Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8 Review

Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8 Review

Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8 Review

Price: 4599 €
category: Enduro
Frame Material: Carbon
Weight: 14,4 kg
Wheel Size: 29"
Travel Front: 160 mm
Travel Rear: 150 mm
Model Year: 2023 (carry over model from 2022)
  • one of the best bikes in this price range
  • strong in the descents
  • better shifting than the direct competition
  • 6 years warranty
  • light: 14,4 kg
  • fun to ride in
    easy terrain Extreme Terrain
    seating position
    upright efficient
    handling
    playful easy calm
    Framesize runs
    small big

    OVERALL BIKE CHECK

    The most importanten ratings of the Spectral 29 CF 8 in comparison to the competitor bikes of following categorie: (Enduro up to 6000 €) .

    VALUE for MONEY CHECK

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    Summary

    Expirience with the Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8

    Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8 Review An aggressive approach to the geometry makes the Spectral 29 CF 8 one of the most "newschool" bikes on the market. Perfect for shredding, skipping, braaaping. A low weight means more rideability on different terrain. If the manufacturer's indication is right, the 14,4 kg of the Enduro of Canyon counts towards the lighter Enduro that you get for under under 6000 Euro. With a 64 degree head tube angle and a reach that tends to be long you can certainly speak of a modern geometry. If you want to get ahead efficiently and quickly, you will welcome the sporty riding position. Considering that in the range under 6000 Euro, hardly any other manufacturer makes a better bike for the same specs of wheels. Nice! A nice warranty promises sustainability. With 6 years warranty Canyon sets the bar high!

    technical Details

    Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

    SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
    Sizing of Manufacturer
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    -
    S
    M
    L
    XL
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    Wheelsize
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    -
    29
    29
    29
    29
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    Stack
    -
    -
    611
    620
    629
    638
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    Reach
    -
    -
    435
    460
    485
    510
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    Top Tube Length
    -
    -
    582
    609
    636
    663
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    Seat Tube Length
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    -
    395
    430
    460
    490
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    Seat Tube Angle
    -
    -
    76
    76
    76
    76
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    Head Tube Length
    -
    -
    95
    105
    115
    125
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    Head Tube Angle
    -
    -
    64
    64
    64
    64
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    Bottom Bracket Drop
    -
    -
    36
    36
    36
    36
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    Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
    -
    -
    338
    338
    338
    338
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    Chainstay Length
    -
    -
    437
    437
    437
    437
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    Wheelbase
    -
    -
    1193
    1222
    1251
    1281
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    Standover Height
    -
    -
    751
    758
    763
    775
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    • Frame Canyon Spectral CF 29, Full-carbon frame. Category 4., Material: Carbon (CF)
    • Frame Material Carbon
    • Fork FOX 36 Performance Elite Grip 2, Part of our "shred" spec, the FOX 36 Performance Elite gives hard-charging riders total control on the roughest tracks. Offset: 44 mm
    • Spring Unit air
    • Remote-Lockout no
    • Damper FOX DPX2 Performance Elite, FOX’s DPX2 Performance Elite piggyback shock (230 x 60 mm) is smooth and consistent on the longest, most technical descents.
    • Gearrange 510%
    • Drivetrain 1x12
    • Gear Lever Shimano Deore XT, 12-speed, Rear derailleur shifter, 12-speed, Textured rubber lever pad, Multi-Release, 2-way release, I-Spec EV clamp allows 14mm lateral adjustment and 20-degrees rotation adjustment, 130 g
    • Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT, 12-speed, Precise 1x12 drivetrain.
    • Crank Shimano XT, 32T, Shimano XT crankset sports a 32-tooth chainring and 170mm crankarms for optimal pedaling clearance.
    • Cassette Shimano XT, 12-speed (10-51), Cassette size: 10-51T. Gear range: 510%.
    • Chain Shimano M7100 12-speed
    • Brake Set Shimano XT 4-piston brake, High-power 4-piston brake, reach adjust, quick pad retraction, banjo-type connection, ICE TECH brake pads, 410 g
    • Brake Rotors 200/200
    • Wheel Set DT Swiss XM 1700
    • Rims DT Swiss XM1700 29" | DT Swiss XM1700 29", DT Swiss' XM1700 wheelset is plenty strong. Features include wide (30mm) aluminum rims and DT's Ratchet-drive, Boost hubs.
    • Tires Front Maxxis Minion DHF, 2.5", EXO casing, Tubeless Ready design | MAXXIS Minion DHR II 2.4'', MAXXIS DHRII 2.4" rear tire provides outstanding grip and braking control.
    • Tires Rear Maxxis Minion DHF, 2.5", EXO casing, Tubeless Ready design | MAXXIS Minion DHR II 2.4'', MAXXIS DHRII 2.4" rear tire provides outstanding grip and braking control.
    • Saddle Fizik Terra Alpaca X5
    • Seat Post Iridium Dropper Post, Iridium dropper posts provide seat-height adjustability, varying depending on frame size. Internally routed, cable actuated, 30.9mm diameter.
    • Stem Canyon G5 Stem
    • Handle Bar Canyon G5 Riser Bar
    • Handle Bar Width 780

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