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
Front Travel160mm
Rear Travel150mm
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

Similar Bikes

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

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

BikeRadar
Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team first ride review

The Strive has been Canyon’s enduro workhorse since the summer of 2014, when it first introduced its Shapeshifter technology — a feature which uses an air pressured chamber to change the position of the shock — and this latest incarnation of Canyon’s most successful bike introduces an all-new Shapeshifter.. .

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January 2019

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
First Ride Review: Canyon Strive 2019 – large 29" wheels and a new Shapeshifter

There you have it: the brand new, Canyon Strive 2019. It was only a matter of time before the direct-to-consumer brand released a 29″ enduro bike. With a revised Shapeshifter, improved suspension and updated geometry, the bike is reaching for the enduro crown. The heritage of the Canyon Strive 2019 is unmistakable. The silhouette of …

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July 2019

Flow Mountain Bike
Long Term Test: Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team

The Canyon Strive is an impressive bike, at the heart of the bike, is a system unique to Canyon, the Shapeshifter. It is so damn effective; it helps this long-travel bike mix it up with the big rigs on the descents and keep up on the climbs with bikes half its size. Watch the strive …

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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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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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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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October 2019

Mountain Bike Action
MBA Bike Test: Canyon Strive

The quiver killer

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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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