Cannondale Quick Neo

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Numbers of Gears
9, 10
34.00, 33.20, 40.20 lbs
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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Cannondale Quick Neo. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

14 reasons to buy

  • Due to considered framebuilding, the Quick Neo is a very light e-bike.
  • This e-bike delivered great performance on hill climbs.
  • Buyers and reviewers felt that the Quick Neo was reasonably priced.
  • Owners enjoyed the long range offered by the 250Wh battery.
  • The associated Cannondale and ebikemotion apps offered useful tools and info.
  • The sleek designs of Quick Neo models were commended.
  • On the SL 1, Shimano MT201 hydraulic disc brakes impressed.
  • Owners commented on how quiet the Mahle ebikemotion system was.
  • The SL 1’s smooth ride-quality pleased owners.
  • On the SL 1, Shimano Deore XT drivetrains provided smooth shifting and operation.
  • All terrain was covered by the three modes of assist, on the Quick Neo Tourer.
  • Handling aboard the SL 2 was said to be nimble.
  • On the Quick Neo, the Bosch Active Line mid-drive motor operated without hiccups.
  • A light weight, wide gear range and low motor-drag made it easy to ride unpowered.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Schwalbe Energizer 38C tires on the SL 2 were a bit weighty.
  • One owner found the 720mm C3 Flat handlebars to be excessively wide.
  • Cabling for the integrated lights needs to be threaded by the owner.

Bottom line

The Cannondale Quick Neo comes in two frame shapes. The standard diamond frame suits taller riders, while the ‘Remixte’ variation suits those of shorter stature. This is a versatile bike that can be used for commuting, road-riding, fitness, errands, light gravel or touring (with the EQ model). It’s lighter and sleeker than most of the competition, while remaining mid-priced. The Cannondale app covers speed, battery percentage, range and power. In The Netherlands, the Quick Neo was nominated for ‘E-bike of the Year’ for 2019.

Expert Reviews

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Kanzaki Suita
Level 1 expert

We Have Prepared a Test Ride of the Cannondale Quick Neo [Japanese]

Level 1 expert

To see why this bike is so light …the secret is in how thin the frame is around the battery housing… the manufacturer is experienced with building lightweight aluminum bikes… You can use it in a touring configuration… I recommend it for gravel…

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Level 1 expert

15 Bicycle Of The Year Nominees Are Now Counting Down [Dutch]

Level 1 expert

During three test days, all 45 entries were thoroughly examined, after which 15 nominations in 5 categories were rolled out… some lost out on the price-quality ratio… E-bike of the year nominations of the year 2019:.. Cannondale Quick Neo EQ.

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User Ratings

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