New ‘cross offerings from Cube for 2017

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Cube have been in touch with us to shout about their latest Cross Race range. It is based around a redesigned aluminium frame, or to be more precise a “double butted Superlite Advanced 6061 aluminium frame with tubes optimised via elaborate mechanical forming and X12 axles front and rear”, which “adds up to a frame that’s torsionally very stiff, but also surprising comfortable, thanks to slender seat stays and a precise-steering, vibration-absorbing carbon/alloy fork developed specifically for cyclocross”.
Cube Cross Race
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So there we go. It certainly has all right words in the right order. There’s also an added bones for shorter riders, as Cube are offering the Cross Race in a 50cm size. The frame comes in a number of build options, with pricing ranging from £999 up to £1799 for the range topping Cross Race SLT.
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SRAM Force 1×11 rapidly seems to becoming the de-rigour spec of choice for high-end builds. The Cross Race SLT is no exception. Alongside the groupset, the bike features a Mavic Askium wheelset and Schwalbe X-One tyres.
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If you are visiting the Cycle Show in Birmingham this week/weekend, then Cube have their biggest ever stand and will have the full range there for you to swing a leg over and check out for yourself.
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