Remember spy preview of Canyon Torque FRX 2012 of recently? A Castelbuono on paths Madonie MTB Resort, Rob J (rider Canyon) thoroughly tested in the prototype of the new bike down the German mark. Now after many refinements have been made this year to’Euro Bike. Let's see in detail all the features.
The series Torque FRX consists of five mountain bikes for use mostly downhill. A lot of news for the 2012. Stability, performance, versatility and durability are the features that can be found on the new range. Two types of use, bike park models for single plate with fork for downhill racing and those with dual crown forks. In terms of innovations in the new line should be easier to ride with a suspension more sensitive and much lighter. As for the geometry, these can be modified by changing the link of the shock and varying the excursions from 185mm up to 203mm. Consequently, the steering angle will result more or less open with the possibility to change it from 64 to 65 degrees for both racing and for 185mm 203mm. This is due to Track Flip allowing you to alter the donkey and buoyancy without annoying drawbacks. Following are tables with geometry.
The Canyon Torque FRX 9.0 Racezone is the top of the line and is the most suitable for downhill racing. The frame of the new bill is made of aluminum 7005. Offer 203 mm of travel the rear wheel with the ability to reduce the travel to 185mm. On 9.0 Racezone the race shall be assisted by performance Cane Creek Double Barrel. At the front of this model we find the Fox 40 Factory RC2 200mm of travel. The transmission is all managed by the group SRAM X0. Wheels Mavic Deemax Ultimate. The weight of the bike, stood 16,65 kg not bad for a bike dh aluminum.
The Canyon Torque FRX 8.0 Dropzone born to the bike park, the frame is the same as other models and components fitted respectable. The race from the front gestetita Fox 36 Factory From RC2 da 180mm. In essence it is mounted as the 9.0 Racezone with the exception of the fork, Here single plate, and other components rated for use in more bike parks that down to pure. The wheels are Spank Subrosa and transmission 10 Speed is controlled by Shimano Deore XT Shadow. This model has a weight of 16,35 kg.
The Canyon Torque FRX 7.0 Rockzone, weight 16,90 kg compared to previous models the shock mounts Fox Van Performance RC. Up front we find the 180mm Fox 36. This model is mounted on telescopic seatpost KS i950. Also here are the ten reports of Shimano XT but this time managed by the double crown Race Face Chester.
The Canyon Torque FRX 6.0 Speedzone. The tours are run from the rear Fox Van RC while the front Rock Shox Boxxer R2C2. The weight is 17,05 kg.
The Canyon Torque FRX 5.0 Playzone is the entry level line FRX and 180mm of Fox 36 and weight 16,70 kg is the perfect weapon for the bike park. At the rear we find the Fox Van Performance RC.
All information on line Torque FRX and prices you will find soon on the site Canyon.