I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

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I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby p1tse » Fri Sep 21, 2012 21:53 pm

I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012 carbon/white/blue, when and where best time to buy for best savings on 2012 model?

I'm 5ft8" which will be better 53cm or 56cm?

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Re: I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby simona75 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 06:56 am

I would say if you are looking to get a 2012 model then you have to buy now. Many popular makes and sizes will already be gone so if you can find this bike then I would grab it from whatever reputable retailer you can

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Postby Luv2ride » Sat Sep 22, 2012 07:44 am

if you can find one, buy one. I came to a similar conclusion a few weeks ago but no local LBS could supply in my size (at 5'8" and a bit I'd be looking at a 56cm frame).
New 2013 model seems to have a lower component spec - the 2012 model does seem really good value...
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Postby p1tse » Sat Sep 22, 2012 09:13 am

Thanks

Really, 56cm? But I've seen some riders at 5ft9 ish on 53cn

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Re: I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby Bandeira » Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:52 am

I have a Cube 56cm and Im 5'9"
If you look at the cube geometries, even though the bike is a 56, there is nothing measuring 56!
on the Agree, the 56 has a 54.5cm real top tube and a 52cm seat tube, so it would be comparable to other brand's 54 or 52 size... Sizing is not transferable from brand to brand, you have to look at the geometry

In my case, I think the headtube is a bit too high for me, and the top tube a bit long, so I am using a shorter and steeper stem... But this is also because I like a quite aggressive position, even though I am not that flexible....

Bottom line, it all depends on how you are, flexible or not, build, position you want to ride, but if your LBS(or even a not-so-local) has both sizes, your problems are solved...

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Postby p1tse » Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:56 am

Thanks

Going to try and track any local ones but it seems other brands are more popular vs cube in bristol

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Postby p1tse » Sun Sep 23, 2012 00:28 am

Bandeira wrote:I have a Cube 56cm and Im 5'9"
If you look at the cube geometries, even though the bike is a 56, there is nothing measuring 56!
on the Agree, the 56 has a 54.5cm real top tube and a 52cm seat tube, so it would be comparable to other brand's 54 or 52 size... Sizing is not transferable from brand to brand, you have to look at the geometry

In my case, I think the headtube is a bit too high for me, and the top tube a bit long, so I am using a shorter and steeper stem... But this is also because I like a quite aggressive position, even though I am not that flexible....

Bottom line, it all depends on how you are, flexible or not, build, position you want to ride, but if your LBS(or even a not-so-local) has both sizes, your problems are solved...


I've been busy looking at geometries on real top tube and head tube etc.
Tweeks bikes have geometry I found

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Postby p1tse » Mon Sep 24, 2012 21:57 pm

Ive found one at a local cycle surgery But it's still full price and it's got a small paint chip on the front fork

I asked if this was best price and he said yes. I took a closer look afterwards and saw the chip but didn't mention it

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Re: I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby morrisje » Tue Sep 25, 2012 08:53 am

There's a 2011 version of the cube in the classified section of this site ate the moment. It's a 56 and going for £850

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Postby p1tse » Tue Sep 25, 2012 09:23 am

Thanks I'll have a look

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Postby p1tse » Fri Sep 28, 2012 22:09 pm

morrisje wrote:There's a 2011 version of the cube in the classified section of this site ate the moment. It's a 56 and going for £850


seller has updated its a 58cm so definitely a no goer

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Re: I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby mallorcajeff » Sat Sep 29, 2012 18:12 pm

i would say you want a 56 (i had one and was 5.10 but it had plenty of adjustment either way. Great bike by the way

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Postby mallorcajeff » Sat Sep 29, 2012 18:14 pm

http://www.bike-discount.de/shop/k1848/ ... -blue.html

Works out at £1132 quid. (great to buy from by the way)

Hang on just realised thats not the pro they have in red and white though?

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Postby p1tse » Sat Sep 29, 2012 19:50 pm

mallorcajeff wrote:http://www.bike-discount.de/shop/k1848/a81011/agree-gtc-compact-carbon-n-white-n-blue.html

Works out at £1132 quid. (great to buy from by the way)

Hang on just realised thats not the pro they have in red and white though?


Thank
Yeah that's 2013 model

Like the link as it has nice geometry chart and diagram

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Postby lemon63 » Sat Sep 29, 2012 19:55 pm

Hope this helps with picking the right size, I have an Agree GTC Pro (2011 - Red/White) I'm 5.10/11 and went for a size 58 after hearing about the sizing/geometry and it fits just right for me. I've done long sportives & Alpine climbs on it without any probs, it's a pleasure to ride.
I previously had a Giant in a 56 which also fits Ok.

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Postby p1tse » Sat Sep 29, 2012 20:13 pm

lemon63 wrote:Hope this helps with picking the right size, I have an Agree GTC Pro (2011 - Red/White) I'm 5.10/11 and went for a size 58 after hearing about the sizing/geometry and it fits just right for me. I've done long sportives & Alpine climbs on it without any probs, it's a pleasure to ride.
I previously had a Giant in a 56 which also fits Ok.


Thanks
Which specific giant 56cm did you have?

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Postby lemon63 » Sat Sep 29, 2012 20:45 pm

The Giant is an SCR3, I use it regularly for the commute and sh**ty winter days. I've had it 5 yrs now and it's been great. Treated myself to the Cube last year and love it.

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Re: I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby p1tse » Sat Sep 29, 2012 21:12 pm

Thanks
Not sure on the technical name of measurement but

Cube 58 vs giant large

horizontal top tube 560mm vs 574mm
Seat tube down 540mm vs 550mm

Cube 56 vs giant medium
Horizontal top tube 545mm vs 550mm
Seat tube down 520mm vs 500mm

I've got a large giant dealer near me might see if I'm a medium or a small then

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Re: I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby threerock » Mon Oct 01, 2012 18:01 pm

Winstanley Bikes have 20% off 2012 Cube litenings in 56 - I'm 5ft 8in - I bought one last week. Very light, very nice, next model up from Agree if you can strecth to nearly £1800.

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Re: I like the Cube agree gtc pro 2012, best time to buy?

Postby p1tse » Mon Oct 01, 2012 18:29 pm

Thanks. If only budget was that much

Have you been setup on the 56cm? Any pics?


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