Cube Attain

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Release Year
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
21.16, 18.25, 20.28, 21.6, 21.82 lbs
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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Cube Attain. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

11 reasons to buy

  • The Cube Attain is an affordable road bike.
  • The bike is available with carbon or aluminum frame options.
  • The tall head tube places riders in an upright riding position that minimizes discomfort to the lower back.
  • Cube’s frame design, on the Attain, places riders in a more comfortable riding position for tackling long distances.
  • A long wheelbase provides riders with stability and control, on the Cube Attain.
  • The bike's wide bottom bracket and stiff frame provide riders with efficient power transfer.
  • Internally routed cables give the bike a neat and tidy appearance.
  • The Attain's dropped seat stays are slim and offer flex over rough patches in the road.
  • Hydraulic disc brakes provide riders with great stopping power, even in wet conditions.
  • Transparent protection is included on the chainstays and lower portion of the downtube to protect the frame of the Attain from scratches.
  • The Cube Attain is available in nine models. This gives riders a wide range of options, ensuring that they can find a build that best meets their needs and preferences.

4 reasons not to buy

  • The Cube Attain has a press-fit bottom bracket. Press-fit bottom brackets are harder to maintain and notorious for developing a creaking noise.
  • Some experts found the bike’s front end wandered through tight and technical terrain.
  • The 72.5° head tube angle is too relaxed to utilize the Attain as a race bike, as it limits its speed and slows its maneuvering ability.
  • The bike has clearance for tires up to 28mm. Some test riders desired greater clearance for wider tires.

Bottom line

The Cube Attain is an affordable endurance road bike. The geometry of the bike is relaxed, when compared to many other road bikes, with it’s 72.5° head tube angle. This limits its ability to utilize it as a race bike. With nine models available, there are many builds available to riders with carbon or aluminum frames. Some testers were disappointed by the press-fit bottom bracket and the front end's tendency to wander through tight terrain. Overall, this is a great entry-level road bike. Those looking for a race bike should look elsewhere.

Expert Reviews

77/100 based on 3 expert reviews
Cycling Weekly

Cube Attain GTC Race

Mixing clever engineering with a vast array of in-house parts, Cube has been producing some brilliant bikes and the comfort-orientated Cube Attain GTC Race is one of them.

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Cube Attain GTC SL

Overall, my groupset-mixing reservations aside, I really like the ride quality and handling of the Attain GTC SL.

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Cube Attain 2020

Overall, I like the Cube. Its frame and fork provide a very pleasant ride and steering gives plenty of confidence without taking the fun away.

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Cube Attain GTC Race Carbon Bike Review By Amateur Cyclist

I found that it suited my purposes as, I guess, a comfortable road bike.

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User Ratings

80/100 based on 1 ratings
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