For 2011, GT relaunches its Avalanche X long travel mountain bike. Like the 2011 GT La Bomba, it also features full-length cable housing, Maxxis High Roller tires, SRAM X7 shifters and X9 rear derailleur.
This burly hardtail comes with a QR setup and alloy frame. It features the triple triangle w/ hydroformed top and downtubes as well as a ZeroStack headtube. The tires ride with Alex rims and GT hubs. Alterra parts comprises the cockpit while the rest stands on RockShox Sektor RL fork. The Avalanche X has 15x100mm thru axle and 140mm travel.
Final touches on the Avalanche X are 2 x crankset with bash guard, Shimano SLX front, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes and GT slimline pedals.
The 2011 GT Avalanche X looks good in black paint with purple and aqua blue details and graphics. Retail price is $1,599.00.