It’s always cyclocross season, even when it’s not, so let’s feature a great deal on a 2012 ‘cross bike today: The 2012 Focus Mares AX 2.0, on sale now for $1485, down from its regular price of $1750. We just have a size Large remaining.
This is a superb deal. A Shimano 105 equipped bike with a good mix of mid-range components and a solid, efficient aluminium frame for less than $1500. It’s not the absolute lightest, or the most exotic, or the flashiest, but it’s more than competent and it let’s the rider do the talking without offering any excuses.