Opinions on 2019 Cube Attention 29'er Hard Tail ?

Drago

Flouncing Nobber
Location
Poshshire
It can vary quite markedly from one spec to the next, so you might want to refine e the question a little.
 

Spiderweb

Not So Special One
Location
North Yorkshire
Apart from the very basic coil suspension fork it is a reasonably well spec’d bike. Ride it, see how you get on, you may eventually want to upgrade to an air fork.
 

Gunk

Veteran
Location
Oxford
It’s not a bad spec, I would just ride it for a while and see how you get on. The brakes and shifters are basic but OK and easy to upgrade, the front forks will have their limitations, but it depends how hard you are going to extend the bike. If you are just doing some light trails etc, it’s fine.
 
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Nytsom

Nytsom

Well-Known Member
Location
Wiltshire UK
Basically a road rider, but did some XC racing many years ago. I have a 26,er and a 27.5,er that's just sold.! bought this 29,er for some trail and XC leisure riding; I agree the forks are not the best (but adequate) considering what I'll use it for; I disagree about the spec otherwise, Deore Shifters 10, speed XT-Rear Mech and Mid Range Shimano Hydraulic Brakes. I'm pleased with that. May change the forks if necessary later in it's life. Basically bought it for a dual purpose - My little Granddaughter loves riding with me, but hates being in the child seat at the rear, so, I'm getting an Up-Front Shot-Gun seat for her to ride with me.
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Nytsom

Nytsom

Well-Known Member
Location
Wiltshire UK
Weird how specs seem to get worse as the years go on. My 2015 model has an air fork. I don’t use it much as I prefer the roads but it is good fun. View attachment 496311
Your correct about the spec diminishing year on year; noticed the 2014, giant I had was far better spec'd than the newer model. Cost cutting probably. Like you I'm also a road cyclist, MTB is just for fun.
 

Mo1959

Legendary Member
Your correct about the spec diminishing year on year; noticed the 2014, giant I had was far better spec'd than the newer model. Cost cutting probably. Like you I'm also a road cyclist, MTB is just for fun.
You'll enjoy it I'm sure. I'm perfectly happy with mine.
 
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