Canyon Spectral:ON CFR

Canyon Spectral:ON CFR

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The Canyon Spectral:ON CFR is a top-of-the-line e-MTB designed to provide the ultimate biking experience. It features a powerful Shimano Steps EP8 motor and comes with the option of a 900Wh or 720Wh battery. The light yet durable carbon CFR frame is complemented by high-end components such as the FOX 36 Factory fork and Shimano XTR brakes and derailleur. This bike is built for the most demanding trails, with 150mm travel on the front and 155mm on the rear. It has a good weight for its class and is designed to bring the best biking experience to the rider.

Highlights

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

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Description

SRP8999 €
CategoryE-Enduro
Travel Front150 mm
Travel Rear155 mm
Weight22.8 kg
Wheels29 Carbon
Frame MaterialCarbon
GroupsetShimano XTR
ForkFox 36 Factory
ShockFox Float X
Ebike MotorShimano
Ebike Battery900 Wh
BrakesShimano XTR

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Reviews

Outdoor Gear Lab

The redesigned Canyon Spectral:ON CF 8 is a high-value electric mountain bike with an excellent well-rounded on-trail performance. With a carbon frame, mixed wheels, 155/150mm of travel, and a modern trail riding geometry, this bike climbs well and descends...

Pros
  1. Reasonably priced
  2. Great build for the price
  3. 900Wh battery-massive range
  4. Well-rounded performance
  5. Confident descender
Cons
  1. Motor/battery bulge reduces clearance
  2. Non-e-bike specific fork
  3. Should come with beefier tires

MBR

Alan Muldoon

The Spectrail:ON CFR electric mountain bike offers increased range and capability plus a lively and dynamic ride feel

Pros
  1. Lively, dynamic ride charastics, even with the 900Wh battery. Increased capability and range. Sleek design. Choose the between 720Wh or 900Wh batteries
Cons
  1. Thin casing tyres simply don’t cut it. More steps involved to remove the battery. Shimano EP8 motor rattles when coasting.

E-Mountainbike Magazine

Julian Schwede

Canyon have introduced the latest iteration of the Spectral:ON eMTB with a 900 Wh battery, Shimano EP8 motor and 150 mm travel. We tested the flagship CFR LTD model for you.

Pros
  1. successful integration of the large battery
  2. minimalist, tidy cockpit
  3. successful form and design language
  4. nimble and playful
Cons
  1. Flight attendant does not bring any added value to this bike
  2. Bike becomes unstable at high speeds
  3. Pedal strikes
  4. Prone to faulty charging port

Pinkbike

Dan Roberts

The new electric Spectral is available with a 900Wh battery that should minimize any range anxiety.

EMTB-News.de

Rico Haase

With the new Canyon Spectral:ON CFR, the German manufacturer from Koblenz has achieved a major coup! Although the test was initially slowed down by some problems in the tuning of the RockShox Flight Attendant suspension, the overall package of the top model could...

Pros
  1. Carbon cockpit visually impresses and has perfect ergonomics
  2. Independent, attractive design with great balance and modern geometry
  3. Significantly stiffer rear end compared to the previous model
  4. Latest cell technology in the battery and capacity of up to 900 Wh, enormous range
Cons
  1. Carbon cockpit - if it doesn't fit, handlebars and stem need to be replaced
  2. Rear tire with Maxxis EXO+ carcass not very durable
  3. No local distributor nearby if problems arise

BikeRadar

Alex Evans

Great for tamer trails, but its potential is limited by conservative geometry and a raw-feeling ride

Pros
  1. Impressive battery range
  2. light weight
  3. supportive suspension
  4. drool-worthy spec for the most part
Cons
  1. Raw ride feel
  2. conservative geometry with a lack of adjustment
  3. tyre choice

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Specifications

Frame

Frame
Canyon Spectral:ON CFR CFR stands for Canyon Factory Racing. This is a premium carbon frame of the very highest quality. Lighter than the CF frame, and still highly robust. Category: 4e. Axle dimension: 12x148 mm Material: Carbon (CFR)
Frame Sizes
S, M, L, XL, XXL
Frame Colors
Endless Black

Ebike System

Motor
Shimano Steps EP8 Motor High-torque motor. Maximum torque: 85 Nm. 3 app-tunable support modes: Eco, Trail, Boost.
Battery
Canyon BT002 Choose from the Canyon 900Wh or 720Wh battery (due to downtube length restrictions 720Wh only with size small frames). 
Charger
-

Suspension

Fork
FOX 36 Factory 29" Premium air-sprung fork with 150 mm travel. Featuring Grip2 cartridge. Kashima coat for supreme sensitivity and durability. Numerous tuning options, including HS/LS-compression and rebound. Axle dimension: 15x110 mm Stanchion Diameter: 36 mm Travel: 150 mm Fork steer tube diameter: 1 1/8" - 1,5" Offset: 44 mm
Rear Shock
FOX Float X Factory EVOL Air-sprung shock from Fox' premium Factory line. A 2-position (open/closed) platform lever lets you minimise the rear triangle's movement, for efficient climbing. Dimensions: 230 x 60 mm.

Cockpit

Stem
Canyon:ON ST0031 Canyon E-MTB stem. Length: 45 mm. Fork shaft diameter: 1 1/8". Fork steer tube diameter: 1 1/8" Clamping diameter: 35,0 mm
Handlebars
Canyon:ON HB0057 Riser bar Canyon-developed E-MTB handlebar for top control levels on the trail. Clamping diameter: 35,0 mm Width: 780 mm Rise: 30 mm
Tape/Grips
Canyon Lock-On Get the ideal mix of incredible direct feedback and comfort. The grips always stay firmly in place, thanks to the screw-tight clamp.
Saddle
Fizik Terra Aidon X5 Gender: Unisex

Drivetrain

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
Cassette
Shimano XTR, 12-speed (10-51) Lightweight cassette with a 10-51 gear range. | Shimano CS-M9100 XTR 12-speed Cassette
Chain
Shimano M9100 XTR Chain SIL-TEC treatment for extended offroad durability, HYPERGLIDE+ shift technology, quick link for easy connect and tool-free assembly | Shimano SM-CN910 12-speed Quick-Link Chain Connector | Shimano XTR CN-M9100 12-speed Chain 138G
Crankset
Shimano STEPS HOLLOWTECH e-MTB crank arms Designed for the rigors of E-MTB riding and featuring Shimano's Hollowtech crank arm design, 24mm spindle, 165mm crank arms
Chainrings
Canyon EP1110-01 Chainring 34T Durable 34-tooth e-MTB chainring. | Canyon EP1110-01 Chainring 34t

Brakes

Front Brake
Shimano XTR 4-piston rear brake Shimano's premier 4-piston brake, 1-piece caliper for maximize rigidity, ceramic pistons, reach adjust, quick pad retraction, banjo-type connection, ICE TECH brake pads, 385 g
Shift Levers
Shimano XTR 4-piston front brake Shimano's premier 4-piston brake, 1-piece caliper for maximize rigidity, ceramic pistons, reach adjust, quick pad retraction, banjo-type connection, ICE TECH brake pads, 385 g
Front Brake Rotor
Shimano XTR STEPS rear rotor, 203mm Specifically designed to work with E-MTB speed sensors. ICE TECH FREEZA design reduces heat build-up and brake fade, center-lock mounting for quick installation/removal
Rear Brake Rotor
Shimano XTR front rotor, 203mm Shimano's top-end rotor, ICE TECH FREEZA design reduces heat build-up and brake fade, center lock mounting for quick installation/removal

Wheels

Front Rim
Reynolds TR 367 E, 27.5" Rear wheel made for the demands of E-MTBs. Features Reynolds Tre rear hub, Boost 148 spacing, 36 Sapim E-Lite spokes, carbon TR rims, 30mm inner width
Rear Rim
Reynolds TR 309 E, 29er Front wheel made for the demands of E-MTBs. Features Reynolds Tre front hub, Boost 110 spacing, 32 Sapim E-Lite spokes, carbon TR rims, 30mm inner width
Front Tyre
Reynolds TR 367 E, 27.5" Rear wheel made for the demands of E-MTBs. Features Reynolds Tre rear hub, Boost 148 spacing, 36 Sapim E-Lite spokes, carbon TR rims, 30mm inner width
Rear Tyre
Reynolds TR 309 E, 29er Front wheel made for the demands of E-MTBs. Features Reynolds Tre front hub, Boost 110 spacing, 32 Sapim E-Lite spokes, carbon TR rims, 30mm inner width
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:ON CFR

SizeSMLXL
Body Height< 175175 - 183183 - 192> 192
Seat Height (mm)654 - 774699 - 844771 - 933791 - 953
Seat Tube Length (mm)420440460480
Seat Tube Angle76.5°76.5°76.5°76.5°
Head Tube Length (mm)115125135145
Head Tube Angle65.5°65.5°65.5°65.5°
Top Tube Length (mm)589613637663
Chainstay Length (mm)440440440440
Wheelbase (mm)1194122312521281
Standover (mm)809814820825
Stack (mm)634643652661
Reach (mm)435460485510
BB Offset (mm)36363636
Spacer15.015.015.015.0
Handelbar Width (mm)760780780780
Stem Length (mm)45454545
Crank Length (mm)165.0165.0165.0165.0
Disk Size203 / 203203 / 203203 / 203203 / 203
Dropper Post Travel125150175175
Travel Rear155155155155
Travel Front150150150150
Wheel Size Front29"/27.5"29"/27.5"29"/27.5"29"/27.5"

Customer questions & answers

FAQ Canyon Spectral:ON CFR

Where to buy a Canyon Spectral:ON CFR

The Spectral:ON CFR may be purchased directly from Canyon

How heavy is the Bike?

The Spectral:ON CFR weights 22,80 kg. Thats roughly 50,3 pounds

What material is the frame of the Canyon Spectral:ON CFR?

The Canyon Spectral:ON CFR 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 8999 EUR

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