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New Canyon Lux World Cup saves 127g on outgoing model and gets integrated front end

New Canyon Lux World Cup saves 127g on outgoing model and gets integrated front end

Canyon has refreshed its Lux platform for 2022, with the launch of the new Lux World Cup cross-country full-suspension mountain bike. The Lux World Cup…

Tuesday, Jun 14

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Canyon has refreshed its Lux platform for 2022, with the launch of the new Lux World Cup cross-country full-suspension mountain bike.

The Lux World Cup features 100mm of suspension travel front and rear, and runs on 29in wheels .

It sits alongside the Lux Trail with 120mm suspension travel and a more burly build kit, announced in August 2021 , which saw Canyon adapt the platform for the downcountry discipline that bridges the gap between cross-country and trail .

The brand says efficiency, performance and speed were the key attributes it paid attention to in its design, purposely optimised for cross-country racing .

Canyon has also worked hard to cut the weight down and the Lux World Cup will be the first Lux to feature Canyon’s top-flight CFR carbon construction. Canyon will also offer a second-tier CF-level frame, but there won’t be a CF SLX offering. CF SLX was nominally Canyon’s premium carbon layup, which the CFR now supersedes.

Like many cross-country race bikes , Canyon has trundled down the integration route with a revised front-end aesthetic that hides the cables and hydraulic hoses through a proprietary headset cover.

The Lux World Cup was piloted to second place by Andreas Seewald in this year’s Cape Epic.The range starts at £3,349 / €3,499 / $3,999 / AUD$5,349 for the CF 6 model and tops out at £7,599 / €7,999 / $8,449 / AUD$12,049 for the halo World Cup CFR Ltd edition.The bikes are available now. Lighter and stronger The Lux World Cup is the first time […]

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