2018 GT Force Elite

High-end component level aluminum frame enduro bike

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2018 GT Force Elite
  • MSRP $2,999
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 160mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
    RockShox Yari
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM NX Eagle
  • Seatpost Dropper post
Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2018 GT Force Elite
24 mph
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26 mph

The 2018 Force Elite is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Force Elite won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Estimated Spec Level
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Build
FrameAll New Force Alloy, 150mm rear wheel travel, alloy front and rear frame, Boost 148 rear spacing, ISCG05 mounts, LockR pivots, Metric Trunnion shock mounts, coil shock compatible
ForkRockShox Yari RC, 160mm, Charger Damper, DebonAir, 15x110mm, tapered steerer
Rear ShockRockShox Super Deluxe R, Coil, 185x55mm, metric trunnion
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB, 73mm BSA
HeadsetFSA NO.42, angular contact bearings
StemRace Face Chester, 6061 Alloy, 35mm clamp, 40mm
HandlebarRace Face Chester Alloy Riser, 35mm clamp, 20mm rise, 8° sweep, 5° rise, 780mm
SaddleWTB Silverado Sport
SeatpostX-Fusion dropper, 1x lever, internal routing, 31.6mm, 125mm (XS-M) 150mm (L-XL)
GripsGT Statement2 Double Lock-on Grips
Components
Rear DerailleurSRAM NX Eagle
ShiftersSRAM NX Eagle with Matchmaker
CrankTruvativ Descendant 6K, Dub, 32T
CassetteSRAM PG1230 Eagle 11-50t
ChainSRAM Eagle 12spd
BrakesTektro Slate T4 hydro disc, 203/180mm
Brake LeversTektro Slate 4 hydro disc
Wheels
RimsWTB ST i29 TCS 2.0, 32h, tubeless ready
Front HubAll Terra Alloy Disc 15x110 front, 12x148 rear
TiresSchwalbe Hans Dampf Performance 27.5 x 2.35" Addix Speed Grip compound, tubeless ready
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