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One bike, two identities – the THRON² 6.8 EQP employs the identical body platform as its bare counterpart, the THRON² e-tourer. It options the brand new Bosch Good System motor with 750 Wh Bosch PowerTube battery and was designed for each lengthy excursions and hectic city life.

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FOCUS Thron² 6.8 EQP | Bosch Good System/750 Wh | 130/130 mm (f/r)
28.88 kg in Measurement M | € 5,799 | Producer’s web site

With the € 5,799 THRON² 6.8 EQP, FOCUS supply a cushty e-tourer that’s significantly properly fitted to forest paths and trails. It depends on the identical body platform as its sportier bare counterpart, the THRON², and depends on a brand new 85 Nm Bosch Good System motor. This attracts its energy from a giant 750 Wh battery that may be faraway from the down tube of the aluminium body. The eBike Lock perform of the Bosch Good System permits you to deactivate motor help through smartphone, making your bike much less enticing to potential thieves when parking it outdoors your home. On lengthy excursions, the sensible USB-C cost port on the highest tube permits you to energy a smartphone or exterior GPS on-board pc. The complete tools consists of strong aluminium mudguards, a kickstand and a lighting system. The latter ensures good visibility at evening and consists of a HERRMANS H-Hint Mini tail gentle built-in within the rear mudguard and Litemove AE 130 headlight with high and low beam capabilities and bar-mounted distant management.

The excessive permissible whole weight of 150 kg and pannier rack with 16 kg load ranking let you cram your panniers filled with goodies on the weekend farmers market earlier than heading to the countryside. And when you’re at it, it is best to make the most of the trailer approval to tow a trailer with a beer case to match the yummies! Because the mudguards take up a big quantity of house, the totally geared up FOCUS THRON² 6.8 EQP depends on narrower tires than its bare counterpart, rolling on 2.25″ Schwalbe Good Sam tires entrance and rear. With their shallow profile, they nonetheless generate adequate traction on dry forest paths and hearth roads however rapidly attain their limits on moist and unfastened terrain, closely proscribing the enjoyable issue on the path. Then again, the plush 130 mm suspension consisting of a RockShox 35 RL Gold fork and SR Suntour Edge air shock ensures an excellent stage of consolation on forest paths and trails.

On hearth roads and forest paths the plush suspension ensures an excellent stage of consolation whereas the RockShox 35 RL Gold fork options all of the mounting factors for the mudguards.
The USB-C cost port is extraordinarily sensible, permitting you to cost your smartphone and exterior GPS units on lengthy excursions.
The slim and shallow-profiled 2.25” Schwalbe Good Sam tires generate adequate traction on dry terrain however rapidly attain their limits in moist situations.

FOCUS Thron² 6.8 EQP

€ 5,799


Motor Bosch Good System 85 Nm
Battery Bosch PowerTube 750 Wh
Show Bosch Kiox 300
Fork RockShox 35 Gold RL 130 mm
Rear Shock SR Suntour Edge 130 mm
Seatpost Put up Moderne c mm
Brakes SRAM DB8 180/180 mm
Drivetrain Shimano XT 12
Stem FOCUS C.I.S. 60 mm
Handlebar FOCUS 760 mm
Wheelset RODI Tryp 25 29″
Tires Schwalbe Good Sam 2.25″

Technical Knowledge

Measurement M – XL
Weight 28.88 kg
Perm. whole weight 150 kg
Max. payload (rider/tools) 121 kg
Trailer approval ja
Kickstand mount ja

The geometry of the FOCUS THRON² 6.8 EQP

Measurement S M L XL
Seat tube 390 mm 420 mm 450 mm 480 mm
Prime tube 579 mm 605 mm 640 mm 675 mm
Head tube 115 mm 120 mm 140 mm 160 mm
Head angle 66° 66° 66° 66°
Seat angle 75° 75° 75° 75°
Chainstays 455 mm 455 mm 455 mm 455 mm
BB Drop 30 mm 30 mm 30 mm 30 mm
Wheelbase 1.175 mm 1.206 mm 1.242 mm 1.281 mm
Attain 415 mm 440 mm 470 mm 500 mm
Stack 609 mm 623 mm 637 mm 655 mm

Tuning-Tipp: tires with extra aggressive profile

With the € 5,799 FOCUS THRON² 6.8 EQP, you’ll get your self a completely geared up e-tourer with a number of intelligent options, just like the Bosch Good System eBike Lock. The pannier rack and trailer approval let you exploit the excessive 150 kg permissible whole weight to the max. The FOCUS affords a harmonious general package deal for tourers and commuters preferring to stay to tarmac roads and forest paths.


  • plush suspension tune affords glorious consolation
  • eBike Lock through smartphone
  • excessive permissible whole weight


  • tires attain their limits in moist situations

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The check subject

For an summary of the check fleet head to the group check: 9 totally geared up ebikes for trekking and journey in our check

All bikes in check:
Canyon Pathlite:ON 8 SUV ST (Click on for evaluation) | Centurion Numinis R2700i (Click on for evaluation) | FOCUS Thron² 6.8 EQP (Click on for evaluation) | Moustache Weekend 27 FS Twin EQ (Click on for evaluation) | Nicolai GT1 Explorer Equipment (Click on for evaluation) | Riese & Müller Load 60 (Click on for evaluation) | SCOTT AXIS (Click on for evaluation) | Simplon Stomp Pmax EQ (Click on for evaluation) | Trek Powerfly (Click on for evaluation)

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