Bike Reviews > Ghost Bike

2011 Ghost Bikes RT Series

2011 ghost bikes rt series   2011 Ghost Bikes RT Series

The 2011 RT series from Ghost Bikes is deemed to be where hardtail speed meets all-mountain damping performance. The RT range characteristically offer increased traction performance for uphill rides and faster downhill rides due to less pedal bobbing action. It comes in Ghost Bike’s Actinum and Lector classification where the former pertains to aluminum frames while the latter is for a carbon fiber front triangle with an alloy rear.

The RT Lector has 5 models. These are the RT Lector 5700, 7700, 9000, World Cup and Pro Team. The top model, RT Lector Pro Team features a SID XX World Cup fork with a DT XR carbon shock and SRAM XX components. It comes with a Tune Princess and Prince No Tubes Race wheelset.

Other than the RT Lector Pro Team, the RT Lector World Cup is also for those who are into racing. DT Tricon wheelset, Shimano XTR and a…

Read More…

2011 Ghost Bikes ASX Series

2011 ghost bikes asx series   2011 Ghost Bikes ASX Series

For entry-level mountain bikers, the 2011 ASX series from Ghost Bikes is of similar geometry with the AMR range but with components that are more friendly on the pocket. The ASX range has four models with 120mm travel front and rear.

Ghost Bikes continued to feature double-butted tubing and a four bar linkage suspension on the ASX. Although, the specs are simple, the quality of each model was never compromised. Alex rims, Schwalbe tires and Ritchey kit are found on the ASX bikes.

The top high-end model for the range is the ASX 5500. It uses a Fox 32 Float RL fork, Shimano SLX drivetrain, X-Fusion o2 RLR shock and Avid Elixir 3 brakes. Second to the 5500 is the ASX 5100. This model has a 10-speed XT/SLX mix drivetrain and uses Shimano 505 disc brakes and levers.

The ASX 4900 sports a tapered headtube to match its tapered RST Titan…

Read More…