+ The ‘sport’ geometry still feels performance orientated
+ The CFR frame is stiff and fast when sprinting or riding hard
+ Light, nimble handling is a pleasure
– Some light internal brake hose rattle in the handlebars
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The Endurace has long been Canyon’s endurance road bike. Launched in 2014, the Endurace has seen several updates and overhauls over the course of its lifetime, some as recently as last year.Now though, the sharp end of the range has been updated with an overhaul of the CF SLX models as well as the addition of three brand new CFR models. Canyon CFR bikes are the brand’s top-level machines, think Specialized S-Works or Cannondale Lab 71 categories and you’ll be along the right lines.The Endurace is the less aggressive, more comfortable sibling of the Aeroad and Ultimate models in the Canyon lineup. It’s a performance road machine without a doubt, but focuses on comfort and features what Canyon calls its ‘Sport’ geometry. Long story short, it’s shorter in reach and taller in stack than the geometry you can expect to find on the Aeroad and Ultimate, which are the brand’s dedicated race bikes.There are a few key take-home points regarding the new bike. The first of which is a new internal storage compartment located inside […]