Force Carbon Pro Frame - 2019
Force Carbon Pro Frame - 2019 Force Carbon Pro Frame - 2019 Force Carbon Pro Frame - 2019

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Force Carbon Pro Frame - 2019

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G23289M60SM

2900 grams
2950 grams
3000 grams
3050 grams
weight without shock
$1,899.00

Color
Gloss Cyan
Size

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GT is Back

Born in SoCal in the early ‘70s, GT has been at the forefront of BMX and then mountain mountain biking since their beginnings. With their release of the Force (and it’s big wheeled, shorter travel brother, the Sensor), GT has their sights set on the upper echelon of performance and capability. 2019 ushers in a new era of bikes for GT. Clean lines, all-new suspension platform, and dialed geometry come together to show these bikes mean business. And did we mention value? The Force offers astounding performance and ride quality at a fraction of the price compared to the competition.

Quick Features

  • 150mm of rear LTS (Linkage Tuned Suspension), 160mm front travel
  • Single flip-chip takes your from low and fast to lower and faster
  • Threaded bottom bracket
  • Carbon main frame / alloy rear swingarm
  • Room for a water bottle on all size frames
  • Groove Tube - easy, stealthy external cable routing via hidden grooves in frame
  • Boost 148 dropout spacing
  • Removable ISCG’05 tab
  • Compatible with air and coil sprung Trunnion mount shocks

May the Force be with you

The new Force takes a tried and true four bar linkage and combines it with smart design, gorgeous lines, and sensible geometry. 150mm (5.9”) of rear travel combined with a 160mm fork, along with berm ripping 27.5” wheels makes this bike ready for your next enduro race or your upcoming trip to the local bike park. The flip chip in the lower shock mount allows you to drop the head angle from a comfortable 65.5 degrees to a race ready 65, which also pushes the chainstays and wheelbase a few more millimeters for added stability and confidence. Take two minutes to flip the chip back and you’re ready for a cruisy ride at the local trails. While the Force is designed around a 160mm fork, you can opt to go up or down 10mm in that department pending your preferences. Want to knock another half degree of that head angle and get wild? Toss a 170mm fork on there and go rally the bike park. On the flip-side, those looking for a slightly more reserved trail bike could opt for a 150mm fork up front, effectively steepening the head angle and shortening the wheelbase.

Linkage Tuned Suspension

The Force offers up 150mm rear suspension travel via Fox’s top-tier Float DPX2 3-Position Factory shock. GT’s Linkage Tuned Suspension (LTS) platform isolates braking forces from the action of the rear wheel, and maintains a consistent shock leverage curve that is extremely predictable, yet progressive enough to run your favorite coil or air shock. The Trunnion upper shock mount reduces initial compression stiction by doing away with a traditional DU-bushing style upper shock mount, and replacing it with sealed cartridge bearings. These are mounted directly to the top of the shock, doing away with the upper eyelet, and allowing GT’s engineers to fit a longer stroke shock to the Force’s chassis. This makes for a lower leverage rate, and higher performance suspension, providing buttery-smooth suspension feel as well as improved small bump compliance. The LTS platform is also incredibly easy to service for those home mechanics out there. No rocket science, no special tools, no proprietary components - just no-nonsense, reliable parts and bearings.

Premium builds, affordable Pricing

You’ve come to know Fanatik as a purveyor of the highest quality bikes and builds available, but getting exactly what you want comes at a price premium. With GT’s affordable alloy and carbon factory builds, we are now able to offer a bike that we have ridden and trust at a price that the beginner mountain biker is willing to put down. And if you still want to build the ultimate custom Force, well, you can still do that too using our industry-leading Custom Bike Builder.

 

Specs

Frame Material: Carbon Front / Aluminum Rear
Wheel Size: 27.5"
Rear Shock: Fox Float DPX2 3-Pos EVOL Factory
Rear Suspension Travel: 150mm
Rear Shock Size: 185mm x 55mm
Rear Shock Hardware: Trunnion Top / 8mm x 37mm Bottom
Rear Axle Width: 12x148mm Boost
Included Headset: FSA Orbit C-40 ACB
Headset Standard: IS41mm/IS52mm
BB Standard: 73mm BSA
ISCG Tabs: ISCG '05 3-Bolt
Chainline: 51mm
Brake Mount Type: Post-Mount 180mm
Max Rear Rotor Size: 203mm
Minimum Chainring Size: 30T
Maximum Chainring Size: 36T
Seat Post Diameter: 31.6mm
Seat Clamp Diameter: 34.9mm
Water Bottle Cage Mounts: One
Intended Use: AM/Enduro, Trail/AM
Warranty: Lifetime on frame for the original owner against manufacturing defects

Geometry

mm / inches

High Setting with 160mm Fork (552mm Axle-to-Crown)

Size S M L XL
Seat Tube 399 429 480 521
Top Tube 566 592 620 648
Reach 419 445 470 495
BB Height 345 345 345 345
Head Angle 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Seat Angle 76 76 76 76
Standover 737 749 759 795
Chainstay 432 432 432 432
Head Tube 102 109 117 127
Wheelbase 1163 1189 1219 1247
Stack 587 595 602 609
Max Seatpost Insertion 265 295 280 268

Low Setting with 160mm Fork (552mm Axle-to-Crown)

Size S M L XL
Seat Tube 399 429 480 521
Top Tube 539 594 622 650
Reach 414 439 465 490
BB Height 338 338 338 338
Head Angle 65 65 65 65
Seat Angle 75.5 75.5 75.5 75.5
Standover 737 749 759 795
Chainstay 434 434 434 434
Head Tube 102 109 127 142
Wheelbase 1166 1191 1222 1250
Stack 591 599 606 613
Max Seatpost Insertion 265 295 280 268

Sizing

cm / ft

Size S M L XL
Rider Height (cm) 160 - 173 170 - 183 178 - 188 183 - 198

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