Focus Mares 9.7

Focus Mares 9.7


 MARES 9.7 Features

Lightweight, resilient carbon frame with R.A.T.* Quick-release axle

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

Reliable Alex Rims CXD-6 wheelset

·    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.


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 160/140 mm, internal brake cable routing

Shifter Sram Apex 1x

Rear derailleur Sram Apex

Sprocket description Sram PG-1130, 11-32T

Chain Sram PC-1130

Crankset Sram Apex 1, 42T

Handlebar BBB Basic, Aluminium, drop: 125 mm, reach: 70mm

Grips Focus Bartape SL

Stem BBB Basic, aluminium, 31.8mm, +/- 7 degree

Saddle Prologo Scratch

Seatpost BBB Deluxe, Aluminium, 27,2mm, 350mm, set-back 20mm

Brakes Sram Apex hydraulic disc, 160 / 160 mm

Wheelset Alex Rims CXD-6, disc center-lock,aluminium, 100x12/142x12 mm, 24/24 spokes, 17 mm inner rim width

Tires Vittoria Terreno Mix, 700 x 33C, Folding

Rear tire Vittoria Terreno Dry, 700 x 33C, Folding

Bike weight incl. battery in kg. 8,60 kg

Headset IS 42/286 - IS47/33

Bottom Bracket Sram PressFit30

Gears 11

Brake Disc

Brake levers Sram Apex 1 HRD

Transmission of drive front: 42, rear: 12-32


See the Focus Website for more details