Force Elite Complete Bike - 2019
Force Elite Complete Bike - 2019 Force Elite Complete Bike - 2019 Force Elite Complete Bike - 2019

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Force Elite Complete Bike - 2019

$3,150.00 $1,999.00

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G23409M70XS

Color
Gloss Chartreuse
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
  • Aluminum frame
  • Room for a water bottle on all size frames
  • 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.

Mid-level build kit with little compromise

The Elite kit offers sensible parts that won't break the bank with parts such as a SRAM NX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, Rock Shox Yari fork, Super Deluxe coil rear shock, WTB tubeless rims, Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, and a dropper seatpost.

 

Specs

Frame Material: Aluminum
Wheel Size: 27.5"
Rear Axle Standard: 12x148mm Boost
Rear Shock: Rock Shox Super Deluxe R Coil - SM 450# / MD 500# / LG 550# / XL 600# spring
Rear Shock Size: 185mm x 55mm
Rear Shock Hardware: Trunnion Top / 8mm x 37mm Bottom
Rear Suspension Travel: 150mm
Headset: FSA No.42
Headset Standard: IS41mm/IS52mm
Fork: Rock Shox Yari RC Charger Debonair 160mm
Fork Axle: 15x110mm Boost
Wheelset: WTB ST i29 TCS 2.0 Tubeless-Ready Rims / All Terra Alloy Disc Boost Hubs
Tires: Schwalbe Hans Dampf Performance 2.35" TL-E
Crankset: Truvativ Descendant 6K DUB 32T
Chainguide Tabs: ISCG '05 3-Bolt
Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB
BB Standard: 73mm BSA
Chain: SRAM NX Eagle 12sp
Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX Eagle 12sp
Cassette: SRAM NX Eagle PG-1230 11/50T
Seatpost: X-Fusion 1X Dropper (125mm XS/SM/MD, 150mm LG/XL)
Seat Post Diameter: 31.6mm
Seat Post Clamp: GT Quick Release
Seat Post Clamp Diameter: 34.9mm
Seat: WTB Silverado Sport
Shifters: SRAM NX Eagle 12sp
Handlebar: Raceface Chester Alloy 35mm Clamp /20mm Rise / 780mm Wide
Stem: Raceface Chester 35mm Clamp / 40mm Length
Grips: GT Statement Double Lock-On
Brakes: Tektro Slate T4 Disc with 180mm / 203mm Rotors
Water Bottle Cage Mounts: One
Intended Use: AM/Enduro, Trail/AM
Warranty: Lifetime on frame for the original owner against manufacturing defects

Specs subject to change without notice due to manufacturer availability

Geometry

mm / inches

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

Size XS S M L XL
Seat Tube 391 399 429 480 521
Top Tube 541 566 592 620 648
Reach 396 419 445 470 495
BB Height 345 345 345 345 345
Head Angle 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Seat Angle 76 76 76 76 76
Standover 734 737 749 759 795
Chainstay 432 432 432 432 432
Head Tube 102 102 109 117 127
Wheelbase 1138 1163 1189 1219 1247
Stack 587 587 595 602 609
Max Seatpost Insertion 265 295 280 268

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

Size XS S M L XL
Seat Tube 391 399 429 480 521
Top Tube 544 539 594 622 650
Reach 391 414 439 465 490
BB Height 338 338 338 338 338
Head Angle 65 65 65 65 65
Seat Angle 75.5 75.5 75.5 75.5 75.5
Standover 734 737 749 759 795
Chainstay 434 434 434 434 434
Head Tube 102 102 109 127 142
Wheelbase 1140 1166 1191 1222 1250
Stack 591 591 599 606 613
Max Seatpost Insertion 265 295 280 268

Sizing

cm / ft

Size XS S M L XL
Rider Height (cm) 150 - 160 160 - 173 170 - 183 178 - 188 183 - 198

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