Canyon’s holy Grail hammers gravel topped by wild double-decker Hover bar
Of course it is interesting that Canyon is jumping into the top of the gravel scene with two levels of carbon spec for their new Grail CF frameset. No argument there. But let’s just take a moment, and pore over that wacky double-decker Hover handlebar before we get back to the new bike. Canyon […] The post Canyon’s holy Grail hammers gravel topped by wild double-decker Hover bar appeared first on Bikerumor .
Bikecation's new website to make cycling abroad easier
Joe Robinson 15 Mar 2018 Redesign looks to make booking your dream cycling holiday less hassle Bikecation's redesigned website promises to make cycling abroad easier allowing shoppers a 'one-stop website to book custom-made cycling trips in minutes to suit all budgets.' The new web page helps simplify the process of booking your cycling holiday by combining the ability to book the hotel and flights in one place while also offering complete cycling tour packages. Smartly, Bikecation has also broken down trips in terms of famous climbs and destinations popular with cyclists. For example, if you want to ride Alpe d'Huez, the site will provide a detailed map of the area, facts about the climb and most importantly the nearest airport and hotels available. Over 50 European destinations are on offer from Bikecation with the majority being situated in Spain, Italy and France. Once booked, Bikecation will also go a step ...
Limar S9 sunglasses review
Joe Robinson Friday, March 16, 2018 - 15:16 Look beyond the big eyewear hitters and you will find this gem from Limar 4.5 / 5 €99.95 I first saw the Limar S9 sunglasses at last year's Eurobike trade show . It was getting towards the end of the second day, I was tired after circumnavigating the giant plane hanger for the last six hours in search of all the new gear being released by all the big brands. I took a seat opposite the Limar stand to have a coffee and from a distance I spotted some sunglasses I had never seen before. They were the Limar S9 sunglasses. Beyond supplying helmets for the likes of Astana and Direct Energie, Limar is relatively unknown in the UK but with these sunglasses it really has something to shout about. Bargain Hunt I've been testing these sunglasses for quite a while. Six ...
First Ride: Canyon Grail CF and that unusual ‘Hover Bar’
NICE, France (VN) — Radical innovation is much rarer than it used to be in the bike industry. While a lot of new products come from Read the full article at First Ride: Canyon Grail CF and that unusual ‘Hover Bar’ on VeloNews.com .
Canyon Grail gravel bike first-ride review
Leave it to Canyon to think outside the box with its new Grail. It’s a gravel bike that should be more than enough for most who want to venture off the beaten track, but before you do so, you’ll have to accept the radical design of the integrated handlebar, and prepare yourself for endless coffee … The post Canyon Grail gravel bike first-ride review appeared first on CyclingTips .
Canyon Grail gravel bike — specs, details and range overview
Canyon has today launched the Grail, the German direct-sale brand's first gravel bike. The bike features SL and SLX build options, 700c wheels (650b on the smaller size frames), custom frame bags, mudguard mounts and a very unusual looking handlebar set up . Canyon Grail first ride review All you need to know about Canyon's Hoverbar A dedicated gravel bike Before the launch last month, Canyon had revealed that it was releasing a gravel bike, and we expected to arrive in Nice and be presented with an Inflite — the German brand’s cyclocross bike that was released early last year — fitted with chunkier wheels and different gravel-friendly finishing kit, but couldn’t have been more wrong. Best gravel and all-road bikes Canyon is billing the Grail as a true do-it-all gravel, all-road, adventuring wagon and it rounds out its range of drop-bar bikes, with everything from the go-fastest aero race ...
First ride: Canyon Grail
Brand new gravel/adventure bike offers a smooth ride and climbs beautifully
Canyon launches radical Grail gravel bike
Double-decker Hover handlebar is designed to offer comfort and control
A genuinely innovative gravel bike — Canyon Grail first ride review
The Grail is Canyon’s first gravel bike and is built around the Hoverbar, an unusual new handlebar concept that is without a doubt the bike's headline feature. Canyon Inflite CF SLX first ride review Canyon Bicycles: reviews and buying advice You can take a closer look at the design of the bike, its unique features and a range overview in our Canyon Grail gravel bike news article and find out more about the Hoverbar in all you need to know about Canyon's Hoverbar . Canyon invited us to the hills in the South West of Cannes to test the Grail. This area is littered with seemingly endless kilometres of incredibly beautiful sandy fire roads that weave their way through the Sierra-like landscape. My 50km test ride (in uncharacteristically damp and freezing cold weather) was a purists gravel ride, with nary a singletrack detour — the perfect terrain to test out ...
So what's the deal with Canyon's unique new Hoverbar?
The Hoverbar is Canyon’s totally unique integrated carbon cockpit that the new Grail gravel bike was designed around. The Hoverbar (otherwise known as the ‘Canyon CP01 Gravel Carbon) was developed in a bid to improve front end comfort and control without the added complication and weight of a Future Shock -style system or a suspension fork . Road bike handlebars guide: how to choose the right ones How to adjust your handlebar height So… explain to me what’s going on here Unlike every other drop bar in existence — where the stem attaches to a clamping area in the middle of the tops of the bar — the Hoverbar places the tops of the bar above a stem that connects to an additional bar that in turn connects the apex of the hooks. If that sounds confusing, that’s because it is, and I highly recommend you closely examine the included ...
Canyon Grail CF SLX Disc 8.0 Di2
The Canyon Grail is an innovative gravel bike worthy of your craziest quests
The Canyon Grail: Reinventing the handlebar
Joe Robinson 15 Mar 2018 Canyon's latest gravel bike, the Grail, has attempted to rethink how we see the humble handlebar Following the trend of more people going off-road, German direct-to-market brand Canyon has launched its latest range of gravel bikes, the Canyon Grail. Designed as an all-road bike, the Canyon Grail looks to help riders combine dirt and tarmac in one ride while also debuting Canyon's innovative new approach to the handlebar, the Hover Bar. This bike comes with the clear purpose of attracting itself to the ever-growing market or riders looking for adventure on and off-road, spending long days in the saddle simply enjoying the bike. It does this while also trying to change our thoughts about the humble handlebars. Talking point Image 3 of 23 Image 3 of 23 Canyon, in a way, has attempted to reinvent the handlebar to help meet 'rider demands of a bar ...