Cube Access WLS 16



With reliability and accessibility paramount at the design stage of the Access WLS, Cube has created an extremely stable trail hardtail for women.

Using Cube's Agile Ride Geometry and constructed out of lightweight aluminium, the Access WLS can climb quickly and feels assured and manoeuvrable over technical terrain. With a fantastic component package, integrated cable routing and women specific geometry, the Access WLS is a sleek and well performing hardtail.

Size 27.5: 13.5", 16" // 29: 17"

  • BT_CS_bikes: hardtail
Bike Type -
XC
Ideal Use -
Fire Roads, Cross country, Bridleway

Specification

Frame:
Aluminium Lite, AMF, Internal Cable Routing, Easy Mount Kickstand Ready
Fork:
SR Suntour XCT, 100mm
Headset:
CUBE No.10 Semi-Integrated
Stem:
Level 9, 31.8mm
Handlebars:
Level 9 Riser Bar, 660mm
Front Brake:
Promax V- Brake
Rear Brake:
Promax V- Brake
Brake Levers:
Promax
Gear Shifters:
Shimano ST-EF51, Rapidfire-Plus
Front Derailleur:
Shimano Altus FD-M313-M6, Downswing, 31.8mm
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano Tourney TX800, 8-Speed
Crankset:
Shimano Tourney FC-TX801, 42x32x22T, 170mm
Cassette:
Shimano CS-HG200, 12-32
Wheelset:
CUBE Hubs on CUBE SX, Disc rims
Front Tyres:
Schwalbe Smart Sam Active, 2.1"
Rear Tyres:
Schwalbe Smart Sam Active, 2.1"
Saddle:
CUBE WLS Active 1.1
Seatpost:
Level 9, 27.2mm

Technology:

Agile Ride Geometry
We ran innumerable tests to develop the Agile Ride Geometry in our series of big wheel bikes. We also added the 27.5in wheel size to the very well received portfolio. Three important details lead to the very agile character. Increased fork offsets let us achieve the same trail as our 26in bikes without having to steepen the head angle, thus maintaining generous toe clearance to the front wheel. Secondly we shortened the chain stays without compromising the seat angle. We invented a patented construction to mount the front derailleur to give us more tyre clearance while keeping a conventional seat angle, leading to a perfect riding position for every rider size. Last but not least we kept the BB height the same as on our 26in bikes. These measures lead to a natural riding position. Every mountain biker will feel immediately at home on a CUBE 29er or 27.5.
Woman Like Series
Our new WLS models come with different wheel sizes for different frame heights. The 14 and 16" frames have 27.5" wheels, the 17,19 and 21" frames are built as 29ers. Depending on body height, every woman gets the perfect riding character and geometry. The models of our Woman Like Series feature a compact frame geometry with shorter top tubes and longer head tubes, giving a riding position that is more upright than on the men?s models. This riding position relieves the pelvis and offers more comfort. The top tubes of the WLS mountain bikes are lowered, making the bike more comfortable and safe to mount and dismount.
Wet Paint Surface
On polished, brushed aluminium and all HPC frames, the logos and graphics are applied in multi-layer wet paint. We use this surface treatment technology mainly to save weight.
  • Productcode: Q1114246

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Built with German engineering since 1993, Cube has taken the UK market by storm in the past few years, thanks to their lightweight, technologically advanced frames across all categories. Although Cube are known best for their mountain bikes, their road bikes are competing at the front of racing at all levels.

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