Canyon has teased details of the Canyon Speedmax Track – an all-new track bike developed as part of a technical partnership with USA Cycling, and the brand’s first track bike since 2014.
The bike, which features a radical, paper-thin rear-end, will make its debut appearance at this week’s 2022 UCI Track World Championships in Paris , where the brand hopes to make a triumphant return and is targeting gold at the 2024 Olympic Games .
A Canyon spokesperson confirmed the official launch of the bike will take place in 2023, but some screenshot sleuthing has revealed a few interesting details about the new bike. A bike with sights set on gold
We’re in a new era of radical track bike designs, thanks to the likes of Team GB’s HB.T and its super-wide fork and seatstays. The new Canyon Speedmax Track offers the German brand’s take on a cutting-edge, Olympic-worthy machine.
While some visual similarities can be drawn between the road-going Canyon Speedmax time trial bike and the new Speedmax Track, the rear-end of the track machine represents a radical departure in design.
The Speedmax Track features broad seatstays with a wide stance. These sit proud of the bike’s rear wheel.
The paper-thin seatstays meet at a bridge just behind the bike’s aero-shaped seatpost. The top of this bridge follows a straight path that flows into the flat top tube of the bike.In comparison, the triathlon/time trial version of the Speedmax uses dropped seatstays that join either side of the seat tube.The front triangle bears […]