Long-awaited Canyon Endurace update seeks to blend long-distance comfort with sprightly handling

Counter to the majority of recent bike launches, the cable routing remains resolutely outside of the handlebars...

Canyon Endurace update
(Image credit: Canyon)

Canyon has just released its long-awaited update to the well-regarded Endurace platform – although the changes are more incremental in kind than a drastic rethink. Which is no bad thing: we thought well of the outgoing model when we had it on test, while Fiona Kolbinger won the Trans-Continental ultra-endurance race outright aboard one in 2019.

The vision for the Endurace is a bike that’s both confidence-inspiring and endurance optimised, to suit the needs of new riders and experienced long-distance aficionados alike. But at the same time, it’s intended to also be a bike sprightly, and engaging enough to respond well when ridden hard.

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Stefan Abram
Tech features editor

After winning the 2019 National Single-Speed Cross-Country Mountain Biking Championships and claiming the plushie unicorn (true story), Stefan swapped the flat-bars for drop-bars and has never looked back. 

Since then, he’s earnt his 2ⁿᵈ cat racing licence in his first season racing as a third, completed the South Downs Double in under 20 hours and Everested in under 12.

But his favourite rides are multiday bikepacking trips, with all the huge amount of cycling tech and long days spent exploring new roads and trails - as well as histories and cultures. Most recently, he’s spent two weeks riding from Budapest into the mountains of Slovakia

Height: 177cm

Weight: 67–69kg