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CANNONDALE CAAD3 – authentic bike by P.Buschor Team Saeco (1997)

In 1990s Cannondale achieved the distinction and goal of becoming the first high-volume producer of aluminum frames, at a time when only steel frames were mass-produced and aluminum was handmade in low volumes. Cannondale marketed subsequent frames with the CAAD designation (for “Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design”) which first appeared in their mountain bike frame series.

Saeco was the name of very successful Italian road bicycle racing team, sponsored by the company with the same name. A stars like Mario Cipollini, Francesco Casagrande, Cadel Evans, Paolo Salvodelli rode on Cannondale CAAD bicycles in late 1990s and early 2000s. Swiss rider Philipp Buschor was a member of Saeco Team 1997. He finished 9th at the Tour de Suisse ’97 and 137th at the Tour de France ’97.

 

Philipp Buschor Saeco Team 1997

Philipp Buschor Saeco Team 1997

 

 

Here we are proudly presenting Cannondale Caad3 ridden by Swiss rider Philipp Buschor, member of Saeco Team 1997. Superb aluminium frame with Time carbon fork, build with Shimano Dura Ace 7700 groupset, famous CODA cranks, Cinelli handlebar, Mavic wheels. Marked with ”Buschor” under the bottom bracket. Impressive weight of 8.45kg.

Nice catch for collectors or just to enjoy fast ride.

 

 

Frame & Fork: Cannondale Caa3 / Time carbon fork

Size:

– seat tube (c-c): 58 cm

– top tube (c-c):  57 cm

– headset tube: 18.5 cm

– standover: 84.7. cm

Crankset: CODA (53/39)

Front Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace 7700

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace 7700

Levers: Shimano Dura Ace 7700

Brakes: Shimano Dura Ace 7700

Stem: Coda (130mm)

Hanldebar: Cinelli

Seat: Selle Italia Turbo Pro Team

Seatpost: Shimano Dura Ace 7700

Cassette: Shimano Dura Ace 7700 9s

Hubs: FRM

Rims: Mavic Open Pro

Handlebar Tape: cork

Pedals: LOOK

Tires: Michelin

 

 

Condition: Used, but good condition. No cracks, no dents, not bent. Original paint. Some signs of normal use. All parts are working fine.

Year: 1997

Weight:  8.45kg

Price: 1999€ (was 2499€)

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