Ultimate Guide to Cube Kids Bikes
Welcome to the Ultimate Guide to Cube kids bikes brought to you by Bike Club. We understand the joy and excitement that a brand-new bike brings to children. That's why we're thrilled to introduce our latest addition to our subscription lineup – Cube children's bikes.
As we offer Cube Bikes for the first time, we're here to provide you with a look at why Cube is a fantastic choice for your child's cycling adventure.
Introduction to Cube Children's Bikes
Cube is a name synonymous with quality, innovation, and precision in the world of cycling.
Cube Bikes was founded in 1993 by Marcus Pürner in Waldershof, Germany. The company started by importing bikes to sell in the local area but soon began designing and building their own bikes. Cube Bikes is now one of the largest bicycle manufacturers in Germany, and their bikes are sold all over the world.
They have earned a reputation as a premium bike manufacturer due to their meticulous attention to detail and cutting-edge technology.
The Importance of Choosing the Right Children's Bike
Selecting the right bike for your child isn't just about finding one that fits their height. It's a decision that can profoundly impact their love for cycling, safety, and overall development.
The best way to get a bike that fits properly is to use inside leg measurements. You can then input this into our interactive bike finder to get recommendations.
Cube Cubie Series
The Cube Cubie series is a range of kids bikes that are designed to be lightweight, durable, and fun to ride. They are a great choice for kids who are just starting out on their cycling journey.
Cube Cubie 120 Walk
The Cube Cubie 120 Walk is a balance bike for kids 1 - 4 years old. It has a great design and comes with 12 inch wheels.
It has a light aluminium frame making it easy for small arms to handle. It also features a low step-through frame that makes it easy for kids to get on and off. It’s also sturdy enough to withstand the rough and tumble of play. See our balance bike guide for all our recommendations.
Cube Cubie 160
The Cube Cubie 160 is a pedal bike for kids aged 4-5. It has a lightweight aluminium frame, 16-inch wheels, and a single-speed drivetrain. The bike also has child-sized brake levers and handlebars.
The Cube 160 is a great first pedal bike for kids who have mastered balance bikes.
Cube Cubie 180 SLX
The Cube Cubie 180 SLX is a pedal bike for kids aged 4-6. It has a lightweight aluminium frame, 18-inch wheels, and a single-speed drivetrain. It’s a proper little off-roader with powerful V-brakes.
Cube Acid Series
The Cube Acid series is a great entry-level mountain bike series for kids aged 5 and up. The bikes are durable and lightweight, with features like disc brakes and suspension forks to handle rough terrain.
Cube Acid 200 SLX
The Cube Acid 200 SLX is a great choice for young riders who are just getting into mountain biking. It’s recommended for children aged 5 – 7 years. It's the only Cube 20 inch bike in our stock.
It has a lightweight aluminium frame, a suspension fork, and hydraulic disc brakes. The bike also has a wide range of gears, so kids can easily pedal up hills and ride down them safely.
Cube Acid 240 SLX
We now move up a wheel size to the Cube 24 inch bikes.
The Cube Acid 240 SLX is a great all-around mountain bike for kids aged 7-9. It has a lightweight aluminium frame and simple rim brakes. The bike also has a wide range of gears and a comfortable riding position.
Cube Acid 240 Disc
The Cube Acid 240 Disc is a slightly different version of the Acid 240 SLX. It's more suited for mountain biking and comes with hydraulic disc brakes and a suspension fork. It is still a great all-around mountain bike for kids aged 7-10.
Cube Acid 260 Disc
The Cube Acid 260 Disc is a great choice for older kids and teens. It's a high-performance mountain bike that can handle challenging terrain. It has a lightweight aluminium frame, a suspension fork, and hydraulic disc brakes. The bike also has a wide range of gears and a comfortable riding position.
Cube Nuroad Rookie
The Cube Nuroad Rookie is a Cyclocross bike for kids aged 9 and up. It's a great choice for kids who want to explore different types of terrain, from paved roads to gravel paths. The bike has a lightweight aluminium frame, disc brakes, and a comfortable riding position.
For gravel riding, road cycling, or even cyclo-cross racing, the Nuroad Rookie has them fully equipped. With its acclaimed gravel-oriented Shimano GRX 2x10 gears, conquering tough terrain or muddy trails becomes effortless.
Featuring Schwalbe's high-traction 40mm tires and formidable disc brakes, it instils confidence both on the road and gravel paths. The full carbon fork reduces weight and enhances comfort, ensuring comfort even during extended rides.
Cube Aim Series
The Cube Aim series is a range of lightweight and durable hardtail mountain bikes.
Cube Aim XS
The Cube Aim XS is the smallest bike in the Cube Aim series, with a 14-inch frame and 27.5-inch wheels. It is a great choice for kids who are just getting into mountain biking or who are on the shorter side.
The Aim XS has a lightweight aluminium frame, disc brakes, and a suspension fork. It also has 2x8 Shimano gears for trail adventures.
Cube Aim S
The Cube Aim S is a step up from the Aim XS, with a 16-inch frame and 27.5-inch wheels. It is a good all-around mountain bike for kids aged 11-16.
Crafted to offer unparalleled versatility, the Aim boasts a responsive Suntour suspension fork with 100mm of travel. It also features wide high-traction tyres suitable for challenging terrain, and hydraulic disc brakes for potent stopping power.
Equipped with a 2x8 Shimano gear system, it delivers a broad range of gears.
The Cube Access WS XS
The Cube Access WS XS is a women's specific hardtail mountain bike. It's recommended for riders with an inside leg range of 65 – 72 cm.
An excellent selection for women and girls seeking to venture across varied landscapes. The Access WS can handle smooth asphalt, gravel trails, or rugged dirt paths.
This bicycle features an aluminium frame that is lightweight for great handling. It also has disc brakes for reliable stopping power and an ergonomically designed riding posture for enhanced comfort.
Key Features and Technologies
Cube kids bikes are designed with a variety of key features and technologies to make them safe and fun to ride. These include:
- Lightweight aluminium frames: Cube kids bikes are made with lightweight aluminium frames. They are strong and durable, yet easy for kids to handle.
- Disc brakes: Some Cube kids bikes are equipped with disc brakes. These provide powerful and reliable stopping power in all weather conditions.
- Suspension forks: Bikes like the Acid 240 Disc have suspension forks to absorb bumps and vibrations.
- Wide range of gears: Cube kids bikes have a range of gears, so kids can easily pedal up and down hills.
Lightweight Frames for Easy Handling
Cube kids bikes are made with lightweight aluminium frames. They are strong and durable, yet easy for kids to handle.
This is important because a heavier bike can be difficult for a child to control and pedal, which can cause frustration. For more, read our blog on the benefits of lightweight frames.
Cube kids bikes are designed with a variety of child-friendly features, including:
- Comfortable saddles and handlebars: Cube kids bikes have comfortable saddles and handlebars that are designed for small hands and bodies.
- Easy-to-reach brake levers: Cube kids bikes have easy-to-reach brake levers so that kids can brake quickly.
- Grippy tires: Cube kids bikes have grippy tires that provide good traction on all surfaces, even in wet or slippery conditions.
Cube kids bikes are also available in a variety of sizes to fit riders of all heights. This ensures that every child can find a bike that is comfortable and easy to ride. For more specifics on kids bikes, see our kids bike components blog.
Frequently Asked Questions About Cube Bike
What are Cube Bikes known for?
Cube Bikes are renowned for their high-quality craftsmanship and innovative design. They are particularly known for their precision engineering, attention to detail, and the use of cutting-edge technology in their bicycles.
Are Cube Bikes good for beginners?
Yes, Cube Bikes offers a range of options suitable for beginners. They have entry-level models designed for riders who are just starting their cycling journey.
These bikes are known for their reliability, durability, and ease of use, making them an excellent choice for novice cyclists.
What types of Cube Bikes are available?
Cube offers a wide range of models catering to various cycling disciplines. These include:
Mountain Bikes: Designed for off-road adventures, Cube mountain bikes are known for their robust frames and excellent suspension systems.
Road Bikes: Cube offers road bikes for both casual riders and competitive cyclists. There are options suitable for long-distance rides and racing.
Hybrid Bikes: Ideal for riders who want versatility. Cube hybrid bikes combine features of road and mountain bikes, making them great for commuting and leisure rides.
Kids' Bikes: Cube offers a selection of kids' bikes with safety features and appropriate sizing to introduce young riders to cycling.