2023 Canyon

Grizl CF SL 7

A carbon frame gravel bike with high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes.

MSRP$2,499
Weight21.0 lbs  
FrameCarbon
SuspensionRigid
ForkCarbon
Wheels650b / 700c Aluminum
Drivetrain2 × 11
GroupsetGRX 800, GRX 600
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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relaxedaggressive
Terrain
smoothrugged
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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)

36 mph

Grizl CF SL 7

36 mph

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Highest gear

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Spec Level

Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more.

Sizing
XXS

< 5'6"

XS

5'4" – 5'9"

SM

5'7" – 5'11"

MD

5'9" – 6'1"

LG

6'0" – 6'3"

XL

6'2" – 6'5"

XXL

6'3" +

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Reviews
Bike Perfect
Canyon Grizl CF SL WMN 6 review – a bike that gives flawless gravel flow

Jun 2023 · Amy Perryman

The Grizl is Canyon’s adventure weapon of choice, designed to go well over long distances and rough terrain, ideal for any bikepacking extremes. This pink beauty isn't just about looks though…

Highs
  • Good value for money

  • Plenty of mounts for bags

  • Tire clearance

  • Sturdy and easy power output

  • Large range of sizes

Lows
  • Weight

  • Rattling cables

  • Low spec groupset

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Bikerumor
Canyon admits that gravel bikes are just 90s mountain bikes with Grizl Throwback edition

Mar 2023

Yes, this limited edition Canyon Grizl Throwback gravel bike isn't ashamed to admit that it's just a lightweight rigid 90s mountain bike!

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The Gear Loop
The Canyon Grizl CF SL 7 Throwback is a gravel-munching dollop of retro deliciousness

Mar 2023

It's pure nostalgia for this limited edition gravel machine

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Cyclist
Canyon Grizl 7 review

Nov 2022 · Joseph Delves

A versatile aluminium gravel bike that’s on-trend without slavishly following fashion

Highs
  • Cheap

  • Versatile

  • Well thought-out

  • Fun

Lows
  • Not the lightest

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Outdoor Gear Lab
Canyon Grizl 7 Suspension

Sep 2022 · Jeremy Benson

The Canyon Grizl 7 Suspension is a reasonably priced, top-rated gravel bike with an aluminum-frame. It shines on the descents and over rough surfaces...

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NSMB
2022 Canyon Grizl CF SL 8 Suspension (Gravel)

Jun 2022

What the hell is the difference between mountain and gravel bikes anyway?

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Gran Fondo Magazine
Canyon Grizl CF SL 8 1by in review – the gravel all-rounder steps up against mountain bikes

Feb 2022 · By

How does a modern, unsprung gravel all-rounder compare with suspension-equipped gravel and mountain bikes? We wanted to find out and included the Canyon Grizl CF SL 8 1by in our concept comparison. Find all the details and our conclusions here.

Highs
  • Bwilling acceleration and high speed on hardpack

  • Very good value for money

  • Plenty of mounts

  • High versatility of the frame platform

Lows
  • Cockpit ergonomics and compliance

  • Noisy due to rattling cables

  • Range of use limited by build compared to the competition

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Road Bike Action
CANYON GRIZL CF SL 8 REVIEW - Road Bike Action

Oct 2021 · Zap Espinoza

ECONO-MONSTER GRAVEL HAS ARRIVED

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Geometry
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Specs
Build
Frame

Canyon Grizl CF SL, Axle dimension: 12x142 mm, Tyre Clearance: 50 mm, Material: Carbon (CF)

BB StandardBB86/BB92, 86mm, Press Fit

Tire Clearance50c

ColorsCurry Powder; Earl Grey

Fork

Canyon FK0087 CF Disc, Fork steer tube diameter: 1 1/4", Material: Carbon (CF)

Bottom Bracket

Token Ninja Lite BB4124, Bottom bracket standard: PF 86,5

Stem

Canyon V13, High-quality aluminium stem with square cross-sectional profile. A new handlebar clamp design increases torsional stiffness by up to 40%. Handlebar clamp diameter: 31.8 mm. Head tube diameter: 1 1/4"., Fork steer tube diameter: 1 1/4", Clamping diameter: 31,8 mm

Handlebar

Canyon HB0063, Clamping diameter: 31,8 mm, Width: 440 mm

Saddle

Selle Italia Model X, Gender: Unisex

Seatpost

Canyon SP0057 VCLS, With vibration-absorbing design for top rear-end comfort., Setback: 20 mm, Clamp diameter: 27,2 mm, Material: Carbon (CF)

TypeRigid

Pedals

None included

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX810 GS, Cage length: long

Front Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX810, Max chainring gear range: 17T.

Crank

Shimano RX600, On certain models, this crankset may be substituted for an alternate, equivalent FSA crankset., Potentially affected models include:, Grizl 6 (Model #2844), Grizl 7 1X (Model #3236), Grizl 7 Suspension (Model #2710), Grizl CF SL 6 (Model #3243), Grizl CF SL 7 (Model #3244), Grizl CF SL 7 1X (Model #2849), Inflight CF SL 6 (Model #3020), Grail 6 (Model #3092), Grail 7 (Model #3093), Grail CF SL 7 (Model #3095)

Shifters

Shimano GRX RX600 11s

Cassette

Shimano HG700 11-34 11s, Number of sprockets: 11

Chain

Shimano HG601 11-speed

Brakes

Hydraulic Disc

TypeHydraulic Disc

Brake Levers

Shimano GRX RX600 11s

Wheels
Rims

DT Swiss C 1850 Spline db, Rotor mount: Center Lock, Wheelsize: 28" | DT Swiss C 1850 Spline db SH11, Rotor mount: Center Lock, Wheelsize: 28"

Tires

Schwalbe G-One Bite 45mm, Width: 45mm

Disc Rotors

Shimano RT70, Size: 160 mm

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