Eurobike 2014: Pro Bikes – Joe Barnes’ Canyon Strive CF

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Next in our series of the Pro Bikes of Eurobike is Joe Barnes’ Canyon Strive CF 9.0 Team. Everybody’s favourite Dude of Hazzard is running a fairly stock bike with just a few alterations and personal touches.

That's one fine looking bike
That’s one fine looking bike

That’s more or less a bike you can buy for £4,299.00

Straight from Crankworx Whistler
Straight from Crankworx Whistler
It's all in the timings
It’s all in the timings

Joe’s had come straight from Whistler and still sported the Enduro World Series stickers and timings.

Check out that fold
Check out that fold

The folded number plate is a personal thing Joe does every race.

Shapeshifter
Shapeshifter lever, dropper remote for the left hand
Neat little grip tape tweak
Neat little grip tape tweak

There’s a nice little tweak to the Rockshox Reverb remote to make sure it can be used at race speed and in wet conditions thanks to the grip tape he’s added. The team has been feeding back to Ergon on the feel of the GE1 which has resulted in a thinner mould being produced.

Extra security
Extra security

No chances are taken with the XX1 1×11 drivetrain either with a chain guide fitted to make sure the chain isn’t dropped.

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