2021 Canyon Grand Canyon 8

A 27.5″ / 29″ aluminum frame hardtail trail bike with high-end components, priced near the middle of the Grand Canyon model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Canyon Grand Canyon 8
MSRP€1,399 (about $1,706)
Weight29.9 lbs
SuspensionHardtail
Travel120mm front
FrameAluminum
ForkFox Rhythm Float 34
Wheels27.5″ / 29″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetXT, SLX
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Grand Canyon 8

26 mph

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26 mph

The Grand Canyon 8 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Grand Canyon 8 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Reviews

August 2018

BikeRadar
Canyon Grand Canyon AL 4.0 review

Light and lively traditional XC machine at a good price, but unsuitable for rougher play. Buy if you're a fan of more traditional XC riding and aren't tempted by the toughest of terrain

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Geometry

Sizing
XS

< 5'6"

SM

5'4" – 5'10"

MD

5'8" – 6'1"

LG

5'11" – 6'4"

XL

6'3" +


Specs
Build
Frame

Canyon Grand Canyon AL SL

BB StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit

Fork

FOX 34 Rhythm, Stanchion Diameter: 34 mm, Travel: 120 mm

Bottom Bracket

Shimano Pressfit BB-MT500

Stem

Iridium

Handlebar

Iridium Flatbar, Material: Aluminium, Rise: 5 mm

Saddle

Iridium Trail

Seatpost

Iridium Dropper, This dropper post features 150 mm of stepless height adjustment, giving you more freedom to move around when things get steep., Clamp diameter: 30,9 mm

Grips

Canyon push-on Grips, Our grips for confidence building control on the bars.

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore XT, 12-speed, Precise 1x12 drivetrain.

Crank

Shimano MT611 30T, Number of chainrings: 1

Shifters

Shimano SLX M7100 12s

Cassette

Shimano Deore, 12-speed (10-51), Cassette packed with tricke-down performance features. Hyperglide+ tech provides fast, smooth shifting. Beam spider construction cuts weights and boosts stiffness. Gear range: 10-51.

Chain

Shimano CN-M7100 12s

Brakes

Shimano MT400

Wheels
Rims

Alexrims MD25 | Shimano MT400, Rotor Mount: Center Lock, Wheelsize: 29" | Alexrims MD25 | Shimano MT410-B, Rotor Mount: Center Lock, Wheelsize: 29"

Tires

Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 29" x 2.35" MTB Tyre, Compound: Addix Performance, All-rounder tire for use in multiple MTB disciplines | Schwalbe Nobby Nic SnakeSkin 29" x 2.35" MTB Tyre, Casing: Snake Skin, Compound: Evolution, Technology: Tubeless Easy

Disk Rotors

Shimano RT10, Shimano's 180mm RT10 rotor provides a good balance of stopping power and modulation. | Shimano RT10, Rotor diameter: 160 mm.

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