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Old 01-23-21, 10:37 PM
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Cannondale Synapse

I have the opportunity to buy a Cannondale Synapse for $1000. I was hoping for advice. Thanks in advance!
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Old 01-23-21, 10:41 PM
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Old 01-23-21, 10:48 PM
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I have one, love it. What advise are you looking for?
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Great endurance bike. It will be pretty fast and comfortable. Just make sure its the right size.
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I have the opportunity to buy a Cannondale Synapse for $1000. I was hoping for advice. Thanks in advance!

New? Used?
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The Synapse is the best of the bike bike brand endurance road bikes. I got one for my daughter because I was so impressed with the fit and ride. That is saying something as I work in a Specialized shop that also sells Giant. We looked at Trek and they just didn't have it going on like the Cdale. Two thumbs up for the Synapse.
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I bought a Cannondale Synapse about 9 months ago and I am very happy with it. I had it mounted on a pair of Mavic Kysrium Elite wheels during the warm weather months, and the bike rode fantastically. Because of the drop handlebars, you can sit as aggressively or as relaxed as you want. During these winter months, I have it mounted on my Wahoo Kickr Core smart trainer. I highly recommend the Cannondale Synapse.
The $1,000 price is extremely attractive even if used, but as other posters have asked...is it the proper size for you? The comfort, enjoynent and fun of riding the Synapse will not be evident if the bike is not the proper size for you.

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Old 01-24-21, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Matt Hinkle View Post
I have the opportunity to buy a Cannondale Synapse for $1000. I was hoping for advice. Thanks in advance!
A decade old Synapse Sora thats been beaten up or a 2021 Ultegra Carbon model?....or somewhere between?
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Originally Posted by TiHabanero View Post
The Synapse is the best of the bike bike brand endurance road bikes. I got one for my daughter because I was so impressed with the fit and ride. That is saying something as I work in a Specialized shop that also sells Giant. We looked at Trek and they just didn't have it going on like the Cdale. Two thumbs up for the Synapse.
Ha! I got one for my daughter too. I just wish she would ride it more.
Anyway, great bike. I got her the carbon version with tiagra and the only upgrade was cane creek calipers to tiagra or 105 (i can't remember).
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I have the opportunity to buy a Cannondale Synapse for $1000. I was hoping for advice. Thanks in advance!
Is it possible to provide any less information? They have been making the Synapse a pretty long time in aluminum and carbon and with lots of different levels of components. $1,000.00 could be a fantastic buy or a total rip-off. No one could say with the information provided.
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