PRESS RELEASE: Canfield Bikes

Today we are announcing new colors and build options for the Tilt and Lithium, our popular 29-inch mountain bikes built around the patented Canfield Balance Formula™ suspension system. The Tilt, a mid-travel 29er trail bike featuring 138 millimeters of rear-wheel travel and a 140-millimeter fork is available in an all-new Pearl Night Blue powder coat. The Lithium, a long-travel 29er AM/enduro bike, boasting 163 millimeters of rear-wheel travel paired with a 170-millimeter fork, makes its debut in Pearl Patina Green. Both bikes are available with our classic raw aluminum finish for the first time as well.

Build options will be centered around TRP’s TR12 12-speed shifter and derailleur mated with e*thirteen’s Helix Race cassette. Riders will be able to choose Canfield cranks in lengths from 155 to 170mm paired with AbsoluteBlack premium chainrings.

Cockpit duties will be handled by Canfield’s own all-new Special Blend bar and stem combo. The matte carbon bar with stealth graphics sits at 800 millimeters wide with pre-measured cut marks to make it easy for riders to get the right fit for them. Lance designed a beautifully machined 40-millimeter alloy stem to cradle the bar’s 35-millimeter clamp diameter.

Several suspension options will be available from Cane Creek, MRP, EXT and others. Wheel options include Canfield’s own Special Blend wheels as well as premium options from e*thirteen, Atomik Carbon and RideFast Racing. All will be wrapped with the legendary grip of Maxxis rubber.

Stopping duties will by handled courtesy of several options from TRP and Magura.

Other details include size-specific SDG Tellis dropper posts, custom Canfield SDG saddles and Lizard Skins grips with custom Canfield lock-rings.

bigquotes It’s no secret that sourcing parts in the bike industry is no easy task. We’re fortunate to have relationships with premium brands allowing us to offer riders options to customize their bikes with high-performance parts as well as have the ability to make our own where necessary.Lance Canfield

CANFIELD LITHIUM – 29″ WHEELS // 163MM REAR // 170MM FRONT
The Lithium is the first long-travel 29er worthy of wearing a skull on the head tube. Designed to destroy big descents with reckless abandon, unafraid of the effort required to earn them. From enduro stages to bike park laps and backcountry adventures, the Lithium is a big-wheeled warrior ready for anything the mountain throws your way thanks to the secret sauce of the patented Canfield Balance Formula™ suspension.

With 163 millimeters of rear wheel travel paired to the active and efficient CBF™ tuned linkage, the Lithium has a penchant for ludicrous speed and stands ready to flatten any terrain and wage all-out war on the Strava segments of lesser bikes.

But don’t think for a second fun was forgone in favor of going flat out. The signature Canfield geo has been optimized to create a bike as lively and intuitive as it is stable and confidence inspiring. The 430-millimeter chainstays make last-second maneuvers and manuals second nature, and a 64.5-degree head angle paired with a 170-millimeter fork makes any line choice possible.

Canfield Lithium Geometry

The Canfield Lithium is the drug of choice for gravity junkies afflicted by big climbs standing between them and their fix.

CANFIELD TILT – 29″ WHEELS // 138MM REAR // 140MM FRONT

The Tilt is a 29er trail-slayer built around the patented Canfield Balance Formula™ suspension. The Tilt is a mid-travel 29-inch mountain bike designed from the dirt up to be the most fun you can have on two wheels, whether it’s an after-work rip or an all-day epic.

With 138 millimeters of rear wheel travel paired to CBF ™ linkage that’s been tuned to be slightly more progressive, the Tilt is an efficient all-rounder that climbs like a mountain goat with a meth habit. But make no mistake—like any bike with a skull on the headtube, it’s ready to party when gravity takes over.

The geo has been dialed to strike the perfect balance of snappy, responsive handling and stability at speed. A 65-degree head angle leads the charge when the going gets rowdy and 425-millimeter chainstays let you change direction just by thinking about your next line choice. A 77-degree effective seat angle keeps you in the power position while climbing.

Canfield Tilt Geometry

The Canfield Tilt is destined to be your weapon of choice regardless of where the ride takes you.

The Tilt and Lithium are available as complete bikes, frame, fork & shock, framesets and an all-new “rolling chassis” option that pairs premium carbon wheels with framesets or frame, shock and fork.

Pre-orders are open now at special discounted pricing starting at just $1,699.99 for frame only ($1,999.99 MSRP) and $5,299.99 for complete bikes ($5,799.99 MSRP). Delivery is expected as soon as June, 2022 via optional expedited air shipping.

Visit CanfieldBikes.com for more info.

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