May 28, 2012 evening all, my 2009 focus cayo has done about 4,000 miles and i am now getting a clicking noise in the exact same place on every downstroke that apparently is a good sign that the bb is on the way out. I did this as the focus seemed to offer the best value for money, if it was made in germany, i cant understand how it could end up being better value for money than the large production in asia. The cayo carbon is a material of high quality that guarantees a cyclist high performance and also durability of their bikes. Having just signed olympic medallist nicole cooke, focus has made a great forward leap into the racing world that could gain the brand extra exposure and maybe a collection of medals in the 2012 olympics. This beautiful bike has been a joy to ride, but im selling it for a gravel grinder 70% of the roads out here are unpaved. Brutally efficient and ultra light, it features ingenious new technology for a superior ride, such as a 90mmwide bottom bracket for maximum efficiency, sealed headset and bottom bracket bearings that simply press into the frame saving weight and reducing maintenance, and a seat mast that.
I contacted wiggle who asked for it to be left into my lbs for the headset to be checked. Add this 2016 focus cayo ultegra road bike to your basket for more. The wiggle site has me somewhere between a small 52 or a medium 54 frame size. Argon 18, cannondale, enigma, genesis, scott, storck. Oct 18, 2019 focus bikes was founded in 1992, headed up by cyclocross world champion mike kluge. Focus cayo expert large frame if you wish to great bike for folding up and putting in your car to transport it contact us we care about our valued buyers, if you have any questions, our customer service staffs will be very glad to help you. The frame itself fits me very well and it climbs great with the cp option and descends all the same. Evening all, my 2009 focus cayo has done about 4,000 miles and i am now getting a clicking noise in the exact same place on every downstroke that apparently is a good sign that the bb is on the way out. The cayo sits at the next level down and is probably more focussed on the serious to semiserious club racer or gran fondo competitor. I got one at such a good price if the frame was cracked it was still. Read its strength, weaknesses, find deals and pricing. The focus is an attractive looking bike that in stock trim has nice attention to detail. How to tell if a carbon frame is damaged or if the paint just has stress.
Its more importnat to choose a bike depending on the frame rather than spec level. Here is my old focus izalco pro before i got caught in a crash and cracked one of the seat stays. Get the best deals on focus carbon fiber bicycle frames when you shop the largest online selection at. Apr 05, 2014 a friend of mine had a focus cayo ultegra, which was one of their entry level full carbon bikes. This excellent evolution of the longrunning cayo frame boasts efficient. The colour looks fantastic and i cannot wait to give it a crack. If this has indeed a frame failure not due to accidental damage.
Please visit for more info on the 20 focus cayo evo 3. The carbon frame has been designed to be stiff through the use of. The frame was apparently made in taiwan if the sticker is accurate. The cayo, for example, had an incredibly flexy fork a. I bought it in 2014 and have only put about 2000 miles on it since then. Second, im replacing the saddle with the wtb rocket v pro that was on the aluminum cervelo before i cracked the headtube. This differs from focus top end izalco framesets which have seven different sizes often the cost difference comes from the price of building more. Started this as i cant find a thread dedicated to focus bikes. This incarnation of the cayo debuted back in 20 its gone from being called the cayo evo, and cayo 2, to now simply the cayo. One of the most successful teams in the world tour peloton ag2r demand the best performance from their bikes and with the focus cayo ag2r road frameset 2016 they get just that. We ask that you login after viewing so many bikes, to protect.
Had mine for 200 miles nowphenomenal bike, focus cayo evo 2. Ive bought focus cayo road bike at ive bought focus cayo road bike at melbourne bicycle store at melbourne bicycle centre prahran two year ago. An excellent allaround road bike, good for weekend races and fastpaced daily rides. I know i can send it back if its not right etc, but which one should i go for. The frame has low lateral flex for efficient power transfer but a high level of vertical compliance giving excellent ride quality. How come the focus carbon frame is so easy cracked, i read some other. Sep 21, 2018 the frame was apparently made in taiwan if the sticker is accurate. Have you found the focus cayo al tiagra 2017 road bike grey cheaper. Focus izalco team milram extra large carbon fiber frame. I have not studied this, but i have read about the cayo in its disc brake version being a choice for early gravel races. Focus bike for sale in uk 49 secondhand focus bikes. This premium category is lead by the izalco max, focuss most defining model and the choice of team ag2rla mondiale. Ive just purchased my first road bike, its a full carbon focus cayo 105 ltd.
Ive bought focus cayo road bike at melbourne bicycle store at melbourne bicycle. Focus bikes was founded in 1992, headed up by cyclocross world champion mike kluge. Both of those bikes offer fits and geometries on par with their corresponding top end rim brake. Ill get my new frame shipped back once the old one is delivered. All carbon frames come with a six year warranty, which is a nice to. What hasnt changed though is the nononsense frame geometry. With straighter frame angles to highlight a more conventional race geometry, this super light performance road option offers uncompromised stiffness and handling.
Cayo carbon frame 22speed shimano ultegra di2 groupset cpx carbon stem and di2 seatpost fulcrum whcex 6. The carbon frame is built up with shimano componentry and a fulcrum wheelset. Bottom bracket on the focus cayo range cyclechat cycling forum. The cayo ultegra is a breath of fresh air when it comes to value. Sep 16, 20 the frame is the most important part of a bicycle as it determines a bikes functionality and performance. The frame is an xxl and works for me quite well though it is stretched upward. Jul 21, 2009 having just signed olympic medallist nicole cooke, focus has made a great forward leap into the racing world that could gain the brand extra exposure and maybe a collection of medals in the 2012 olympics. The focus cayo al tiagra uses an aluminium frame with carbon fork and is equipped with 10 speed shimano tiagra. The german brand produced six mountain bikes in 1994, having partnered with derby cycle werke. I love this bike and the only reason im selling is because i have too many bikes. We guide you through the focus bikes on offer from the 1992. In the past, these needs were answered by the focus cayo road bike, no longer in the uk lineup. The focus is an attractive looking bike that has nice attention to detail, for example the fork is all carbon, no metal dropouts.
We try not to focus too much on bike weight around these parts because its really. The frame is the most important part of a bicycle as it determines a bikes functionality and performance. A friend of mine had a focus cayo ultegra, which was one of their entry level full. The first thing you notice after you get on the bike is how wide all the tubes of the frame are. But my bike had small cracked on right hand sides seatstay. The frame comes in five sizes 48, 50, 54, 57 and 60, compared to the eight variations on the higherend focus izalco. Using the retul bike fit system we can have your position optimised on your existing bike to minimise the risk of future injury and improve your efficiency making your cycling more enjoyable. They are not give me a warranty because its not a manufacturing defect. Focus cayo carbon road bike clicking when pedalling almost consistently when right crank is at top of stroke. This is the weapon used by the world tour riders and is designed as a cutting edge, no mucking around, road race platform and has component levels to match. Ive noticed when riding i can hear a creaking noise from the frame forks. I agree, but im not real religious when it comes to examining my frame for cracksdamage, unless its after a crash. Jun 11, 2011 looking at getting first road bike, focus cayo 105. Plenty of space for these 25c tyres, maybe even 28s would fit.
Focus was one of the first production companies to make performancefocused disc brake road racing bikes available with their cayo disc series introduced a few years back, and then again with the izalco max disc in this years current lineup. We are on a mission to get london fitted up and riding out on some of the hottest bikes on the planet. Get the best deals on focus bike frames and upgrade your home workout gear with the largest online selection at. Frame cayo p2t carbon disc fork cayo p2t carbon t4 brakes shimano ultegra. Focus cayo team replica force 2016 cycle online best. The cayo frame offered on this bike is the same frame offered on the top cayo model and in a medium size weighs in at an average of 860g across all sizesand 840g on this 54cm. While the frame is slightly heavier than the izalco, the 2012 cayo evo frameset is very different from previous years and now includes many of the design features seen on the izalco. Focus bikes are built to deliver the ultimate riding experience to all cyclists.
The cayo ag2r road frameset 2016 comes with custom pipe diameters for each frame size. Third, im in the market for a good pair of lightweight dailyuse wheels. A friend of mine rode a fuji carbon fiber road bike for 2 years or so, then went with a focus cayo evo 2. Focus izalco ergoride frame crack, cosmetic or structural. Focus cayo team replica force 2016 cycle online best price. Cayo carbon frame 22speed shimano duraace shifting group fizi. Jul 05, 2014 the focus lineup begins at the top with the izalco. Unfortunately it appears that the crankset that comes with it fsa gossamer pro utilises. It is a pretty distinctive german road bike, black and redwhite stripe exposedcarbon large frame, 105 groupset, front and rear white cateye lights, a black cateye wirelss strada computer and toppeak underseat wedge bag. Bottom bracket on the focus cayo range cyclechat cycling. When you buy the focus cayo disc ultegra 54cm black carbon road bike, you will earn of rewards points to spend on your next purchase from us, anything online and instore. I have left it in and i will be collecting the bike tomorrow.
Jun, 2016 focus was one of the first production companies to make performancefocused disc brake road racing bikes available with their cayo disc series introduced a few years back, and then again with the izalco max disc in this years current lineup. The main reasons are that i want hydraulic discs and carbon for comfort. Looking at getting first road bike, focus cayo 105. With redshield, you will most likely be taken care of.
Ukc forums irritating clicking sound advice please. This year, after riding some bumpy paved trails after work rides in city, im worried about frame failure, hence the move to a less rusty metal frame. That was treks goal in creating their bestofthebest madone 6. I have put around 250 miles on it and it has a creaking sound coming from the headset area. With a frame weight reducing from an average 950 grams to 850 grams and improvements in both torsional rigidity and comfort, the cayo is a real superbike. It can help to see the very fine cracks on damaged frames.
I bought myself a focus cayo bike last year as my first carbon bike from a well known online retailer in the uk. Trek superfly 100 carbon cracked frame or am i just paranoid. That places the cayo frame as class leader in weight terms. Following on from the hugely successful cayo evo, focus launched its allnew cayo in 2015 to great acclaim. For paintwork of focus carbon frames the 2year warranty applies. New midlevel carbon racer, available with rim or disc brakes. These bikes feature big lateral stiffness for awesome power transfer, clearance for larger tires, and a very smooth ride. Manufacturers often use a variety of frames within a model range but the focus cayo 4. Focus paralane is a mixedsurface racer hiding as an.1449 348 582 557 908 586 496 298 344 1329 366 1417 1050 571 1552 998 1438 142 782 92 141 1407 956 663 377 476 242 312 1198 1112