Cannodale Cannibal — Test Ride & Review — ATV Rider

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Cannondale Cannibal 440

Cannodale Cannibal

The smallest in the test had its hands full to compete with the best the conglomerates put out, but the Cannibal right up there. How, you The company cheated.

It simply use the same rulebook when it its machines. The Cannibal started the only aluminum frame, the fuel injection and Cannondale’s own powerplant to drive the whole Impressive stuff from a bicycle manufacturer.

Now in its second the Cannibal actually had performance in the past year! Shocks now lower-spec and tires were Carlisle Trail Wolves, of the Oehlins shocks and ITP tires used. In the meantime, Cannondale was on subtle upgrades to the reliability of all its as it hoped to shed a somewhat image from its beginnings in

These things still the psyches of our testers, with wondering aloud how they fix a fuel-injected, electronic-ignited, aluminum-framed, beast like this one anything go wrong. The complexity of the was daunting to some, compared to the motorcycle-based powerplants of the others.

Duning on the Cannibal was best by experienced big-dune addicts. At the motor had to sacrifice some for a top-end rush, but rush it Experienced riders had little keeping the motor in the powerband for the thrills, but even they tired of putting so much into a ride.

Less riders simply stalled a lightweight flywheel conspired a high-strung motor to cough and at low rpm in the power-sapping sand. On the up side, high-speed hillclimbers and surfer were satisfied with the combination of solid handling and power. Well-damped suspension things under control at all whether sliding or jumping.

Unlike the Maxxis doughnuts on the the Carlisle meat on the Cannibal not bad in the sand, giving a good of bite and slide without too much.

Cannondale Cannibal 440
Cannondale Cannibal 440

On the MX track, the Cannibal was at It may have a stablemate named the but despite a more rounded the Cannibal was the quad to beat on the Light handling, perfect damping rates and that high-strung motor combined to let you what the Cannibal evolved

While the rest of the bunch life as playthings and got made competition machines, this went the opposite route. The troubling thing on the track was all the high-rpm revving we were the Cannibal produced all kinds of engine noises. That we never had problems with the anything else—during the test.

the Predator was the terror of the turns, the and Z/KFX were dueling for The Cannibal had no equal in the whoops; its weight, balance and, of all, its shocks made for the sailing when the terrain was the Jumping was the same story; flights and landings meant the best jumps.

Trail riding had a similar between the aggressive and nonaggressive, a few more supporters dropping The annoying habit to easily when not kept in the powerband was frustrating in technical trail Still, its good damping was on rough patches, as it felt a bit too tightly wound. Open riding was much more the thing, but it was outjuiced there by the machines like the Predator and DS

Casual riders felt the was impractical, given its high-intensity and stall-happy motor, while experienced riders were on its trail worthiness.

Cannondale Cannibal 440
Cannondale Cannibal 440


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