2018 GT Grade Alloy Expert

Upper mid-range component level aluminum frame gravel bike

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2018 GT Grade Alloy Expert
  • MSRP $1,450
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 700c Aluminum
  • Groupset 
    Shimano 105
Estimated Spec Level
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Build
FrameGrade alloy frame with smooth welds, hydroformed (TT,DT), Tapered 1 1/8" to 1 1/4" headtube, standard BB
ForkGrade Carbon 1 1/8 to 1 1/4" threadless alum steerer, disc specific
Bottom BracketSealed Cartridge
HeadsetIntegrated TH sealed bearing
StemGT Design 3D forged 6061, 4 bolt face plate 7? Rise, 31.8mm Clamp
HandlebarNew GT DropTune Super Light double butted 6061 alloy bar with 16degree flair
SaddleGT Grade saddle
Seatpostone bolt aluminum
PedalsLow Profile Nylon w/ Toe Clips
GripsVelo Cork
Components
Front DerailleurShimano 105
Rear DerailleurShimano 105 11spd
ShiftersShimao 105 STI 11spd
CrankFSA Vero Compact 50alloy/34alloy
CassetteShimano 105 11spd 11-32
ChainKMC X11-1
Brakes(F) TRP Hyrd Hydraulic disc road brake, 160mm rotor, (R) TRP Hyrd Hydraulic disc road brake, 160mm rotor
Brake LeversShimano 105 STI 11spd
Wheels
RimsGT ATD470 disc specific road 22mm tall profile
Front Hub(F) Formula Ultralight 6 bolt disc sealed 28h, (R) Formula Ultra light 6 bolt disc sealed casette 28h
TiresWTB Exposure Wire Bead, 700X32c (F/R)
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