Written by Jack
Rallying technical World Cup singletrack or pounding washboard dirt at the Cape Epic, the lightest Canyon full suspension XC bike ever allows you to press home your advantage right from the gun. Smash climbs. Rail descents. Ride it like you stole it. The new Lux gives you the speed you need to fly.
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Weighing in sub-2000 g for frame and shock with the Lux CF SLX, this is one of the lightest full suspension platforms on the scene.
Our advanced kinematics nail the balance between anti-squat and responsiveness for suspension that boosts traction without wasting power.
From an aggressive geometry to plush-riding suspension, the Lux enhances control and inspires confidence so you can open gaps where others back off the gas.
Triple Phase Suspension
The Lux rides like it has a lot more than 100 mm of travel on tap thanks to our pMore Space
Our new flat-mount shock configuration frees up space for that crucial second 800 ml water bottle for the toughest challenges where it pays to be self-sufficient.
roven Triple Phase Suspension concept. Sensitive at the start of the stroke, stable through the middle and progressive at the end, take off down the trail where others get caught up.
Lighter & Stronger Linkage
The incredibly sleek linkage on the Lux is 38% lighter than the previous design. Our most advanced flex pivot and bearing technologies mean we haven’t sacrificed any strength or durability in the process.
Less Heavy Metal
A wholesale reduction of metal components across the frame was enabled thanks to our expertise in composite material applications. Features like the 8.2 g chainstay protector and 4.6 g chain guide help contribute to an incredible 58% weight reduction for metal parts over the previous design.
Modern Race Geometry
Following in-line with our progressive Exceed hardtail, the Lux matches a longer reach with 80 mm stems across the size spectrum to balance stability at speeds and agility when it counts. Shorter 435 mm chainstays contribute to a playful ride and sharp handling through tight turns.