Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:45 am

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 34 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2 3 Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:58 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:52 pm
Posts: 424
Location: USA
The frame looks unchanged? You better have a second look!
I don't think you have many frames in the market that come close to the ride quality and performance of the Canyon in the same price range.
I think I will get me another one here to the US.
I love my Ultimate CF and use it as my primary ride.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Feb 13, 2010 2:59 pm
Posts: 346
Stolichnaya wrote:
Um, what is new here? :noidea:

That seatpost has been floating around in the design and proto phase for a long time and the frame seems unchanged, except for paint scheme.
:shock: You're joking right? Please have a second,third,forth look :thumbup:


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:32 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:01 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:45 am
Posts: 113
Frankie13 wrote:
The frame looks unchanged? You better have a second look!
I don't think you have many frames in the market that come close to the ride quality and performance of the Canyon in the same price range.
I think I will get me another one here to the US.
I love my Ultimate CF and use it as my primary ride.


yea, that's what I like about Canyon's, great high-end bikes but not astronomical prices.

This bike seems great and from the past and the new updates it looks to be
-looks great
-stiff....it's a Canyon!
-comfortable
-and practical...love the extra detail to the hanger

http://www.bikeradar.com/road/news/arti ... lx--34449/


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:59 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:38 am
Posts: 46
Now....if Canyon will only export to the USA!

http://www.bikeradar.com/road/news/arti ... lx--34449/


Top
   
 Post subject: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:37 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:17 pm
Posts: 171
Location: Perth, W.A
Love it! Bike #2 is now decided upon


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:00 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Dec 20, 2006 5:25 pm
Posts: 362
Location: Pays De Galles
Looks better than the current model and has some nice features. But I wish they would move away from proprietry headset bearings.

Interesting that the model shows full internal routing with a mechanical groupset. Wonder what the shifting is like?


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:59 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:36 pm
Posts: 246
Love it. And it will have the new geometry which is awesome as well. But even if that seatpost works like a charm, I would replace it. Looks hideous and it will accumulate a lot of dirt.

I wonder though if they will have a regular, non-SLX version of the frame as well. Else I'll just stick with the AL version.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 5:03 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Nov 14, 2008 4:55 am
Posts: 619
Rumor has it they will have a distributor state side post interbike.

I would love to try out that tt bike.

_________________
Just ride ..


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:10 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:36 pm
Posts: 246
No more lawyer tabs! :D
Image


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:28 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 06, 2004 6:55 pm
Posts: 2505
Location: Vienna, AUT
So, I am seeing changes as:
- Shapely seatstay that split the seattube with a smooth transition to the top tube. Perhaps more compliant.
- The gusset at the bottom of the headtube seems smoother and the chain stays are thinner.
- The shape of the fork from the Aeroad has been adopted in some form.
- Apparently the frame is lighter this year.
What is this a comfort bike? In all honesty, I am not initially liking these developments.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:44 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Dec 27, 2009 10:55 pm
Posts: 115
Location: Honolulu
^ Interesting engineering and elegant moldings. The chainstays still look pretty beefy--looks like a *sweet* bike for the mountains. Would love to try one out.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:48 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:34 pm
Posts: 1684
Location: New York City
itsacarr wrote:
Rumor has it they will have a distributor state side post interbike.


those rumors have been around for years. they are a straight to customer type of company, why would they go through a distributer? middle man would mean higher prices.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:04 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:11 am
Posts: 963
anhk wrote:
Image
New bike is equipped with VCLS Flat Springs seatpost.


where to buy that sexy seatpost!! that's hot!


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:55 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:29 am
Posts: 5995
Location: Athens, Greece
There is a clear vaginal reference :lol:

_________________
My 6696gr Cipollini Bond
My 9733gr Colnago Master X-light


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 12:23 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:57 pm
Posts: 4384
Location: Vicenza
Wouldnt it be problematic in rainy/dirty roads getting dirt inside there?

_________________
My current ride


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Canyon New SLX
Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 12:23 pm 


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 34 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2 3 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Canyon CF SLX Di2 8.0

in Road

Dazzy2p1976

4

1377

Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:39 am

Dazzy2p1976 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Canyon H36 Aerocockpit

in Road

probertsqbe

8

2166

Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:41 pm

DMF View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Canyon Ultimate EVO

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

lovemyway

34

4861

Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:25 am

Gehenna View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Canyon stems

in Road

vinuneuro

4

595

Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:51 am

shotgun View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Canyon CF SLX 2017 - 0.79 kg ...with cockpit?!

in Road

aadster

7

1545

Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:46 am

Kayrehn View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: cyclespeed, Google [Bot], MSNbot Media, shonanmike, taylorpetie, tomycs, Yahoo [Bot] and 23 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited