The new ultra-comfortable Cannondale Synapse offers relaxed geometry and advanced vibration-damping properties. Designed for those demanding cyclists who desire the speed and performance of a road bike but with geometry that fits all-day riders, the Synapse Alloy 7 by cannondale bikes can be made with your favorite frame material including HI-MODulus, ultra carbon, or 6061-T6 aluminum. Made in Bedford, U.S., the Cannondale Synapse is built for recreational riders and cyclists alike. Main features are aero-shaped seat tube with integrated seat post binder, oversized BB30 shell for explosive power transfer, 2 cm taller head tube for a more relaxed position, DT Swiss Competition spokes, Vittoria Zaffiro tires, 9-speed Shimano chain and Tektro R316 Dual Pivot brakeset. Price for the Cannondale Synapse in gloss Race Red finish is $980 USD. Also available in matte Jet Black. Cannondale Bikes.