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The time has come! We are proud to introduce two all-new 29-inch mountain bikes built around the patented Canfield Balance Formula™suspension system. The Tilt, a mid-travel trail bike features 138 millimeters of rear-wheel travel and a 140-millimeter fork. The Lithium, a long-travel AM/enduro bike, boasts 163 millimeters of rear-wheel travel paired with a 170-millimeter fork.


CANFIELD LITHIUM - 29" WHEELS // 163mm REAR // 170mm FRONT
Meet the new maniac on the mountain. Introducing the Lithium, an all-new 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.


Lance Canfield on the Canfield Lithium.

With either 163 or 151 millimeters of rear wheel travel (adjustable via shock stroke) paired to the active and efficient CBF™ tuned linkage, the Lithium is born in the lineage of the legendary Balance. But thanks to 29-inch wheels, it’s got even more of 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.

The Canfield Lithium is the drug of choice for gravity junkies afflicted by big climbs standing between them and their fix. Available in Milton Lava Red with grey links and Bandit Black with gold links.


CANFIELD TILT - 29" WHEELS // 138mm REAR // 140mm FRONT



There’s a party on the trails and you’re invited. The Tilt is an all-new 29er trail-slayer built around the patented Canfield Balance Formula™ suspension. Picking up where the revered Riot (Toir) left off, 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.


Lance Canfield on the Canfield Tilt.

With either 138 or 125 millimeters of rear wheel travel (adjustable via shock stroke) 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.

The Canfield Tilt is destined to be your weapon of choice regardless of where the ride takes you. Available in Walter White with blue links or Goblin Green with silver links.





While both frames share the familiar Canfield aesthetic, there’s more than meets the eye. Both bikes feature a new internal cable routing system with interchangeable machined ports designed to accommodate one, two, three or zero cables at the various entry/exit points. An all-new forged clamshell bottom bracket assembly reduces the number of individual welded parts, simplifying production, ensuring precise frame alignment and creating an even stronger junction between the down tube, seat tube and linkage.

A beautifully machined 7075 T6 alloy one-piece upper link paired with an all-new rear triangle have significantly increased overall rigidity and handling characteristics. One-piece forged vertical stays are at the heart of the redesigned rear triangle, maximizing stiffness, strength and durability. A horizontal seat stay brace ties it all together, further reducing lateral flex. Reach, stack, seat-tube length and standover have also been refined across all sizes for a more dialed fit.




The Tilt is offered with a Cane Creek Helm fork and Kitsuma shock, while an Öhlins TTX Air shock and RXF 36 m.2 Air fork adorn the Lithium. Riders have a choice of Magura or TRP brakes when it comes to stopping duties. Both bikes feature a SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, SDG Tellis dropper and SDG custom Canfield saddle. Standard rolling stock is Canfield Special Blend AM29 wheels with optional premium wheel upgrades from RideFast Racing and Atomik Carbon, all wrapped in Maxxis rubber.

Pre-orders can be placed now at CanfieldBikes.com as complete bikes, frame, fork & shock, frame & shock and frame-only packages with an estimated April 2021 delivery. Prices start at $1,699.99 MSRP for frames and $4,599.99 for complete bikes.


Limited time Black Friday/Cyber Monday pre-order pricing of up to $900 off select packages is active now through midnight, Monday, November 30.

Head over to the site to see full build specs, geo and pricing.
 

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Visited the Canfield site for info... didn't find answers to these questions re: Lithium.
  1. What is the maximum tire width that comfortably fits this frame? (Assume i30mm rim. I'm hoping 2.6".)
  2. What is the seatpost diameter? Can I employ a 185mm+ dropper in an XL frame? (Me = 36" inseam.)
  3. 68/73mm threaded BB shell?
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EDIT: Oops, never mind, kinda. Found most of the answers after all, except for the max 29" tire width.
 

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The Lithium looks killer. Frame weight is reasonable considering the big-hit intentions. Geo is slack/steep, without being crazy... Almost like an alloy Wreckoning V3.

Man I wish that water bottle mount was in the frame
 

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The Lithium looks killer. Frame weight is reasonable considering the big-hit intentions. Geo is slack/steep, without being crazy... Almost like an alloy Wreckoning V3.

Man I wish that water bottle mount was in the frame
Personally, I prefer my water bottle caked in dirt. I use a Camelbak Podium with the cover, that does help. But yeah, inside frame space for a bottle would be ideal. But I'd trade ride quality of water bottle fit. Definitely prefer to carry two bottles when needed instead of a pack.
 

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Just curious...
Could new rear triangle be fit to the old front?
Would benefit from boost spacing and tad longer cs.
 

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1. We recommend up to a 2.5 rear tire with 29-inch wheels. Most 2.6 should fit, but may not have the best mud clearance.

2. Seatpost is 30.9. No problem fitting a 200mm post

3. Yes, 73mm threaded bottom bracket.

Visited the Canfield site for info... didn't find answers to these questions re: Lithium.
  1. What is the maximum tire width that comfortably fits this frame? (Assume i30mm rim. I'm hoping 2.6".)
  2. What is the seatpost diameter? Can I employ a 185mm+ dropper in an XL frame? (Me = 36" inseam.)
  3. 68/73mm threaded BB shell?
Thanks,
=sParty

EDIT: Oops, never mind, kinda. Found most of the answers after all, except for the max 29" tire width.
 

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Glad to see more new bikes coming from Canfield! I’m riding a Revel, so still part of the CBF fam
 

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Any chance you will bring back the raw aluminum frame option?
Be patient. Bought a blue Nimble when Canfield came back. Before it shipped they came out with the Static. They let me change it. I just shipped it back to wait on a chrome one, which is really what I wanted. If that’s any indication, they will be coming out with a color, or no paint, that will suit you. Small batches. If you see a color you like you should get it before it’s gone. Have a feeling they are going to sell out of bikes quick. Now just if I could just find a Shimano 12sp derailer I could finish my build
 

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i have been stoked for a while on these bikes coming out, but now i see the color options of the tilt and just put a deposit on a silver rascal. why are there no shock and fork options like the old days? kinda disappointed i had to stray from the brand due to color and no options. i want a complete as i have no time to build and it's hard to wait/find the parts i would like. i just received a king headset that i ordered 2.5 months ago! i used to be patient, but i used it up in the years waiting for CB and now covid took the last of it. fvck 2020!!!!
 

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i have been stoked for a while on these bikes coming out, but now i see the color options of the tilt and just put a deposit on a silver rascal. why are there no shock and fork options like the old days? kinda disappointed i had to stray from the brand due to color and no options. i want a complete as i have no time to build and it's hard to wait/find the parts i would like. i just received a king headset that i ordered 2.5 months ago! i used to be patient, but i used it up in the years waiting for CB and now covid took the last of it. fvck 2020!!!!
Just looked at the site to double check and the Bros are selling frame and fork options and frame only options as well. Plus their full bike options look pretty interesting too.
 

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Saw this and went to the site to put a deposit down on a Lithium. But sadly for me it looks like I have to pay full pop for it and wait till "maybe" April ( depending on Covid and Asia could be longer). So no thank you, I will keep my money in the bank and wait to see what happens. Its a shame, I was excited about putting down a deposit but not willing to give out a loan.
 

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Sorry to hear you aren't digging the colors, but we do have shock and fork packages available as well as complete bikes! Like always, if there's another suspension or component option you'd prefer, we are always happy to put together a custom package for you (depending on availability). The tough part is that certain manufacturers have long lead times at the moment. Definitely contact us if you'd like to see what we can do.

i have been stoked for a while on these bikes coming out, but now i see the color options of the tilt and just put a deposit on a silver rascal. why are there no shock and fork options like the old days? kinda disappointed i had to stray from the brand due to color and no options. i want a complete as i have no time to build and it's hard to wait/find the parts i would like. i just received a king headset that i ordered 2.5 months ago! i used to be patient, but i used it up in the years waiting for CB and now covid took the last of it. fvck 2020!!!!
 

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We have multiple payment options on the site. Affirm is more traditional financing (requires credit approval but you can get zero interest up to six months).

Partial.Ly is more of a downpayment option. Requires a 25% downpayment now, and then you have up to March 31 to pay the balance and you have flexibility to select payment frequency between every week and every month. Sounds like that might be a solid option for you?

Saw this and went to the site to put a deposit down on a Lithium. But sadly for me it looks like I have to pay full pop for it and wait till "maybe" April ( depending on Covid and Asia could be longer). So no thank you, I will keep my money in the bank and wait to see what happens. Its a shame, I was excited about putting down a deposit but not willing to give out a loan.
 
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