Canyon is coming to the United States

German brand plans to launch consumer-direct to sales to the US in 2017

The German consumer-direct bicycle brand Canyon is poised to enter the US market in early 2017.

According to a press release issued by the company, Canyon has partnered with the private equity firm TSG Partners to fund its expansion into North America.

"The demand for Canyon bikes in the US is already very high. But we also want to deliver an exceptional Canyon customer experience, on par with the quality of our products. To successfully accomplish that, we have partnered with TSG. Together we look forward to introducing Canyon bikes in the US in 2017," said Canyon’s CEO and founder Roman Arnold.

To serve to US market, Canyon plans to set up a US version of its website as well as US service centers that will handle warranty and technical support. The bicycles will still be assembled and shipped directly from Canyon’s headquarters in Koblenz, Germany.

We’ll bring you more details as they become available.

Josh Patterson

Tech Editor, US
Josh has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1998. Being stubborn, endurance racing was a natural fit. Josh bankrolled his two-wheeled addiction by wrenching at various bike shops across the US for 10 years and even tried his hand at frame building. These days Josh spends most of his time riding the trails around his home in Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Discipline: Mountain, cyclocross, road
  • Preferred Terrain: Anywhere with rock- and root-infested technical singletrack. He also enjoys unnecessarily long gravel races.
  • Current Bikes: Trek Remedy 29 9.9, Yeti ASRc, Specialized CruX, Spot singlespeed, Trek District 9
  • Dream Bike: Evil The Following, a custom Moots 27.5+ for bikepacking adventures
  • Beer of Choice: PBR
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO, USA

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