Probably no chance I make a move from my Da, but if I did the SLX does speak to me. I'll probably be sticking with my current fit numbers for the foreseeable future, but would like some range to work with in the Y dimension in case I decide to make some changes down the line. Also, David and I spoke about this a while ago, but the front end has changed a bit since then. Not sure if the fit range has.
Pad Y 535-598
Pad X 487 BOP
Pad Width 165
Saddle Height 685
ETA: Forgot about saddle setback, and not sure if that is knowable, but I need/like to be -72mm
I'm gonna tweak your back of Pad X
@ 487 to center of Pad X
@ 537 'cause that's the point to which Canyon measures. That Pad Y is a healthy 63mm range! This is gonna cause me to do some work and I'm willing! Here we go...
Firstly, regarding the 2018 bike...
To tell this story I need to split the huge Pad Y range into a couple of different versions with smaller ranges: Lowest Version
: the lowest a 2018 Speedmax goes is a Pad Y of 545. With a Pad Y of 545 or 550 you MUST be on a size small, flat bar, long stem, the TSP (Team Switch Plate) set up in the "make my cockpit longer position" and then pads moved forward nearly as far as they will go.If the lowest Pad Y of 545 is the goal then it's slammed (read: no spacers), and if you're gunning for a Pad Y of 550 then it's a single 5mm spacer. Upper Options
: if the Pad Y is 555 to 600 (and, again, this is 2018 we're talkin' here) then you can go one of 3 ways:
1) see "lowest version" above: small, long stem, TSP, pads fwd, then just more spacers to get on up to desired height.
2) size medium, drop bar (covering 555 (slammed), 560 (+5), 565(+10)), long stem, hold for news on the Pad X*
3) size medium, flat bar (covering 570 (slammed), keep adding bits 'til 600 which requires a single 20 and two 5mm spacers), long stem, hold for news on the Pad X*
*here's the news on the Pad X - if you stayed with the stock arm pad mounts you could get to 536 in Pad X (Typically I'm good with 1mm of wiggle room). If you absolutely had to have that mm or more then you'd need the TSP again to get beyond 536 in Pad X.
Now, let's talk 2019 Speedmax SLX for you....
: the lowest a 2019 Speedmax goes is a Pad Y of 565. With a Pad Y of 565 to 590 you MUST be on a size small, flat bar (or raised bar, but I'm guessing flat 'cause: a- aesthetics and b- it comes stock), long stem, the TSP for longer cockpit and then pads set at center. If the lowest Pad Y of 565 is the goal then it's slammed, and if you're gunning for a Pad Y of 590 then it's 25mm spacers, and you can hit every 5mm increment between. Or.....:
the entire range of the Medium is 595 to 650 so if you wanted a Pad Y 595 or 600 this will work and....flat bar, long stem, pads in stock mounts and nearly centered. 595 is slammed and 600 is, as you'd imagine, built with a single 5mm spacer.
Let me know if I created any questions in all that blather, Ian
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