Sensor Carbon Elite Complete Bike - 2019
Sensor Carbon Elite Complete Bike - 2019 Sensor Carbon Elite Complete Bike - 2019 Sensor Carbon Elite Complete Bike - 2019

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Sensor Carbon Elite Complete Bike - 2019

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G24409M60SM

$3,150.00

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Satin Raw
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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 Sensor (and it’s 27.5"-wheeled, longer travel brother, the Force), 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 Sensor offers astounding performance and ride quality at a fraction of the price compared to the competition.

Quick Features

  • 130mm of rear LTS (Linkage Tuned Suspension), 130mm front travel
  • Single Flip-Chip takes you 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

Unimpeded feedback from the GT Sensor

The new Sensor takes a grounded approach towards making a bike that’s ready to fly. 130mm (5.12”) of rear travel combined with a 130mm fork, this bike uses sensibly progressive geometry to create a bike that’ll have you smiling wherever you ride it. The flip chip in the lower shock mount allows you to drop the head angle from 66 degrees to a race ready 65.5, which also pushes the chainstays and wheelbase a few more millimeters for added stability and confidence.

Linkage Tuned Suspension

GT’s Linkage Tuned Suspension 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 Sensor'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

With many carbon trail bikes soaring well past $5,000, it's refreshing to see GT buck the trend with an affordable build option for the Sensor, coming in at just under $3,000.  The Elite build comes in at an incredibly competitive price, sporting parts such as a SRAM NX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, Rock Shox Sektor / Super Deluxe suspension, Stan's tubeless rims, and Tektro hydraulic disc brakes. Of course, if you're wanting to go all-out and pick the exact components you want, part-by-part, hop over to our industry-leading Custom Bike Builder, and eat your heart out.

Specs

Frame Material: Carbon Front / Aluminum Rear
Wheel Size: 29"
Rear Axle Standard: 12x148mm Boost
Rear Shock: Rock Shox Deluxe R Debonair
Rear Shock Size: 180mm x 50mm
Rear Shock Hardware: Trunnion Top / 8mm x 37mm Bottom
Rear Suspension Travel: 130mm
Headset: FSA Orbit C-40-ACB
Headset Standard: IS41mm/IS52mm
Fork: Rock Shox Sektor RL DebonAir 130mm
Fork Axle: 15x110mm Boost
Wheelset: WTB ST i29 TCS 32H Rims / All Terra Alloy Disc Boost Hubs
Tires: Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2.35"
Crankset: Truvativ Descendant 6K, Dub, 32T
Chainguide Tabs: ISCG '05 3-Bolt
Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB
BB Standard: 73mm BSA
Chain: SRAM Eagle 12sp
Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX Eagle 12sp
Cassette: SRAM NX Eagle PG 1230 10/50T
Seatpost: X-Fusion Dropper Post w/ 1x Lever, 125mm (S-M) 150mm (L-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: All Terra Alloy Riser, Double-butted 6061, 15mm rise, 780mm
Stem: All Terra 3D Forged Alloy 31.8mm Clamp / 7° Rise / 60mm Length
Grips: GT Statement Single Lock-on Grips
Brakes: SRAM Level TL with 180mm Centerline Rotors
Water Bottle Cage Mounts: One
Intended Use: Trail/AM, XC
Warranty: Lifetime on frame for the original owner against manufacturing defects

Geometry

mm / inches

Low Setting with 130mm Fork (537mm Axle-to-Crown)

Size S M L XL
Seat Tube 399 429 480 521
Top Tube 566 592 620 645
Reach 419 445 470 495
BB Height 348 348 348 348
Head Angle 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Seat Angle 76 76 76 76
Standover 739 759 770 805
Chainstay 434 434 434 434
Head Tube 102 109 117 124
Wheelbase 1166 1194 1219 1250
Stack 587 595 602 609
Max Seatpost Insertion 265 295 265 295

High Setting with 130mm Fork (537mm Axle-to-Crown)

Size S M L XL
Seat Tube 399 429 480 521
Top Tube 566 592 620 645
Reach 424 450 475 500
BB Height 356 356 356 356
Head Angle 66 66 66 65.5
Seat Angle 76.5 76.5 76.5 76.5
Standover 739 759 770 805
Chainstay 434 434 434 434
Head Tube 102 109 117 124
Wheelbase 1163 1193 1221 1247
Stack 584 598 598 605
Max Seatpost Insertion 295 295 265 265

Sizing

cm / ft

Size SM MD LG XL
Rider Height (cm) 160 - 173 170 - 183 178 - 188 183 - 198

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