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Design award “Plus X Award” for R.A.T. technology by FOCUS

Cloppenburg, 11 march 2015. One of Derby Cycle's performance bike brands FOCUS has been awarded the Plus X Award for its innovative R.A.T. | Rapid Axle Technology. The international independent panel of judges of the world's largest innovation award honors the R.A.T. technology developed by Focus in the categories high quality, ease of use and functionality.

The R.A.T. technology is the fastest full-floating axle system for the change of wheels with disc brakes. It even eclipses the classic quick release system and has now been awarded for the second time - after the Eurobike award 2014. At the moment the R.A.T. technology is used on the FOCUS Mares CX, FOCUS Mares AX and FOCUS Cayo Disc road bikes equipped with disc brakes. The official Plus X Award ceremony takes place on 18 June 2015 in the former Bundestag building in Bonn.