News Roundup - Week of November 6th
Santa Cruz announces the latest V10 following a successful season for the Syndicate, and Canyon updates their Lux Trail bike.
Canyon Neuron CF 9 SL
More trail-friendly than a Lux, not as burly as a Spectral, the Neuron is Canyon’s bread and butter mountain bike. How does it respond to getting hit with the Longer/Slacker/More stick?
Canyon Spectral:ON CFR LTD eMTB
Does Canyon's most expensive bike come with its own valet?
KEEP IT STABLE
Canyon's K.I.S. Tech Promises Steering Stability
Surprising new tech from Canyon & Syntace may have you rethinking the steering on your next bike.
2023 Canyon Strive CFR
Is this full-on "enduro" bike with fancy on-the-fly travel and geo gizmos worth the weight and complexity?
A Tale of 2 Mullets: Canyon Spectral and Torque
Big brawlin' Torque vs go-anywhere Spectral - who brings the business without spoiling the party out back?
Long Term Review
Canyon Torque CF9 29 Review
"The Torque is Canyon's fun bike, built for days jumping around in the bike park, shuttle rallying steep gnar, or pedalling to the top of your favourite descent..."
Trail Bike Review
2022 Canyon Spectral 125 CF 8 Review
The Spectral 125's aggressive geometry and short travel are a potent mix for the right kind of rider.
Canyon Grizl CF SL8 Suspension
Yep, it's a gravel bike. And this is a first look.
Long Term Review
2021 Canyon Spectral 29 LTD
The Green Goldilocks Machine goes back to Canyon after a mishap - and then returns...
First Impressions REVIEW
Introducing the Canyon Spectral 125 CF 8
Canyon has launched a short travel bike that is obsessed with going downhill...
2022 Canyon Lux, Trail Bike?
The Lux Trail CF 8 suspension is firm, fast, and can be freakin' fun but the geometry is too rooted in its XC-Race roots to be fairly marketed as a proper trail bike.
How to strap a bunch more shit to your bicycle
The Noob's Guide to Bikepacking - Part 2
"What started as a fun plan to push my boundaries a little bit has turned into a an orgy of gear acquisition..."
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
When it comes to bikes and gear, the team here at NSMB.com generally agrees on what works and what doesn't. But every once in a while our testers disagree so strongly that a rebuttal is necessary.
2022 Canyon Lux Trail
It's firm and fast, and light but built to last. Canyon's new trail bike has come to stay and play on North Shore Tech-C trails.
2021 Canyon Stoic 4
"The Stoic is built with geometry meant for aggressive riding, spec’d to take a beating, go back to do it all again tomorrow..."
Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8: First Impressions
Uncle Dave got stuck with a slightly lower spec version of the Spectral - and he'll have to somehow get by on Shimano XT componentry...
Ridden and Reviewed
Riding the 2021 Canyon Sender CFR
While I could probably stare at this bike all day, I did actually get out and ride the Canyon Sender CFR. Question; is the ride as appealing as the silhouette?
ANNOUNCEMENT & RAFFLE
Canyon Bicycles now available in Canada
Big news for the direct-to-consumer market in Canada as Canyon finally opens up sales to Canucks.
Meet the All-New Canyon Spectral 29
"Room for just one bike in your garage? This is the one."
2021 Canyon Sender CFR
"Canyon set out to develop the new Sender with one goal; build the best race bike possible..."
Long Term Test
2019 Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team 29 Reviewed
The shape-shifting Strive 29er has two geometries - one for going up and the other for going down - and it serves up excellent direct to consumer value...
First Impressions and Build
2019 Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team - Unboxing!?
We receive almost every test bike in a box - but most are packed to arrive at a bike shop...