Elite C:68

SL 29

The Teamline colours are fair warning to your competition on the start line that this bike means business. It's equipped with the best of the best: a cutting edge Elite C:68 frame, complete SRAM XX1 group and RockShox SID RL suspension fork. Better, then, to race with the Elite C:68 SL 29 than against it. Bikes don't get any ligher or faster.

  • frame C:68 Monocoque Advanced Twin Mold Technology, ARG, AXH
  • color teamline
  • Art. No 717400

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Frame

Maximum stiffness with a fantastically low frame weight, but still comfortable - that's the remarkable achievement of the new Elite C:68 frame. It's all down to its next generation carbon frame construction, with a fully revised design using the latest carbon technology and Advanced Twin Mould manufacturing. All the latest features are here: tapered head tube with inegrated carbon bearing shells, PressFit bottom bracket shell, X12 axle and internal cable routing. By positioning the rear disc brake mount on the chainstays we managed to scale down the seatstay diameter, increasing comfort without making any sacrifices to efficiency.

Components

We sweated every detail to find the lightest and fastest components. The incredibly precise SRAM XX1 transmission is extremely light already, but speccing a RaceFace Next SL chainset allowed us to turn the performance all the way up to 11. The RockShox SID has won countless World Cups, making a perfect fit for racing thanks to its class-leading steering precision and suspension performance. CSW 3.9 wheels with incredibly durable DT-Swiss hub technology are fast, light and strong. Next generation, lightweight Magura MT8 brakes, an elegant Syntace Carbon cockpit and the Kind Shock LEV dropper post round off this peerless race bike.

Geometry

  • CUBE geometry info
  • Info
  • 15"
  • 17"
  • 19"
  • 21"
  • 23"
  • frame C:68 Monocoque Advanced Twin Mold Technology, ARG, AXH
  • color teamline
  • size 15", 17", 19", 21", 23"
  • fork Rock Shox SID RL, Fast Black, PushLoc, Maxle Stealth, Tapered, 100mm
  • headset FSA Orbit I-t, Integrated, Top 1 1/8", Bottom 1 1/2"
  • stem Syntace F109, 31.8mm
  • handlebar CUBE Flat Race Bar Pro Carbon, 740mm
  • grips CUBE SCR
  • rear derailleur Sram XX1, 11-Speed
  • shifters Sram XX1 Trigger
  • brake system Magura MT8, Hydr. Disc Brake (180/160)
  • crankset Race Face Next SL Carbon, 34T, 175mm, Oversized Aluminum Axle
  • cassette Sram XG-1199, 10-42
  • chain KMC X11 L
  • wheelset DT CSW MA 3.9 Straightpull Wheelset, 28/32 Spokes, 15mm / X12, 622x20C Tubeless Ready, DT Swiss Pro Head® Reinforcement System, Squorx® Alloy Nipples
  • front tire Schwalbe Rocket Ron, Kevlar, 2.25, LiteSkin
  • rear tire Schwalbe Thunder Burt, Kevlar, 2.25, LiteSkin
  • saddle Fi`zi:k Tundra M5
  • seat post Kind Shock LEV Integra, 27.2mm, Adjustable Seatpost, Internal Routing
  • seatclamp CUBE Superlight, 31.8mm
  • weight 9.25 kg

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