2017

REACTION HYBRID HPA

SL 500

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Nothing combines ease of use and fun quite as well as an e-MTB - and few e-MTBs can match the CUBE Reaction Hybrid SL for value and performance. Blending all our engineers' accumulated experience in a beautifully crafted frame designed to get the best out of the Bosch drive unit, this is a bike that will keep you smiling, mile after mile.

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REACTION HYBRID HPA SL 500

Frame

Frame: Our e-MTBs were already widely regarded as amongst the best out there, but we're always looking for improvements. So we started from the ground up for 2017, focussing our attention on integrating the Bosch motor and battery even more seamlessly into the frame. The result is cleaner looks, even better handling and easy-to-live-with touches like the ability to charge the battery without removing it from the frame. As you'd expect, CUBE's acclaimed Agile Ride Geometry continues to set the standard for e-bike handling, with a lower centre of gravity and the perfect blend of liveliness and stability. We even routed cables inside the frame, to protect them from damage.


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Bike classification category: 3
Components

Features: No compromises here. We started with the heart and soul of the Reaction Hybrid SL: Bosch's superb CX drive, with powerful 500Wh battery as standard. With up to 75Nm of torque and an intuitive control interface, your riding possibilties have never been greater. Up front there's a Rock Shox Recon Silver fork with tapered steerer, for precise steering and smooth, predictable bump absorption. CUBE EX23 rims shod with Schwalbe Nobby Nic tyres provide rapid acceleration and all the grip you need, while powerful Shimano Deore disc brakes control your speed via 180mm rotors front and rear. Meanwhile, an XT 1x11 transmission with wide-ranging 11-46 tooch cassette means you'll always be able to find the right gear in an instant.

  • frame Aluminium Superlite, Gravity Casting, Integrated Drive Unit, ARG, Double Butted, Disc Only, Tapered Headtube, Internal Cable Routing
  • color red´n´flashorange
  • size 27.5: 16", 18" // 29: 17", 19", 21", 23"
  • fork Rock Shox Recon Silver TK Air, 100mm, PopLoc
  • headset FSA 1.5E ZS, Tapered, Top Zero-Stack 1 1/8" (OD 44mm), Bottom Zero-Stack 1 1/2" (OD 56mm)
  • stem CUBE Performance Stem Pro, 31.8mm
  • handlebar CUBE Rise Trail Bar Pro, 720mm
  • grips CUBE Performance Grip
  • rear derailleur Shimano XT RD-M8000-GS, 11-Speed
  • shifters Shimano XT SL-M8000-B-I, Direct Attach
  • brake system Shimano Deore BR-M615, Hydr. Disc Brake (180/180)
  • crankset FSA CK-745, 16T
  • cassette Shimano XT CS-M8000, 11-46T
  • chain KMC X11
  • rims CUBE EX23, 32H, Disc, Tubeless Ready
  • front hub Shimano XT HB-M8000, QR, Centerlock
  • rear hub Shimano XT FH-M8000, QR, Centerlock
  • tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic, PerfL, 2.35
  • saddle Selle Royal MTB
  • seat post CUBE Performance Post, 30.9mm
  • seatclamp CUBE Varioclose, 34.9mm
  • engine Bosch Drive Unit Performance CX (75Nm) Cruise (250Watt)
  • battery Bosch PowerPack 500
  • Bosch 4A
  • display Bosch Purion
  • weight 21.5 kg
Geometry

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Geometry REACTION HYBRID HPA SL 500 Seat Tube Seat Tube Center-Center Top Tube Horizontal Seat Tube Angle Head Tube Angle Chain Stays Head Tube Wheelsbase BB-Height<br> to Hub Reach Stack
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