Ok.I.S: The tech and background
The Preserve It Secure (Ok.I.S) system’s design temporary was to enhance management and cut back fatigue by lowering the hassle it is advisable to maintain a line. Initially invented by Jo Klieber at German element model Syntace, it takes a recent take a look at bicycle steering dynamics.
Utilizing custom-made springs, ultra-strong polymer fibre bands inside the highest tube and a exactly formed cam ring on the steerer tube, this delicate however vital Preserve It Secure innovation delivers a path expertise not like any steering damper or stabiliser seen earlier than.
The speculation is that Ok.I.S actively reduces wheel flop in slow-speed turns and on steep climbs, serving to riders maintain their line by means of free, uneven sections of the path. Including solely 110g of weight to the bike, it’s absolutely built-in contained in the body, maintenance-free and protected against over rotation and harm. It additionally permits for adjustment of the centering drive to match completely different using types and terrains.
Since its launch, Canyon hasn’t shied away from testing its Ok.I.S system. A top-ten end by Canyon CLLCTV Manufacturing unit Workforce racer Troy Brosnan at Spherical 1 of the UCI Downhill World Cup in Lenzerheide, proves that this tech interprets to all ranges of using.
Spectral CF 8 CLLCTV Ok.I.S.
- Carbon body constructed to Class 4 customary
- Built-in Ok.I.S steering tech
- 29in entrance, 27.5in rear blended wheel arrange
- RockShox Lyrik Choose+ fork, 160mm journey
- RockShox Tremendous Deluxe coil Choose+ rear shock, 150mm journey
- SRAM GX AXS Eagle Transmission
- SRAM Code R 4 piston brakes
- DT Swiss EX511 rims
- Maxxis Assegai and Minion DHR II tyres
- Accessible July 2023 (Europe)
- Worth: £4799
Canyon USA can be providing Ok.I.S for the primary time to clients, with a Ok.I.S. outfitted Spectral mullet now part of its line-up as nicely.