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2021 Cannondale CAAD 13 – 105 Disc – Black Pearl – 54cm Road Bike



Cannondale is well renowned for their expertise with aluminium, and this is clearly used within the CAAD13 105 Disc Road Bike to produce a reactive and precise performance for the fastest of road riding applications. Blending the sophisticated alloy frame with a carbon fork and reliable components, the CAAD13 is ready for any race or rapid group ride.

The CAAD13 frame utilises state of the art SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy that is unique to Cannondale, and this keeps the weight low but also maximises stiffness and efficiency to facilitate fast climbing and snappy sprinting. Each frame tube section possesses a truncated airfoil cross-section, and this lowers drag for increased speed when the pace is at its highest. At the same time, the SAVE tuned rear triangle smooths road bumps to give a more cushioned and less fatiguing ride.

The full carbon fork complements the frame by damping road buzz while clearance for 30mm wide tyres improves comfort and control across any road surface. The frameset is realised with a race-inspired geometry that places the rider in the perfect position for power transfer and nimble handling.

Dependable performance is provided by the Cannondale RD 2.0 wheelset with its lightweight alloy rim donating sharp acceleration and rough road resilience. The Shimano 105 gear configuration changes sharply across its ratios allowing quick reaction to pace changes when racing. The matching 105 hydraulic disc brakes give confidence to any rider in any weather conditions thanks to their highly modulated stopping power.

Frameset mounts and a removable seatstay bridge complete the build by offering easy installation of mudguards when the weather turns truly foul.


  • The CAAD13 is the ultimate alloy race machine. With exceptional efficiency and superb handling, it out-performs most carbon but at an aluminium price
  • SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy frame is light, stiff and uses truncated airfoil tube shapes and modern, dropped seatstays to lower drag by 30% compared to round tubing
  • Full carbon fork eliminates road vibrations for increased control and reduced fatigue
  • Clearance for up to 30mm tyres gives extra comfort and enhanced control across any road surface
  • Clean cable routing inside the frame offers minimal drag but easy serviceability
  • Race inspired geometry donates precise and composed handling
  • Cannondale RD 2.0 alloy wheelset is reliable, strong and light
  • Shimano 105 11-speed gears are dependable and change crisply
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brake set up bestows confidence inspiring stopping power and control
  • Discreet frameset mounts and a removable seat stay bridge allow easy installation of mudguards


Frame Cannondale SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy, 12×142 Speed Release thru-axle, flat-mount disc, integrated cable routing with Switchplate, SAVE, BB30a, Di2 ready
Fork Cannondale BallisTec Carbon, SAVE, 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” steerer, integrated crown race, 12x100mm Speed Release thru-axle, flat mount disc, internal routing, 55mm offset (48, 51 and 54cm sizes) 45mm offset (56 and 58cm sizes)
Headset CAAD13 Integrated, 1-1/8” – 1-1/4”
Bottom Bracket Cannondale BB30
Stem Cannondale 3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7° degree
Handlebar Cannondale 3, 6061 alloy, Compact
Bar Tape Cannondale Bar Tape, 3.5mm
Front Brake Shimano 105 hydraulic disc brake, 160mm RT64 disc rotor
Rear Brake Shimano 105 hydraulic disc brake, 160mm RT64 disc rotor
Brake Levers Shimano 105, hydraulic disc brake
Front Derailleur Shimano 105, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 GS, 11-speed
Shift Levers Shimano 105, 11-speed
Chain Shimano HG601, 11-speed
Cassette Shimano 105, 11-30, 11-speed
Crankset Cannondale 1, BB30a, 52/36 FSA chainrings
Front Wheel Cannondale RD 2.0 Disc, double wall with eyelets, 28h rim, Formula CL-712, 12x100mm Centre Lock hub, Stainless Steel, 14g x 28 spokes
Rear Wheel Cannondale RD 2.0 Disc, double wall with eyelets, 28h rim, Formula RXC-400, 12x142mm Centre Lock hub, Stainless Steel, 14g x 28 spokes
Front Tyre Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Slick, 700 x 25c, clincher
Rear Tyre Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Slick, 700 x 25c, clincher
Saddle Prologo Nago RS STN
Seatpost HollowGram 27 KNØT, Alloy, 2 bolt clamp, 330mm, 15mm offset
Pedals Available to be purchased separately
Accessories Cannondale removable mudguard bridge
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