The Focus Paralane2 9.8 takes things up a notch on the racing componentry offering a Shimano Ultegra Di2 drivetrain and braking system. With the full carbon frame and forks the Paralane2 ebike range combines the advantages and technology of a performance racing bike with the technology and extra oomph of e-bikes. It is powered by the Fazua Evation mid-drive electric drive system which will give you the extra support just when you need it and Focus' pioneering road boost standards offer you optimum gear shifting and less wear and tear. Available in four sizes and two frame colours, anthracite and olive/orange.
The Focus Paralane2 road ebikes have been developed for those who love road riding and want the flexibility to do short fun rides ikethe Brisbane river loop to longer distance tours and rougher back roads. It is a superb road bike in its own right with a full carbon frame to keep your ebike lightweight and agile and to adsorb road shock on the rougher roads.
The bike itself is equipped with top-end running gear for optimum performance and also benefits from Focus' innovative R.A.T thru-axle system that adds stability, better shifting performance and durability. With the ability to put tyres on up to 35mm wide the Paralane2 becomes a versatile bike in terms of the terrain it can handle.
The Paralane2 9.8 ebike comes equipped with the impressive electronic Shimano Ultegra Di2 drivetrain. This is a slick, hard wearing shift system favoured by those who want close to top-of-the-range shifting performance. Focus have paired this with the Shimano Ultegra hydraulic disc brakes which offer excellent braking performance in both wet and dry.
Focus Paralance2 ebikes are powered by the compact and light Fazua Evation drive system. This is a mid-drive system that offers up to 60Nm torque and Focus have developed their carbon frames to completely integrate the battery, while allowing it to be easily removed if required. Power control is provided via a bluetooth-ready Fazua remote that is mounted near your grips and offers three level of power - breeze, river and rocket, plus the option to ride with power off.
The battery is 250Wh and there is much debate about how much range this provides! The philosophy behind the Paralane2 development is to provide support at the right moment and the bike itself has been developed so it is lightweight and easy to ride without power. This means that the range you will get from your battery is totally dependent on the terrain and riding conditions and the amount of support that you need. Various reviews and tests have clocked the battery range from 70km for a very hilly, windy ride to up to 1,000km for easy, flat long distance riding.
|System||Fazua evation mid-drive|
FAZUA evation, 60 Nm, 250 W
Type: Fazua 36V, 7Ah (250Wh)
Position: Internal (removable)
|Range||See above. 70km +|
FAZUA evation 1.0 remote
Carbon SL E-Road, disc, road boost 148x12 mm through axle, RAT Evo technology, flat mount 140 mm, internal brake & gear cable routing
|Sizes||S (51cm), M (54cm), L (57cm), XL (60cm)
See Geometry below
Carbon, disc, road boost 110x12 mm RAT through axle, RAT Evo Technology, flat mount 140 mm, internal brake cable routing
FSA Aluminium Arm, 50-36T
BBB Basic, Aluminium, drop: 125 mm, reach: 70mm
BBB Basic, aluminium, 31.8mm, +/- 7 degree
Shimano Ultegra R8000, 11-34T
Shimano Ultegra R8070, Di2
Shimano Ultegra R8050, Di2
DT Swiss RR521 SPLINE DB, 32mm height w/ DT Swiss 370 boost hub
Front: 52/36, rear: 11-34
Continental GP4000S II, 700 x 28C, Folding
Shimano Ultegra R8020 hydraulic disc, 160 / 160 mm
BBB CPX Plus, Carbon, 27,2mm, 350mm, set-back: 20mm
* See the Focus website here for full specifications
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