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This is a mid-travel trail bike that has received a pretty large makeover in recent years. Cube has gone above and beyond the call of duty, turning the Sting into a bike that really does pack a punch on the harshest of trails without being over the top in terms of relative price.

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Bike Name Reseller Price
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
$3,299 $1,583
You save 52%
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
$1,799 $1,627
You save 10%
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
$1,799 $1,627
You save 10%
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
$2,450 $1,720
You save 30%
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
Cube Sting WLS 120 Pro Full 2017
$2,450 $1,720
You save 30%
Cube Sting 120 2018
Cube Sting 120 2018
$1,858
You save 30%
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
$2,399 $2,159
You save 10%
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
$2,399 $2,159
You save 10%
Cube Sting WS 120 Pro 2018
Cube Sting WS 120 Pro 2018
$2,318
You save 10%
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
$2,437
You save 24%
Cube Sting 120 Pro 2018 13.5
Cube Sting 120 Pro 2018 13.5
$2,522
You save 24%
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
$2,522
You save 24%
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
Cube Sting WS 120 PRO 2018
$2,522
You save 24%
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
$2,999 $2,699
You save 10%
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
$2,999 $2,699
You save 10%
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
$2,898
You save 10%
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
$3,046
You save 24%
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
$3,053
You save 24%
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
Cube Sting WS 140 HPC Race 2018
$3,053
You save 24%
Cube Sting 140 HPC Race 2018
Cube Sting 140 HPC Race 2018
$3,053
You save 24%
Cube Sting 140 HPC SL 2018 13.5
Cube Sting 140 HPC SL 2018 13.5
$4,779
You save 24%
Cube Sting 140 SL 500 2018
Cube Sting 140 SL 500 2018
$4,869
You save 24%
Cube Sting 120 HPC SL 500 2018
Cube Sting 120 HPC SL 500 2018
$5,217
You save 24%
Cube Sting 120 HPC SL 500 2018 Electric
Cube Sting 120 HPC SL 500 2018 Electric
$5,443
You save 24%

Cube Sting Review

When we received the Cube Sting for review, we noticed a few things about its design that made us happy. For one, there was 120mm of travel, which made it perfect for harsh terrain without having to worry about clogs, knocks and more. Versatility is obviously a huge factor of design in the Sting as is obvious from the way the design of the bike frame has changed.

There is a tapered head tube (without a similar fork), and a very simple, stiff and efficient frame that does its job and does it well. The suspension of the Sting is also very effective indeed, with Matched Manitou shocks and air springs.

No fault can be found with the handling of the bike or in the ride itself either. However, we did feel like the agility that was so powerfully advertised didn’t really present itself during our review. There were no complaints during the test ride, but there was nothing for us to write home about either.

In fact, while we found the bike amazing in its own right, if there was another word that could be used to sum up the disadvantages of the machine, it would be “boring”.

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+Pros:

  • Greatly updated design
  • Versatile machine overall
  • Simple and stiff
  • High travel distance
  • Great for beginners

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-Cons:

  • Ride was a little boring overall

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The Verdict

A sturdy, dependable trail bike that promises low risk of failure and pairs it with the perfect ride for a beginner – one that isn’t too exciting or scary.

While we really did enjoy the Cube Sting and how it handled, we felt that the issues such as it being an all-round boring ride were a little too serious to forgive. However, we really do recommend this highly to all beginners because of its reliability and versatility!

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