Thieves steal Rapha-Focus frames, wheels in California
Jeremy Powers’ Rapha-Focus cyclocross team is asking for help after losing a number of frames and wheels in a break-in over the weekend.
Thieves broke into the team’s sprinter van and made off with 12 Mares frames painted in the U.S. national champion’s custom lay-up, as well as 37 Easton wheels. The theft occurred between 6:30 p.m. on Saturday August 11 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday August 12.
12 frames. All 54cm Focus Mares Carbon CX frames. All in U.S. national champion paint scheme. (No forks were taken)
15 Easton EC90 SL Rear Wheels
18 Easton EC90 SLX Front Wheels
2 pair Easton EA70 wheels
The Rapha-Focus team requests that anyone with information on the theft contact either Carlsbad Police, Focus’ Jeff Rowe or Rapha Racing’s Chris DiStefano.
Carlsbad Police Department
Officer Sheldon Berg
Focus Bicycles USA