2021 Ghost KATO FS Essential

A 27.5″ aluminum frame full suspension trail bike with high-end components, priced near the high end of the KATO model range.

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2021 Ghost KATO FS Essential
MSRP€1,399 (about $1,706)
SuspensionFull
Travel120mm rear, 120mm front
FrameAluminum
ForkSunTour XCR 34
Wheels27.5″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetGX Eagle, Truvativ Stylo
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

KATO FS Essential

24 mph

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26 mph

The KATO FS Essential is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The KATO FS Essential won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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Sizing
SM

5'2" – 5'8"

MD

5'6" – 5'11"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'7"

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Specs
Build
Frame

KATO FS AL

Fork

SR Suntour XCR34 AIR 120 mm

Rear Shock

SR Sountour RS20 Raidon LO 120 mm

Headset

16012

Stem

GHOST MTB Dia. 31.8 mm

Handlebar

GHOST Low Rizer MTB 760 mm Rise 15 mm Dia. 31.8 mm

Saddle

DDK D2373A

Seatpost

Limotec Alpha 1 31.6 mm S/M: 125 mm L/XL: 150 mm

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX Eagle 12-S

Crank

SRAM Stylo 6K 32T

Cassette

SRAM PG-1230 11-50

Brakes

Shimano BR-MT401 180 mm Disc

Wheels
Rims

Rodi Tryp 25 - 584x25 mm 32H

Front Hub

Fastace DA210-F 15x110 mm

Rear Hub

Fastace DA619 QR 135 mm

Tires

WTB Ranger 27.5x2.3

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