MARES 9.8

Geometry Specification
£2,639
SKU
FO0080002v2019

MARES 9.8 Features

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

High precision and highly reliable: Shimano Ultegra 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) 523 534 544 555 565 577
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 74.5 74.5
E Chainstay (MM) 425 425 425 425 425 425
F BB Drop (MM) 65 65 65 65 65 65
G Head Tube Length (MM) 110 120 130 140 150 160
H Fork Length (MM) 399 399 399 399 399 399
I Fork Offset (MM) 45 45 45 45 45 45
J Wheelbase (MM) 1003 1015 1020 1027 1037 1045
K Stack (MM) 526 536 547 559 568 579
L Reach (MM) 367 375 382 390 397 405

Specification

Frame
Carbon, disc, PF30 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 Deluxe, Aluminium, drop: 125mm, reach: 70mm
Saddle
Prologo Scratch
Seatpost
BBB CPX Plus, Carbon, 27,2mm, 350mm, set-back: 20mm
Stem
BBB Deluxe, aluminium, 31.8mm, +/- 7 degree
Tires
Continental Cyclo-X King, 700 x 35C, Folding
Brake levers
SHIMANO BRR8020
BrakeSystem
Shimano Ultegra R8020 hydraulic disc, 160 / 160 mm
Brake type
Disc
Crankset
Shimano Ultegra R8000, 46/36T
Rear derailleur
Shimano Ultegra R8000
Shifters
Shimano Ultegra R8020
Sprocket
Shimano R8000, 11-32T
Gear ratio
front: 46/36, rear: 11-32
Wheelset
Novatec N30, disc center-lock, aluminium, 100x12 / 142x12 mm, 20 mm inner rim width