Aluminum Bicycles

Aluminum Bicycles

Are you looking for a bicycle with high stiffness and versatile use? Aluminum bikes are durable, affordable, and optimize your power for propulsion. Aluminum bike frames are strong both for sporty riding and in urban traffic. Check out our offer.

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    Shimano Deore M6100, ROCKSHOX PIKE SELECT
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    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc brake, Shimano Deore M5100 11s
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    • Color: Alps White
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    SRAM NX Eagle, FOX 34 Rhythm
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    • Color: Tundra Green
    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc brake, Shimano Deore M5100 11s
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    • Color: Shockwave Black
    Manitou Circus Sport
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    Shimano GRX RX820, DT Swiss Gravel LN
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    Shimano 105 R7100 12s, DT Swiss Endurance LN
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    Shimano EP600, RockShox ZEB R
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    • Color: Real Raw
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    Shimano Deore M6100, Raceface AR30
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    SRAM Rival 1 SGS, DT Swiss Gravel LN
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    Alex Rims TD19 / Shimano TX505, Shimano CUES 10Speed
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    SRAM SX Eagle, Rock Shox Recon Silver RL
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    Shimano Deore M6100, RockShox 35 Gold RL 140mm
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    Shimano Deore M6100, RockShox ZEB Select 29"
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    Shimano GRX RX400 GS, DT Swiss Gravel LN
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    SRAM SX Eagle, RockShox 35 Silver TK
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    Shimano Deore M6100, RODI TRYP30 EVO
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    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc brake, Shimano CUES U6000
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    SRAM SX Eagle, RockShox Recon Silver RL
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    Shimano Deore M6100, RockShox Pike
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    • Color: radical red
    Shimano Deore M6100, Suntour X1 Coil 27.5
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    Bosch Performance Line CX, Rockshox Judy Silver 29 120mm Boost
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    • Color: Shadow Grey
    Alex Rims TD19 / Shimano TX505, Shimano CUES 10Speed
    $799
    • Color: Raw'kn'Roll
    • Color: Sand
    SRAM SX Eagle, ROCKSHOX 35 Silver TurnKey
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What is an aluminum bike suitable for?

There are no limits for an aluminum bike. The stiffness and durability of the material provide endless potential for epic cycling adventures and everyday life. There’s little wonder that aluminum has been the mainstay material of bike frames for many years. From racing to office commuting, from Alpine adventures to backpacking rides, aluminum makes for an ideal bike frame. Its inherent sturdiness provides a direct, responsive feel which offers both comfort and confidence.

Why are aluminum frames so popular?

Aluminum bikes are widespread and available across all price ranges. Manufacturers favor aluminum for its lightweight, durable properties and easy machinability. With high-quality surface treatment, an aluminum frame will stand up to the worst adverse weather conditions; rain, snow, ice, mud, or even a sandstorm. A well maintained aluminum framed bike will keep on delivering performance and enjoyment for years. They’ll even endure stone chips and minor dents without giving up. With wheels in 29, 27.5 or 28 inch sizes, aluminum bikes are made for all types of surface from smooth asphalt to rocky trails.

Caring for an aluminum bicycle frame is easy. Off the shelf bike cleaning products are all that is needed to return the hardest ridden bikes to a flawless finish.

Manufacture and properties of an aluminum frame

The frame of an aluminum bike is constructed from several tubes welded together. Different alloy blends of material influence the properties of the tubes. Large tube diameters and thin wall thicknesses combine stiffness with low weight. Conification of the tubes, where different wall thicknesses are used depending on the level of load, allow for frames that are both light and strong. That is why aluminum is one of the most popular materials for bicycle frames.

Which Canyon bikes are made of aluminum?

Canyon offers bikes with aluminum frames in every category, however, for city bike and touring bike segments, aluminum is widespread across our range. The material lends itself perfectly. Not to say that aluminum is only suitable for such bikes, you’ll find widespread aluminum use across Canyon’s bikes including on e-mountain bikes, trail bikes, cross-country mountain bikes and dirt bikes. The high strength, low weight properties of aluminum makes it a great material for all.

Which material is right for me: aluminum or carbon?

Carbon bikes and aluminum bikes replaced steel frames at the end of the 20th century. Steel was the typical material in bicycle construction for a long time, and still has a cult following. But steel frames are heavier than their aluminum and carbon counterparts and susceptible to rust.

Both aluminum and carbon have become indispensable in modern biking manufacture. These materials have been optimized over decades to build sturdier, stronger and faster bikes. When it comes to choosing between an aluminum or carbon frame, the deciding factors are usually based on weight, price, and aesthetics.

Properties of aluminum frames

  • Very light
  • Characteristic welds
  • Torsionally stiff
  • Insensitive to stone chips
  • Lower manufacturing costs
  • Used aluminum frames are recyclable

Properties of carbon frames

  • High-tech material
  • Even lighter than aluminum
  • Complex manufacturing
  • Comfortable
  • Direct power transmission
  • Smooth, clean lines without visible welds
  • Discarded carbon frames are hazardous waste

If you use your bike mainly for everyday use, you will likely choose an aluminum frame. A lower price point combined with excellent durability make them an ideal choice.

If you use your bike almost exclusively for performance, a carbon frame is likely to be a better choice. They are even lighter and optimized for performance. A carbon framed bike will bring out the best in your ability.

Buy an aluminum bike online

Buying a bike online from Canyon has many advantages. Your bike comes directly from us to you – there is no middleman, meaning better value. We also guarantee fast and competent support from our customer service department. Our bikes arrive at your home, almost ready to ride. Everything you need to complete the minimal amount of setup is included. We also find the perfect bike for your individual body measurements using Canyon's Perfect Positioning System (PPS). Our bikes adapt to your anatomy, not the other way around. With the perfect bike fit, you’ll feel unstoppable.

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