Information on the use of roller trainers and direct-drive trainers

The Canyon models , , , , , and are generally approved for use with an .

The following conditions must also be observed:
  • The release is only valid for bikes without electronic drive assistance - all e-bike models are excluded from the release.
  • Before the first installation it is mandatory to check and ensure the compatibility between bike and trainer.
  • When mounting the bike on the trainer, the respective instructions and the assembly instructions of the trainer manufacturer must be observed and followed strictly.
  • For Canyon bikes with thru axle only the use of Direct Drive trainers is permitted.
  • The bike frame may only be mounted on the trainer at the mounting points for the wheel hub. (See illustration)
  • There must there be no contact between the trainer and the bike frame (or other parts of the bike intended for operation) outside the mounting points of the wheel hub during operation (e.g. pedaling) nor while the bike is stationary
  • Before use, it is essential to check carefully that there is no contact at the intended mounting points. We recommend the assistance of a second person to check that there is no contact (even when the bike is in weighing mode).

According to our current state of knowledge the following combinations of bike and roller trainer or Direct Drive Trainer are NOT compatible. This list is for information purposes only and we make no claim its extensiveness. Even if your preferred trainer is not included in the list below, please check compatibility as described above, as we do not check every possible bike/trainer combination.

  • Ultimate CF SL rim brake is not compatible with Wahoo KICKR v5, KICKR’18 oder KICK CORE
  • Ultimate CF SLX rim brake is not compatible with Wahoo KICKR v5, KICKR’18 oder KICK CORE
  • Ultimate CF CFR rim brake is not compatible with Wahoo KICKR v5, KICKR’18 oder KICK CORE
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Canyon consistently strives to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information contained in this Technical Support Centre. Any repairs or adjustments which you carry out on your bike are entirely at your own risk. If you are in any doubt what to do, you should send your bike to Canyon or take it to another qualified specialist. Canyon gives no guarantee or accepts no liability for any of the information contained in this Technical Support Centre.
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