Canyon Bicycles New Exceed Cross Country Bike
By Canyon Bicycles
The original Canyon Exceed was raced to World Championship victory, shattered the course record at Leadville, and repeatedly rocketed to World Cup podiums at Albstadt, Cairns, Nove Mesto, and Val di Sole. How do you improve on all that? With an all-new Exceed that is lighter, stiffer, and carries you over rough courses with absolute control.
A revamped geometry features a slacker head tube angle, longer reach, and room for 2.4″ rubber, but let’s be clear: this is no “down-country” compromise bike. This is a racing machine built for efficiency and expediency, aimed squarely at the top step of the podium.
Here in the US, we will get four models: Exceed CF 7 $1999, Exceed CF 8 $3299, Exceed CF SLX 9 $4499, and the Exceed CFR LTD $6999. The top-shelf Exceed CFR utilizes an ultra-rare grade of carbon fiber (so rare it is internally referred to as “unicorn hair”!) to achieve an astonishing weight of 835 grams for a size medium frame.
The new Exceed CFR possesses one of the lightest production frames on earth, tipping the scales at a mere…