Focus RAVEN 8.8 Review

Focus RAVEN 8.8 Review

Focus RAVEN 8.8 Review

Price: 2799 €
category: Downcountry
Frame Material: Carbon
Weight: 12,9 kg
Wheel Size: 29"
Travel Front: 120 mm
Model Year: 2023
  • storage compartment in the down tube
  • versatile concept
  • coherent overall package
  • definately shredable in the downhill
  • higher quality gears than the other bikes in this price range
  • 6 years warranty
  • fun to ride in
    easy terrain Extreme Terrain
    seating position
    upright efficient
    handling
    playful easy calm
    Framesize runs
    small big

    OVERALL BIKE CHECK

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    VALUE for MONEY CHECK

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    Summary

    Expirience with the Focus RAVEN 8.8

    Focus RAVEN 8.8 Review With 120 mm of travel at the front, the 2023 relaunched RAVEN 8.8 clearly departs from its predecessor. It wants to be more of an all-rounder than a racer. The integrated storage compartment in the downtube offers space for a spare tube and a minitool. The handling of this bike is balanced. So its pretty intuitive to control on singletrails. Anyone who has no special preferences for the seating position can´t go wrong with the Focus RAVEN 8.8. Because the saddle takes the balanced approach. With a total weight of 12,9 kg, the Downcountry-Bike of Focus is one of the heavier Downcountry-Bike that you get for under under 3000 Euro. The Downcountry-Bike of Focus has still a ace up its sleeve. When it goes down the hill, the absolutely coherent geometry always makes you want to come back for more. With 6 years warranty, nothing stands in the way of a long-term relationship.

    technical Details

    Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

    SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
    Sizing of Manufacturer
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    S
    M
    L
    XL
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    Wheelsize
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    -
    29
    29
    29
    29
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    Stack
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    -
    632
    632
    650
    669
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    Reach
    -
    -
    415
    440
    460
    485
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    Top Tube Length
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    -
    596
    621
    646
    676
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    Seat Tube Length
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    -
    400
    440
    480
    520
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    Seat Tube Angle
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    -
    74
    74
    74
    74
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    Head Tube Length
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    -
    100
    100
    120
    140
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    Head Tube Angle
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    -
    66,5
    66,5
    66,5
    66,5
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    Bottom Bracket Drop
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    -
    65
    65
    65
    65
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    Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
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    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    Chainstay Length
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    -
    435
    435
    435
    435
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    Wheelbase
    -
    -
    1124
    1149
    1177
    1209
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    Standover Height
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    -
    804
    820
    846
    871
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    • Frame RAVEN Carbon technology frame, BSA, 148x12 mm thru axle, internal cable routing, cockpit integration solution C.I.S., internal compartment Solution I.C.S., angle headset, Post Mount 160 mm
    • Frame Material Carbon
    • Fork FOX 34 Float Rhythm 29, Grip, Sweep-Adj., 110x15 mm, 44 mm rake
    • Spring Unit air
    • Remote-Lockout yes
    • Gearrange 450%
    • Drivetrain 1x12
    • Gear Lever Shimano Deore XT M8100, 12-speed
    • Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M8100, 12-speed
    • Crank Shimano FC-MT512
    • Cassette Shimano SLX M7100, 12-speed
    • Chain Shimano Deore CN-M6100, 12-speed
    • Brake Set Shimano SLX M7100
    • Brake Rotors 180/180
    • Rims RaceFace ARC27, 622-27, 32H
    • Front Hub Novatec D462, 12x148 mm
    • Rear Hub Novatec D041, 15x110 mm
    • Tires Front Maxxis Rekon, 61-622, 3C
    • Tires Rear Maxxis Rekon, 61-622, 3C
    • Saddle Selle Royal Groove
    • Seat Post Post Moderne dropper post PM-MT171, 31.6 mm
    • Stem FOCUS C.I.S. integrated, 31.8 mm, aluminium
    • Handle Bar Aluminium, 760 mm, rise: 25 mm, backsweep: 9°, 31.8 mm
    • Handle Bar Width 760

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