Focus Bikes is a bicycle manufacturer that has its administration in Stuttgart, Germany and production facilities based in Cloppenburg, Germany and builds sport bicycles such as e-bikes, racing bicycles and mountain bicycles.
In 1993 the company partnered with the manufacturer Derby Cycle Werke to produce bicycles.
In 1994 the first production line brought out 6 varieties of mountain bike.
In 2003 the company began to produce racing bicycles.
In 2006 the company produced its first carbon fiber frames.
Sponsorships & achievementsEdit
In 1993 Mike Kluge became German National Champion and runner-up World Champion riding a FOCUS bike.
In 1998 Jörg Arenz became the German cyclocross champion on a FOCUS bike.
In 2008 four athletes sponsored by Focus won titles at the German Cyclocross Championships for juniors, women, 23-and-under, and elite.
In 2010 the company sponsors racing teams such as Team Van Vliet, Team Jelly Belly and Team NetApp. They also sponsor mountain bike teams Team M.I.G. (Made in Germany) and an Italian amateur team Focus Italia. The company is also an official partner of the 2010 Tour de Suisse.
- Focus Bikes History Archived 2010-05-10 at the Wayback Machine
- "Derby Cycle; Brands". Derby Cycle. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- Focus bikes in 2010 on CyclingNews.com
- FOCUS Bikes Becomes Official Supplier of the Tour of Switzerland Archived 2012-02-24 at the Wayback Machine
- Acqua & Sapone to race on Focus bikes in 2012
- Magazine, Cyclocross (2016-01-14). "Nats Bike: Jeremy Powers' 2016 National Championship-Defending Focus Mares CX - Page 11 of 15". Cyclocross Magazine - Cyclocross News, Races, Bikes, Photos, Videos. Retrieved 2018-12-28.
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