Europe’s leading cyclo-cross and apparel brands to support the American ’cross scene with a dedicated, professional effort

(Carlsbad, CA, July 16, 2010) –In a joint effort to support cyclo-cross racing here in the United States, FOCUS Bicycles USA and Rapha will be funding a professional ’cross squad for the 2010/2011 season. Dubbed the Rapha-Focus team, the outfit will consist of ’cross upstart Chris Jones of Auburn, California, and U23 standout Zach McDonald of Seattle, Washington. The team will be outfitted with custom Rapha apparel and Focus CX1 frames with SRAM Red, TRP brakes, Fi’zi:k saddles and Easton wheels and components. FOCUS will also provide a support van and race mechanic for the riders.
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