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Elite / Izalco Max

Elite / Izalco Max

Competitive riders in pursuit of perfection will find it in the Izalco Max. Designed for maximum stiffness with minimal weight, the Izalco Max delivers the very pinnacle of FOCUS German engineering. A bike that tops the FOCUS range demands our best technologies. The finest equipment, a 750g carbon frame and a 295g fork make the Izalco Max your winning combination.

  • „Best frame set“ in the high-end range
  • Excellent stiffness values (127 Nm/°/kg*)
  • Super-light fork (293 g)


RoadBIKE 01/2014

„The Izalco Max 0.0 won us over with its impressive mix of stiffness,
low weight, comfort suspension and fantastic ride characteristics.“

TOUR 12/2013

„High-flyer in the lab and on the road. One of the best frames on the
market. Super fork. Wide range of sizes.“

Test reports

  • Ridden & Rated ...Cycling Plus - 4.5 of 5 StarsThe Izalco Max 5.0 received an ... More


52/36 Crankset

Combines the advantages of standard and compact cranksets.

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FOCUS 100% carbon fork

The FOCUS full-carbon fork, including the dropouts, is made seamlessly from a single piece. It offers even higher lateral stiffness coupled with good absorption of impacts with the road surface.

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Tapered headtube

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

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External cable and line routing

External cable and line routing makes maintenance work quicker and easier.

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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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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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Geometry  *

Bike size (inches)  28282828282828
Seat tube (mm) A480500520540560580610
Top tube (mm) B521530536549565580604
Head tube angle (°) C71,0071,5071,7572,5073,5073,5073,50
Seat tube angle (°) D74,0073,7073,7073,5073,5073,3073,00
Chain stay length (mm) E405405405405405405405
Bottom bracket drop (mm) F70707070707070
Head tube (mm) G110115120135160180200
Fork Length (mm) H370370370370370370370
Fork rake (mm) I43434343434343
Wheelbase (mm) J97097297798198810011022
Stack K508515520537565584603
Reach L375379384390398405420
* The geometry can differ with in the models.