reaction hybrid hpa

SL 500

The combined power of rider and Bosch Performance CX drive make long climbs appear flatter, long rides seem shorter, and no goal beyond reach. It's all about maximising fun on the trail. That's why the Reaction Hybrid SL has been given an enirely new, next-generation frame - improved in many areas, and kitted out with the best components. It all adds up to an exceptional e-MTB. Our Size Split means that the right wheel (27.5in or 29er) and frame size combo is available no matter what your height.

  • frame Aluminium Superlite, ARG, Double Butted, Disc Only, Tapered Headtube, X12, Internal Cable Routing
  • color black´n´flashyellow
  • Art. No 766300

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Frame

The evolution continues. A completely new design gives even greater rigidity and stability than before without adding weight, thanks to the triple butted and hydroformed HPA frame. The X-12 axle at the rear - complete with adaptable hanger - ensures the most efficient forward propulsion, while our Agile Ride Geometry (ARG) gives the Reaction Hybrid SL its lively character. It's particularly noticeable in the steering department, which is easier than you'd expect from an e-bike and contributes to the fun factor. Internal cable routing protects gear cables from damage and ensures long-lasting smooth shifting. Multifunctional dropouts anchor the brake caliper and provide a home for a CUBE bike stand if required.

Components

Performance and reliability meet in the Shimano XT transmission - with ShadowPlus rear derailleur - and hydraulic disc brakes. There simply is no better solution for e-bikes than the 1x11 drivetrain. Bosch's most powerful drive unit gives you a strong shove up the steepest of climbs or on the longest of rides - the CX motor has up to 75Nm of torque on tap. A standard 500Wh battery means this is an e-bike that can just keep on going. On rough trails Manitou's Minute fork - with 100mm of air-sprung travel - keeps the rider comfortable and control, with the option of a lockout for climbs. Light and rigid Answer Atac MA wheels shod with grippy Schwalbe Rocket Ron and Racing Ralph 2.25in Kevlar tyres, coupled with an exclusive cockpit setup, complete this high performance package.

Geometry

  • CUBE geometry info
  • Info
  • 14"
  • 15"
  • 16"
  • 17"
  • 18"
  • 19"
  • 20"
  • 21"
  • 23"
  • frame Aluminium Superlite, ARG, Double Butted, Disc Only, Tapered Headtube, X12, Internal Cable Routing
  • color black´n´flashyellow
  • size 27.5": 16" 18" / 29": 17" 19" 21" 23"
  • fork Manitou Minute TS Air, QR15 HexLock, Tapered, 100mm
  • 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 Race Grip, 1-Clamp
  • rear derailleur Shimano XT, RD-M8000-DGS, ShadowPlus, 11-Speed, Direct Mount
  • shifters Shimano XT SL-M8000-I, Direct Attach
  • brake system Shimano XT BR-M8000, Hydr. Disc Brake (180/180)
  • crankset FSA CK-745, 15T
  • cassette Shimano CS-M8000, 11-42
  • chain KMC X11e
  • wheelset Answer Atac MA, 28/28 Spokes, 21C Tubeless-Ready Rim, 15QR/X12
  • front tire Schwalbe Rocket Ron, Kevlar 2.25, LiteSkin
  • rear tire Schwalbe Racing Ralph, Kevlar 2.25, LiteSkin
  • saddle Selle Italia SC1
  • seat post CUBE Performance Post, 30.9mm
  • seatclamp CUBE Varioclose, 34.9mm
  • engine Bosch Drive Unit Performance CX (75Nm) Cruise (250 Watt)
  • battery Bosch Power Pack 500
  • display Bosch Intuvia
  • weight 19.1 kg

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