The impressive race bike is made all the more appealing with lightweight dropper posts, a 110mm fork option and higher spec build kits.
Today Canyon rolled out the 2021 editions of the Lux cross-country, full-suspension bike. The Lux is quite simply one of the fastest and most capable cross-country racing machines to see World Cup action. The Lux has carried racers to victory at the ABSA Cape Epic, Leadville 100, Nové Město, Val di Sole, Snowshoe, Lenzerheide, and, most recently, the World Championships at Mont Sainte Anne. For 2021, the Lux returns dressed to kill in component kits normally reserved for bikes with much higher price tags.
For 2021 the lineup includes seven different Lux models, ranging in price from R54 999 to R123 999. All Lux models feature a full carbon frame, 29-inch wheels, 100mm of rear suspension travel, and a host of smart features including a frame-saving Impact Protection Unit, Quixle tool-less, rear thru-axle, integrated chain guide, ultralight DT Swiss dropper post, and space within the front triangle for two water bottle cages.
While all Lux models sport remarkably light carbon frames, Canyon does offer two different grades of carbon Lux chassis. CF SLX models feature lighter (1,662 grams, size Medium) frames and 100mm-travel forks, making them perfectly suited to racers who strive for the lightest, most aggressive setup with steeper angles and faster handling. More trail-oriented racers will appreciate have a 110mm fork to improve comfort and control. The head angle on the 110mm version will be 0.5° slacker and provide more stability at speed.