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Stereo 120 HPA

SL

The Stereo 120 HPA SL has always been about class-leading trail performance - and it was improved again with the newly developed HPA frame and the "Size Split", available for the first time on a CUBE full susser. Whether you choose the agile 27.5 inch or smooth-rolling 29er variant, everyone will be happy with this high quality, multi-talented bike. Brand new Fox suspension components and full Shimano XT speak for themselves. This bike is equally suitable for ambitious singletrack warriors, multiday alpine epics or endurance events.

  • frame HPA Ultralight, Advanced Hydroform, Triple Butted, ETC 4-Link, AXH
  • color black´n´green
  • Art. No 753400

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Frame

The Stereo 120's brand new frame has dynamic looks thanks to the elaborately hydroformed and triple butted aluminium 7005 Ultralite tubes. It also manages to finesse a weight advantage, without sacrificing either stiffness or strength. Our much admired Agile Trail Geometry (ATG) is matched to each wheel size to provide an unrivalled blend of stable, lively handling in all situations. Effficent Trail Control (ETC), combined with the newly designed forged Trail Motion Rocker linkage, creates a perfectly balanced suspension setup and optimum spring rate, irrespective of frame size.

Components

The brand new Shimano XT groupset, with its wide-range 11 speed cassette (11-40) and double chainset optimised to the wheel size - 36x26T with the 27.5 inch and 34x24T with the 29er - is the perfect match for the Stereo 120 SL. The new XT is the gold standard for both shifting and braking. The new suspension components - consisting of the lightweight Fox 32 FIT4 air fork with tapered steerer and Float DPS rear shock, both custom tuned to suit the Stereo 120 - are also class leaders. With Open, Medium or Firm modes it's easy to set the Stereo's suspension up for any riding situation, while its lively character is perfectly matched by the light and stiff Fulcrum Red 66 system wheels and versatile Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.25 inch LiteSkin kevlar tyres.

Geometry

  • CUBE geometry info
  • Info
  • 16"
  • 17"
  • 18"
  • 19"
  • 20"
  • 21"
  • 23"
  • frame HPA Ultralight, Advanced Hydroform, Triple Butted, ETC 4-Link, AXH
  • color black´n´green
  • size 27.5: 16", 18", 20" // 29er: 17", 19", 21", 23"
  • fork Fox 32 Float FIT4, 15QR, Tapered, 120mm
  • shock Fox Float DPS, 184x44mm, Open/Medium/Firm Mode, LV Air Canister
  • shock hardware Top: 30x8mm, Bottom: 22x8mm
  • 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, 740mm
  • grips CUBE Race Grip, 1-Clamp
  • rear derailleur Shimano XT, RD-M8000-DGS, ShadowPlus, 11-Speed, Direct Mount
  • front derailleur Shimano XT, FD-M8020-D, Direct Mount, Side Swing
  • shifters Shimano XT SL-M8000-I, Direct Attach
  • brake system Shimano XT BR-M8000, Hydr. Disc Brake (180/180)
  • crankset Shimano XT, FC-M8000, 27.5": 36x26T // 29": 34x24T, 175mm (180mm for 23" frame size)
  • cassette Shimano XT CS-M8000, 11-40
  • chain Shimano CN-HG600-11
  • wheelset Fulcrum Red 66, 28/28 Spokes, 15QR/X12
  • tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic Kevlar 2.25, LiteSkin
  • saddle Selle Italia SC1
  • seat post CUBE Prolight, 31.6mm
  • seatclamp CUBE Varioclose, 34.9mm
  • weight 12.7 kg

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