Cannondale’s engineers and its technical partners’ engineers worked in conjunction with the Cannondale-Vredestein racers to deliver these highly optimized bicycles in support of their Olympic dreams, Cannondale said.

Details of the 8.8 kg bike’s weight-saving features include:
• the Scalpel’s Zero Pivot optimized chainstay
• high modulous carbon layers
• raw carbon finish (no paint) and lightweight personalized national decal kits
• HeadShok Lefty, ride tuned and race optimized by 88+
• Cannondale’s Si SL 2×9 mountain crankset with ceramic bearings
• Vredestein prototype Black Panther tubular tires
• Mavic’s prototype tubular wheelset