Posts Tagged ‘Mike Lewis’

2013 Cannondale F29 Carbon 3: First Impressions

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

We get attached to things, familiar with how they feel, act, and look. As cyclists, this is naturally true for our bikes, and for good reason! We create memories while riding: discovery, pain, and reward burn their permanent records. But I’m also always curious about trying something new. Is that frame as good as they say? How much does weight really matter? And most importantly, will that sleek new ride expand my biking horizon? After enjoying the last six years on my last mountain bike, it was time to become familiar with something different.

I’ve transitioned from a 26″ full-squish ride to a shiny new Cannondale F29 Carbon 3, and this year I’ll be providing a running review of the bike, detailing what works, what doesn’t work, and how my riding habits will change.