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Kona Tech: Jan Frodeno’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Direct from Hawaii, we had a look at the new buzz in the bike industry, German Engineering of the the Canyon Speedmax CF SLX, the bike of Jan Frodeno (current Ironman 70.3 Champion) and Nills Frommhold (Challenge Roth Champion):

The retail version of the Speedmax
The retail version of the Speedmax

 

Version used by Frodeno at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships
Version used by Frodeno at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships

 

The details of the electronic derailleur (with WiFi) of Frodeno’s bike
The details of the electronic derailleur (with WiFi) of Frodeno’s bike

 

The 55 teeth chain ring of the World Champion, showing signs of wear
The 55 teeth chain ring of the World Champion, showing signs of wear

 

The detail of the thick junction of the seat post and the top tube, a new trend among the new superbikes.
The detail of the thick junction of the seat post and the top tube, a new trend among the new superbikes.

 

The integrated aerodrink, concept first introduced by the Scott Plasma Premium.
The integrated aerodrink, concept first introduced by the Scott Plasma Premium.

 

It is possible to add a bottle holder behind the seat post via a traditional allen key bolt.
It is possible to add a bottle holder behind the seat post via a traditional allen key bolt.

 

The integrated bento box on the top tube for gels or tools
The integrated bento box on the top tube for gels or tools

 

Hidden front brakes, the nightmare of any bike mechanic.
Hidden front brakes, the nightmare of any bike mechanic.

 

How can Frodeno ride with such a narrow elbow pads?!
How can Frodeno ride with such a narrow elbow pads?!

 

A stack of spacers is needed for someone as tall as the Olympic Champion.
A stack of spacers is needed for someone as tall as the Olympic Champion.

 

The clean and aero front view of the Canyon.
The clean and aero front view of the Canyon.

 

Detail of the thick integrated front and stem.
Detail of the thick integrated front and stem.

 

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