Over the years we’ve had a real soft spot for the Cannondale Scalpel SI, that always manages to rock a Lefty fork upfront in style. The bike has gone from good to great, looking back at the last 3 generations we’ve tested. For the 2019 version Cannondale has stretched out its hands to grasp new heights in frame technology and launch a redesigned the Lefty fork, known as OCHO.
From a corporate perspective there has been dramatic growth within the company, as well as some re-centering of focus, that is certainly a step in the right direction. The brand is coming out with more and more exclusive technology, and the Lefty OCHO has been leading the charge in their relentless pursuit of being the best. I don’t know about you, but I can back a brand like that. Instead of scheming for the masses, they’re homing in on the rare and unique stuff.
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