Cube Axial WS Road BikeThe Cube Axial WS is a fast and agile road bike that features woman-optimised geometry for outstanding comfort and control. Ideal for road racing, intense training sessions and long-distance endurance rides, this Axial model features an aluminium frame, carbon-bladed forks and a smooth-shifting 2×8-Speed drivetrain from Shimano. Plus, it rolls upon Cube Aero race wheels and Continental Ultra Sport tyres, giving you reliable and high-grip performance in all-weather conditions.Fast, Agile and Stylish Road Race BikeThe Cube Axial WS is designed, engineered and optimised with speed and comfort in mind. It provides fast, efficient and agile performance and since it features women’s specific geometry, it’s the perfect bike for group rides, training sessions and race-day epics. Plus, it features a Shimano Claris 2×8 drivetrain, powerful rim brakes and Cube RA Aero wheels aboard an Aluminium Superlite frame and Cube CSL Carbon-bladed forks. Aluminium Superlite Frame and Cube CSL Carbon Bladed ForksWith an aluminium Superlite frame and Cube CSL Race carbon bladed forks, this Axial model is stable, strong and lightweight. It’s driven onwards with smooth shifting and dependable performance from a Shimano Claris 2×8-Speed groupset while Claris caliper rim brakes control your momentum in all weather conditions. Plus, it rolls upon Cube RA 0.8 Aero wheels wrapped in Continental Ultra Sport 3 tyres for fast rolling and confidence-inspiring grip anywhere. Designed for Efficiency, Comfort and ControlThe Axial WS is the perfect entry-level model into the world of fitness-oriented racing cycling. It features a wide range of Shimano 2×8 Claris gears that combine ease of use and high reliability with a common denominator, as well as simple, light but powerful Claris rim brakes that safely decelerate the bike. And, the grippy Continental Ultra Sport tires roll so quickly and smoothly that it is a real pleasure. Speaking of joy: Well-thought-out contact points resulting in a compact but comfortable seating position for a high level of driving comfort, no matter how long it takes. Features: Frame: Aluminium 6061 T6 Superlite, Road Comfort Geometry Fork: CUBE CSL Race, One Piece 3D Forged Steerer / Crown, Carbon Blades, 1 1/8 “- 1 1/4” Tapered Brakes: Shimano Claris BR-R2000 Caliper Rim Rear Derailleur: Shimano Claris RD-R2000-GS, 8-speed Front Derailluer: Shimano Claris FD-R2000-BM, 31.8mm Shift/Brake Levers: Shimano Claris ST-R2000 Crankset: Shimano Claris FC-R2000, 50x34T, BB-RS500, 170mm Cassette: Shimano CS-HG31, 11-34T Chain: KMC Z7 Wheelset: Cube RA 0.8 Aero, QR / QR Tyres: Continental Ultra Sport 3, 25-622 Handlebars: CUBE Compact Race Bar Stem: CUBE Performance Stem SL, 31.8mm Handlebar Tape: CUBE Grip Control Seatpost: CUBE Performance Post, 27.2mm Seatclamp: CUBE Screwlock, 31.8mm Saddle: Natural Fit Venec Lite WS Headset: VP Zt, Top Zero-Stack 1 1/8 “(OD 44mm), Bottom Integrated 1 1/4” Weight: 9.4 kg Easy AssemblyWhen you order a bike, one of our trained mechanics will carefully prepare and pack your bike for shipping. Upon delivery, the assembly is simple and all necessary tools and plastic pedals are conveniently included in the box.Depending on the delivery service and destination, bikes will either be delivered in a large or a small box. Below is a guide as to how your bike will arrive: All bikes for delivery within the UK and Republic of Ireland will be delivered in a large box, except for balance bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes. All bikes for delivery within the EU on a standard service will be delivered in a large box. If an express delivery option is chosen, your bike will be packed into a small box. Again, the exception is balance bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes. All bikes for worldwide delivery outside the EU will be delivered in small boxes.This video demonstrates assembly from a SMALL BOX.This video demonstrates assembly from a LARGE BOX.Buy Cube Bikes from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.