Ultimate AL 9.0 Di2 Test Winner: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Cycling Plus, 07/2013

Explosively reactive and agile yet not uncomfortable performance package at a bargain price. The Canyon's charismatic attitude to combative riding always kept us wanting more!

Ultimate AL 8.0 Test winner - outstanding - 94/100 points

Roadbike 05/2013

Verdict: Fast and direct as a racer should be. At the same time comfortable and reliable for the long tour – The Ultimate AL excels in every situation. The range of equipment and frame are simply outstanding!

Ultimate AL 9.0 Di2 Test winner – best frame – mark 1.6

Tour, 12/2012

VERDICT: Test winner with an excellent frameset. Great damping on the saddle thanks to the optional comfort seat post.

Ultimate AL 9.0 Di2 road.cc bike of the year 2012

road.cc, 01/2013

Canyon’s Ultimate CF SLX 8.0 wurde bereits 2011 unser Bike des Jahres, mit dem Ultimate AL 9.0 Di2 schafft es Canyon zum zweiten Mal in Folge den Titel für sich zu gewinnen.

Ultimate AL 9.0

Roadbike 12/12

VERDICT: The lightweight and superbly equipped Canyon does not merely impress with its great frame, but also the range of components delivers outstanding function and reliability.

Ultimate AL 9.0 Di2 Leader of the pack

Le Cycle, 04/2012

This great alloy frame produced test lab results which were comparable to carbon frames. This applied in particular to levels of stiffness and reliability. All in all there is only one adjective which could be used to describe this bike and that's superb!

Ultimate AL 9.0 Di2 Very good

Roadbike 03/2012

The outstanding frame and the sporty ride characteristics will interest demanding and ambitious riders.

Ultimate AL 9.0 Di2 LTD Frameset: 1.7 – Equipment: 1.7 – Test victory

TOUR, 02/2012

The updated frame puts this bike in the Premier League in nearly every discipline and gives the bike a mark 1 overall. A victory on points for the Koblenz based direct seller.

Ultimate AL 8.0 Mark: 1.9 Best frameset Best levels of comfort

TOUR, 01/2012

Impressive alloy frame, good equipment, outstanding comfort and superb value-for-money.

Ultimate AL 9.0 SL 1.9 - best frameset

Tour, 06/11

Outstanding frameset and lightweight equipment…

Ultimate AL 9.0 SL Outstanding - test winner

Roadbike, 06/11

Verdict: Competitive price, sporty ride and an outstanding frame - the Canyon impressed right across the board and left its rivals in its wake.

Ultimate AL 9.0 SL Test winner

Radsport RennRad 9-10/2010

Verdict: First-rate design, a good range of components and great durability. Well designed frame, innovative seat post. No visible weaknesses.