For the 2021 season, Bavarian bicycle brand CUBE have released a new kids bike, the Stereo 240 Pro and are speccing several of their Stereo 150 and 170 enduro bikes with the latest FOX suspension. Which bike gets the coveted FOX 38? Check out the article for all the specs, prices and pictures.

CUBE Stereo 240 Pro

CUBE Stereo 240 Pro | 120/120 mm | 12.1 kg (manufacturer’s specs) | € 1,999

Attention, young shredders: here comes CUBE’s new kids mountain bike, the Stereo 240 Pro! With the 120 mm travel Manitou Machete fork specially developed for the small 24″ wheels, no trail will be safe from young shredders ever again. The CUBE Stereo 240 Pro is available for € 1,999 and is suitable for riders between 125 and 140 cm. In addition to a SRAM GX 11-speed drivetrain, CUBE have specced the bike with MAGURA MT Thirty brakes, weighing in at 12.1 kg.

The suspension is supplied by Manitou, with the Machete fork …
… and the Radium Expert RL shock offering 120 mm travel front and rear
Both the crank arms …
… and the grips of the CUBE Stereo 240 Pro have been specially designed for kids

CUBE Stereo 170 SL 29

CUBE Stereo 170 SL 29 | 170/170 mm | 15.7 kg in 18” (manufacturer’s specs) | € 3,999

The CUBE Stereo 170 SL 29 boasts the new FOX 38 FLOAT FIT GRIP2 fork, FOX FLOAT X2 factory shock, Shimano XT 12-speed drivetrain and Shimano XT four-piston brakes. With a price point of only € 3,999, you’ll probably want to rub your eyes and look again. Where’s the catch? However, the 2020 model, about which we’ve already written an in-depth review, couldn’t entirely convince us. The tires weren’t up to the task, but the new Schwalbe Magic Mary and Big Betty tires with the Supertrail casing should address this problem for the 2021 season!

Race Face components at the cockpit …
… and on the bottom bracket
The suspension is supplied by FOX. The new FOX 38 GRIP2 fork …
… and the FOX X2 shock promise top performance even on the most demanding enduro tracks

CUBE Stereo 150 C:68 TM 29 and SL 29

CUBE Stereo 150 C:68 TM 29 | 160/160 mm | 13.8 kg in 18” (manufacturer’s specs) | € 4,699
CUBE Stereo 150 C:68 SLT 29 | 160/160 mm | 12.8 kg in 18” (manufacturer’s specs) | € 6,499

Compared to the previous year, CUBE’s enduro racing machine comes in two high-end versions with FOX suspension. You get a FOX 36 FLOAT Factory FIT GRIP2 fork up front and a FOX FLOAT DPX2 or X2 Factory shock on the rear. The flagship SL 29 features SRAM’s wireless X01 Eagle AXS groupset, NEWMEN carbon wheels and Shimano XTR brakes. The CUBE Stereo 150 C:68 TM 29, about which we’ve already written an in-depth review two years ago, doesn’t have to hide either, equipped with a Shimano XT 12-speed drivetrain, NEWMEN aluminium wheels and MAGURA MT7 brakes. According to the manufacturer, the difference between the two bikes is 1,000 g (12.8 vs. 13.8 kg) and € 1,800 (€ 4,699 vs. € 6,499).

Carbon and Kashima as far as the eye can see
The FOX 36 GRIP2 fork on the SL 29 …
… is paired with a FOX DPX2 shock
The carbon Praxis Girder crankset on the TM 29 …
… is married to Shimano’s XT 12-speed drivetrain
New freehub! The latest NEWMEN FADE hubs are equipped with a pawl freehub.

Are you interested in one or even more CUBE bikes? The first models are or are currently being delivered. However, the availability varies from dealer to dealer and must be discussed directly with the dealer on site.

For more info on the new bikes visit the CUBE website.

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