Canyon Exceed CFR Team

Canyon Exceed CFR Team

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Canyon's Exceed CFR Team is the fastest, lightest, and best bike of its kind. The hardtail XC racing bike is ridden by the Canyon Factory Racing riders, including Mathieu van der Poel and Emily Batty. Its high-end frame and unparalleled components make it ideal for racing at the highest level on the global stage. The Exceed CFR boasts a Shimano XTR 12-speed shifting system, a FOX 32 Step-Cast Factory Remote suspension fork, DT Swiss XRC 1200 Spline wheels, and Maxxis Aspen and Ikon Exo tires. With a front travel of 100mm and premium carbon wheels, this bike has the best weight in its class.


  • Premium Carbon Frame
  • Premium Carbon Wheels
  • Best Weight in this Class
  • Premium Groupset components
  • Best brakes in class
  • Best suspension components

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SRP5599 €
Travel Front100 mm
Weight8.9 kg
Wheels29 Carbon
Frame MaterialCarbon
GroupsetShimano XTR
ForkFox 32 Stepcast Factory
BrakesShimano XTR



Seb Stott

Canyon's proven performers get a racing spec update.


Tom Marvin

Razor-sharp handling and acceleration give the Exceed a classic XC feel

  1. Great value for money
  2. no-excuses attitude to going fast
  1. Traditional geometry may put some riders off
  2. inflexibility of cockpit is frustrating


Zach Overholt

Downcountry might be the current trend, but for those of you looking for a pure XC race hardtail, the Canyon Exceed fits the bill. Already proven to be a winning formula after taking a World Championship, the course record at Leadville, and a number of World...


Alan Muldoon

Canyon's latest XC race hardtail has one foot in the past and one in the present, but a laser-sharp focus on the podium

  1. Light
  2. fast and efficient
  3. providing the terrain’s not too technical. Bigger tyres and compliance built into the frame and seat post offer a modicum of comfort. Ergon grips
  4. Maxxis tyres and DT Swiss wheels are a bonus.
  1. Not as versatile as other modern XC bikes.

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Canyon Exceed CFR The pinnacle of hardtail XC racing. This bike is the fastest, lightest and best of the bunch. Ridden by Canyon Factory Racing riders including Mathieu van der Poel and Emily Batty. Material: Carbon (CFR)
Frame Sizes
S, M, L, XL, XXL
Frame Colors
Team Alpecin-Fenix


FOX 32 Step-Cast Factory Remote Premium suspension fork, proven at World Cup level and featuring premium Kashima coating. Axle dimensions: 110 x 15 mm. FIT4 damper. Aluminium 32 mm stanchions. Magnesium lower tubes. Offset: 51 mm. Tuning options: rebound, low-speed compression (2 positions: open/closed, with 22 clicks of adjustment in open mode).
Rear Shock


Ergon GA20 High-grade lock-on grips providing comfort and control in equal measure.
Selle Italia SLR KC Boost One of the lightest saddles available. Gender: Male


Rear Derailleur
Shimano XTR, 12-speed High-end 12-speed shifting system.
Shift Levers
Shimano XTR, 12-speed Rear derailleur shifter, 12-speed, Textured rubber lever pad, Multi-Release, 2-way release, I-Spec EV clamp allows 14mm lateral adjustment and 60-degrees rotation adjustment, 127 g
Shimano XTR CS-M9101 12s 10-51 Number of sprockets: 12
Shimano M9100 12-speed
Race Face Next SL G5 Carbon 34T Carbon crankset. Crank arm length: S = 170 | M - XL = 175. Chainring size: 34T.
Bottom Bracket
Race Face Pressfit Cinch Race Face's CINCH system provides a great, no fuss, reliable drivetrain with a quiet bottom bracket that will keep you going for years. Bottom bracket standard: PF 92


Front Brake
Shimano XTR M9100 Clean and compact disc brakes with superb performance and reliable stopping power in all conditions.
Shift Levers
Shimano XTR M9110 Clean and compact disc brakes with superb performance and reliable stopping power in all conditions.
Front Brake Rotor
Shimano XTR RT-MT900 Premium XTR rotor with superb stopping power for the most aggressive riding, with Ice Freeza tech for superior heat management. Superlight: 108 g Disc Mount: Centerlock
Rear Brake Rotor
Shimano RT-MT900, 180mm


Front Rim
DT Swiss XRC 1200 Spline Axle dimension: 15x110 mm Rotor mount: Center Lock Wheelsize: 29"
Rear Rim
Front Tyre
DT Swiss XRC 1200 Spline Axle dimension: 15x110 mm Rotor mount: Center Lock Wheelsize: 29"
Thru Axle
Canyon Quixle Thru Axle The Canyon Quixle combines the stiffness of a through axle with the ease-of-use of a quick-release. You can quickly remove the rear wheel without tools. The handle discreetly slides into the axle after usage. The Quixle is only combined with the rear wheel. Axle dimension: 12x148 mm

Geometry Canyon Exceed CFR Team

Body Height< 166166 - 175175 - 183183 - 192> 192
Seat Height (mm)629 - 731669 - 771712 - 814749 - 851789 - 891
Seat Tube Length (mm)375415458495535
Seat Tube Angle75°75°75°75°75°
Head Tube Length (mm)909095110130
Head Tube Angle69°69°69°69°69°
Top Tube Length (mm)552575596620645
Chainstay Length (mm)425425425430435
Wheelbase (mm)10791102112311541186
Standover (mm)781803828854883
Stack (mm)597597602616634
Reach (mm)392415435455475
BB Offset (mm)5858585858
Crank Length (mm)170.0170.0175.0175.0175.0
Chainring Size3434343434
Disk Size180 / 160180 / 160180 / 160180 / 160180 / 160
Dropper Post Travel100100100100100
Travel Front100100100100100
Wheel Size Front29"29"29"29"29"

Customer questions & answers

FAQ Canyon Exceed CFR Team

Where to buy a Canyon Exceed CFR Team

The Exceed CFR Team may be purchased directly from Canyon

How heavy is the Bike?

The Exceed CFR Team weights 8,90 kg. Thats roughly 19,6 pounds

What material is the frame of the Canyon Exceed CFR Team?

The Canyon Exceed CFR Team ist crafted with Carbon. The wheels of this bike are made of carbon!

What is the recommended price given by the manufacturer Canyon?

The SRP Price is our information at 5599 EUR