Canyon a German direct to consumer bike manufacturer originated from ‘Radsport Arnold’, an Italian racing bike parts supplier setup in 1985 by brothers Roman and Franc Arnold. The first Canyon bike was launched over ten years later in 1996. In 2001 the company moved from being a supplier to a sole bike manufacturer and changed their name to Canyon Bicycles GmbH.
Nairo Quintana won the 2014 Giro d’Italia, riding an Ultimate CF SLX and Canyon currently sponsor the Katusha and Movistar UCI ProTour teams and co-sponsor the British UCI Continental Channel–Canyon team.
Their most popular models are the Aeroad, Ultimate and Endurace.