MARES 6.9

Geometry Specification
£1,849
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

Defies adverse conditions

  • 25 years of setting the cyclocross benchmark

    Years of feedback from professional riders have made the MARES what it is today: THE cyclocross benchmark.

  • Frame protection ex works

    It's often very minor things that make all the difference between victory and defeat. Our proprietary-developed FOCUS CX chain guide prevents the chain from dropping.

  • The world's fastest floating axle

    Easier and faster: thanks to our patented FOCUS R.A.T. floating axle, wheel changes can be achieved in under 10 seconds.

Geometry

XS S M L XL XXL
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 through axle, RAT Evo technology, flat mount 140 mm, internal brake & gear cable routing
Fork
Carbon, disc, 100x12 mm RAT through axle, RAT Evo Technology, flat mount 140 mm, internal brake cable routing
Handlebar
BBB Basic, Aluminium, drop: 125 mm, reach: 70mm
Saddle
Velo VL-1489 Steel Rail
Seatpost
BBB Basic, Aluminium, 27,2mm, 350mm, set-back 20mm
Stem
BBB Basic, aluminium, 31.8mm, +/- 7 degree
Tires
Continental Race King CX, 700 x 35C
Brake levers
SRAM Apex
BrakeSystem
Sram Apex hydraulic disc, 160 / 160 mm
Brake type
Disc
Crankset
Sram S350, 44T
Rear derailleur
Sram Apex
Shifters
Sram Apex 1x
Sprocket
Sram PG-1130, 11-36T
Gear ratio
front: 44, rear: 11-36
Wheelset
Novatec N30, disc center-lock, aluminium, 100x12 / 142x12 mm, 20 mm inner rim width