THE CANNONDALE CARBON JEKYLL TEAM UPHOLDS THE CLEMENTZ WINNING TRADITION
From Dirt Issue 147 – May 2014
Words by Steve Jones. Photos by Steve Jones and Ale di Lullo.
It’s an eagerly awaited world title winning bike, and whilst many riders will potentially be looking to the Jekyll 3 or 4 it is the flagship carbon team bike that turns all the heads. Enduro World Series winner Jerome Clementz has been spanking people on this bike for many years and this updated version puts the Frenchman in a very good position to defend his title. Its nature is very much as an out and out race bike. Super lightweight at 26lbs with on–the–hoof adjustable Dyad and Supermax single leg fork, the Jekyll is all about the ride, be it up down, along or across. Carbon fibre from head to toe it’s the performance of that Lefty fork that’s in most people’s minds post ride, especially since Cannondale’s staff describe it as ‘the most precise steering fork on the market’. Whatever, as soon as you stand on the pedals and feel the position it’s a green light to go charging.>>
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