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    2013 Bad Boy 9 sitting in my garage. Price was 660. I would post invoice but I'm not up there in posts yet. The bike is a beauty and had most the people at the store turning heads when they saw it. Specs checked out to be the same as the 12 model. Store rep asked how I found out about the bike. I guess there are still people who do not search online before hitting the store.

    Initial reaction is that it's a great ride. Last time I ride a bike was 15 years and 100 lbs ago. I'm amazed how much lighter the frame is. Couple good pushes and the bike is up and moving. Will post some pics soon. I like bike porn as much as the next...lol

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    My shop has a 2013 BB 9. It seems to look really cheap even though it looks to have the same components as 2012. The paint job seems less black. On the top tube Cannondale put some cheesy graphics that's glossy and really takes away from the matte finish. On the plus side it's about $100 cheaper. I was hoping shops would have 2012 BB9 leftovers, but none has any left. I'm gonna look at a 2012 BB5 now. Really dig the Lefty fork but I don't like the OPI bar/stem. Can that be changed out? Looks like I will need a 1.5 stem though. Do they make 1.5 steerer tube spacers?

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    ^^^Where are you located? The shops in this region (DC Metro) all have quoted me $100 - $140 more expensive for the 2013 5 and 1 respectively.
    You are the second person to say that they found a 2013 for less than the 2012.

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    <a href="http://s818.photobucket.com/albums/zz106/flipinoy/?action=view&current=D441EBBB-3F67-4C93-AE4E-A74C45D81B03-5459-000001DF00CCFA7F.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/zz106/flipinoy/D441EBBB-3F67-4C93-AE4E-A74C45D81B03-5459-000001DF00CCFA7F.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos" /></a>


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    I wish cannondale would update their website with the 2013 models. Im also currious if the cheesy (yes..its cheesy) graphic is on all models of the BB for 2012. Seeing as the last bike I had was a 1990 Diamond Back Sorrento...this bike is a huge step up. I can see how this can become an expensive hobby.

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    Does anyone else have the Solo and found a way to attach a mudguard/fender?

    The back seems straight forward so to speak, but the front seems to need lots of tweaking. I'm more than happy to read about your suggestions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drumlager View Post
    I wish cannondale would update their website with the 2013 models. Im also currious if the cheesy (yes..its cheesy) graphic is on all models of the BB for 2012.
    Seee below

    Quote Originally Posted by Heist! View Post
    Update: The US models can be found here. 2013 Cannondale Dealerbook

    Pp 108 - 111. Looks like we lose the entry level Bad Boy 9 and the entire range offers only Lefties in the form of BB 0 Alfine > 1 > 5.

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    The 2013 BB9 was at an LA bike store. I hope the other Bad Boys don't have the cheesy graphics on the top tube that I saw on the BB9. I thought the 2012 BB9 looked a bit cheap but it looks cheaper now for 2013. I'm hoping to get a deal on a '12 BB5.

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    Woohoo! Finally got my Bad Boy, and it's a good thing I waited. Oroginally wanted to get a '12 BB9 but hestitated because of price and my disappointment in how cheap it looked compared to the BB1 I saw many months back. And the fact that I didn't need another new bike helped me wait it out. With 2013 models slowly coming out, I was hoping I could score a '12 BB9 for a discount but most were sold out. Saw a few on Ebay and even on Craigslist for around high $600 to low $700, but still too much for me to overcome the cheapness of the bike. So, when I heard an LBS had a '13 BB9 for $640 I thought I might score on this. Looked at it and was even more unimpressed. On a whim I decided to ask if any of their stores have a small 2012 BB5. One store did and I asked it to be sent to their store. It arrived today and I tested it out. Told them I want it and let's make a deal. Got it for $924 after tax. Had the cheap-looking Shimano M431 cranks swapped out with a Shimano Hone (which fits the stealth theme really well with its sjarp creases) free of charge. So did I get a good deal? :P Just have to ask. Love the Lefty fork.

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    ^^^All that jibber jabber and no pics.

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    ^^^All that jibber jabber and no pics.
    LOL! Forgot the most important part! Here are two "sneak peek" shots that I took during my test ride.





    **Upgrades to come** Already installed a Shimano Hone crankset. The edgy design of it really suits the edgy design of the BB tubing. Can't decide now if I want to keep it all black or go with my original concept of adding ano green accents (Cannondale green).

    Heist, I really recommend the BB5 if you're looking for a Bad Boy. The geo is just the same as the BB9 in all sizes. Even if I could afford the BB1, the standover height was just too high even in size small. I'm not a tall person. Besides, really didn't care for front suspension anyway. The BB5 shows quality and you get pretty decent parts. If you can find a '12 model, I suggest you get it. They go for $1000 at most bike shops I went to, but I got mine for $850. If you consider that the BB9 goes for $760-$800, that's not a bad price. Or I hope!

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    Hone Crank

    Can you please post a clearer picture of your Hone Crank.

    Thank you.

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    Hi, I have a 2010 bad boy disc and want to lighten it with some new wheels and carbon fork. It currently has a lefty rigid fork on it. Anyone know the what size steerer tube is on this bike? Is it a 1 1/8"? Thanks.

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    Mutlu: The pics posted do not have the Hone on as they were taken during the test ride. You can do a Google search and get a pic of what the Hone looks like. It's essentially a stiffer and slightly more robust version of the M580 LX crankset.

    rideronthestorm: Measure the top cap, this will give you a pretty good idea if you have a 1.5 or a 1 1/8 steerer tube. If it's a 1.5, then it'll be pretty obvious, but it helps if you have another bike to compare.

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    oops....snapped the seat collar on my 2010...

    2014 milage so far - 2,485
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    Wow, how'd that happen. That not necessarily a weak part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heist! View Post
    Wow, how'd that happen. That not necessarily a weak part.
    barely started to tighten when it went pop.

    only thing to ever break on the bike.
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    Maybe this is a reason to replace the seat collar! Looking at the one that comes on their premium models. Do like the gun-metal gray color of the BB collar though.

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    Is it sacrilege to add color to your Bad Boy? I'm leaning heavily toward Cannondale racing green accents. Somebody stop me before I get ano green seat collar and lock-on grips with ano green clamps and....


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    If that's the case, you might as well add Hope brakes and other anodized green accents.
    Is it sacrilege? I used to think so until I saw this:
    Post Your Bad Boy!

    and this:
    Post Your Bad Boy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by saltyman View Post
    barely started to tighten when it went pop.

    only thing to ever break on the bike.
    Sounds like a QC issue. I wonder if they use MIM or forges to create the collar.
    Either way I would send it to the manufacturer.

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    Saw a 2013 Cannondale 0 Alfine 11 at an Aussie website Rival Bikes. Wonder if we will see this bike in the States. Would post link and pic but I'm new

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    Wow, I'm really impressed with the BB5. There's really nothing I want to change on it, other than the crankset. I had been debating whether I should swap out the Kojacks for Michelin City tires and whether I should go 1x9 instead of the current 2x9. I think I'm gonna stick with what I have changed so far and keep everything stock atm. I am still gonna give it some blink and recently ordered new grips and seat collar. I have a lot of new parts that I had amassed a few months prior in anticipation of getting a BB9. May at a later point swap out the stock hydros for some Deore. And somewhere down the line I will want to get a new stem so I can use my FSA Metro commuter bar. I'm actually beginning to appreciate the OPI stem/bar combo.

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    2013 Bad Boy 5

    Picked up my new 2013 Bad Boy 5 prior to the Labor Day Weekend. The first thing you'll notice is that Cannondale added a built-in light to the handlebar. Love it! My dealer in NY had put in a special order for me about 2 months ago. Will post pics soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tcalabrese10011 View Post
    Picked up my new 2013 Bad Boy 5 prior to the Labor Day Weekend. The first thing you'll notice is that Cannondale added a built-in light to the handlebar. Love it! My dealer in NY had put in a special order for me about 2 months ago. Will post pics soon.
    What was your OTD price?

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    2013 Bad Boy 5

    $1100.00 + NYC Tax . The dealer charged me the 2012 price.

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    Can't wait to see how the integrated lights look on the OPI bar. Can't find any images online. I remember asking the LBS about that when I was buying my BB5. He said that it may be a possibility but commented that the angle of the stem would point the light upward. Is the light located where the "Cannondale" is? Did they just remove the logo plate (two phillips screw) and insert the light in there? Wonder if my '12 can be retrofitted if it's as simple as just doing that.

    Can you say more about the '13 BB5 model? Everything still the same? Same components? Any variations in paint scheme/graphics? If better components, not a bad price you got there.

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    2013 Bad Boy 5

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    2013 Bad Boy 5

    I found these specs on the internet. I assume Cannondale will be updating their website shortly. The light on the handlebar does angle up a bit. No issues with riding at dusk. An extra decal was added to the top bar.

    2013 CANNONDALE BAD BOY 5


    FRAME Bad Boy, Optimised 6061 Aloy, 1.5" Head Tube
    FORK Cannondale Solo Rigid, OPI 1.5" Steerer
    RIMS Maddux C3 Urban , 32 Hole
    HUBS Cannondale Lefty SL Front, Formula DC22 Rear
    SPOKES Stainless Steel, 15G, Black
    TIRES WTB Freedom Thick Slick, 700 x 28C
    PEDALS Cannondale Urban 6point3 Alloy
    CRANKS Shimano M431, Bad Boy, 48/36/26
    BOTTOM BRACKET Tange Cartridge
    CHAIN KMC Z99 Black, 9-Speed
    REAR COG Sunrace CSM969, Bad Boy, 11-32, 9-Speed
    FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Alivio, 34.9mm Clamp
    REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore, Shadow
    SHIFTERS Shimano Alivio
    HANDLEBAR Cannondale SI Urban OPI Stem / Handlebar w/ Light, 7°
    GRIPS Cannondale Urban, Lock-On
    STEM Cannondale SI Urban OPI Stem / Handlebar w/ light, 7°
    HEADSET Tange Custom 1.5"
    BRAKES Shimano M395 Hydraulic Disc
    BRAKE LEVERS Shimano M395 Hydraulic Disc
    SADDLE Cannondale Bad Boy Urban
    SEATPOST Cannondale C4, Alloy, 31.6 x 350mm
    SIZES S, M, L, X,
    COLOUR(S) Black Anodised w/ Reflective Decals, Matte (BBQ)

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    Thnaks for the pics, tcalabrese! Beautiful bike! Wait, I have one just like it! :P I like the integrated headlight! I see that it functions more as a blinky than a headlight. Still, I like it! May have to see if there will be aftermarket kits.

    Can you give a breakdown of components?
    RD (I'm guessing it's still Deore)
    FD
    Cranks

    I see that they downgraded the shifters from Alivio to Acera but upgraded the pedals to the BB1 octopus pedals.

    Edit to add: YOU BEAT ME TO IT! Thanks for the specs.

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    2013 Bad Boy 2013

    The front light actually has 3 modes: Steady, Flashing, and Running. I'm liking the Running mode. As for the price. Great they gave it to me for the cost of the 2012. I am thinking there will not be a great increase in price for the 2013.

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    Interesting light integration. The angle is pointed up but maybe the LEDs are pointed on a flat plane?
    Where do the batteries go btw, or is there an integrated charging port?

    Oh, and call me unobservant, but I always thought the cables on the BB were routed inside the tube in earlier models.
    Last edited by Heist!; 09-03-2012 at 08:25 PM.

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    No Batteries. The bike shop gave me a USB cable. There should be a port behind the lens. I have not removed the lens to take a look at this time. I will update shortly.

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    Gone throughy 2 pairs of Cannondale Urban 6point3 Alloy in 6 weeks

    Moved to main cannondale part of forum

    Best wishes


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    Mussman69 - do you know the model number of the stem? I am uncertain what size stem is required for the badboy 1 fork tube. Also what size handlebar is it you used width and the clamp size?

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    2013 Bad Boy 5

    All I have are these specs for the 2013:

    SKU C13BB5
    Manufacturer Cannondale
    Model Bad Boy 5 (2013)
    Features Shimano Tiagra
    Shimano Deore
    Flat Bars
    Light Weight
    SAVE Rear Stays
    Smartformed Stealth Alloy
    Rigid or Headshok Solo Forks
    Rack and Fender Ready
    Frame Bad Boy, Optimized 6061 Alloy, 105Si Head Tube
    Fork Cannondale Solo Rigid, OPI, 1.5" Steerer
    Rims Maddux C3 Urban, 32 Hole
    Hubs Cannondale Lefty SL Front, Formula DC22 Rear
    Spokes Stainless XD Black, 15G
    Tyres WTB Freedom Thickslick, 700 x 28c
    Pedals Cannondale Urban 6point3 Composite
    Crank Shimano M431, Bad Boy, 48/36/26
    Bottom Bracket Tange Cartridge
    Chain KMC Z99 Black, 9 Speed
    Rear Cogs Sunrace CSM969, 11-32, 9 Speed
    Front Derailleur Shimano Alivio, 34.9mm Clamp
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore, Shadow
    Shifters Shimano Alivio
    Handlebar Cannondale SI Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar with Light, 7 deg
    Stem Cannondale SI Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar with Light, 7 deg
    Headset Tange Custom 1.5"
    Brakes Shimano M395 Hydraulic Disc
    Brake Levers Shimano M395 Hydraulic Disc
    Saddle Cannondale Bad Boy Urban
    Seatpost Cannondale C4, Alloy, 31.6 x 350mm
    Frame Size S, M, L, X
    Colour Jet Black with Reflective Decals, Matte (BBQ)
    Year 2013

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    European model 2012 Bad Boy 2 WITH solo shock!

    Contacted 25 dealers in Europe, no BB 1 2012 American model available or willing to mount a solo headshock..so I decided to make my own.

    Only 1 dealer in Belgium had the balls/skills to fulfill my wish.

    It's a M size and feels quite small for my length: 173 cm. Any advice to ride more comfortable?
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    European dealer

    Dear Parcival6 ,
    I'm living on this dream about the BB1 for the past 6 plus months. Could you please tell me which was the dealer who fulfilled yours? I tried with Baik.be in Brussels but they turned me down. Please help! Your bike is my dream what else can I say..are you based in Machester?

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    gcclubs, aloha ,sorry don't have the stat's The stem i got from cannondale experts from the badboy parts list.online and cheap paid $40.00 for mine. The bars are crank bros carbon low rise 24inch's The stem is 120cm with a 20% angle Aloha mussman69

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    Anyone want a rare find? Just found a BB Lefty/Righty Belt Drive IGH on Ebay.
    Cannondale Bad Boy ONBIKE 2010 Urban Bike *size large* | eBay










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    Are you the seller of the ON bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post
    Are you the seller of the ON bike?
    No. If I did have it, I wouldn't sell it either. Rare and collectable.

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    aloha, That lefty/righty is sweet.Mahalo for the pic's.Wonder how she rides..

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    i would like to

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    Hi have you read my message?

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    Sorry for the two previous posts. I'm referring to Parcival6 asking him what is the name of the dealer in Belgium that brought him BB1 from the states...if anyone else know some shop in Europe which could help...please you're welcome!

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    @ Plastelli, you have PM

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    Sorry guys , I have to post 4 more posts in order to send a message...

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    Probably I'm getting closer ....

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    just 2 more posts guys...be patient...should I say it's a dam rule?

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    Probably not...it is and nobody seems to care! Anyway with my little winning I got two more posts...

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    Coming up..

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    Almost..

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    There!

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    Why is the last page showing "4 weeks ago"? MTBR is super slow and sometimes it's asking me if I want to stop some sort of script.

    Anyway, have the day off and got around to swapping out the rear Kojak 700x28 for Michelin City 700x35. Chaing out the tire was a piece of cake. But man, putting the wheel back on the frame was a pain and at one point I was getting ticked. I've changed tubes on a rear tire before and putting the wheel back on was never this difficult. The problem I ran into was trying to get the chain wrapped around the smallest cog. The RD was in the way and I had to try various positions before I got it just right. Thought I was gonna scratch the frame, damage the rear disc, or bend the RD. Man, never wanna do that again. The fact that the Michelin tire has kevlar protection gives me a peace of mind.

    One thing I noticed about the Kojak was how super light it was. I almost regret taking it off, but then the lack of treads does not inspire confidence. Besides, the Michelin City gives the BB a more urban look. It does make the bike about 5mm taller. Not good for my SO height :[

    Pic of rear with Michelin City.



    Pic of Hone cranks. Notice the sharp edges that follows the stealth fighter design theme



    Now to do the front tire. Should be a piece of cake!

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    Looks good! Was also thinking about swapping out the kojaks for something with a little more grip now that winter is getting near.

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    Boy, changing the front tire was easy peasy! Not sure if it's the rims or the Kojaks, but they were so easy to remove and installing the Michelin tires was just as easy. These are not folding tires either. I was pleasantly surprised by the ease of removal and installation. I didn't take the front wheel off. My bike stand is currently being used as a storage holder, so I actually hoisted the front end off the ground.

    There is a very small difference in width between the City and Kojak tires. I like how the Michelin tire fits the BB much better as far as aesthetics is concerned. The Kojaks were just too skinny and I thought they looked a bit out of place on the somewhat beefy BB frame. The front Michelin tire fits the front well by "filling" in the gaps. Kojak front just looked weird on the beefy Lefty.

    Next may be the brakes. Have a set of Deore hydros. Look better than the stock hydros. But they work fine, so I maight leave them on for now. I really want to swap out the bars, but need to look for the right stem to replace the OPI unit, which I like from an aesthetic point of view, but it doesn't really serve my needs. Anyone interested in trading a 1.5 OP stem/bar unit for a nice 1.5 stem 60-70mm in length?

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    I just picked up a 2013 BB9 for $645 after tax and I love it so far. I would have gotten a BB5 for only a few hundred more, but I'm pretty worried about it getting stolen as is. I think the components are more than worth the upgrade price, but I didn't want to draw more attention with the Lefty fork.

    What I have done with it so far:
    - Removed all stickers on frame and rims
    - Tape over the pointless graphic on the top tube with black gaffer tape
    - Replaced quick release skewers with locking ones
    - Flipped the stem

    Next mods:
    - Front brake is squeaky, will probably replace rotors
    - Tires don't absorb bumps at all, will move up to a set of 700x32s lying around

    I'm 5'9" with a 32" inseam. Went with the medium. I could have gone either M or L, but I figured the M would be a bit lighter and a bit more comfortable.

    I also have a 56cm matte black 2010 CAAD9-4 for long rides. My city bike before this was a $200 single speed from Amazon. I feel so fast now!

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    I got the BB5 in large, I'm 5'11" with a 33" inseam.. Own a scalpel lefty as well and wanted to be able to use the wheels off the lefty, have not tried that yet.

    Why did you flip the stem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by factory View Post
    Why did you flip the stem?
    Purely aesthetics. I can't even tell the difference ergonomically on a bike with this type of a riding position.

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    dj, that's a sweet deal on a '13 BB9. I hear you about the top tube graphics. Totally cheesy. How much was the '13 BB5? Did it have some cheesy graphics too?

    Much as I like the beaitiful desoign of the OPI stem/bar unit, I think I will replace it with a stem that will allow me to use my FSA Metropolis commuter bar.


    Factory, what year BB5 did you get?

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    Quote Originally Posted by djork View Post
    dj, that's a sweet deal on a '13 BB9. I hear you about the top tube graphics. Totally cheesy. How much was the '13 BB5? Did it have some cheesy graphics too?

    Much as I like the beaitiful desoign of the OPI stem/bar unit, I think I will replace it with a stem that will allow me to use my FSA Metropolis commuter bar.


    Factory, what year BB5 did you get?

    Post up pics!
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    The 2013 BB5 was listed for $1000. At the place I go to, you get a 10% discount if you're a gym member, AAA member, Costco member, whatever. So it would be $900 + tax. For comparison, the BB9 was listed at $660, and I got it out the door for $645 (as I said above).

    Unfortunately, they didn't have any BB5s, so I couldn't tell you about the graphics. If there was one there, I probably would have bought it because I can't resist. But really happy it wasn't because the 9 really does make more sense for me.

    I would be curious to see what the Metropolis looks like on the bike. Are your bars black or silver?

    I'll post some pics over the weekend as I'm currently away on business.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djork View Post
    ...But man, putting the wheel back on the frame was a pain and at one point I was getting ticked. I've changed tubes on a rear tire before and putting the wheel back on was never this difficult. The problem I ran into was trying to get the chain wrapped around the smallest cog. The RD was in the way and I had to try various positions before I got it just right. Thought I was gonna scratch the frame, damage the rear disc, or bend the RD. ...
    I have the same problem with my BB but my deraileur is Sram. It's a freekin' pain in the bum to tackle.
    My Shimano deraileurs are never like this. I did change my Sram stuff to Shimano at one stage but the Sram I've got is so damn smooth to operate, so I put it all back on.

    Anyway, here's my old model Bad Boy from last weekend's ride.






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    Quote Originally Posted by djh01 View Post

    I would be curious to see what the Metropolis looks like on the bike. Are your bars black or silver?
    Of course! Btw, how hard was it to remove the stickers off the wheels? Thinking about doing that too. Looks like Cannondale has the 2013 bikes online now. The price for the BB5 is still the same but that changes depwnding on the dealer.

    Giant: nice BB! Like the red highlights. What tire did youinstall? What's the width?

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    Quote Originally Posted by djork View Post
    Btw, how hard was it to remove the stickers off the wheels? Thinking about doing that too.
    It's very easy. They're just stickers, not under clearcoat or anything. Get it started with your fingernail and just pull off. Remove any residue and then you're done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djh01 View Post

    I'm 5'9" with a 32" inseam. Went with the medium. I could have gone either M or L, but I figured the M would be a bit lighter and a bit more comfortable.
    You have basically the same measurements I do. I test rode a "L" and could get away with it, but felt a "M" would be the perfect fit.

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    MY 2012 BB love it!

    sorry .... crapy cel pic
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    Quote Originally Posted by djork View Post
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    Giant: nice BB! Like the red highlights. What tire did youinstall? What's the width?
    Thank you. The tyres are Kenda Small Block 8's and 32mm. As mine is an old frame (2007), the recommended width on my model is 28mm, but with the 32mm small blocks, there is a 1.5mm gap left between the frame and tyre. (just just)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sroman View Post
    sorry .... crapy cel pic
    Crappy cell pick, but interesting rear rack. What brand and model is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sroman View Post
    sorry .... crapy cel pic
    I'm pretty sure I had the same saddle a couple of years ago... the Tioga Fromunder Cheese Saddle AKA Spider.


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    Managed to put 700+ miles on so far this summer


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    Has anyone had any issues with excessive popping noise in the break in phase? I assume it is the spokes adjusting but it has been going on for a month or so now...

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    I had a pop noise for a while, the bike shop ground down the area where the bottom bracket fit and that seemed to have taken care of the sound. Apparently it was a manufacturing flaw on the frame. Speaking of which, how many miles have you put on your bad boys? I have put over 1700 miles on my bad boy 1 that i bought in april. I have been having some issues with the rear hydraulic brake recently. I had it bled once and it started to rub again. Anyone else have any of these issues?

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    I have put about 100 miles on my '13 BB9 so far.

    Observations:
    - Grips are uncomfortable without gloves, ordered a set of foam replacements
    - Tires are bad for city riding, way too thin. Put on 700x32s and the difference in ride quality is astounding.
    - Brakes are terrible. Rotors/pads are noisy and calipers require frequent adjustment. Going to replace them ASAP.

    Other things I have done since my previous post:
    - Removed pie plate
    - Moved seat forward 1.5 inches

    Can't post images yet...

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    Ummm, boy those Cannondale prices have surged.

    www.cannondale.com/bikes/urban

    BAD BOY 5
    SKU# 2BS5
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    Quote Originally Posted by heist! View Post
    crappy cell pick, but interesting rear rack. What brand and model is it?
    topeak mtx beam rack e-type

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    Thought I'd post a couple of pics of my UK BB4, now 12 weeks old, covered about 800 miles.

    The best bike I have ever owned. Love it!


    Best wishes


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    at rotund, what kind of tires and what size are those?

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    Schwalbe CX Comp 700c Tyre | Semi Slick Cross Tyres | Leisure Lakes Bikes | Mountain Bikes | Road Bikes | Specialized | Cube

    they're 35mm


    they're not great. I wanted something a bit more aggressive than kojaks, but I'm considering something a bit slicker sgain now.

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    Earlier today I swapped out the OPI bar/stem and put in an FSA Gravity 1.5 stem and FSA Metropolis handlebar. Put in the GREEN bits. Looks totally pimp! Will take picks.

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    they're 35mm


    they're not great. I wanted something a bit more aggressive than kojaks, but I'm considering something a bit slicker sgain now.
    I was going to say, the tread blocks looks very squared off which makes a tire great for mud and dirt, but for street or light trail not the ideal application.

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    Some pics of my moderately pimped BB5!

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    flat pedal riding shoes, for Bad Boy

    Any advice on some shoes for riding my bad boy which has the 6 point pedals. I really don't want to go back down the spd route, and I'd like to be able to wear with jeans, or in wet/bad conditions.

    Prefer slip on/velcro, as I'm trying to make getting on my bike for a quick blast quick and easy, so removing barriers to sitting on my behind watching tv.

    Any general guidance?

    Best wishes


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    Hi BB riders. I just purchased my 2012 BB1 yesterday. I only got to ride for about a half hour. Great bike, I love it. The only thing I wasn't happy about was the saddle. It felt very uncomfortable.

    Any suggestions for a saddle upgrade for the bike. I m 6 ft 1 and weigh 200 lbs. Highly appreciated, for suggestions.

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    Hi Jake, purchasing a saddle is a personal preference. I like WTB brand.

    Happy riding.

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    +1 for WTB
    I have the Speed V on almost all my bikes. Check it out @ Jensonusa.com. They have it for under $25; can't beat that.

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    How much does the rigid fork versions weight?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Claude485 View Post
    Couple more of my bike, changed the cassette to PG-970 12-26 and medium cage X9. Shifts like a dream now.
    Don't know what image host you used, but nothing is showing.
    May I recommend Imgnook, imgur or tinypic for your free hosting needs.

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    yes for the BB

    greetings, all..new to the forums.

    love my badboy.. only problem is that I ride it a bit rough in the Miami streets.. too many flat tires.. about to try some kenda kwick trax soon..

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    any handlebar upgrade suggestions? thinking a rise, but needs to be narrow enough for street commutes.

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    Uh oh, I just put a 26" wheelset on my 2012 Badboy 1 and damn it looks great.
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    How much noise does the rigid BB's rear wheel make when spinning whreely? Is it as noisy as regular MTB wheels?

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    Hello,can you help me identify my used Badboy? I bought it few days ago.
    I can't register it on cannondale website. I ask them, but without any luck.
    There are 2 codes on the bike. First one starts from "SF00...." - i think it's serial number and the second is: "70BS8XHH"

    I know only, it's Bad Boy 8 Ultra with alfine hub.
    I don't know Year and size (i think it's L or XL but no shure)

    Thank you for help, sorry for my english.

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    After a long search I finally got a pair of Stan's No Tubes Raven 700 X35 on the Crest, Chris King Wheels I got built. The whole Hutchinson thing really did not work out and I would highly not recommend their road tires in tubeless. More fun on the Ravens so far. Not enough KM to know how good they will last.

    Also got the Magura MT2 brakes (highly recommended) on and Chris King BB.

    A bit of foam, Soap, and compressors (a must) and here ya go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mld80 View Post
    Hello,can you help me identify my used Badboy? I bought it few days ago.
    I can't register it on cannondale website. I ask them, but without any luck.
    There are 2 codes on the bike. First one starts from "SF00...." - i think it's serial number and the second is: "70BS8XHH"

    I know only, it's Bad Boy 8 Ultra with alfine hub.
    I don't know Year and size (i think it's L or XL but no shure)

    Thank you for help, sorry for my english.
    either it is 2007 model or 2008 model that has been made in 2007.

    The first letter indicates year.

    N = 2002, O = 2003, P = 2004, Q = 2005, R = 2006, S = 2007, ...

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    Aloha gang, who has got a sweet headlight system going.Looking to put a front light on the BB.Not sure what's what in the lighting world.Thinking flashlight style for helmet or bars. Any idea's aloha Jay

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    Mussman, check out the link to my BB5 post in the commuter forum. Got a Magicshine headlight and taillight unit on my BB. I like the set-up.

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    Added Ergon grips to my ride... Handles great.
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