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CUBE ELITE C:68 RACE 29 2017


CUBE ELITE C:68 RACE 29 2017


Product Description

FRAME  C:68 Monocoque Advanced Twin Mold Technology, ARG2, Tapered Headtube, PressFit BB, X12, Integrated Cable Routing

COLOR  carbon´n´green

SIZE  15", 17", 19", 21", 23"

FORK  Fox 32 Float Performance SC, 15QR Boost, Tapered, Remote Lockout, 100mm

HEADSET  FSA Orbit I-t, Integrated, Top 1 1/8", Bottom 1 1/2"

STEM  Syntace F109, 31.8mm

HANDLEBAR  CUBE Race Flat Bar Pro Carbon, 740mm


REAR DERAILLEUR  Shimano XTR RD-M9000-DGS, ShadowPlus, Direct Mount, 11-Speed

FRONT DERAILLEUR  Shimano XTR FD-M9020-D, Direct Mount, Side Swing

SHIFTERS  Shimano XTR SL-M9000-I Direct Attach

BRAKE SYSTEM  Shimano XTR BR-M9000, Hydr. Disc Brake (180/160)

CRANKSET  Shimano XTR FC-M9020, 36x26T

CASSETTE  Shimano CS-M9000, 11-40T

CHAIN  Shimano CN-HG900-11

WHEELSET  DT CSW MA 3.9 Straightpull Wheelset, 28/32 Spokes, 15mm / X12, Tubeless Ready, DT Swiss Pro Head® Reinforcement System, Squorx® Alloy Nipples

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 Motion Post, 27.2mm

SEATCLAMP  CUBE Varioclose, 31.8mm

WEIGHT  9.65 kg

Cross-country and marathon racers are in for a treat with the Elite C:68 Race. They've taken their high end C:68 carbon frame and paired it with Shimano's standard-setting 2x11 XTR transmission and Fox's new 32 Float Performance SC suspension fork. It's a combination that promises every racer the ultimate riding experience.


The Elite C:68 chassis represents carbon frame construction perfection. The basics include weight under 1000g, huge stiffness with superb comfort thanks to an advanced twin mould monocoque construction method, and advanced design features including a tapered head tube, PressFit bottom bracket shell, X12 HR axles and internal cable routing. Incorporating the rear disc mount in the chainstay enables us to spec slender seatstays for extra comfort, backed up by the 27.2mm diameter seat post. The frame can also features internal cable routing for a stealth dropper post, while our Agile Ride Geometry displays the manoeuvrability and precision handling you'd expect from CUBE.

The XTR 2x11 gear system is the perfect tool for transmitting the rider's power to the trail: responsive, precise and ultra-reliable. An 11-40 cassette and stiff and light double chainset (26/36) with side swing front mech combine to offer optimal gear shift performance.

Shimano XTR RD-M9000-DGS, ShadowPlus, Direct Mount, 11-Speed
Shimano XTR BR-M9000, Hydr. Disc Brake

And it's all glued to the trail with Fox's superb new 32 Float Performance SC fork.

The XTR XC brakes make use of magnesium and carbon to reduce weight, without sacrificing performance or control. Super light CSW MA 3.9 Straightpull system wheels with high grade hub technology from DT-Swiss back up the transmission's performance with superb acceleration.

Fox 32 Float Performance SC





Press Fit BB

With Press Fit bearings, the bottom bracket bearings are pressed directly into the frame and not screwed in as usual. This gives a wider bottom bracket shell and allows us to build a wider down tube and more broadly-spaced chainstays. Every millimetre of additional width gives a significant improvement in lateral stiffness.

Adaptable X12 Hanger

Cube optimized their new dropout design based on the Syntace X12 through-axle system, enlarging the area of the frame where the hanger is mounted. They can now fit the longer Direct Mount hangers. Shifting precision and stiffness is therefore improved. With the new design it's also possible to swap the whole contact area of the axle with the hanger should the system be worn out.

Additional Information

Frame Size

15″, 17″, 19″, 21″, 23″