AMS 100 C:68

SLT 29

The best riders demand the best performance from their bikes. We created the CUBE AMS 100 C:68 SLT 29 with this in mind, blending our brand new cross-country race chassis with hand-picked components from Fox and Sram to create the ultimate trail-devouring machine. If there's a faster, lighter, more efficient and more reliable cross-country race bike, we'd like to see it.

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AMS 100 C:68 SLT 29

Frame

If it looks right, it often is right. Of course, there's a lot more to designing the ultimate cross-country race chassis than that, but it's a truth that holds for our designers. That's why, for example, the seatstays blend seamlessly into the shock mount on this frame. It's also the reason you won't see any exposed bolts or bearings, and why we routed cables internally (including provision for Di2). As for the stuff you can't see, it's the high tech Advanced Twin Mold C:68 carbon you'd expect, crafted into a structure that sets new standards for low weight and high stiffness. Boost148? Check. Tapered head tube? Present and correct. We've sweated the details, so you can concentrate on the ride.


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Components

Cross-country afficionados know that good traction is the key to maintaining speed and control. We started with light, comfortable and tenaciously grippy Rocket Ron and Thunder Burt tyres, then put Fox's range-topping Float DPS Factory Remote shock and 32 Float Factory SC Remote fork between wheels and frame. It's a combination that means you'll always be in control, even as you're reeling in the competition. A Newmen Advanced/Evolution SL carbon cockpit shaves vital grammes, and we finished with Sram's built-for-racing XX1 transmission and Level Ultimate brakes. It's an uncompromising setup that means you'll be able to make the most of every turn of the pedals... towards the podium.

  • frame C:68 Monocoque Advanced Twin Mold Technology, ARG, ERC, FSP 4-Link, Boost148, AXH
  • color zeroblack
  • size 16", 18", 20", 22"
  • fork Fox 32 Float SC FIT4 Factory, 2-Position Remote Lever, Tapered, 15mm Boost, Kashima Coated, 100mm
  • shock Fox Float DPS Factory Remote, 165x38mm, 2-Position Remote Lever, Kashima Coated
  • shock hardware Front: 30x8mm, Rear: 30x8mm
  • headset FSA Orbit I-t, Integrated, Top 1 1/8", Bottom 1 1/2"
  • stem Newmen Evolution SL 318.2, 31.8mm
  • handlebar Newmen Advanced SL 318.0 Carbon, 740mm
  • grips CUBE SCR
  • rear derailleur Sram XX1, 11-Speed
  • shifters Sram XX1 Trigger
  • brake system Sram Level Ultimate, Hydr. Disc Brake (160/160)
  • crankset Race Face Next SL Carbon 34T, 175mm, Oversized Aluminum Axle
  • cassette Sram XG-1199, 10-42T
  • chain Sram PC-XX1
  • wheelset Newmen Advanced SL X.22 Carbon, 28/28 Spokes, 15mm / Boost X12, Tubeless Ready
  • front tire Schwalbe Rocket Ron, Kevlar, 2.1, LiteSkin
  • rear tire Schwalbe Thunder Burt, Kevlar, 2.1, LiteSkin
  • saddle CUBE SLT Zero Carbon
  • seat post Newmen Advanced SL Carbon, 31.6mm
  • seatclamp Tune Würger, 34.9mm
  • weight 8.9 kg
Geometry

Geometries

Geometry AMS 100 C:68 SLT 29 Seat Tube Top Tube Horizontal Seat Tube Angle Head Tube Angle Chain Stays Head Tube Wheelsbase BB-Height<br> to Hub Rear Travel Reach Stack
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  • 16"
  • 18"
  • 20"
  • 22"
FAQ

Please find frequently asked questions about our CUBE Bikes here.

Who can I contact if I have a problem with my CUBE bike?

CUBE Dealer

Your first port of call should always be the CUBE shop where you bought the bike. Only the CUBE dealer with which you have the original sale contract is commited to processing complaints and warranty queries. Other CUBE dealers can process complaints handlings on a voluntary basis, but are not obliged to.

How long do I have guarantee / warranty on my CUBE bike?

WARRANTY TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Your CUBE bike is warranted to be free from manufacturing defects for 2 years with effect from the date of sale. In addition, we provide our customers with the following warranty in the event of frame breakage outside the statutory warranty period as follows:

For all frames and rigid forks from model years 2011 and older we guarantee from the date of sale from the dealer:

Aluminium 5 Years Guarantee
Titanium 5 Years Guarantee
Carbon, Alu-Carbon 2 Years Guarantee

For all frames and rigid forks from model year 2012 we guarantee from the date of sale from the dealer:

Aluminium 6 Years Guarantee
Carbon, Alu-Carbon 3 Years Guarantee

If a break occurs during this period (from date of sale), we will replace the frame with the same or similar. This warranty applies only to the frame. The cost of components necessary for the frame's function (e.g. seat post, derailleur, handlebar and stem, suspension fork …), even where a replacement frame necessitates replacement of some or all of these components, must be borne by the customer.

EXCLUSIONS:

For Fritzz, Hanzz, Two15, for all dirt bikes, and all frame exchanges add on parts are not included into this extended warranty. Here the 2 years limited warranty applies.

We reserve the right to repair defective frames or parts or to replace them with the corresponding updated model. A condition of the warranty is normal use of the bike in accordance with the manufacturer’s stipulations.

Modification work outside the statutory warranty period (2 years) is not carried out or refunded by us free of charge.

We therefore request that the customer be fully aware of this stipulation on conclusion of the sales contract in order to avoid possible misunderstandings at a later date.

EPO warranty

For all EPO 2011/2012 series Pedelecs with goSwiss rear wheel hub drive we grant a 2 year warranty for display, engine and battery. Warranty for the battery is limited to 1000 charge cycles with a remaining capacity of up to 80%. For Pedelec models built after 2013 we grant a 2 year warranty beginning with the date of sale. We ask you to inform the customer about exclusions and limitations in order to avoid any future misunderstandings. For our Hybrid Pedelec model frames the general CUBE warranty and guarantee conditions apply. For the Bosch motor and its associated components Bosch's own warranty conditions apply. Details about the Bosch system, the Bosch warranty and any limitations and conditions can be found in the Bosch manual which is enclosed with the bike. Any warranty claim relating to the Bosch motor must be processed via the Bosch service scheme.

BOSCH warranty:

The warranty period lasts 24 months from the date of sale of the eBike to the end consumer, but no later than 6 months after delivery of the Bosch components to the bike manufacturer. If the end consumer's eBike is intended for commercial use ( e.g. rental company, messenger service), the warranty period lasts 12 months.

Battery Pack warranty

A minimum of 500 charging cycles or 70% (300Wh) and 60% (400Wh) respectively of the nominal capacity (based on information stored on the Battery Pack) within the warranty period.

Damage resulting from improper use. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of a Pedelec bike in a bike park or similar, overstrain through jumping or any alteration of the original Bosch system.

Special case: carbon frame and carbon forks

We offer you and your customer a CCR Service (CUBE Crash Replacement Service) = exchange service for damaged carbon frames and carbon forks. This exchange service is intended to provide an uncomplicated and cost-saving exchange service for your customer following a crash which results in damage to the frame/carbon forks.

Excluded from the guarantee and warranty are all forms of damage due to improper use or use not in accordance with manufacturer stipulations (e.g. use of a standard frame as a dirt bike, fitting double crown forks, extension of suspension travel, overstressing due to jumps etc.) and all defects due to normal wear and tear. The extended warranty does not apply to the Fritzz, Hanzz, Two15 model, all dirt bikes and carbon frames and all fitted components necessitated by a frame swap.

Is it possible to transfer guarantee to a second buyer?

The guarantee becomes null and void when the original buyer sells the bike.

What are parts subject to wear and tear and how long are they covered by guarantee?

The following is a non-exhaustive list of parts subject to wear and tear:

  • Rims (where rim brakes are fitted)
  • Tyres
  • Chains
  • Chainrings
  • Sprockets
  • Hub bearings
  • Sealed bearings
  • Headsets
  • Bearing sets on full-suspension frames
  • Wires and cables
  • Disc brake rotors
  • Brake pads
  • Handlebar grips
  • Saddles
  • Bushings, seals and bearings used in suspension components (fork, rear shock) and dropper seat posts
  • (Non-)rechargeable batteries used in electronic systems

Parts subject to wear and tear must be serviced and maintained regularly in order to ensure they work smoothly. Components subject to high loads and stresses, such as chains and bearing sets, must be replaced regularly.

Please note that parts subject to wear and tear are not covered by the standard guarantee and/or warranty.

Price

For a definitive statement on the price of the bike with the desired equipment, drop in at one of the CUBE dealers: there you will receive comprehensive advice.

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Highlight features

Race Face Next Sl Carbon 34T, 175mm, oversized aluminium axle

Race Face Next SL - one of the lightest carbon cranksets on the market. It combines the proven Race Face virtues of hollow crank arms with the new “Cinch” interface.

Newmen Advanced Sl X.22, 28/28 spoke, 15mm / Boost X12, tubeless ready

In order to improve acceleration, the Newmen Advanced SL X.22 wheelset reduces weight and mass within the rim by removing material in places that are not under load.

Newmen Advanced Sl, 31.6mm

The Newmen Advanced SL seatpost delivers comfort with controlled flex. The ingenious clamp also makes it easy to mount and precisely adjust your saddle.

Newmen Advanced SL Carbon Handlebar

The best materials combined with perfect handlebar geometry. The Textreme carbon fibre of the Newmen Advanced SL Carbon Bar offers extraordinary comfort with energy-saving hand positions.

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