Aero Road Bike: Cannondale SystemSix Carbon

Not everyone wants to go all in on a tri-specific bike. This aero road bike can pull double duty for tri with a few modifications.

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A new addition to the aero road bike world, Cannondale’s latest offering claims to be the fastest of the bunch. Using hidden cables, wind-tunnel testing, and a disc-only design, the SystemSix pulls out all the stops for aero road. The bars will likely have to be swapped out for a clip-on compatible setup, but at under $5k to start, this is an excellent complete bike with full aero consideration for both everyday road riding and tri training and racing. Unlike the S3, the SystemSix does not have a forward seatpost option, so size appropriately when considering aerobars.

From 17.7 lbs. (size 56)

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