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Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2

Trail Bicycle - 27.5" Wheels
SRP £4299.99 Save 15% Web Price: £3,654.00 Including  VAT at 20%
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This Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2 2016 is available with our legendary Podium Point free accessory scheme.

Cannondale's Trigger 2 offers a Ballistec Hi Mod Carbon frameset, SuperMax Lefty fork, Shimano XT 11 Speed drivetrain, Shimano XT Brakes, KS Lev Dropper seatpost, C1 Carbon riser bars and Cannondale Hollowgram Si chainset as upgrades over the Trigger 3.

Cannondale's Trigger is designed to be the perfect all round mountain bike. Put it in Flow mode and it can shred the gnarliest of descents, put it in Elevate mode and it can climb like a scared monkey. In Flow mode you get 140mm of travel and relaxed geometry, in Eleveate mode you get 85mm of travel and nimble geometry, a great descender or a great climber at the flick of a handlebar mounted switch. At the heart of the Trigger is the Fox DYAD RT2 rear shock which can not only change travel but also changes spring rate and damping setup in each travel mode. Trigger bikes use 27.5" wheels which are perfect for this style of long travel bike which needs the upmost manoeuvrability.

Cannondale's Trigger 2 uses a high modulus carbon fibre frameset and swingarm to maximise stiffness and minimise weight which not only maximises climbing potential but gives more accurate handling and a stiffer platform for the DYAD rear shock to work from. Upfront, suspension is provided by the awesome Cannondale Lefty SuperMax 2.0 fork which is not only one of the lightest forks in the category but is also one of the torsionally stiffest. To the uninitiated, the single legged Lefty looks like it should flex too much but a dual clamp design, huge stanchions, integrated hub axle and flat bearing surfaces mean it's stiffer than a dual leg design giving much better handling whilst the weight remains at a minimum.

The Trigger 2 uses Shimano's awesome new 11speed XT groupset. Running off Cannondale's stunning Hollowgram Si chainset the 2x11 gear system offers a huge range of gears and the super accurate gear shifting you'd expect from XT. Brakes a Shimano XT too, giving loads of stopping power with a beautiful, light, lever feel.

If you're looking for an awesome all-mountain bike that excels uphill as well as down then Trigger 2 is difficult to beat. Fully loaded with some stunning components it's one of the best there is.

IMPORTANT: This bicycle is supplied without pedals. Pedals for this bicycle can be selected for no cost using Podium Points™.

IMPORTANT: This bicycle requires a suspension pump to set and tune its suspension correctly. This is not included as standard. A suspension pump can be selected for no cost using Podium Points™.


Trigger 27.5, 140/85mm, BallisTec Hi-MOD Carbon, PF30, ISCG03, 1.5 Si headtube
SuperMax 2.0, 140mm, PBR Isolated Damper Technology with Enduro+ tune and updated controls, 50mm offset
Rear Shock
Fox DYAD RT2, Dual Travel/Dual Geometry 140/85mm adj. travel
Shimano XT M8000 , 11-speed
Rear Mech
Shimano XT M8000, Shadow Plus
Front Mech
Shimano XT M8000
Bottom Bracket
Cannondale Alloy PressFit30
Cannondale HollowGram Si, hollow forged, BB30, 36/22 CNC Rings
Shimano XT M8000, 11-speed
Shimano HG600, 11-speed
Shimano XT M8000 w/ fin metallic pad, 180/180mm
Rims: WTB Frequency Team i23, TCS Tubeless Ready, 27.5" Hubs: Lefty 60 front, Formula DC300 142x12mm rear Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance, 27.5 x2.35, Snakeskin, Tubeless Ready, Folding
Cannondale C1 riser, carbon, 4 degree upsweep, 9 degree backsweep, 760x15mm
Cannondale C1, 6061 Alloy, 1.5", 31.8, 5 deg. 55mm
Cannondale Dual Locking Grips
KS LEV Integra dropper, internal routing, 31.6, 125mm (S,M) 150mm (L,X) travel
WTB Silverado
Cannondale HeadShok Si


We are an authorised Cannondale dealer and supply this Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2 with a LIFETIME manufacturer's warranty. Note: Rider weight limits may apply. Read Warranty Terms


Seat Tube C-T mm432457483508
Seat Tube C-T in17181920
Seat Tube C-T/Top Tube mm
Horiz. Top Tube mm566598624652
Seat Angle75.174.974.874.7
Head Angle67676767
Head Tube mm97110122134
BB Drop mm2222
BB Height mm351351351351
Wheelbase mm1118115111791208
Chainstay mm438438438438
Stem Length mm
Standover mm731742754766
Reach mm399427450474
Stack mm565576588599


This bicycle is available for instore collection and home delivery using a Cyclescheme voucher. Cyclescheme Information

Finance Options

The following finance options are available to apply for online immediately. If you are collecting your bicycle in store the same finance products are available but you are required to apply for finance in store too. Please read our information on applying for finance instore.

  • Buy Now Pay Later 12 Month
  • Classic Credit 36 Month
  • 12 Month Interest Free Finance
  • 24 Month Interest Free Finance

Finance quotation based on this Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2:

The credit advertised is provided by one credit provider with whom we have a commercial relationship.
Credit provided by Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC trading as Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance, 2 Apex View, Leeds, LS11 9BH