2020 GT Grade Elite

Modest component level aluminum frame gravel bike

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2020 GT Grade Elite
  • MSRP $1,000
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 700c
  • Drivetrain 2 × 8
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Claris
  • Brakes Mechanical Disc

Gearing

2 × 8 — 16 speed

2020 GT Grade Elite
34 mph
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The 2020 Grade Elite is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Grade Elite won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Build
FrameAll New Grade Alloy 700c/650b Frame, EnduRoad Triple Triangle Design feat. Floating Seatstays, 12x142 Thru Axle, Flat Mount Disc (160mm), Tapered Headtube, External Dropper Compatible, BSA 73mm
ForkAll-New Grade Carbon fork with tapered carbon steerer, 12x100 Thru Axle, Flat Mount Disc (160mm), pannier and fender compatible
Bottom BracketCartridge, square taper
HeadsetFSA NO. 44, Integrated, Sealed Bearing
Stem6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°
HandlebarGT DropTune RS, alloy, 10° flare
SaddleGT Pavement, steel rails
SeatpostOne bolt aluminum, 15mm offset, 27.2mm
Pedals
GripsVelo Cork, 3mm
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Claris, braze-on
Rear DerailleurShimano Claris
ShiftersShimano Claris, 2x8
CrankFSA Tempo Adventure, 48/32
CassetteSunrace, 11-34, 8-speed
ChainKMC X8, 8-speed
BrakesTektro mechanical disc, 160/160mm rotors
Brake LeversShimano Claris
Wheels
RimsWTB ST i23 TCS, 28h, tubeless ready
Spokes14g Stainless steel

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