Canyon Spectral 27.5 CF 8

Canyon Spectral 27.5 CF 8

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The Canyon Spectral 27.5 CF 8 is a versatile bike that can handle a variety of terrains, from smooth to rough. The bike's carbon frame is designed with optimized stiffness-to-weight ratios, and features a Flip Chip system for geometry adjustment. The bike's front fork is equipped with FOX Performance Elite Grip2, and the rear shock is a FOX Float X Performance Elite. Other components include a Shimano Deore XT M8120 brake system, a Shimano Deore XT 12-speed drivetrain, and DT Swiss XM170 wheels with Maxxis Minion DHR II tires. The bike has a travel capacity of 160mm upfront and 150mm at the back, and is relatively lightweight for its class.


  • Premium Carbon Frame
  • EWS (Enduro World Series) tested!
  • Good Weight in this Class
  • Good Groupset components
  • Top brakes
  • Top suspension components

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SRP3999 €
Travel Front160 mm
Travel Rear150 mm
Weight13.8 kg
Wheels27.5 Aluminum
Frame MaterialCarbon
GroupsetShimano XT
ForkFox 36
ShockFox Float X
BrakesShimano XT


Loam Wolf

Sean Leicht

In our Canyon Spectral 125 CF8 review, we found its confidence inspiring and can ride terrain we usually don’t think about taking a 125mm bike in. Learn more!

  1. Poppy, playful geometry
  2. Progressive leverage curve
  3. Just a fun all around bike
  4. Quality, headache free components

Vital MTB


Vital Review - Canyon Spectral CF 8 CLLCTV Mixed wheels, pure intentions. Canyon's Spectral CLLCTV is all fun, all the time.

  1. A near-perfect spec for the money
  2. FOX DHX shock
  3. Broad trail manners with extra rowdy appeal
  4. Overall durability is solid
  5. Price to performance
  1. Rear hub engagement
  2. Availability

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Canyon Spectral CF Full-carbon frame with optimised stiffness-to-weight ratio. With Flip Chip system for simple geometry adjustment. Category 4. Axle dimension: 12x148 mm Material: Carbon (CF)
Frame Sizes
S, M, L, XL, XXL
Frame Colors
Exhaust BlackBig Bamboo


FOX 36 Performance Elite Grip2 Axle dimension: 15x110 mm Stanchion Diameter: 36 mm Travel: 160 mm Fork steer tube diameter: 1 1/8" - 1,5" Offset: 37 mm
Rear Shock
FOX Float X Performance Elite Designed to meet the demands of aggressive trail riders, this shock combines advanced damping with light weight for outstanding performance and durability.


Canyon G5 Stem Modern design, extreme durability: Canyon G5 components were developed by our pros on the world's toughest trails. Fork steer tube diameter: 1 1/8" Clamping diameter: 31,8 mm
Canyon G5 Riser Bar G5 stands for gravity riding, and category 5. This aluminium bar has superb ergonomics and durability. Clamping diameter: 31,8 mm Width: 780 mm Rise: 30 mm
Canyon G5 Grips Get huge grip, with or without gloves. The clamp guarantees a tight lock on the bar.
Ergon SM10 Enduro Comp


Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore XT M8100 12speed Precise 1x12 drivetrain.
Shift Levers
Shimano Deore XT, 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 20-degrees rotation adjustment, 130 g
Shimano XT, 12-speed (10-51) Cassette size: 10-51T Gear range: 510%
Shimano M6100 12-speed SIL-TEC treatment for extended offroad durability, HYPERGLIDE+ shift technology, quick link for easy connect and tool-free assembly | Shimano CN-M6100 Deore 12-speed Chain
Shimano XT M8120 32T Number of chainrings: 1
Shimano XT FC-M8100 Chainring 32t
Canyon GP0293-02
Bottom Bracket
Shimano MT800, Threaded Hassle-free Shimano Hollowtech II threaded bottom bracket Bottom bracket standard: BSA 68/73


Front Brake
Shimano Deore XT M8120
Shift Levers
Shimano Deore XT M8120 High-power 4-piston brake, reach adjust, quick pad retraction, banjo-type connection, ICE TECH brake pads, 410 g
Front Brake Rotor
Shimano SM-RT86 Brake Rotor 203mm
Rear Brake Rotor
Shimano SM-RT86 Brake Rotor 180mm


Front Rim
DT Swiss XM170 Rotor mount: IS 6-bolt Wheelsize: 27.5"
Rear Rim
Front Tyre
DT Swiss XM170 Rotor mount: IS 6-bolt Wheelsize: 27.5"
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 Spectral 27.5 CF 8

Body Height< 166166 - 175175 - 183> 183
Seat Height (mm)635 - 770635 - 770670 - 805720 - 845
Seat Tube Length (mm)395395430460
Seat Tube Angle76.5°76.5°76.5°76.5°
Head Tube Length (mm)105125135145
Head Tube Angle64.5°64.5°64.5°64.5°
Top Tube Length (mm)553582610637
Chainstay Length (mm)432432432432
Wheelbase (mm)1163119712261255
Standover (mm)746751758761
Stack (mm)596614623632
Reach (mm)410435460485
BB Offset (mm)20202020
Handelbar Width (mm)760760780780
Stem Length (mm)40404040
Crank Length (mm)170.0170.0170.0170.0
Chainring Size32323232
Disk Size203 / 180203 / 180203 / 203203 / 203
Dropper Post Travel150150150170
Travel Rear150150150150
Travel Front160160160160
Wheel Size Front27.5"27.5"27.5"27.5"

Customer questions & answers

FAQ Canyon Spectral 27.5 CF 8

Where to buy a Canyon Spectral 27.5 CF 8

The Spectral 27.5 CF 8 may be purchased directly from Canyon

How heavy is the Bike?

The Spectral 27.5 CF 8 weights 13,80 kg. Thats roughly 30,4 pounds

What material is the frame of the Canyon Spectral 27.5 CF 8?

The Canyon Spectral 27.5 CF 8 ist crafted with Carbon

What is the recommended price given by the manufacturer Canyon?

The SRP Price is our information at 3999 EUR



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