • The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, now a subsidiary of Dorel Industries, is a Canadian owned bicycle manufacturer, headquartered in Bethel, Connecticut USA with manufacturing and assembly facilities in Taichung, Taiwan.

  • Cannondale is a census-designated place and section of the Town of Wilton in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The neighborhood is one of the wealthier sections of a wealthy town, with many old homes on large, almost rural lots now largely wooded.

  • bicycle: ride a bicycle

  • bicycle: a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals

  • motorcycle: a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame

  • A bicycle or motorcycle

The new hotness

The new hotness

So I took the hotness out for its first outing today and I have to say it is a very different ride from my old hybrid. Very much like moving from a comfy sedan to a high performance but tempremental sports car. It is stupidly light and nimble, but the aluminum/carbon fiber frame means that you feel every pebble on the road. The single speed felt surprisingly good on the Manhattan bridge uphill (no doubt because of the lightness of the frame) but at the end of the day when I got home I could definitely feel the extra exertion in the legs. Overall... I like.....a lot.

River Walk

River Walk

Mountain Biking around Detroit, Michigan

River Walk; Cannondale 1FG single speed ready for more action.

© Michael Lavander 2010. No usage without written permission.

cannondale single speed bike

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