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My Focus Cayo 4.0

aReNaReN Posts: 39
edited August 2011 in Your road bikes
I've been using this forum for some time now and today I decided to post my humble and fairly new Focus Cayo 4.0. It is not a top spec by any standards and I'm sure I won't impress anyone with my built-on-a-student-budget steed but I sure am proud to ride it every time.

Future upgrades, as soon as I have the funds, include a set of lighter wheels & tyres (probably some sort of Ksyriums, depending on budget),a 53-39t crankset (thinking of FSA SL-K series/Sram Red) and probably will change to a Fizik Aliante saddle.

Other than that, it is very nice to ride, nippy on the hills and accurate on descends, at least by my standards.


Uploaded with

Frame: Focus Cayo 4.0 size M
Forks: Focus Cayo Carbon
Bars: 3T Ergonova Pro 44cm
Stem: 3T Arx Pro 130mm +/- 6
Headset: Cane Creek
Headset Spacers: CSN Carbon
Bar Tape: Fizik Microtex

Front Brake Lever: FSA Gossamer
Front Caliper: FSA Gossamer
Rear Brake Lever: FSA Gossamer
Rear Caliper: FSA Gossamer

Shifters: Shimano 105 black
Cables: Shimano
Front Mech: Shimano 105
Rear Mech: Shimano 105

Seat: Specialized Toupe Ti rails 130mm
Seat Post: Easton EC90 Carbon
Seat Post Clamp: Concept Extreme

Cranks: FSA Gossamer
Chainring(s): FSA Gossamer compact 50-34t
Chain: Shimano 105
Cassette: Shimano 105 12-27t
Pedals: Shimano 105 SPD-SL
Bottom Bracket: FSA Gossamer BB30

Wheels: Mavic Aksium
Rims: Mavic Aksium
Spokes: Mavic Aksium
Hubs: Mavic Aksium
Tubes: Continental Race 28 Light
Tires: Continental Grand Prix 24mm

Accessories: Cateye Strada Double Wireless computer
Tacx Tao bottle cage x2

Weight: around 7.8 kg from my calculations of the claimed weight of all the parts

Thanks for looking


  • jim453jim453 Posts: 1,360
    Nice looking bike that.
  • Berk BonebonceBerk Bonebonce Posts: 1,245
    It looks well set up. The stem is noteworthy on account of its length.
  • aReNaReN Posts: 39
    Thanks Jim, it is quite a looker I must admit :)

    @Berk: The stem had to be that size as I'm 5.9 but have got quite short legs compared to the rest of the body. When riding with the stock stem (110mm) I used to get lower back pains 20-25 miles into the ride, considerably better now.
  • maxlitemaxlite Posts: 293
    Nice set up......welcome to the club ... t=12776001
    Cervelo R5
    Cinelli Saetta
    Giant XTC
    Raleigh Classic
  • aReNaReN Posts: 39
    Thanks, yours is a very interesting set up as well, how are you getting on with the wheels?
  • maxlitemaxlite Posts: 293
    They were trued once when I bought them second-hand (like new) 18 mths ago , not touched since.

    Roll for ever, but can be a bit flexy on climbing.

    I run a set of 105 hub wheels with open pro rims during the early late season, bike is away for winter.
    Cervelo R5
    Cinelli Saetta
    Giant XTC
    Raleigh Classic
  • It looks well set up. The stem is noteworthy on account of its length.
    Was thinking exact same, before I even scrolled down the page
  • thornehthorneh Posts: 7
    Hi, I was a Canterbury student too a long time ago (Christ Church) but back then I only had a ropey old MTB, not a carbon road bike! I have also joined the Cayo gang this year though, buying a Cayo 2.0 (Ultegra) and have put on Fizik logo bar tape, Ultremo ZX tyres and Ultegra pedals alongside a few other bits. Also tried it out with a Shimano RS30 wheelset once- these looked amazing on the bike but were heavy so I am back on the original DT Swiss wheels until I upgrade properly next year. Taking it to the Pyrannees next year, so hope it holds out!

    Picture below (if this link works!)[email protected]/6082286920/
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