a red-headed step-child

the latest addition to the stable. a 2000 cannondale caad 3 r500.
ok, so it’s entry level, but it is unmistakably a ‘dale. the silhouette of fat (the fattest) tubes changing shape along their length, the super-smooth welds, the giant chainstays.
the design was all about one thing and that was channelling mr. cippolini’s power into the back wheel. comfort and compliance were for wusses…
dale dale


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