Auction Ends: Dec 19, 2010 08:00 PM EST
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Focus Raven

Item Number
9
Estimated Value
$6,800
Sold
$4,000 to tonymiata2
Number of Bids
31  -  Bid History

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Item Description

If Edgar Allen Poe’s dour avian interlocutor was ever to be reincarnated as a mountain bike, the Focus Raven would be the logical choice. This exotic-looking, German-built carbon hardtail is a XC racer’s fantasy. It’s feather-light, accelerates like a demon, and handles like a dream. Selected by Germany’s Mountain Bike Magazine as a best-in-class off-road racing machine, and winner of the Eurobike Gold Award, the Raven is the last word in high-end, high-performance hardtails. This unique dreambikes edition sports a Rock Shox SID XX fork, custom crankbrothers cobalt wheels, cobalt 11 bar, stem and seatpost, SRAM XX for go and whoa, fizik Tundra saddle and Continental Race King tires. It’s one-of-a-kind, so when bidding closes, this rare Raven is nevermore.

• Cables and rear brake hose are routed internally, stiffening the frame, reducing friction and isolating them from dirt and mud
• Fully-integrated post mount on the chainstay for wider tire clearance — run up to 2.4” rubber
• Rock Shox SID XX fork combines lightweight, responsive suspension with a stiff 32mm chassis that won’t wimp out when the singletrack goes from sweet to savage
• SRAM XX with Exact Actuation delivers smoother, faster, and better shifting with no variation in pull effort from gear to gear. • Crankbrothers Cobalt 11 handlebar, stem and seatpost are strong, lightweight and absolutely gorgeous
• Continental Race King tires roll smoothly, but offer ample grip for spirited climbing and cornering.

 

Specs

Frame: Medium
Fork: RockShox SID XX
Wheels: Crankbrothers cobalt, custom black/orange
Handlebar: Crankbrothers cobalt 11
Stem: Crankbrother, cobalt 11, 100mm
Grips: Crankbrothers, cobalt, gold
Brakes: SRAM XX
Shifters: SRAM XX
Cranks: SRAM XX BB30
Pedals: Crankbrothers eggbeater 11
Rear Der: SRAM XX
Front Der: SRAM XX
Cassette: SRAM XX
Seatpost: Crankbrothers cobalt 11
Saddle: Fizik tundra 2
Tires: Continental Race King 2.2 Protection

Special Instructions

Shipping costs will be added to the winning bid once location of the winning bidder is determined.  Bikes have been donated and will be delivered by crankbrothers.  Performance Bicycle not responsible for errors in description, delays in shipping or warranty claims.