Getting into cyclocross or just ensuring you have the sturdiest of commuter bikes the Focus Mares AX Tiagra Disc Cyclocross Bike has the answers to so many of your desires.
The geometry has been cleverly thought through to make this bike as equally happy on the race circuit as it is whilst touring or on the road gravel or country lanes. Therefore it could be your do it all commute race and touring bike.
This aluminium frame has had a lightweight and stiff Mares CX P2T 10 Carbon T4 fork added. This results in a ride offering direct steering comfort and pin sharp handling. Mud is this frames friend as generous tyre clearance has been added to the fork as well as widely spaced chunky seat stays.
Several features really set this cyclocross bike apart. First is the internal routing of cables and hydraulic lines inside the frame for protection whether you are commuting or racing cyclocross. This prolongs their life and ensures flawless shifting every time. Even more noteworthy though is the Rapid Axle Technology (RAT) which gives the excellent strength and lateral stiffness of thru axles with the fastest wheel-change system ever. Time saved changing a wheel in a race or to repair a puncture during your commute is highly valuable.
Focus have provided the high quality finishing kit for the saddle seat post stem and handlebars. This is exceeded though by the reliable Shimano Tiagra components. These give you excellent ten speed shifting that is fast precise and highly durable. Furthermore the Shimano Shimano R517 cable Disc Brakes give you the great performance in power and modulation for assured breaking performance in all weathers and conditions.
The bike is fantastically completed with Concept EX hubs with DT Swiss R522 rims that are fitted with the striking looking Schwalbe Rocket Ron Focus Edition 622 X 33 tyres. Together they create a highly reliable fast and exciting set of wheels.
FRAME- Focus Race Cross V2 Alloy Triple Butted Di2 ready
FORK- Focus Mares CX P2T 10 Carbon T4 Disc
HEADSET- 1 1/8-inch bearing in the upper steering head on 1 1/4 inch bearing in the lower steering head
STEM- Focus Concept EX
HANDLEBARS- Focus Concept EX
FRONT BRAKE- Shimano R517 Cable Disc Brake
REAR BRAKE- Shimano R517 Cable Disc Brake
FRONT DERAILLEUR- Shimano Tiagra
REAR DERAILLEUR- Shimano Tiagra
SHIFT LEVERS- Shimano Tiagra ten speed
CASSETTE- Shimano Tiagra
CRANKSET- Shimano Tiagra
RIMS- DT Swiss R522 rim
FRONT HUB- Concept EX
REAR HUB- Concept EX
FRONT TYRE- Schwalbe Rocket Ron Focus Edition 622 x 33
REAR TYRE- Schwalbe Rocket Ron Focus Edition 622 x 33
SADDLE- Focus Concept EX
SEATPOST- Focus Concept EX