Designed with feedback from some of the fastest decenders on the World Cup circuit, the Perp is back and ready to crush rock gardens. Choose between 180 – 200mm of staged rear wheel travel and let her rip. The massive 1.5” head tube, monster rear tire clearance and thru 12 rear axle will beg you to push harder. The smooth sloping top tube allows the operator to move around with ease and is equally as inviting to smaller pilots.
3 models will be offered with the Perp 1 spec’d with a Shimano Saint drive system and brakes, RockShox Totem Solo Air 1.5” fork, and Mavic EX729 wheels at $4800.00. The Perp 2 comes with a SRAM X-9/X-7 drive, RockShox Totem IS coil 1.5” fork, Mavic EX325 wheels and Avid Juicy 3 disc brakes at $3200.00. Next come the Perp 3 with a SRAM X-5 drive, RockShox Domain 318 coil 1.5” fork, and Avid Juicy 3 disc brakes at $2550.00
Perp 3 shown below
Ridden by Cyclosscross champion Tim Johnson, the Cannondale CX9 frame features is all about clean lines saving weight and shedding inherent mud that can ruin a racers day. To achieve this Cannondale runs integrated brake bosses for clean cable routing. Uses a narrow machined head tube, and adds wishbone seat stays for greater tire clearance. Added bump absorption up front comes from a carbon fork
While the all important power transfer comes from an oversized and butted down/seat tube. Between 3 models theirs sure to be a Cyclocross bikes for all starting with the Cyclocross 2 with SRAM Force drive, full carbon Easton EC90X fork, Mavic Ksyium Equipe wheels and Cannondale C1 carbon brakes at $1700.00 The Cyclosscross 5 come with a Shimano 105 drive, Slice Ultra X carbon fork, Shimano WH-RS-10 wheels and Tektro brakes at $1400.00. Next in line is the Cyclosscross 6 built with a Shimano Sora/Tiagra dive, Slice Ultra X carbon fork, Mavic CPX wheels and Tektro brakes at $940.00
Cyclocross 2 shown below
source: Bill Rudell, Cannondale