Strive CF 8

Strive CF 8

It’s like having two bikes in one.


The Strive CF 8 was designed to tackle technical trails and Enduro races. Simply push a button and adjust the bike’s geometry between the easy-pedalling uphill mode and the lightning-fast downhill setting for the ultimate mix of performance and fun.


  • Frame
    Canyon Strive CF Light, strong, and brilliant—the full-carbon Strive instantly morphs from a downhill shredder into a climbing machine with a push of its Shapeshifter paddle. No proprietary shocks required. Simply brilliant.
  • Fork
    Fox 36 Performance Elite 29" FOX 36 Performance fork provides 170mm of supple suspension in a flex-free chassis that boosts your control.
  • Rear Shock
    Fox DPX2 Performance Elite The FOX DPX2 piggyback shock ensures consistent performance on the longest and most technical descents.
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Deore XT, 12-speed 1x12 drivetrain for simpler, intuitive shifting. Proven Shimano XT performance.
  • Shifter
    SRAM MMX XO1 Clamp: MMX Shimano Deore XT, 12-speed Rear derailleur shifter, 12-speed, Textured rubber lever pad, Multi-Release, 2-way release, I-Spec EV clamp allows 14mm lateral adjustment and 20-degrees rotation adjustment, 130 g
  • Crank
    Shimano Deore XT M8100 32T Shimano XT crankset sports a 32-tooth chainring and 165mm crankarms for optimal pedaling clearance.
  • Bottom Bracket
    Shimano MT800, Threaded Hassle-free Shimano Hollowtech II threaded bottom bracket
  • Chain
    MRP V2 ISCG Chainguide - MRP’s guide keeps your chain in place on rocky descents and protects your chainring with its patented, integrated skid. Shimano CN-M7100 12s
  • Brakes
    Shimano XT 4-piston brake High-power 4-piston brake, reach adjust, quick pad retraction, banjo-type connection, ICE TECH brake pads, 410 g
  • Rotors
    Shimano RT86, 180mm
  • Seatpost
    Iridium Dropper Post Iridium dropper posts provide seat-height adjustability, varying depending on frame size. Internally routed, cable actuated, 30.9mm diameter.
  • Saddle
    Fizik Terra Alpaca X5
  • Handlebar
    Canyon G5 Riserbar Our aluminum G5 Riser bar offers the perfect combination of width (780mm) and rise.
  • Stem
    Canyon G5 Stem 40mm The Canyon G5 stem (40mm extension) is both incredibly strong and beautifully designed.
  • Grips
    Canyon G5 Lock-On Canyon's G5 Lock-On grips are comfortable and secure.
  • Wheels
    DT Swiss EX1700 DT's aluminum enduro-racing wheelset combines a wide (30mm) aluminum rim with DT's reliable 350 ratchet hub.
  • Wheel Size
    29" 27.5"
  • Tires
    MAXXIS Minion DHR II 2.4’' Maxxis Assegai 29x2.5”
  • Weight
    15.34 kg
More Info
Mountain bike pricing and specifications are ever changing. This info was last updated August 16, 2021.
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