2019 Canyon

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0

A carbon frame race bike with ultra high-end components and rim brakes.

Manufacturer Price

$5,000
Weight14.6 lbs  
FrameCarbon
SuspensionRigid
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c Carbon
Drivetrain2 × 11
GroupsetDura-Ace
BrakesRim
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Ride Feel

Based on frame geometry and build specs.

Rider Position
relaxedaggressive
Terrain
smoothrugged
Ultimate CF SLX 9.0
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Gearing

A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

Lowest gear

(climbing)

41 mph

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0

40 mph

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Highest gear

(descending)

Sizing
XXS

< 5'6"

XS

5'4" – 5'9"

SM

5'7" – 5'11"

MD

5'9" – 6'1"

LG

6'0" – 6'4"

XL

6'2" – 6'6"

XXL

6'4" +

Rider Fit Notes
  • 5'11", size MD, Just right
  • 5'8", size XS, Just right
Reviews
Cycling Weekly
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX Disc 8.0 eTap

Dec 2019 · Rupert Radley

We test the Canyon Ultimate CF SLX Disc 9.0 Aero, Canyon's lightweight allrounder with an aero twist

Highs
  • Stiff, comfortable, fast, light... you name it, the Ultimate has it!

Lows
  • It's personal, but I just can't get on with the Fizik saddle

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Gran Fondo Magazine
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX Disc 9.0 review

Apr 2019 · Benjamin Topf

Alejandro Valverde rides his Canyon Ultimate CF SLX towards the World Champ title. But does the bike have what it takes to make you a World Champ?

Highs
  • Nimble acceleration

  • Price/performance ratio

  • Integration

Lows
  • Undefined handling

  • Strong seat post flex at full extension

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road.cc
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX Disc 9.0 Movistar

Feb 2019 · Jack Sexty

Stunning all-round racer made even better with 12-speed shifting and superfast wheels

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Cyclist
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 Aero review

Oct 2018 · James Spender

What’s more ultimate than ultimate? The Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 Aero, of course. All of the performance, without the cost

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Bikerumor
Review: Canyon Ultimate CF SLX Disc is a hard to beat as an all around road bike

Jun 2018

First seen back in 2016, Canyon's disc brake Ultimate carbon road bike slots in extra space for wider tires along with improved braking for the lightweight race bike. True to its name, there is a lot to like with the fast, yet comfortable carbon bike that we rode up mountains & over mixed road surfaces.

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VeloNews
Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8.0

Mar 2018 · William Tracy

The Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8.0 could be the best bike on the market under $3,000, or it could be the best bike period.

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Cycling Tips
Canyon Ultimate WMN CF SLX Disc 9.0 long-term review: Light, capable, trusty

Nov 2017

Canyon's new Ultimate WMN CF SLX is a great bike for road racing, but with added versatility and capability that also offers much, much more.

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Bicycling
First Ride: Canyon Ultimate WMN CF SLX 9.0 Disc and Endurace WMN CF SL 9.0 Disc

May 2017

The new models feature frames that are designed specifically for women's bodies

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Geometry
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Specs
Build
Frame

Canyon Ultimate CF SLX, Material: Carbon, Axle Dimension: 9 x 130 mm, Brake Mount: Rim Brake

BB StandardBB86/BB92, Press Fit

Fork

Canyon F35 CF SLX, Material: Carbon, Steerer: 1 1/4", Axle Dimension: 9 x 100 mm, Brake Mount: Rim Brake

Bottom Bracket

Shimano Pressfit BB92

Headset

Canyon | Acros

Saddle

Fizik Antares R5

Seatpost

Canyon S13 VCLS CF, Material: Carbon, Setback: 15 - 35 mm, Technology: VCLS, Weight: 220 g

TypeRigid

Pedals

None included

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 SS

Front Derailleur

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100

Crank

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100

Shifters

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 2s, Weight: 183 g | Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 11s, Weight: 183 g

Cassette

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 11-30 11s

Chain

Shimano CN-HG900-11

Brakes

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100

TypeRim

Brake Levers

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 2s, Weight: 183 g | Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 11s, Weight: 183 g

Wheels
Rims

DT Swiss ARC 1400 Dicut, Rim Material: Carbon, Rim Height: 48 mm, Inner Width: 17 mm, Weight: 719 g | DT Swiss ARC 1400 Dicut SH11, Rim Material: Carbon, Rim Height: 48 mm, Inner Width: 17 mm, Weight: 858 g

Tires

Continental Grand Prix 5000 / Attack 25 mm, Aeroad & Speedmax: Continental Grand Prix Force, Ultimate: Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II

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