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It is nearly time to crown a new UCI Eracing World Champion with the second edition taking place on Saturday 26th February 2022. The first edition came about just over a year ago in 2020 and you can read all about how our riders got on here. It was a very different affair back then with the field...

In November last year, we announced the development of a new team within Canyon Esports called 'The Beta Squad' . Hundreds of people applied to be in this new team and so it took a considerable amount of time to whittle down all the applicants to just 20 riders. Everyone who was shortlisted undert...

On the 12th October 2020, the Canyon Esports development programme was launched was launched as an opportunity for young riders to experience what it is like to race for a top-level team and give them additional exposure that they otherwise wouldn't get. One of the riders to join the inaugural cla...

Canyon Esports has always done things differently: since our inception, we have broken the mould for what a 'cycling team' can be. We are constantly evolving and every year we reflect on how we can continue to improve. Whilst racing at the highest level of the sport has always been at the core of wh...

For the third time in a row, the Canyon Esports men's team has taken the win in the Zwift Racing League's Premier Division. After 8 weeks of racing, the final race of the third season arrived and the men had to win in order to be certain of securing the crown and maintaining their undefeated streak....

The dust has finally settled on what was an often peculiar and chaotic Season 2 of the Zwift Racing League - Premier Division. In the end, Canyon Esports was able to come out the other end as the most successful team in the division with the men taking 1st Place and the women in 2nd. That makes it t...

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with bicycle care brand Muc-Off. For the 2021 season, the team will be using Muc-Off’s growing range of indoor products including Sweat Protect for maintaining frames and components, and Antibacterial Equipment Cleaner. It will come as no surprise to th...

As of 9 am 8th February 2021, rider Philipp Diegner will no longer be part of the Canyon Esports team. This decision has been made during an investigation by ZADA following Race No. 3 of ZRL Premier League. Evidence was brought to light that was previously unknown to Canyon Esports and it's manageme...

We are super excited to be adding a host of new riders to our ranks for the 2021 season. We ended 2020 on a high, winning the men's Premier League and launching The Coalition for our fans and keen racers. But as always, we were busy planning in the background as to how we could further improve u...

Today we are excited to announce the formation of The Coalition - a new community club that is open to all. When we launched the team two years ago, we did so with the ambition of building the number one elite Eracing team in the world. On this front, we have seen huge success with wins in all the...

Yesterday saw the first ever UCI Esports World Championships with men and women from around the world going head-to-head for the chance to be the first wearers of the famous rainbow bands. Canyon Esports had four riders representing with Lionel Vujasin, Ollie Jones and Michał Kamińsky in the men's r...

The Canyon Esports team are happy to close off the winter racing Season 1 on a high. The men's team succesfully held off the compeition to win the inuagural Zwift Premier League and maintain their spot as the No. 1 team in the world.

Over 8 weeks of racing, the team were always in the lead but kn...

Eracing used to be all about Zwift. Not anymore, as this year more virtual cycling platforms gained online exposure during the Pandemic of 2002. RGT is one such platform and widely considered the biggest rival to Zwift. Although still relatively small in comparison, RGT does represent something diff...

On the 9th December 2020, we will see one of the first World Championships in Eracing, this time supported by the UCI - the guardian of traditional road racing. A select group of riders from around the world will participate remotely for the chance to wear the first digital rainbow jersey (pictured...

We are inviting female riders to apply for a position in our team for 2021. Since our launch back in January 2019 we have strived to be the best team in eRacing. This was something that we quickly achieved; winning both the men's and women's inaugural Zwift Community Leagues. However, as the men's t...

Back in August, we announced that we were on the hunt for talented racers between the ages of 16-23 years old to apply to become part of our new ‘Development programme’. Applications closed at the end of August and since then we've been busy going through the selection process to pick the final 20 r...

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, over the last couple of months the cycling eSports season finally slowed down as teams and riders took a well-earned break. For us, this was the perfect time to partner with Diagnose Berlin and put the riders through some new physiological tests that Inscyd has...

Today we are super-excited to announce the launch of our 'development squad'. The new squad will consist of around 20 riders aged between 16-23 years old, with a representative mix of both male and female riders from across the globe. Eligible riders have the opportunity to directly apply for a plac...

The team here at Canyon ZCC are delighted to announce the partnership with renowned powermeter company Verve Cycling who are the creators of the InfoCrank. Moving forwards all team bikes will be equipped with the company's powermeter - providing accurate power measurements for all of our online ra...

Cyclists aren't renowned for having great tastes in music but luckily for you, we're not normal cyclists. Nobody wants to race to the whining of pop-stars, glam rockers or worse.... Snow Patrol! So we put together a playlist of some ruffneck drum & bass tunes to match the pace and ferocity of an eRa...

On Sunday, we witnessed an event truly like no other – and something that surely would never have happened if it weren’t for the current crisis. It was wonderful to be able to turn a negative situation into something wholly positive. Thank you to Alpecin-Fenix for being willing to take on the challe...

Today we are pleased to announce that we are partnering with drivetrain efficiency experts CeramicSpeed. The team are always looking at ways to innovate and partner with others who share our vision for the sport. In eRacing, every watt counts and we are always looking for ways to optimise our setu...

On Sunday 8th March we saw the first round of the Tour of Watopia 'Pro-Am' racing series organised by Zwift. First up it was the ladies with a host of teams from the Community plus a couple of WWT teams keen for some more punishment. Of course, the Canyon team was there in force with a full team tha...

For several weeks throughout Janaury and February, Zwift ran the 'Tour de Zwift': A multi-world tour featuring group rides and races for the whole community. Before the launch of each 'stage' there was a 'Pro-Am' race which Zwift livestreamed and featured some nice ditties for light entertainment be...

“I just ride – I enjoy every minute, and try to suffer as much as possible.” Lionel Vujasin, Belgium’s new Zwift National Champion, is pushing big watts in the virtual world of Watopia. Recently, we caught up with him at the Café at Canyon.Home to learn more about his recent racing successes, and hi...

What an exciting evening of racing last night! Canyon ZCC did the double again (check out Round 1) taking the win in both the men's and women's races.

James Phillips has been in fine form in this race series: taking 4 wins out of the last 5 editions. Last night was probably his most impressive y...

It seems to be the month for podcasts! Hot on the heels of our own podcast is the Zwift podcast with Matt Rowe. He chats to fellow Welshman and Canyon ZCC sprinter James Phillips about being British National Champion, the tactics for racing on Zwift and what the hell does 'ZCC' actually stand for? (...

Today we are proud to reveal our new stripped back 'fan' kit which is now available to buy exclusively on canyon.com. We wanted to offer fans of the team the chance to have their own kit which they could fully take ownership of. We know that cycling is the only sport in the world where it's not...

As the Tour de Zwift "Pro-Am" invitational series nears its conclusion, we decided to send a few riders off to the new Kalas Cup: a 10 week league with a wide degree of race types. For the team, it was about keeping the legs turning and getting some good training in ahead of Tuesday. But with 5 laps...

At the end of 2019, we sat down to have an open conversation about our first year as a team and to talk about where we see eRacing going in the future. eRacing as a physical esport is still very much in its infancy and there are lot of teething issues still to be resolved.

Listen to Team Manager R...