2024 Cannondale Moterra SL LAB71

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  • Regular price $19,999.99

The Lightest Full-Power Mountain Bike Ever*

Moterra SL is the first 150mm trail bike to pack 85Nm of torque, 600W+ of peak output, and 601Wh of power into a machine weighing as little as 19.5kg /43lbs. Full-power fun meets lightweight agility – it’s in a class of its own. *eMTB with drive unit capable of at least 85Nm of torque and battery capacity of at least 600Wh.

Where it thrives

Fast, flowy, trails; technical climbs; challenging descents

What it's built for

High-speed flow; fast, technical ripping; having a blast


  • LAB71, full carbon, 150mm travel FlexPivot frame with Proportional Response suspension kinematics and geometry
  • Top-of-the-line Fox Factory suspension – 160mm Factory Float 36 fork & Factory Float X rear shock
  • Ultralight and tough DT Swiss XMC 1501 carbon, tubeless-ready, all-mountain wheelset
  • SRAM’s top e-MTB group - XX AXS wireless 12-speed shifting & Code Ultimate Stealth 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes, plus e*thirteen Race Carbon cranks
  • RockShox’s wireless remote Reverb AXS dropper post, and a OneUp stem and Carbon Ebar
  • Cannondale-tuned Shimano EP801 motor & custom, high-energy-density 601Wh internal battery

High on Power, Low on Weight

Electric mountain bikes with this much power on tap have never been this light. The lightweight carbon fiber frame features our weight-saving FlexPivot technology, and houses a custom battery that packs more watts per kilo than any other on the market. That unmatched power-to-weight ratio makes for one hell of a fun ride. 

Full Boost

Power comes from a custom-tuned version of Shimano’s EP801 drive unit – the lightest motor capable of the big power we were looking for. With 85Nm of torque and 600+ watts of max output, it brings big-time boost to the lightweight party. 

Power a la Mode

We developed custom ride modes for Moterra SL, specially tuned for the kind of high-speed sessions this rig encourages. Four different levels of boost, easily adjustable on the fly, help you choose between maximum range, monstrous power, or your ideal blend of both. Whether mild or wild, your ride will be whatever you want it to be, no more and no less.

Heavenly Handling

At a glance, it looks kinda crazy – an adjustable head angle slack enough for a DH bike, the long reach and steep seat angle of a modern trail bike, suspension layout and geometry fully customized by size – but when it all comes together, it absolutely rips.

Animated Suspension 

More than just weight-savers, our burly FlexPivot stays are also at the heart of our suspension design. By acting as a Horst pivot, it creates a true four-bar system, allowing our engineers to dial in the perfect suspension response for every input. The result? Incredible traction, confident braking, and a playful feel that just begs to be pushed harder. 




  • Platform:
  • Model Name:
    Moterra SL LAB71
  • Model Code:


  • Frame:
    LAB71 Moterra SL, Series 1 Carbon construction, 150mm travel, Proportional Response Tuned Suspension, FlexPivot Chainstay, direct mount internal battery, engineered plastic skid plate, 55mm chainline, DirectLine internal cable routing, 29” FlipChip, 148x12mm Maxle thru-axle, UDH hanger, 200mm native post mount brake, tapered headtube, angle adjust headset
  • Fork:
    Fox Float Factory 36, 160mm travel, Grip2 Damper, Kashima coating, 15x110mm Kabolt thru-axle, tapered steerer, 44mm offset
  • Headset:
    Acros Adjustable Angle (1.2°)
  • Rear Shock:
    Fox Float X Factory, 2 pos adj, EVOL LV, 210x55mm


  • Drive Unit:
    Shimano EP801, 85Nm, Custom Tuned, Eco, Trail 1, Trail 2, Boost Modes
  • Battery:
    Custom 601Wh battery
  • Charger:
    Custom 4A
  • Display:
    Shimano SC-EM800 Cycle Computer, Bluetooth LE Compatible


  • Rear Derailleur:
    SRAM XX Eagle AXS, T-Type
  • Shifters:
    SRAM Eagle AXS T-Type Ultimate Pod Controller
  • Chain:
    SRAM XX, T-Type Flattop
  • Crank:
    e*thirteen e*spec Race Carbon - Gen 4, 165mm, 34T
  • Rear Cogs:
    SRAM XX, T-Type, 10-52, 12-speed


  • Brakes:
    SRAM Code Ultimate Stealth, 200mm HS2 rotors
  • Brake Levers:
    SRAM Code Ultimate Stealth


  • Rims:
    DT Swiss XMC 1501, carbon, 30mm inner width, hookless, TSS tubeless ready
  • Spokes:
    DT Swiss Competition Race
  • Tire Size:
  • Wheel Size:
  • Hubs:
    (F) DT Swiss 240, 15x110mm / (R) DT Swiss 240 Ratchet EXP 36, 12x148mm
  • Tires:
    (F) Maxxis DHF, 29x2.5 ", 3C, EXO+, tubeless ready / (R) Maxxis Dissector , 27.5x2.4", 3C, EXO+, tubeless ready


  • Handlebar:
    OneUp Carbon Ebar, 35mm clamp, 35mm Rise, 8° sweep, 5° rise, 780mm
  • Stem:
    OneUp Stem, 6061 Alloy, 1-1/8", 35mm, 0°
  • Grips:
    Cannondale TaperRidge
  • Saddle:
    Fizik Terra Ridon X1, 145mm, Wingflex, Carbon Mobius rail 7x10mm
  • Seatpost:
    RockShox Reverb AXS, 31.6, 150mm (S), 170mm (M-XL)


  • Wheel Sensor:
    Cannondale Wheel Sensor

Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.