MARES 6.9

Geometry Specification
Find the right frame sizes
SKU
FO0080007v2019

MARES 6.9 Features

Robust and lightweight aluminium frame with full-carbon fork, R.A.T. floating axle and 100% FOCUS CX racing geometry

Simple and reliable in extreme situations: Sram Apex 1x11 gearshift

Lightweight Novatec N30 wheelset

In spite of adverse conditions

  • Setting the Cyclo-cross benchmark for 25 years

    Years of feedback from countless professional racers have made the MARES what it is today: THE benchmark for Cyclo-cross.

  • Frame protection as standard

    It is often small details that make the difference between victory and defeat. Our proprietary FOCUS CX chain guide prevents the chain from coming off.

  • The world’s fastest quick-release axle

    Quicker and simpler: Thanks to our patented FOCUS R.A.T.* quick-release axle, wheel changes can be carried out in under ten seconds.

Geometry

XS S M L XL XXL
Size 48 51 54 56 58 60
A Size (MM) 480 510 540 560 580 600
B Effective Top Tube (MM) 518 529 538 550 558 570
C Head Tube Angle (°) 70 70 70.5 71 71 71.5
D Effective Seat Tube Angle (°) 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
E Chainstay (MM) 425 425 425 425 425 425
F BB Drop (MM) 65 65 65 65 65 65
G Head Tube Length (MM) 120 130 140 150 160 170
H Fork Length (MM) 400 400 400 400 400 400
I Fork Offset (MM) 45 45 45 45 45 45
J Wheelbase (MM) 999 1010 1015 1023 1031 1038
K Stack (MM) 539 549 560 571 581 592
L Reach (MM) 358 367 372 381 386 395

Specification

Frame
7005 aluminum, disc, BSA BB, 142x12 mm thru axle, R.A.T Evo technology, flat mount 140 mm, internal brake & gear cable routing
Fork
Carbon, disc, 100x12 mm R.A.T thru axle, R.A.T Evo Technology, flat mount 160/160 mm, internal cable routing
Shifter
SRAM Apex 1x
Rear derailleur
SRAM Apex
Sprocket
SRAM PG-1130
Chain
Sram PC-1130
Crankset
SRAM S350, 44T
Handlebar
BBB Basic, aluminium, drop: 125 mm, reach: 70mm
Grips
FOCUS Bartape
Stem
BBB Basic, aluminium, 31.8mm, +/- 7 degree
Saddle
Velo VL-1489 Steel Rail
Seatpost
BBB Basic, Aluminium, 27,2mm, 350mm, set-back 20mm
Brakes
SRAM Apex hydraulic disc, 160 / 160 mm
Wheelset
Novatec N30, disc center-lock, aluminium, 100x12 / 142x12 mm, 20 mm inner rim width
Tires
Continental Race King CX, 700 x 35C
Headset
1-1/8", tapered, IS 47/33
Bottom Bracket
BSA
Gears
11
Brake
Disc
Brake levers
SRAM Apex
Transmission of drive
front: 44, rear: 11-36
* Subject to technical modification without notice. Errors and omissions excepted. ** Weight in size M, of standard specification and without pedals.