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Ultimate CF SLX Aero Certainly lives up to the hype!

New Zealand Road Cyclist, 03.16

This bike would be suited to riders who want a capable but comfortable race bike, offering versatility as a combine aero, climbing and sprinting machine. Also suitable for all-day adventures due to it's supreme comfort.

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 LTD Score: 9 points out of 10

Cycling Weekly, 03.09.15

The Canyon Ultimate is bags of fun and, provided you're willing to put in the effort, makes you faster!

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 The best we've ever tested

Outdoor Fitness Magazine,June.

Riding all day? No problem. Racing? The SLX is straining at the leash. If you’re at all interested in speed, responsiveness, lightness and stiffness, you’ll want one of these.

Ultimate CF SLX 7.0 Test Winner - Best Overall Score

Tour, 04.2014

A carbon frame of the very highest quality with a spec that leaves nothing to be desired. What's more it absorbs vibrations like nothing else.

Ultimate CF SLX 8.0 Outstanding.

Cyclist Magazine - January 2014

All in all, the Canyon is an impressive package, I’d expect to see the Ultimate CF SLX 8.0 showing a few of those boys a clean pair of heels in races this coming season.

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 LTD Excellent critique

Pro Cycling, 07/2013

"I finished my first ride with a few short accelerations up all the rolling hills on my way home and knew one thing for sure: as long as I have this bike I will take every chance enjoy more kilometres on it…"

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL 4.5 out of 5 stars

Road.cc, 06/2013

All in all, the Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL is a superb bike: lightweight and responsive, rigid and efficient, and easy to handle. You'll do well to find a better race bike at this price.

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 Road bike of the year - 169.9 points out of a possible 200!

Le Cycle 06/2013

VERDICT: "We gave overall victory to the Canyon Ultimate CF SLX primarily because of its outstanding ride characteristics and range of equipment. The ride will impress pro riders and amateurs alike and the superb value-for-money is second to none."

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL Outstanding - best buy

RoadBIKE 02/13

Verdict: Faster, more direct and comfortable than its great predecessor. The frame catapulted its way to 2nd place in the list of favourites and the reasonably priced equipment is something else. Best buy!

Ultimate CF SLX 7.0 Dream mark 1.2 for the frameset - test winner

Tour, 01/2013

VERDICT: The excellent evaluation of the frameset catapults the Ultimate CF SLX right to the top of the pack although the Canyon is by far not the most expensive bike in the test and boasts a well thought out range of equipment alongside the pro frame.

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 LTD Best frameset - Final mark 1.9

Tour, 03/2012

The most comfortable frame that TOUR has ever tested. Perfect function.

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 LTD A top bike in the true sense of the word

L'Acheteur Cycliste 02/2012

For 4599 Euros, the German brand offers you a bike with spectacular levels of comfort and premium equipment.

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 Team Spring Star


Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 Team 1.2 - top mark

Tour, 04/11

Technically superb, light and an outrageously low price. Canyon impresses in all areas and has created a bike without any weaknesses

Ultimate CF SLX Frameset Evo Best mark 1.4 - test winner

Tour 03/2011

The best-seller from Koblenz has never has been as good as it is in 2011. The carbon and basalt fibre seat post raises the level of comfort on the saddle to a new level.

Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 Team Outstanding - test winner

Roadbike 02/11

Verdict: The Canyon is a top sports machine with lightening speed and superb responsiveness. The frame is one of the best in the world. The price and equipment are unbelievable thanks to Canyon's direct distribution. A clear test winner.