Focus Izalco Race AL 105 review

Focus Izalco Race AL 105 review

Focus uses the Izalco name for both aluminium and carbon fibre road bike models. There are two aluminium bikes, one with Shimano Sora for £799 and this one with mainly Shimano 105 components for £999. Bike of the Year 2018 Best bike: our buyer's guide to which bicycle type you should buy in 2018 The Focus Izalco Race AL 105 is one of our Bike of the Year bikes for 2018. To read reviews of the other contenders and the categories tested across road, mountain and women's bikes, visit our Bike of the Year hub . The three carbon models range from £1,099 with Sora to £1,699 with Ultegra. As for the name, the only Izalco reference I could find — courtesy of Wikipedia — is a volcano in western El Salvador, so we presume Focus was aiming for an explosive performance from its Izalco, or something like that. But ...

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