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Old 08-15-2017, 11:34 PM
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Canyon Bikes now available in the US

It appears that the site is now up and running and bikes can be ordered.

https://www.canyon.com/en-us/
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Old 08-15-2017, 11:56 PM
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For a consumer direct business, these aren't THAT cheap...


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Old 08-16-2017, 12:08 AM
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The Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 is a fantastic value. The DT Swiss wheels and full 9100 retail for over $4000. A Specialized S Works Tarmac or a Cannondale Hi Mod Evo with the same build would be on the floor at over $9000. I've been in the industry for nearly 10 years and I can't recall a big brand bike with those specs for less than 8 grand. Obviously, you're not paying UK mail order prices for Dura Ace from the Big 4, Giant, Trek, Specialized and Cannondale.

https://www.canyon.com/en-us/road/ul...ate-cf-slx-9-0
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Old 08-16-2017, 12:14 AM
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someone remind me why $5000 and up bikes are supposed to cut into the business at the LBS again?
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Old 08-16-2017, 12:35 AM
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someone remind me why $5000 and up bikes are supposed to cut into the business at the LBS again?
Uh, there's $2,000 bikes and below that on the site.
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Old 08-16-2017, 04:07 AM
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These should be a really good deals once the original owners decide to sell them.
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Old 08-16-2017, 04:58 AM
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I am sure they are nice bikes. That said, whats the big deal? Will they cool here in the US now that you can get one?
I bought a big box bike from the S (not sHram) store and cant really imagine it being leaps and bounds better. Just another option.
Like I said, look really cool and I am sure they are nice but whats all the Hubbub. Bub.
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Old 08-16-2017, 07:14 AM
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maybe hubhubbhubuhbuhbu is that you can get racey bikes without going to a spesh or trek dealer?
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Old 08-16-2017, 07:40 AM
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The Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 is a fantastic value. The DT Swiss wheels and full 9100 retail for over $4000. A Specialized S Works Tarmac or a Cannondale Hi Mod Evo with the same build would be on the floor at over $9000. I've been in the industry for nearly 10 years and I can't recall a big brand bike with those specs for less than 8 grand. Obviously, you're not paying UK mail order prices for Dura Ace from the Big 4, Giant, Trek, Specialized and Cannondale.

https://www.canyon.com/en-us/road/ul...ate-cf-slx-9-0
So this news thrills you or not? No real surprise, double margin at LBS, remove that margin when direct to consumer. Not the first time a bike/thing maker has gone direct.
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Old 08-16-2017, 08:18 AM
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all I can think of when I think canyon now, is how UGLY their new cross bike is.

also, what a soft launch, there are barely any bikes in there, no framesets. lame
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Old 08-16-2017, 08:34 AM
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I'll be interested when I can get a used Aeroad frame under $1000.
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Old 08-16-2017, 09:42 AM
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is it time to dance?

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Old 08-16-2017, 10:30 AM
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As long as I don't have to touch your monkey
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Old 08-16-2017, 10:35 AM
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Your agony is gorgeous.

Zey are beautiful and angular.
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Old 08-16-2017, 10:57 AM
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also, what a soft launch, there are barely any bikes in there, no framesets. lame
This was my reaction. I've been watching them for a while and they've always had a large selection of levels for a given bike - often every level from 105 up to DA. But the launch here is pretty limited. I'm surprised. Probably just a "we build what we think we can sell and any unsold inventory hurts the bottom line."
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