Grail CF SL 8 became one of the most popular gravel bikes from Canyon due to its durability and versatility. It is a bike that combines comfort and powerful performance. If you are planning to purchase a Canyon E gravel bike for both on and off-road adventure, this is the bike that you should look for.
Grail CF SL 8 Classification
This is a road racing bicycle that is designed with speed and safety in mind. It can accommodate up to 120 kg of weight so you can bring some luggage to accompany your adventure. This bike is also suitable for gravel and off-road paths that require stronger tyre grip.
Safety is an important feature of an off-road bike, and that is exactly what Grail CF SL 8 offers. It comes with the best Shimano brake—GRX RX810 11s. it is designed with gravel-optimized material and geometry. The location of the hoods is slightly higher compared with the other bikes; it is specially designed like this to improve control.
It also comes with Shimano GRX RX810 GS as the rear derailleur. This feature offers better and more reliable shifting and power transfer. With its strong clutch, you don’t have to worry about your bike’s chain when you are going on rough terrain.
Now, let’s talk about the wheel. For a powerful electric gravel bike, of course it comes with a reliable set of wheels—DT Swiss G1800 Spline. This wheel has a 24 mm inner rim width. Just like the other components, the wheel is also designed for rough gravel terrain and off-road tracks.
CF SL 8 is designed for long rides, so comfort must be a priority. It comes with a special handlebar to ensure strong and comfortable grip. The height is specially increased to improve comfort and the ergonomic design of the D-shaped handlebar will fit perfectly in your hands.
In addition to the well-designed handlebar, this bike comes with an ergonomic seatpost. The VLCS 2.0 CF seat comes with a pair of flexible carbon fiber blades that will keep your body pain free even after long hours of cycling. Furthermore, this bike also comes with Fizik Argo Tempo R5 saddle. It will help reduce pressure across the sit bones area so that bumpy gravel roads will not be an obstacle for your precious adventure.
As a biking enthusiast, it is important to choose a reliable gravel bike so that you can enjoy your journey. Electric bike will help you go further and enjoy more beautiful views. Canyon Grail CF SL 8 certainly can be a great companion.