2017

AIM

27.5

Color variants

Fat-tyred adventures start here. The Aim is our dependable aluminium hardtail, boasting a comfortable ride position and durable transmission. It's the ideal starting point for your first adventures off-road.

  • frame material:
    Aluminium
  • size:
    14", 16", 18", 20"
  • Art. No:
    800000
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Frame

Frame: The cross-ovalised down tube is made from 6061 aluminium using our Advanced Mechanical Forming process, creating a a very strong but light backbone. Multilayer wet paint brings out the best in the simple but bold black 'n' white colour scheem. It also helps shrug off everyday knocks and scrapes, ensuring your frame will keep its good looks. Compact Agile Ride geometry gives the Aim a perfect blend of lively handling and a relaxed, comfortable ride position.


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Bike classification category: 3
Components

Features: The Suntour XCT suspension fork is a real highlight, improving ride comfort and safety with 100mm of coil spring travel. Schwalbe Smart Sam tyres combine low rolling resistance with plenty of off-road grip, while Shimano's 3x8 transmission components provide reliable gear selection. V-brakes are light and easy to use, bringing the Aim to a halt quickly and safely. CUBE cockpit components and an MTB-specific saddle combine easy control with the ergonomic design and comfort needed for longer rides.

  • frame Aluminium Lite, AMF, Internal Cable Routing, Easy Mount Kickstand Ready
  • color black´n´white
  • size 14", 16", 18", 20"
  • fork SR Suntour XCT, 100mm
  • headset CUBE No.10 Semi-Integrated
  • stem CUBE Performance Stem, 31.8mm
  • handlebar CUBE Rise Trail Bar, 660mm
  • grips CUBE Performance Grips
  • rear derailleur Shimano RD-TX800, 8-Speed
  • front derailleur Shimano FD-M313-M6, Downswing, 31.8mm
  • shifters Shimano SL-M310, Rapidfire-Plus
  • brake system Promax, V-Brake
  • crankset Shimano FC-M311, 42x32x22T, 170mm
  • cassette Shimano CS-HG200, 12-32T
  • chain KMC Z7
  • rims CUBE SX, 32H
  • front hub CUBE Aluminium
  • rear hub CUBE Aluminium
  • tires Schwalbe Smart Sam, Active, 2.1"
  • pedals CUBE PP MTB
  • saddle CUBE Active 1.1
  • seat post CUBE Performance Post, 27.2mm
  • seatclamp CUBE Varioclose, 31.8mm
  • weight 13.5 kg
Geometry

Geometries

Geometry AIM 27.5 Seat Tube Seat Tube Center-Center Top Tube Horizontal Seat Tube Angle Head Tube Angle Chain Stays Head Tube Wheelsbase BB-Height to Hub Reach Stack
  • Info
  • 14"
  • 16"
  • 18"
  • 20"

 

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