Behind the Scenes of the New Canyon Sender – With Troy Brosnan, Aaron Pelttari and Moritz Ströer


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Today sees the launch of the brand new Canyon Sender, and I'm going to take you behind the scenes of its development! I'll be chatting with top World Cup racer Troy Brosnan and his mechanic Aaron Pelttari to find out about their input to the project. Including the secret testing they have been doing, what wheel size Troy will be running in 2021 and why. Then I'm joined by Canyon's lead engineer on the project, Moritz Ströer. We will be getting into more of the engineering detail of the bike. What does a project like this look like? What sort of testing are they doing? How do Canyon make decisions about key aspects of the bike? If you've ever wondered what goes into producing bikes capable of taking the win at the top level of the sport, then this episode is a must-listen. So hit play, and check out this episode all about the development of the new Canyon Sender. Troy and Aaron - 3:45 to 43:00 Moritz Ströer - 43:00 to 1:33:45 Supporting Partners Canyon Bikes are not only launching the amazing new Sender, but they are offering Downtime listeners free Bike Guard globally on all their gravity bikes until the end of August 2020. All you need to do is to head to and use the coupon code DOWNTIME2020. Here are the terms and conditions. ‘’This voucher code is valid online until 31 August 2020 at 23:39 and discounts the cost of the Bike Guard for orders of the following models: Sender, Torque, Spectral, Strive. It cannot be used in conjunction with any other voucher code. The code does not apply to Factory Outlet bikes, cannot be used retroactively, and applies only to products available at the time of purchase. Cannot be redeemed for cash. Resale is prohibited. The code can only be used once per customer.’’ Abbey Bike Tools are making top quality precision tools specifically designed for the needs of the bike world. They are so good that you'll find them in most of the top mechanic's toolboxes. They have a wide range of tools available over at and what’s even better is that they have a couple of full toolbox options available too. So if you've ever drooled over these amazing world cup mechanic's toolboxes with cut foam inserts, pull out trays, amazing layouts and all the tools you need, then this is your chance to own a toolbox just like that. If you want the best quality precision tools to look after your bike, then is the place to head. Podcast Stuff My webstore is BACK! It's all brand new, with new designs, lower prices and faster shipping. All products are 100% organic, shipped without plastics, and made with a supply chain that's using renewable energy. So check it out now over at The new t-shirts are super soft and a lovely fit, so treat yourself and help the podcast at the same time. For everything video, including my live podcast shows, some riding videos, bike checks and more, subscribe over at Are you enjoying the podcast? Then don’t forget to subscribe. It’s free and means you’ll get every episode delivered to your device as soon as it’s available. All the links you need are at You can find us on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google and most of the podcast apps out there. While you're there, why not join our newsletter. Then you'll get our Weekend Warm-Up email every Friday. If you want to share tips and advice with other podcast listeners on anything mountain bike related, you can join our Facebook group, head to request permission to join the group and get involved! Our back catalogue of amazing episodes is available at Photo - Canyon

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