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2011 GT Sanction 1.0

2011 gt sanction 1 0 300x225   2011 GT Sanction 1.0Designed for Enduro mountain biking, the 2011 GT Sanction 1.0 retails at $5349 and comes with lightweight parts and components to ensure your riding will be light and breezy on the way down from the mountain. Its quality parts assures of a sturdy bike for aggressive riding up and down the mountain trails.

The 2011 GT Sanction 1.0 has a tapered headset and a monocoque 6061 aluminum frame. It uses Fox 36 Float RLC fork with 160mm travel. As for the rear, you have 150mm travel on the Independent Drivetrain suspension system Float RP23 shock, e.thirteen chainguide with components of SRAM X0 rear derailleur and X9 shifters.

GT Sanction 1.0 also features Raceface Atlas cranks, adjustable Crank Brothers Joplin seatpost, DT Swiss wheels and Maxxis High Roller tires.

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2011 GT Sensor 29er Pro

2011 gt sensor 29er pro 300x180   2011 GT Sensor 29er ProGT introduces its line of 120mm trail bikes called the Sensor series. Ideal for cross-country style of riding, it features 1200 travel front and rear. There are 4 models for the 26 inch wheels and two models for the 29ers.

The 2011 GT Sensor 29er Pro comes with Fox F29 fork, Float RL rear shock which features rebound adjust and lockout. With the 120mm travel, you also have 15mm thru axle. It also uses SRAM X9 drivetrain and 2×10 system (X7/X9 2X10 setup).

To keep you in control, it has Crank Brothers handlebars, Syncros stem and Avid Elixir 5 brakes. It’s one heck of a ride on DT Swiss rims and Kenda tires.

The 2011 GT Sensor 29er Pro is priced at about $3,500.

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GT 2011 Distortion FSR Mountain Bike

gt 2011 distortion fsr mountain bike   GT 2011 Distortion FSR Mountain Bike

Releasing alongside the Fury, and apart of GT’s gravity line is the 2011 Distortion, a full suspension mountain bike with 112mm of travel at the rear and 140mm up front. Some are referring the 2011 GT Distortion as a Sloprstyle bike, while others are calling it a XC.

The GT 2011 Distortion features a X.9 2×9 drivetrain, RP23 rear suspension, and Fox 32 Float FIT forks. You can expect the bike to weigh more than your usual FSR, but at 30.1 pounds, its not bad.

GT made sure the Distortion frame can withstand abuse, while using a tapered headtube and thru axle at the rear. For those interested in purchasing the 2011 GT Distortion, you have to live in the United States (or have a connection), and no plans on releasing in the UK.

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