Cannondale Bicycle Corporation

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The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation is an American division of Canadian conglomerate Dorel Industries that supplies bicycles.wikipedia
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Wilton, Connecticut

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It is headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut with manufacturing and assembly facilities in China. The name of the company was taken from the Cannondale Metro North train station in Wilton, Connecticut.
Wilton is home to many successful start-up companies, national strategy and professional services and consulting firms, and global corporations such as ASML, Deloitte & Touche, Sun Products, Breitling SA, Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, Melissa & Doug, Clear Conscience Pet and the Blue Buffalo Company.

Dorel Industries

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The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation is an American division of Canadian conglomerate Dorel Industries that supplies bicycles.
In February 2008, Dorel purchased the Cannondale Bicycle Corporation and SUGOI Performance Apparel.

Cannondale station

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The name of the company was taken from the Cannondale Metro North train station in Wilton, Connecticut.
Cannondale station provided the name and original logo for what is now the Cannondale Bicycle Corporation.

Liquigas

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In 2011, they became a title sponsor under the name Liquigas-Cannondale.
For the 2013 season Liquigas-Cannondale became Cannondale Pro Cycling as Cannondale Bicycle Corporation took over as the title sponsor in partnership with Brixia Sports.

Schwinn Bicycle Company

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Dorel also owns Pacific Cycle, a distributor of bicycles made in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for sale under many historic U.S. cycle brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, Roadmaster, and GT.
By 1990, other United States bicycle companies with reputations for excellence in design such as Trek, Specialized, and Cannondale had cut further into Schwinn's market.

Pacific Cycle

Dorel also owns Pacific Cycle, a distributor of bicycles made in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for sale under many historic U.S. cycle brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, Roadmaster, and GT.
Cannondale

Bicycle fork

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Cannondale has also developed a suspension fork called the Lefty.
Others, notably Cannondale use a single shock built into the steerer tube above the crown.

Bedford, Pennsylvania

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Cannondale's bicycle frame components were made in its factory in Bedford, Pennsylvania, but are now made in multiple factories in Asia.
* Cannondale Bicycle Corporation—Cannondale had a factory in Bedford from 1983 until 2015.

Cadel Evans

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A large number of notable riders have been sponsored by Cannondale at some point in their career, including world champions Anne-Caroline Chausson and Missy Giove, Olympic Silver medalist (and World Champion) Alison Sydor, Bronze medalist Christoph Sauser, "Flyin" Brian Lopes, Cadel Evans, Kashi Leuchs, Libor "The Bouncing Czech" Karas, Martyn Ashton, Lance Trappe, Aaron Chase, Myles Rockwell, Cédric Gracia, Roel Paulissen, Manuel Fumic, Fredrik Kessiakoff, and Chris Van Dine, who rides for the Cannondale Cut team and demos watch team.
In 1997, he rode for the Diamondback MTB team, and then for the Volvo-Cannondale MTB team.

Bottom bracket

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Cannondale developed a proprietary bottom bracket and crankset technology called Hollowgram which has been featured in its high-end bikes since 2001.
To address this problem several designers have promoted new standards for larger diameter bottom bracket shells, the best known of which is BB30 promoted by Cannondale.

Missy Giove

A large number of notable riders have been sponsored by Cannondale at some point in their career, including world champions Anne-Caroline Chausson and Missy Giove, Olympic Silver medalist (and World Champion) Alison Sydor, Bronze medalist Christoph Sauser, "Flyin" Brian Lopes, Cadel Evans, Kashi Leuchs, Libor "The Bouncing Czech" Karas, Martyn Ashton, Lance Trappe, Aaron Chase, Myles Rockwell, Cédric Gracia, Roel Paulissen, Manuel Fumic, Fredrik Kessiakoff, and Chris Van Dine, who rides for the Cannondale Cut team and demos watch team.
Together Giove and Myles Rockwell dominated many of the US downhill races under the Cannondale badge in the early 90's.

United States

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The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation is an American division of Canadian conglomerate Dorel Industries that supplies bicycles.

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer

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Today, Cannondale produces many different types of high-end bicycles, which are no longer hand-made in the US. They specialize in aluminum (rather than steel or titanium) and carbon fiber frames, a technology in which they were pioneers.

Bicycle frame

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Today, Cannondale produces many different types of high-end bicycles, which are no longer hand-made in the US. They specialize in aluminum (rather than steel or titanium) and carbon fiber frames, a technology in which they were pioneers.

Metro-North Railroad

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The name of the company was taken from the Cannondale Metro North train station in Wilton, Connecticut.

Motorcycle

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In the late 1990s Cannondale attempted to move into the motorsports business, producing a line of off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles.

All-terrain vehicle

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In the late 1990s Cannondale attempted to move into the motorsports business, producing a line of off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles.

Pegasus Capital Advisors

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Cannondale's bicycle division was purchased in 2003 by Pegasus Capital Advisors, which supported the company's renewed focus on bicycle production.

Taiwan

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Dorel also owns Pacific Cycle, a distributor of bicycles made in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for sale under many historic U.S. cycle brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, Roadmaster, and GT.

China

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Dorel also owns Pacific Cycle, a distributor of bicycles made in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for sale under many historic U.S. cycle brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, Roadmaster, and GT.

Mongoose (company)

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Dorel also owns Pacific Cycle, a distributor of bicycles made in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for sale under many historic U.S. cycle brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, Roadmaster, and GT.

American Machine and Foundry

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Dorel also owns Pacific Cycle, a distributor of bicycles made in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for sale under many historic U.S. cycle brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, Roadmaster, and GT.

GT Bicycles

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Dorel also owns Pacific Cycle, a distributor of bicycles made in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for sale under many historic U.S. cycle brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, Roadmaster, and GT.

Computer-aided design

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In 1992 Cannondale introduced the 2.8 series frame based on CAD (computer aided design) and finite element analysis to make a frame weighing only 2.8 lbs.

Union Cycliste Internationale

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It should also be noted that the Union Cycliste Internationale has established a 6.8 kg (14.97 lb) minimum weight limit.