Canyon’s new carbon Strive CFR looks remarkably similar to the enduro bike of the same name that Jack Moir rode to an EWS World Champ title, but hidden inside are all of the custom tweaks that made Moir’s bike faster than stock. Now that Canyon has dedicated long-travel 29er trail & park bikes, their Strive was finally given the free rein to be a full-fledged enduro race bike. 2022 Canyon Strive CFR enduro race bike
No all-mountain or freeride compromises, the new Strive CFR is simply built for speed between the tape.
The new carbon Strive CFR is an all-around faster race bike. Now bigger, more aggressive, more progressive & more stable at speed than the big trail Spectral , it doesn’t have to settle as an all-day all-mountain bike. And now longer & slacker than the freeride Torque , it doesn’t have to be playful over tabletops or so heavy-duty to survive repeated bikepark crashes.
The new Strive CFR is still a 29er, but now pairs longer 160mm rear wheel travel to 170mm from beefy 38mm stanchion forks. After years as being Canyon’s only real long-travel 29er and being tasked with being a Jack-of-all-trades, now the bike returns to its roots as a dedicated race bike, designed solely to bomb down natural descents, pedal fast over rolling trails, and climb steadily back up for the next timed segment. Whether you need a bike to race the EWS, your nearby enduro series, or just to crush your friends on local trail […]