Cube Litening C:68X review

Skinny frontal profile helps reduce drag by 30% and start improvement over its last model

Cube Litening
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A super improved C68X from Cube means this aero bike is right up there with the best of them in the market, great job Cube.

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    Limited turning ability

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The new Cube has been under the knife and the result is a 30% decrease in drag for the new Litening C:68X relative to its 2015 design, meaning a saving of 30 watts. It’s a bike that wants to be ridden fast and because of its improvement, we couldnt ignore it for this years Editors Choice.

As aero bikes go, this is a good one!

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.