Rapha and Canyon Combine for the "Cycling Equivalent of a Supercar”

Weighing just 7.46kg.

By
Sports
19,599 Hypes 16 Comments

Rapha Cycling Club — the prestigious members only branch of the cycling brand — has reunited with Canyon for a second limited-edition collaboration, three years on from its first.

In a year that’s seen a sharp rise in people taking up cycling and embracing the sport’s culture, the two brand’s celebrate this and its long-standing partnership with the RCC x Canyon Ultimate CF SL8 DISC, a bike the two brand’s have dubbed: “the cycling equivalent of a supercar”.

Available exclusively to members of the Rapha Cycling Club, only 250 units have been made worldwide, with each model featuring artwork created by Rapha designer Patrick Mafham, boasting the Rapha Cycling Club’s famous colors of gray, pink and black. The accentuated racing stripes are joined by a sparkling paintwork and super high-gloss finish, created by the team at Canyon.

Blending low-weight (7.46kg) and supreme stiffness, this bike boasts a carbon fibre frame to deliver maximum velocity, while remaining perfectly suitable for a more comfortable and relaxed ride too.

The RCC x Canyon Ultimate CF SL8 DISC is available to buy now for Rapha Cycling Club members from the Rapha webstore now, retailing at £5,149 (approximately $6,880 USD).

In other cycling news, check out Louis Vuitton and Maison TAMBOITE’s luxurious LV Bike.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Nike Deconstructs and Turns Its Air Max 90 PRM Inside-Out
Footwear

Nike Deconstructs and Turns Its Air Max 90 PRM Inside-Out

Adopting an “Infrared”-esque colorway.

Ford Gives Its Mustang Mach-E a 480-Horsepower Performance Tuning
Automotive

Ford Gives Its Mustang Mach-E a 480-Horsepower Performance Tuning

Taking Tesla head on with its latest electric model.

Watch Eric Koston And Sean Malto Clumsily Skate as Giant Minions
Sports

Watch Eric Koston And Sean Malto Clumsily Skate as Giant Minions

“Bello!” Check out the collaborative skate deck.


Ride Around in Style With Louis Vuitton and Maison TAMBOITE's LV Bike
Design

Ride Around in Style With Louis Vuitton and Maison TAMBOITE's LV Bike

Cycling has never been so luxurious.

Jil Sander and Arc’Teryx to Link for FW21 Sportswear Capsule
Fashion

Jil Sander and Arc’Teryx to Link for FW21 Sportswear Capsule

Set to hit stores October next year.

Music Projects You Missed This Week
Music 

Music Projects You Missed This Week

Featuring Black Thought, Four Tet, Skepta and more.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. By adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.