Which is Best?

The Canyon Spectral 29 CF 7, Commençal META TR 29 ESSENTIAL, and YT Jeffsy CORE 2 29 are all 29″ full suspension mountain bikes. The Canyon has a carbon frame. Explore the differences below.

Canyon Spectral 29 CF 7 2021
Commençal META TR 29 ESSENTIAL 2021
YT Jeffsy CORE 2 29 2021
MSRP€3,399$3,699$2,799
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CategoryEnduroTrailEnduro
Weight31.2 lbs / 14.2 kg33.1 lbs / 15.0 kg33.7 lbs / 15.3 kg
FrameCarbonAluminumAluminum
ForkRockShox Pike Select
Fox Performance Float 36
Fox Performance Float 36
Wheel Size29″29″29″
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminum
Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetGX Eagle
SLX
NX Eagle, Truvativ Descendant
Drivetrain1 × 121 × 121 × 12
Gear Range
Canyon Spectral 29 CF 7
28 mph
Commençal META TR 29 ESSENTIAL
28 mph
YT Jeffsy CORE 2 29
25 mph
SuspensionFullFullFull
Front Travel150mm150mm150mm
Rear Travel150mm140mm150mm
SeatpostDropperDropperDropper
Brand Sitewww.canyon.comwww.commencalusa.comus.yt-industries.com
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Spectral 29 CF 7
META TR 29 ESSENTIAL
Jeffsy CORE 2 29

Geometry

Specs
Frame

Canyon Spectral CF 29, Lightweight (just 2,598 grams) and strong, the full-carbon frame also features a long reach, slack head angle, and steep seat angle—geometry that makes it faster both up and down the mountain.

2021 Meta TR 29, 140 mm travel, 29'', Alloy 6066, triple butted tubes, T4, T6. Enduro bearings

Aluminum

Fork

RockShox Pike Select RC, RockShox’s Pike Select RC 29 fork offers 150mm of travel and is easily tuned via rebound and low-speed compression damping adjusters. Offset: 42 mm

FOX 36 Performance, 150 mm travel, 29", Fit Grip damper, 3 positions, rebound, Boost (15 x 110 mm), 44 mm offset

FOX 36 FLOAT PERFORMANCE, 29“ | 150 mm Travel | Grip | 110 x 15 mm Axle | 44 mm Offset

Rear Shock

RockShox Deluxe Select+, The RockShox Deluxe Select+ rear shock (230x60mm) features a highly-tunable DebonAir spring rebound adjuster.

FOX Float DPS Performance, 210 x 55 mm, rebound, 3 position adjustment

FOX FLOAT DPX2 PERFORMANCE, Shock Length: 210 mm | Shock Stroke: 55 mm ≙ 150 mm Travel | 3pos-Adjust

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB, Threaded, Hassle-free SRAM DUB threaded bottom bracket.

SHIMANO BB71-41A, Pressfit

Headset

ACROS ZS44 / ZS56, Alloy cups, sealed bearings

ACROS AZX-576, ZS44 ZS56 | High Cap | 2 Spacer 5 mm

Stem

Canyon G5 Stem 40mm, The Canyon G5 stem (40mm extension) is both incredibly strong and beautifully designed.

RIDE ALPHA Freeride 50, 50 mm extension, 31,8 mm

E13 Base 35, 50 mm | 0°Rise | 6061 AL | Black

Handlebar

Canyon G5 Riser Bar, Our aluminum G5 Riser bar offers the perfect combination of width (780mm) and rise (30mm).

RIDE ALPHA R27, 31,8 mm, 780 mm width, 27 mm rise, Alloy 7050

E13 Base 35, Rise 35 mm | Width 780 mm | 9° Back Sweep | 5° Up Sweep

Saddle

Fizik Terra Alpaca X5

WTB Silverado, Narrow shape, Cr-Mo rails

SDG BEL AIR 3.0, 140 mm I Lux-Alloy Rail I YT Custom Design

Seatpost

Iridium Dropper Post, Iridium dropper posts provide seat-height adjustability, varying depending on frame size. Internally routed, cable actuated, 30.9mm diameter.

KS Rage-I, 34,9 mm, travel: 125 mm on S, 150 mm on M, 170 mm on L, 190 mm on XL, SouthPaw alloy remote

YT POSTMAN Standard Remote, Ø 31.6mm | 125 mm (S-M) |150 mm (L) | 170 mm (XL-XXL)

Grips

Canyon G5 Grips, Canyon's G5 Lock-On grips are comfortable and secure.

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ODI ELITE MOTION V2.1, Lock-On

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed, 12-speed, max cassette size: 52T. Weight: 290 g, Cage Lock and Roller Bearing Clutch technologies

SHIMANO SLX, 12s

SRAM NX EAGLE, 12-speed

Crank

SRAM GX Eagle, 32T, SRAM GX Eagle crankset with 170mm crankarms for plenty of pedaling clearance.

SHIMANO SLX, 170 mm crank arms, Boost, Chainring: SHIMANO SLX, 32t, Dynamic Chain Engagement + Technology

SRAM Descendant 6k, Crank Arm Length 175 mm | 32T I DUB-PressFit

Shifters

SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed, SRAM's GX Eagle 12-speed shifters fire off quick and accurate gear shifts.

SHIMANO SLX, 12s

SRAM NX EAGLE, 12-speed

Cassette

SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed (10-52), All-steel cog design, XD Driver interface, Gear range: 10-52T, weight: 450 g.

SHIMANO SLX, 12s, 10-51t

SRAM PG 1230 EAGLE, 11-50T | 12-speed

Chain

SRAM SX Eagle 12-speed

SHIMANO SLX, 12s

Brakes

SRAM G2 R

SHIMANO SLX, 2 pistons, I-Spec EV compatible, Rotor: SHIMANO RT-MT800 203 mm, Centerlock

SRAM G2 R, Rotor CENTERLINE Ø front 200 mm / rear 200 mm | Adjustable Reach

Wheels
Rims

DT Swiss M 1900, Rim Material: Aluminium, Inner Width: 30 mm, Weight: 949 g | DT Swiss M 1900 XD, The M1900 29 wheelset sports wide (30mm) rims and Boost hubs featuring the DT Swiss Pawl System®.

DT SWISS M502, 29'', 32h, 30 mm inner width

DT SWISS M 1900 SPLINE, Aluminum Rims 29“ | Inner Width 30 mm | Front Hub 110 x 15 mm | Rear Hub 148 x 12 mm I HG I 3 Pawl

Front Hub

Rear: FORMULA MSC-148A - Front: FORMULA CL-811, Rear: 32h, sealed bearings - Front: 32h, sealed bearings

Rear Hub

Rear: FORMULA MSC-148A - Front: FORMULA CL-811, Rear: 32h, sealed bearings - Front: 32h, sealed bearings

Tires

Maxxis Minion DHF, 2.5", EXO casing, Tubeless Ready design | MAXXIS Dissector 2.4", The Dissector rear tire offers outstanding traction and braking control.

Rear: MAXXIS Dissector - Front: MAXXIS Dissector, Rear: 29 x 2.4 WT, EXO, Tubeless Ready - Front: 29 x 2.4 WT, EXO, Tubeless Ready

MAXXIS MINION DHR II, Tire Size 29“ x 2.4 | EXO Casing | Tubeless Ready | Dual Compound

Disk Rotors

SRAM Centerline, 180mm, 180mm SRAM Centerline rotor offers excellent braking control. | SRAM Centerline, 200mm, SRAM's 200mm Centerline front rotor ensures you always have stopping power to spare.