Naturally the bike is cast in Cannondale’s signature chunky aluminum tubing, with the stout and nicely machined head tube resisting front end flex, an ovalized down tube improving lateral stiffness and beefy chainstays that are braced by a large gusset making the most of every ‘scoot-scoot’ forward.
This bike is ready to scoot at full-speedOli Woodman / Immediate Media
Of course, the real story here is the Lefty fork — while it will limit your little-one’s hub upgrade options in the future, it is great to see one of Cannondale’s flagship technologies trickle down to the highly competitive world of toddler-friendly-tech.
The burly BMX-style stem will survive even the rowdiest of hucksOli Woodman / Immediate Media
A chunky four-bolt BMX-style stem should withstand even the biggest hucks. Large flanges on the outside of the soft ribbed grips should also stop tiny hands from inadvertently flying off the handlebars when your tenacious-toddler sends a massive gap.
The skinny 25mm seatpost should provide a degree of bump-taming flex and has a wide range of adjustment that will easily accommodate quickly growing legs.
You might want to swap the OEM rubber out for something a bit more confidence inspiring for racingOli Woodman / Immediate Media
The radially-laced 12-inch 16 spoke wheels are shod in tyres that have a tacky soft feel and with no cranks to worry about your little ripper should be able to get properly knee down without fear of pedal strike.