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Technical changes of the components and errors excepted.

Frame SAM160, full carbon
Fork RockShox Pike RCT3 Solo Air, 160 mm, 15 mm QR
Brakes SRAM Guide RSC, 200 mm/180 mm
Cassette SRAM XG-1195
Rear derailleur SRAM XX1, 11-speed
Shifter SRAM XX1, 11-speed, trigger
Crankset SRAM XX1, PF30
Gear ratio front: 32, rear 10-42
Rear shock RockShox Monarch Plus RC3 HV, DebonAir, 216/63, custom tune, 160 mm travel
Handlebar Concept EX, low riser
Stem Concept EX
Saddle fi'zi:k Tundra M5
Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31,6 mm, 420 mm, 120 mm adjust
Wheelset DT Swiss EX 1501 Spline One, 584-25
Tires Continental Mountain King 2.4/ Trail King 2.4



Tapered headtube

The tapered headtube reduces the steering weight while increasing the headset stiffness.

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Internal cable and line routing

The cables and hydraulic lines are routed inside the frame for protection, which extends their life and ensures flawless shifting every time.

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Comparison of wheel sizes

26R, 27R or 29R - what is the perfect wheel size? Read more!

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Wheel size 27,5"

All FOCUS bikes with a travel of greater than 100 mm are equipped with highly agile and manoeuvrable 27.5" wheels.

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Twin Bearing System

The Focus Twin Bearing System is better able to compensate for lateral forces acting on the rear triangle. This extends the bearing life.

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Bike size (inches)  27,527,527,527,5
Short form  SMLXL
Seat tube (mm) A400440480520
Top tube (mm) B575590610630
Head tube angle (°) C65,8065,8065,8065,80
Seat tube angle (°) D75,0075,0075,0075,00
Chain stay length (mm) E430430430430
Bottom bracket drop (mm) F10101010
Head tube (mm) G100105120135
Fork Length (mm) H555555555555
Fork rake (mm) I42424242
Wheelbase (mm) J1160117511981221
Stack K585590603617
Reach L422435452468


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