The Cannondale Habit HT - Never not fun

The Cannondale Habit was designed to conquer any trail with ease, and has become a favorite among mountain biking enthusiasts worldwide. Its exceptional performance, versatility, and cutting-edge technology have propelled it to the forefront of the trail MTB market. Now, Cannondale is set to further elevate the mountain biking experience with the release of their much-anticipated hardtail version, the Cannondale Habit HT.

The original Cannondale Habit has garnered tremendous success since its debut, captivating riders with its unparalleled ride quality and remarkable agility. The Cannondale Habit effortlessly absorbs bumps and rough terrain, delivering a smooth and controlled ride that inspires confidence in riders of all skill levels. This trail bike has been praised for its versatility, allowing riders to conquer both technical descents and challenging climbs with ease. Its intuitive handling and exceptional traction have earned it a reputation as a go-to choice for riders seeking a dynamic and capable trail bike.

With the release of the Cannondale Habit HT, the brand builds upon the success of its full-suspension counterpart, presenting riders with an exhilarating hardtail mountain bike experience. Embracing modern trail-orientated geometry, the Cannondale Habit HT is engineered to provide a thrilling ride on the most demanding trails. Its aggressive stance and responsive handling make it a formidable companion for riders who crave speed, precision, and a true connection with the trail. The hardtail design, featuring a rigid rear end and a front suspension fork, translates every pedal stroke into explosive forward momentum, ensuring an adrenaline-fueled adventure for trail enthusiasts. Whether it's soaring down steep descents, maneuvering tight corners, or tackling technical obstacles, the Cannondale Habit HT delivers an unmatched level of fun and control that hardtail MTB aficionados crave.

The launch of the Cannondale Habit HT marks an exciting new chapter for Cannondale and trail bike enthusiasts. Building upon the incredible success of the full-suspension Cannondale Habit, this hardtail version promises an exhilarating and fun-filled riding experience. With its modern trail-orientated geometry and impressive capabilities, the Cannondale Habit HT is set to become a sought-after choice for riders seeking a high-performance hardtail mountain bike. Get ready to explore new trails, push your limits, and embrace the thrill of mountain biking with the Cannondale Habit HT.


Modern Geometry

An ultra modern 64 degree head angle with a long reach and a 76 degree seat angle makes the Habit HT a nimble, efficient ride, with plenty of stability at speed.

Dropper Posts

Dropper posts are fitted to all models as standard, and a straight seat tube with no bolt threads means maximum dropper length compatibility.

Load Up

Five threaded mounts allow plenty of options for a mini pump, bottle cage or Cannondale's own StrapRack, providing all of the on-bike storage you could ever need.

Universal Derailleur Hanger

The Sram-designed UDH is fitted to all models in the Habit HT range, which means full compatibility with all current Sram drivetrains, including the new Transmission T-Type.


Habit HT Lineup

Habit HT 1 - Mercury

  • Fork: RockShox 35 Silver, 130mm, Solo Air
  • Rims: WTB ST i30 TCS Tubeless Ready
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore 6100
  • Shifters: Shimano Deore M16100, 12 Speed
  • Brakes: Shimano MT420 4-Piston
  • Seatpost: Cannondale DownLow Dropper - 125mm (S), 150mm (M), 170mm (L-XL)

Habit HT 2 - Mantis

  • Fork: RockShox Judy TK 130mm, Solo Air
  • Rims: WTB STX i30 TCS Tubeless Ready
  • Rear Derailleur: microSHIFT Advent X Pro
  • Shifters: microSHIFT Advent X Pro, 10 Speed
  • Brakes: Sram Level
  • Seatpost: TransX dropper - 100mm (S), 120mm (M), 130mm (L-XL)

Habit HT 3 - Black Pearl

  • Fork: SR Suntour XCR LO Boost 29
  • Rims: WTB STX i25 TCS Tubeless Ready
  • Rear Derailleur: microSHIFT Advent X
  • Shifters: microSHIFT Advent X, 10 Speed
  • Brakes: Shimano MT200
  • Seatpost: TransX dropper - 100mm (S), 120mm (M), 130mm (L-XL)