Canyon has launched new additions to the Endurace line within the type of three top-end CFR fashions and 5 CF SLX fashions.
The Endurace line obtained an replace again in January 2022 when Canyon overhauled the entry-level CF and AL aluminium bikes. These fashions stay within the lineup going ahead, however quick ahead a 12 months and a half and the sharp finish of the vary has now additionally been overhauled.
CFR bikes are Canyon’s highest class fashions and the Endurace lineup now good points CFR classification bikes alongside the Final and Aeroad. CFR frames characteristic greater grades of carbon fibre and manufacturing that are stated to provide a superb stiffness-to-weight ratio. Canyon claims the CFR body is about 100 grams lighter than the CF SLX.
The Endurace sits alongside Canyon’s Aeroad and Final fashions because the model’s endurance-focused, all-day consolation bike. It has obtained a number of updates since its inception again in 2014 and the standout updates for the brand new bike centre round a model new high tube body storage compartment, elevated tyre clearance, new aerodynamic options and revised geometry.
The three top-end CFR fashions can have construct kits to match, that includes both Dura-Ace, SRAM Pink or Campagnolo Super Record groupsets and DT Swiss ERC 1100 wheels or Campagnolo Boras for the Tremendous Report possibility.
There are 5 CF SLX fashions. 4 are separated by a alternative of SRAM Drive, SRAM Rival, Shimano Ultegra or Shimano 105 groupsets. The fifth mannequin is supplied with Ultegra Di2 and deeper aero DT Swiss ERC 1400 wheels.
Curiously, each bike comes outfitted with a Quarq, 4iii or Shimano energy meter bar the most costly CFR Tremendous Report possibility as there may be at the moment no energy meter possibility for the brand new Campagnolo groupset, although this may increasingly change sooner or later.
All fashions will characteristic Canyon’s CP0018 adjustable cockpit and the S15 VCLS 2.0 leaf spring suspension seatpost. Full construct choices and pricing are in a desk beneath.
In keeping with Canyon, the Endurace has lengthy been a motorcycle designed to assist riders discover consolation in addition to velocity on the street. Sharing dealing with traits with racier stablemates the Aeroad and Final however offering a extra comfy platform. The model says the Endurace is a motorcycle for ‘going lengthy’ on, offering consolation in addition to velocity on longer or all-day rides.
Canyon says the Endurace is a motorcycle that is up for something and 5 factors grew to become a spotlight when creating the brand new fashions. These have been: adjustability, versatility, integration, aerodynamics and luxury. We are going to cowl extra on these factors beneath the place we cowl the bike’s options and tech.
Consolation is of course a spotlight of an endurance-specific machine and the Endurace retains the S15 VCLS 2.0 consolation seatpost which makes use of two carbon fibre blades to create round 20mm of flex within the seatpost, appearing as a type of suspension.
Tyre clearances have additionally been boosted from 32 to 35mm. Endurace bikes may even come fitted with 30mm tyres up entrance and 32mm within the rear. Prime flight CFR fashions will use Schwalbe Professional One TLE tyres while the CF SLX fashions will include Continental GP 5000 S TR. Though Canyon is not advertising and marketing the Endurace as a motorcycle for gravel, the larger clearances will enable riders to suit gravel tyres and take it on gentle off-road duties too.
The Endurace options Canyon’s ‘sport geometry’. In comparison with a racier Final mannequin the bike possesses roughly a 27mm greater stack and 15mm shorter attain. Canyon says this allows riders to undertake a extra upright place which is kinder on the decrease again and shoulders. Sizing goes from 3XS to 2XL and the 2XS and 3XS bikes roll on 650B wheels to maintain dealing with constant throughout body sizes. Canyon hasn’t included mudguard mount factors to make sure ISO foot clearance so clip-on fenders should be the answer for winter driving.
Prime tube storage
A primary for Canyon and doubtlessly a primary for street bikes extra typically is the built-in high tube storage compartment that the model is asking the LOAD high tube storage system.
A small carbon fibre ‘door’ on the highest tube just a few centimetres behind the stem opens as much as reveal a neoprene device roll containing a C02 inflator and cartridge, tubeless plug, ratchet device with eight hex and torx bits and two tyre levers which ought to cowl commonest roadside mechanicals. The instruments themselves aren’t included with the bike however may be added at checkout, says Canyon.
The brand new Endurace CFR and CF SLX fashions additionally achieve Canyon’s adjustable CP0018 cockpit. The handlebar which was initially featured on the Aeroad, supplies riders with three adjustable width choices and 15mm of top adjustment. Canyon says this implies riders can select to go low and slim or excessive and broad relying on their very own preferences.
Aero optimisation has additionally been thought-about in response to Canyon, with aero good points nonetheless paying off on all-day rides. The entrance finish of the bike has seen many of the updating right here, with the CP0018 cockpit, in addition to a narrower head tube form and new fork profile in addition to a extra slender down tube. Canyon is partnered with aero consultants Swiss Facet and claims the Endurace is quick in the actual world not simply in CFD (computational fluid dynamics) simulations. There is a determine hooked up to the claims and Canyon reckons the brand new Endurace saves seven watts over the outgoing mannequin at 45kph.
Specs and pricing
|Mannequin||Value||Groupset||Wheels||Claimed weight||Gear Ratios|
|CFR DI2||€9,499 / £8,999||Shimano Dura-Ace Di2, Shimano Spider Energy Meter||DT Swiss ERC 1100||7.3 kg||52/36 – 11-34|
|CFR AXS||€9,499 / £8,999||SRAM Pink AXS, Quarq Spider Energy Meter||DT Swiss ERC 1100||7.3 kg||48/35 – 10-33|
|CFR WRL||€9,999 / £9,499||Campagnolo Tremendous Report WRL||Campagnolo Bora Extremely WTO||7.2 kg||45/29 – 10-29|
|CF SLX 8 AXS||€5,499 / £5,249||SRAM Drive AXS, Quarq Spider Energy Mete||DT Swiss ERC 1400||7.8 kg||48/35 – 10-33|
|CF SLX 8 AERO||€5,199 / £4,999||Shimano Ultegra Di2, 4iiii Energy Meter||DT Swiss ERC 1400||7.8 kg||52/36 – 11-34|
|CF SLX 8 DI2||€4,199 / £3,999||Shimano Ultegra Di2, 4iiii Energy Meter||DT Swiss Endurance LN||8.3 kg||52/36 – 11-34|
|CF SLX 7 AXS||€3,999 / £3,849||SRAM Rival AXS, Quarq Spindle Energy Meter||DT Swiss Endurance LN||8.7 kg||48/35 – 10-36|
|CF SLX 7 DI2||€3,699 / £3,499||Shimano 105 Di2, 4iiii Energy Meter||DT Swiss Endurance LN||8.5 kg||50/36 – 11-34|
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