Cannondale Adventure 1

Cannondale Adventure 1

At a Glance:

  • Type: Fitness Bike
  • Frame: SmartForm C3 Alloy; low-step thru
  • Drivetrain: microSHIFT 8-speed with hydraulic disc brakes
  • Tires: Goodyear Transit Tour, 27.5x2.0"
  • Comfort: Ergonomic saddle and suspension seatpost

Our Verdict: A perfect blend of comfort and performance, Cannondale Adventure 1 Fitness Bike promises an enjoyable and efficient ride suitable for both city streets and the open road. Lightweight frame, smoother shifting, and hydraulic disc brakes provide an array of features for bike enthusiasts.

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Strap in for a joyride through city streets and open roads alike with the Cannondale Adventure 1, a fitness bike specifically designed for comfort and ease. With its lightweight step-thru aluminium frame, microSHIFT 8-speed drivetrain with hydraulic disc brakes, comfortable ergonomic saddle, and suspension seatpost, this model is the perfect pick for any cyclist craving thrilling, adventurous escapes from the mundane.

Features of the Cannondale Adventure 1

Constructed with a SmartForm C3 Alloy frame, the Cannondale Adventure 1 boasts SAVE (Synapse Active Vibration Elimination) Technology, a low-step thru design, tapered head tube, and Straightshot hidden cable routing. These refinements result in a lightweight, minimalist aesthetic that doesn't compromise on durability. Not to mention, the stable geometry and upright riding position of the bike offer maximum comfort, making it suitable for long hours of enjoyable rides.

Drivetrain and Brakes

Equipped with a microSHIFT Acolyte 8-speed drivetrain, the Adventure 1 delivers precise and reliable shifting. In the heart of the drivetrain, you'll find a Prowheel crank with a single 38T chainring, optimised for the 12-42, 8-speed cassette.

When it comes to stopping power, the bike uses Tektro M275 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rotors. Being hydraulic, these brakes offer better modulation, thus improving rider safety and control during sudden stops. Not to forget, the brake levers are also integrated into the Tektro system, offering a seamless appearance and operation.

Tires and Wheels

For wheels, you’ll find a double-wall, 32-hole, eyelet Cannondale disc rim, fitted with 27.5" Goodyear Transit Tour tires. The Goodyear tires are known for their exceptional grip, making the Adventure 1 capable of tackling a variety of surfaces while maintaining a smooth ride.

Riding Experience on the Cannondale Adventure 1

The squat geometry of the Adventure 1 combines with the relaxed riding position to retrofit riders with an enjoyable cruising experience. The patented front suspension absorbs the roughness of the terrain, maximising ride comfort. Gravel, concrete, or weather-beaten tarmac, this bike maintains its smoothness irrespective of the road conditions.

When it comes to climbing, the Acolyte drivetrain shines, leveraging the range of gears to ensure that riders can tackle inclines without breaking a sweat. Downhill rides are controlled and seamless, thanks to the hydraulic disc brake provided for precise speed modulation.

Technical Specifications of the Cannondale Adventure 1

This cycle features a SmartForm C3 Alloy frame with SAVE technology. It is low-step through, has a tapered head tube and Straightshot hidden cable routing. The drivetrain setup involves a microSHIFT Acolyte, 8-speed with a Prowheel, 38T and a microSHIFT, 12-42, 8-speed rear cog.

The brakes involve a Tektro M275 hydraulic system with 160mm rotors that guarantee precise speed modulation. The wheels are setup with a 32-hole Cannondale Disc rim and fitted with a 27.5" Goodyear Transit Tour tires. Finally, comfort is ensured by a Cannondale Ergo Comfort saddle and a suspension 27.2x300mm seatpost.


The Adventure 1 from Cannondale stands out as a bicycle that is both enjoyable and effortless to ride. Its ability to shift smoothly between 8 speeds and modulate speed with hydraulic disc brakes has proven to impress users. Riders have praised its comfortable saddle and suspension seatpost for adding extra comfort on longer rides. Overall, with features that prioritise the rider's comfort, the Cannondale Adventure 1 is a great choice for cyclists looking to elevate their everyday ride to an adventurous voyage.