Pure speed: Canyon unveils 2022 Aeroad lineup
The Canyon Aeroad is one of the most recognisable, most advanced, and flat-out fastest aero bikes around, with a pro racing palmarès that speaks for itself.
The bike of Mathieu van der Poel’s scintillating yellow jersey run at the 2021 Tour de France. A serial Classics winner at races from the Tour of Flanders to Strade Bianche. Multiple Grand Tour stage wins. And now the Aeroad is back and in stock with new components, fresh colours, in a range of build options catering to all road riders.
The 2022 Aeroad range is based around the existing Aeroad frame, the same design that’s racked up win after win since its 2020 launch. It’s Canyon’s most advanced aero bike development ever – the result of 4 years of testing, countless supercomputer simulations, and meticulous wind tunnel validation, all in collaboration with aero experts Swiss Side.
But despite its racing credentials, the 2022 Aeroad is a bike for the entire road riding community, not just for the pros. Philipp Hardt, Aeroad Product Manager, explains in detail: “We want to make the Aeroad’s all-round performance DNA available to as many riders as possible. We did this by delivering a wide range of options built around three frame platforms – the pro-level Aeroad CFR, enthusiast-class CF SLX, and the more attainable CF SL. All bikes will feature deep-section DT Swiss aero wheels, with front-wheel rim depths adapted to the seven frame sizes available for riders between 158-200+ cm. From SLX level upwards, all bikes will have power meters for perfect control over training efforts. In short: there’s a perfect Aeroad for everyone.”
At the top end of the range, three flagship Aeroad CFR bikes combine superlight CFR frames with pro-level components – including premium DT Swiss ARC 1100 Dicut carbon wheels – to deliver a setup worthy of the world’s top riders. Three race-ready Aeroad CF SLX bikes will also be available, with prices starting at €4,999 for the SRAM Rival AXS-equipped Aeroad CF SLX 7 Disc eTap. The €3,999 Aeroad CF SL 8 Disc rounds out the range: with Shimano Ultegra shifting, DT Swiss ARC 1600 wheels, and Alpecin-Fenix pro team replica artwork, it delivers unmatched speed and style in its price range. Aeroad bikes feature reinforced cockpits and a new seatpost sleeve bearing and seal for the ultimate in long-term reliability to go along with their incredible speed.
The complete 2022 Aeroad range will go on sale on Thursday 19 May 2022.
About Canyon Bicycles
What started life in founder Roman Arnold’s garage as Radsport Arnold has evolved into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of road, mountain, triathlon, hybrid and kids’ bikes as well as modern e-bikes. Officially renamed in 2002, Canyon works hand-in-hand with the best athletes on the planet to produce an array of award-winning bikes that embody a pure passion for riding. With a strong reputation for true innovation, implementing leading technologies, clean and clear design as well as the highest standards in quality and service, Canyon continues to expand worldwide, selling more bikes outside of its native Germany than within since 2008. As a pioneering direct sales brand, Canyon products are exclusively available online at www.canyon.com.
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