MARES 6.8

Geometry Specification
SKU
FO0080008v2019

MARES 6.8 Features

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

Long service life and reliable gear shifting: Shimano 105

Robust and lightweight Shimano WH-RS170 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
Seat post length XS S M L XL XXL
Handlebar width 400 400 420 420 440 440
Stem Length (MM) 90 90 100 100 110 110
Crankarm length 170 172,5 172,5 175 175 175
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 material
aluminium
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
Shimano 105 R7025
Front derailleur
Shimano 105 R7000
Rear derailleur
Shimano 105 R7000
Sprocket
Shimano 105
Chain
Shimano CN-HG601
Crankset
Shimano RS510, 46/36T
Transmission of drive
front: 46/36, rear: 11-34
Bottom Bracket
BSA
Handlebar
BBB Basic, aluminium, drop: 125 mm, reach: 70mm
Grips
FOCUS Bartape SL
Stem
BBB Basic, aluminium, 31.8mm, +/- 7 degree
Headset
1-1/8", tapered, IS 47/33
Saddle
Velo VL-1489 Steel Rail
Seatpost
BBB Basic, Aluminium, 27,2mm, 350mm, set-back 20mm
Brakes
Shimano 105 R7025 hydraulic disc
Brake lever description
-
Brake
Disc
Wheelset
Shimano WH-RS170, disc center-lock, aluminium, 100x12/142x12 mm, 28/28 spokes, 17 mm inner rim width
Tires
Continental Race King CX, 700 x 35C
Gears
22
Size
60,54,58,48,51,56
* Subject to technical modification without notice. Errors and omissions excepted. ** Weight in size M, of standard specification and without pedals.