My New Ride: 2012 Focus Variado 2.0 Entry-level Road Bike

Was thinking to get a bike for months to do running and cycling in alternate days since i figure out more recover days needed for my aged knees. Chose this 2012 Focus Variado 2.0 entry level road bike instead of Indonesia made Polygon Helios 300 after suggestion from the staff “Lai” and advice from biker friends.

The brand “Focus” is based and manufactured in Cloppenburg, Germany. The company was founded in 1992 by Mike Kluge, cyclocross World Champion. Purchased it from Kevin Ng, Tat Seng Bicycle Centre at Taman Delima, Cheras and Tat Seng is the exclusive dealer for the brand.

Focus Variado 2.0 Specs

Manufacturer: Focus
Year: 2012
Series: Variado 2.0
Type: Road Bike
Frame: Focus Road Sport Alloy double butted
Fork: Focus Carbon
Wheelset: Concept SL
Tires: Continental Ultra Sport, 23-622
Handlebars: FSA Vero Comp
Shifters: Shimano 105
Brakes: Shimano 105
Brake lever: Shimano 105
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105
Rear Cogs: Shimano 105, 10-speed
Stem: FSA OS 190 (changed to MOst 4B Four Bolts Stem)
Seatpost: FSA SL-280
Crank Set: FSA Omega Compact
Saddle: Concept EX
Size: S 54mm
Weight: approx 9.2kg9.5kg


Carry it in Mazda 3 Sports Hatchback, luckily the bike fitted well with back seat folded.


All the back seats needed to be folded down,


Fitted the bike well without dissemble front wheel and cramping it. The 1.12MB Focus bikes bicycle owner manual .pdf file is available to download from links below:

Link 1: Dropbox
Link 2: focus-bikes.com

*update: OCBC Cycle Malaysia 2014

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