Cannondale Scalpel SE 1
The new 2021 Scalpel Carbon SE 1 is one of the lightest 120mm front and rear full-suspension mountain bikes on the market. The key feature to the Scalpel is Cannondale’s new four-bar FlexPivot suspension. This system utilizes a durable carbon fiber flex zone that acts just like a Horst link pivot without the weight or flex of bolts and bearings.
Our crew spent a lot of time on the full suspension XC Race model with 100mm travel. It was ultra-light with great acceleration and control. We expect to find similar characteristics with the SE version while being more capable at tackling technical trail terrain. Join our editor for their thoughts as they take you on the first ride aboard the Cannondale Scalpel SE 1.
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