Cannondale CAAD Optimo (480mm)

Cannondale CAAD Optimo (480mm)

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The CAAD Optimo's are ideal for most Kyoto cyclists and bike rentals. Newer Cannondale models that have Tiagra spec are zippy, responsive and happy to cover long distances.

This bike can get you around the city sightseeing and help you explore the beautiful nature in the mountains, valleys and along the rivers. If you're looking for a smaller sized, high-quality road bike to rent in Kyoto, you'll no doubt be very happy on this 48cm Optima.

The rental comes with a helmet, saddle bag, spare tube, lock, lights, tire levels and your choice of pedals. The 48cm frame can be ridden from 155cm to 170cm riders but the ideal height is probably 163cm to 169cm cyclists.

We have two Cannondale Optimo bikes in the Kyoto shop so try to book in advance to make sure we have one available for your trip. This is the smaller 48cm bike but we also have a 54cm Optimo for taller riders.


  • Frame: SmartForm C2 Alloy
  • Fork: Cannondale Ultra, Carbon blades, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra, 31.8 clamp
  • Rear Derailleur: SShimano Tiagra
  • Shifters: Shimano Tiagra

Size Guide

Unsure what size bike you should ride? See the below link from Evans Cycles and see what size is recommended for your height.

Road bike size chart >

Price Guide

The daily rate gets cheaper the longer you rent. When you put in your rental dates above, your daily rate will automatically be calculated for you. The price tiers are below:

1 – 3 Days - ¥5,000 Daily
4 – 7 Days - ¥4,500 Daily
8 – 11 Days - ¥4,250 Daily
12 – 16 Days - ¥4,000 Daily
17+ Days - ¥3,500 Daily