Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 review

Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 review

Canyon has clearly worked hard on the frame of the new Spectral — it’s a stiff, precise unit with cracking suspension and some well-thought-out design features that put it out there as one of the best platforms around for a trail bike. Bike of the Year 2018 Best bike: our buyer's guide to which bicycle type you should buy in 2018 The Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 is one of our Bike of the Year bikes for 2018. To read reviews of the other contenders and the categories tested across road, mountain and women's bikes, visit our Bike of the Year hub . The rear suspension works well across its travel — it’s very compliant in its mid-stroke, soaking up most of the trail chatter for a composed, controlled ride, but ramping up heavily at the end of the stroke to cope with bigger hits. This is an area on which ...

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