2019 Canyon Strive CF 8.0

A 29″ carbon frame full suspension enduro bike with ultra high-end components, priced near the middle of the Strive model range. Compare the full range

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2019 Canyon Strive CF 8.0
MSRP$5,299
Weight32.0 lbs
SuspensionFull
Travel150mm rear, 160mm front
FrameCarbon
ForkFox Performance Elite Float 36
Wheels29″ Carbon
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetX01 Eagle, Truvativ Descendant Carbon
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Strive CF 8.0

28 mph

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26 mph

The Strive CF 8.0 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the Strive CF 8.0 while riding downhill or sprinting.


Reviews

December 2020

Pinkbike
Canyon Strive Gets Color & Spec Updates for 2021

The build is kitted out with top-drawer components including the aforementioned DT Swiss carbon wheels and FOX 36 Factory fork, Code RSC brakes, and a SRAM X01 Eagle groupset..

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March 2020

BikeRadar
Canyon Strive CF 8.0 first ride review

0 downhill, all you have to do to actuate its DH mode is hit the Clack button and let the rear wheel batter into the first bump.. .

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December 2019

Bicycling
The New Canyon Strive Isn’t an Enduro Bike and That’s Okay

The Strive CFR 9.0 may look like an enduro race bike, but it's actually a lively trail bike.

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October 2019

Mountain Bike Action
MBA Bike Test: Canyon Strive

The quiver killer

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March 2019

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Unequal Siblings: Canyon Spectral CF vs. Canyon Strive CF in Review

The Canyon Spectral and the brand new 2019 Canyon Strive are like non-identical twins. Despite having the same parents and similar genes, they’re quite different beasts. We compared both bikes to reveal which bike best suits which type of rider. At first glance, the Canyon Spectral and the new Canyon Strive seem similar. Both have …

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January 2019

BIKE Magazine
First Ride: 2019 Canyon Strive

Consumer-direct brand, Canyon Bikes, just updated its gadget-packed Strive with better usability, more modern geometry, Oh, and 29-inch wheels.

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January 2019

MBR
Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team 29er: first ride - MBR

Far from abandoning its innovative Shapeshifter system, for the new Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team, Canyon has partnered with Fox to improve and refine it.

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January 2019

MTBR
Canyon Strive 29 launched

Details of the updated Canyon Strive 29 have just been. Now designed around 29er wheels, this enduro-ready rig marks Canyon’s entry into the long-travel big wheel market. - Mtbr.com

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Geometry

Sizing
SM

< 5'7"

MD

5'5" – 5'11"

LG

5'9" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" +


Specs
Build
Frame

Canyon Strive CF, Material: Carbon, Travel: 150 mm, Axle Dimension: 12 x 148 mm, Brake Mount: Post Mount 180

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, threaded

Fork

FOX 36 Performance Elite, Travel: 160 mm, Technology: FIT4, Axle Dimension: 15 x 110 mm

Rear Shock

FOX FLOAT DPX2 Performance Elite, Length: 230 x 60 mm

Bottom Bracket

SRAM BSA DUB

Headset

Canyon | Acros

Stem

Canyon G5

Handlebar

Canyon G5 Carbon Riserbar, Material: Carbon, Rise: 20 mm

Saddle

SDG Radar

Seatpost

FOX Transfer Performance Elite

Pedals

None included

Grips

Canyon G5

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM XO1 Eagle

Crank

Truvativ Descendant Carbon DUB 32T 32

Shifters

SRAM X01 Eagle Trigger 12s

Cassette

SRAM XG-1275 Eagle 10-50 12s

Chain

SRAM GX Eagle

Chain Guide

e.thirteen TRS+

Brakes

SRAM Code R

Wheels
Rims

Reynolds TR 309, Rim Material: Carbon, Inner Width: 30 mm, Weight: 702 g | Reynolds TR 309 XD, Rim Material: Carbon, Inner Width: 30 mm, Weight: 1053 g

Tires

MAXXIS Minion DHR II 2.4'', Casing: Exo, Compound: 3C Maxx Grip | MAXXIS Minion DHR II 2.4'', Casing: Exo, Compound: 3C Maxx Terra

Disk Rotors

SRAM Centerline Rounded Edges, Disc Mount: Centerlock

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