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Focus Cayo 105

ClockworkaliClockworkali Posts: 113
edited February 2010 in Your road bikes
Here is my Focus Cayo 105 with a few upgrades. Just needs a chain, the rear mech setting up and the steerer tube shortening.


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  • stubeestubee Posts: 25
    Cool ride! Loving the black cranks.
    Play for more than you can afford to lose.......then you will learn the game. (winston churchill)
  • Thanks, See your from Newmarket. I live in Kedington near Haverhill.
  • Wow! i've never seen proper photos of the 09 cayo, it looks really good in the....carbon
    The only reason i was put off one was simply because it was last years model, which was a bit silly of me.
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  • galatzogalatzo Posts: 1,295
    How much is remaining from the original spec ?
    Just looked at Wiggle and it seems you only have frame, forks, post, brakes, sti's and headset.
    Good work - you can't have had it that long being an 09 and the pimping is out of control !
    I got a Cayo Campa at the end of August and all that remains is frame, forks, post, headset and groupset. Just gotta get myself a Thomson post to match the stem and then I can post a picture and start looking for a new bike !
    25th August 2013 12hrs 37mins 52.3 seconds 238km 5500mtrs FYRM Never again.
  • stubeestubee Posts: 25
    Cool! we sometimes cycle out near you on a sunday morning for a quick 60 miles. Join us anytime you like. Just me and the father out law at the mo. (sometimes a couple of friends too)
    All very chilled and no plans/specific training just milage.

    Be in touch by PM if you like.

    Stu
    Play for more than you can afford to lose.......then you will learn the game. (winston churchill)
  • Hi Stubee

    Will pm you when the weather gets a bit better. I am a bit of a fair weather road rider but use the mtb all year round. I have just got back from a 30mile ride in the cold and dark but feel better for it.
  • Hi Galatzo

    Only got the cayo two weeks ago. I first planned to build up a Planet X carbon frame using parts of my old bike and some new ultegra sl parts i had. Anyway i returned the Planet X frame because the quality and finish of the one i got wasnt up to much. I have changed the wheels, bars, stem, f and r mech, chainset, cassette and saddle. This may be a bit over the top but i had the bits ready for a frame plus i will sell all the spare part so i shouldnt be to out of pocket.

    I will post some more picks once its complete.
  • nice bike, a team mate has got it in the Milram colours with SRAM Rival and they look quality in the flesh.

    Have you upgraded to Ultegra or planning on upgrading from Ultegra?
  • I have upgraded the front and rear mech from 105 to Ultegra SL as i had them already. I changed the FSA 50 34 chanset to an Ultegra SL 53 39 as i wanted a larger chain ring. Not sure if i will bother changing the 105 shifters or brakes as i dont think i will see the benefits.
  • DomProDomPro Posts: 321
    Have you notice any difference between the 105 and Ultegra RD ?
    Shazam !!
  • I changed the RD before i used the bike as i wanted a short cage so i cant compare function wise. Its a little lighter and a looks great in the grey finish. I have also changed the FD from 105 to Ultegra Sl which was a waste of time as i cant see much difference apart from the colour and a few screws.
  • It is also abit lighter mate and a it crisper if you have it set up perfectly
    G.H.Allum
  • carl_pcarl_p Posts: 989
    Yes a nice bike indeed. Actually I wouldn't cut down the steerer, looks fine how it is and allows for a bit of room for adjustment if you ever need it.

    Have read the Focus can be a bit harsh. How are you finding it comfort wise?
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    Turn the corner, rub my eyes and hope the world will last...
  • I love my Focus i have the lesser talked about Culebro and for a alluminium framed bike it is a dream to ride and a nipper arond corners
    It is lighter than my Tarmac Elite and tht is saying something!!

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    Click on them to get bigger pictures of them My Culebro is the fav but nto the dearest lol !!
    G.H.Allum
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