Beobank-Corendon & Mathieu Van Der Poel Ride Canyon

STORY BY Megan Hughes 1st January 2018

At the height of the cyclocross season, Canyon have announced a new partnership with Beobank-Corendon, effective from today (January 1 2018). The Belgian team will compete on the cross course aboard the new Infinite CF SLX, a bike engineered to meet the punishing demands of the modern sport.

Canyon is committed to providing its technical partners with the most advanced setups possible in order to consistently deliver the very top level in performance. In exchange, its engineers and product managers profit from in-depth feedback from the world’s best riders, a process that flows directly into the development of future bikes.

When it comes to putting its products through the ultimate test, there can be no better candidate than Mathieu van der Poel. The Dutchman’s immense potential and aggressive riding style are a huge prospect for Canyon Founder & CEO, Roman Arnold.

Arnold said: Mathieu is quite simply the biggest talent in the sport right now. Watching him ride is something else. Each time he competes he’s so committed, so skilful and rides with such passion. For all of us here at Canyon, it’s Pure Cycling, through and through.”

Van der Poel has targeted XC gold at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, an objective that all Canyon are driven to make a reality. The Dutchman will receive full support throughout the UCI XCO World Cup season from 2018 onwards. After the cross season and away from Cross Country, Beobank-Corendon will also compete on the road, where riders will have a choice of Aeroad CF SLX and Ultimate CF SLX models, with the Speedmax CF SLX reserved for tests against the clock.

Beobank-Corendon riders will make their debut on the Canyon Infinite CF SLX at the Grand Prix Sven Nys in Baal, Belgium today (New Year’s Day).

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