Nothing can match the solid, sole-minded likeness of Canyon’s 2019 GRAIL gravel bike,line-up. Our first test of the German brand’s road bike crossover, was aboard the CF SL 8.0 Di2 model. Which slapped down well thought-out engineering and a memorable ride experience. Everything about the bike, from its components to geometry, had a vision to make its rider smile on gravel paths.
The GRAIL CF SL has a good deal of features that make the road ahead, a pleasant one. Its carbon frame, for starters, has a quality shape. Ultimately, allowing the bike to be hero enough to squeeze through strong winds at a heart throbbing pace.
While the carbon fork and rear triangle of the bike, are engagingly stiff; Canyon have added measures to cancel out unwanted vibrations when rolling over rough surfaces. The floating Canyon’s CP07 CF handlebar, elevates the area where y...
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