Cannondale Synapse 6 Tiagra Compact 2013 Road Bike. Elite-race performance meets all-day comfort. The directional carbon lay-up and exaggerated vibration-absorbing tube shapes of the SAVE PLUS chain stay/seat stay system offer incredible comfort, while actually improving the frame's lateral and torsional stiffness. Offset dropouts allow the fork blades to have the vertical compliance of a shallow rake fork, while maintaining Synapse's nimble, precise handling. Refined carbon lay-up and SAVE shaping further enhance the fork's vertical compliance. Tuned to work with the SAVE PLUS rear triangle. Compared with our Elite race geometry, the Synapse features a 2-2.5 cm taller head tube, a slightly relaxed head angle and a longer wheelbase for a more upright riding position and a stable yet lively feel. It's confidence-inspiring and relaxing without the sluggish feel and awkward handling of many ''comfort'' road bikes.
The Synapse 6 Tiagra Compact 2013 Road Bike features the Synapse Alloy, Optimized 6061 Alloy, SAVE PLUS frame and SAVE fork with carbon blades, as well as an FSA Omega compact chainset and Shimano Tiagra 4600, 12-28, 10-speed cassette and Maddux RS 3.0 rims finished off with Schwalbe Lugano 700x25c tyres.