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Mares CX

Mares CX

You’ll find the ideal balance of weight, rigidity, and ride quality in the Mares CX for the demanding discipline of cyclocross. The carbon-framed CX responds instantly to the hard-charging rider.

Agility, performance, and ground clearance come through carefully designed geometry.

The Mares CX is a winner on international World Cup courses. Claim your step on the podium.

  • The new benchmark in cyclocross
  • Disc & cantilever versions
  • Di2 & EPS ready
  • Disc version with R.A.T. floating axle system from FOCUS
  • Also available as a frame kit!

PROCYCLING

„Extremely lightweight, with advanced technology. […] A cyclocross bike which impresses on every front and makes you impatient for the autumn season to start.“

Test reports


  • Four testers ar...Tour 11/2014Scoring an excellent 1.9, the FOCUS Mares CX 0.0 c... More

Technology

142 x 12 mm thru axle

The 142 x 12 mm thru axle improves lateral stiffness and ensures that the wheel and brake disc are perfectly aligned to the brake body.

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Flattened top tube

The Mares cyclocross bike is extremely easy to shoulder on account of its special frame design.

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Chain Stay Protection Cover

A standard feature on FOCUS carbon frames – for effective protection against the consequences of chain suck.

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Tapered headtube

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

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Cable Routing Box

The Cable Routing Box improves cable routing on the Mares CX cyclocross bike, giving protection against mud and water. 

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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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CX Chain Guide

FOCUS has developed the non-contact chain guide, based on the ISCG-05 standard, for cyclocross bikes. 

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SSPS / Stable Stiffness Per Size

To offer a selection of sizes without compromising on quality, the FOCUS engineers individually design each frame size. So every version offers the optimum weight-to-stiffness ratio.

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R.A.T. / Rapid Axle Technology

For disc brake bikes in the road and cyclocross segment, the FOCUS engineers have developed the first thru axle system that combines greater strength and lateral stiffness with the fastest wheel-change system ever.

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Geometry  *

Bike size (inches)  282828282828
Short form  XXSXSSMLXL
Seat tube (mm) A480510540560580600
Top tube (mm) B523534544555565577
Head tube angle (°) C70,0070,0070,5071,0071,0071,50
Seat tube angle (°) D73,5073,5073,5073,5074,5073,50
Chain stay length (mm) E425425425425425425
Bottom bracket drop (mm) F656565656565
Head tube (mm) G110120130140150160
Fork Length (mm) H399399399399399399
Fork rake (mm) I454545454545
Wheelbase (mm) J100310151020102710371045
Stack K526536547559568579
Reach L367375382390397405
* The geometry can differ with in the models.

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