Leave gridlock behind with Cannondale's Bad Boy 1! It boasts Cannondale's renowned aluminum frame and a unique, single-sided HeadShok suspension fork with 50mm of travel to smooth rough roads. The durable, quick-rolling wheelset features fast Schwalbe tires and a virtually maintenance-free Shimano Alfine 8-speed internally geared hub. Powerful Magura hydraulic disc brakes give you outstanding confidence and control in city traffic no matter the weather, and the stem/handlebar combo features an integrated light for enhanced visibility on nighttime rides.
|Frame||Bad Boy, Optimized 6061 Alloy, 1.5 Si head tube, eccentri c BB|
|Fork||Fatty Solo DL50, 50mm, Isolated Damper Technology with lockout, OPI|
|Rims/Wheels||Cannondale C2 Bad Boy, double wall, 32-hole|
|Hubs||Cannondale Lefty 50 front, Shimano S501 Alfine 8-speed rear|
|Spokes||Black stainless-steel, 15g|
|Tires||Schwalbe Kojak Race Guard, 700X28c|
|Crankset||Truvativ Firex, 1/8"|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM GXP w/Eccentric|
|Chain||KMC Z99, 1/8"|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano S501 Alfine 8-speed hub|
|Rear Cogs||Shimano, 18T|
|Shifters||Shimano Alfine S503 Rapidfire|
|Handlebars||Cannondale Si Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar w/ Si Light, 600mm, 7 deg.|
|Stem||Cannondale Si Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar.|
|Brake Levers||Magura MT2|
|Brakes||Magura MT2 hydraulic disc, 160mm rotors|
|Pedals||Cannondale Urban 6point3 Composite|
|Saddle||Cannondale Bad Boy Urban|
|Seatpost||Cannondale C3, aluminum|
|Color(s)||Matte Jet Black w/ Gloss Black|
|Sizes||S, M, L, XL|
* Subject to change without notice.
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Got the Bad Boy 1 a couple weeks ago and love it! Had to change out the handlebars...the integrated light is ineffective and shines up in your face. When told to flip it over, I laughed...that brought the stem/bar combination to more of a negative rise than an aggressive road bike. As good of an idea as this light is, Cannondale missed the mark on this one. I also changed the grips to some Ergos and the tires to some Panaracer commuters with a little bit of tread, but that's to be expected when considering personal preference. The ride, components and black matte finish are sweet! Aside from a couple minor adjustments mentioned above, this ride is perfect for tooling around town, taking it on the prairie path and exploring Chicago suburbs. It's a blast!
I bought the BB1 two weeks ago and love it. It is a light weight and fast while providing a comfortable ride. I have put almost 300 miles on it already and enjoyed every mile of it. It did take me a little while to get used to the seat and it does not always down shift smoothly on a incline.