GT Reviews and News


12 best mountain bikes for around $1000

At this price you can expect to get an aluminum hardtail, though many manufacturers are using plus size tires to breathe new life into the category. Here are some great options from Scott, Marin, Haro, KHS and more.

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GT Pantera 27.5 Plus hardtail first ride

We’re often asked by beginnners or intermediate riders what bike to get and it’s often a balance between budget and interest level. These new Plus hardtails by GT offer a very attractive option now with their attractive price and versatility.

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9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget

Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000

27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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GT Verb full suspension mountain bikes for under $1600

New model targets budget-minded entry level riders with the Verb Expert, Verb Elite and Verb Comp.

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Round up: 13 affordable mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget. Brands highlighted include: BMC, Breezer, Cannondale, Fuji, GT, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Scott and Surface 604.

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Special 25th Anniversary GT Zaskar Carbon Announced for 2016

The legendary GT Zaskar is back for 2016 with special 25th Anniversary carbon versions as well as 4 alloy models.

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Eurobike: 2015 GT Sensor X Pro

GT came ready to play in 2015 with its new, smartly spec’d, high-value Sensor X Pro.

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GT announces all new Helion Carbon Pro, Force X and Sensor X for 2015

GT has a new XC bike called the Helion Carbon Pro that is targeted towards the aggressive cross country rider. Other new bikes for 2015 include the Force X and the Sensor X.

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GT Sanction returns with more travel and bigger wheels

Check out this early release 2015 model from GT called the Sanction. The name may be familiar but this bike is new from the ground up, designed with lots of help from Dan Atherton and meant as a purpose built enduro race bike with 165mm of travel and 27.5″ wheels.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: GT Sensor Carbon Expert’s stellar suspension performance underwhelmed by parts spec

GT’s new AOS suspension design delivers high-level performance. But can it mask sub-parts spec.

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Compare-O First Look: GT Sensor Carbon Expert

This once hallowed bicycle brand lost its way for a while, but now it’s attempting a major comeback with two new high-zoot trail bike. Can they return GT to a place among mountain biking’s elite?

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KRob’s Outerbike 2013 Bike Demo Reviews – Part 1

Part one of KRob’s Outerbike bike tests. Here he gives us his opinion on the new Ibis Ripley, Yeti SB95 Carbon, Intense Spyder Comp 29 Carbon, Ibis HDR 650b, Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt, GT Force, and Giant Trance 27.5

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GT 2014 Fury DH World Cup Winner

GT makes some interesting updates to their Fury DH race bike including changing from carbon to aluminum and some how making the bike lighter, stiffer and stronger. Find out more here.

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GT Force and Sensor – 27.5 Carbon All Mountain/Trail Bikes

GT launched two exciting new mountain bikes this week. Both are carbon and both have 27.5″ wheels. The Sensor is the new trail bike with 130mm of travel and the all mountain Force has 150mm of travel. Check out our brief ride impression of the Force.

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GT 2013 Mountain Bikes – Distortion 2.0 and Zaskar 100 9r Pro

Highlighted in this video are the new 2013 GT Distortion 2.0 and Zaskar 100 9r Pro. Chris gives us a quick view of each bikes features and uses. The Distortion wears many hats including dual slalom, slopestyle or enduro racer. Or just all around fun bike. The Zaskar 100 9r Pro is a full suspension […]

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GT Xizang – Still Ti After All These Years

Who remembers the old GT Xizang? Back in the 90′s, GT had a frame called the Xizang, it came from their SkunkWorks lab that they had in Longmont, CO. That was the pinnacle of the bike, basically equivalent to the Zaskar LE but it was produced in titanium. For 2013, GT has brought back the […]

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GT Fury Carbon Team Downhill Bike

The 2013 Fury Carbon Team is back again and is a testament to GT being the first company to produce a full carbon DH bike (including both the front and rear triangle) an the first company to win a World Cup with it. The track record is proven and GT has signed the Athertons and […]

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GT Rider Kenny Belaey Rides SF Landmarks

Check out this how new vid of GT street/urban/trails rider Kenny Belaey hitting all your favorite landmakrs in San Francisco, CA. As an added bonus, Kenny puts on a sick

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ONE Industries Official Gear Supplier to Atherton Racing – GT Factory Team

ONE Industries is proud to announce an exclusive three year deal as the official race team wear supplier of the recently announced; ‘Atherton Racing – GT Factory Team’. European Marketing Manager – Duncan Briggs: “We are entering an exciting new chapter at One Industries with the launch of a technical mountain bike apparel and protection […]

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GT Bicycles and Atherton Racing Join Forces

Bethel, CT – January 10, 2012 – GT Bicycles is proud to announce its partnership with Atherton Racing. Beginning in 2012, the mountain bike race team of Dan, Gee, and Rachel Atherton, will join non-family GT rider Marc Beaumont and form the new team GT Factory Racing. “Atherton Racing is one of the most progressive […]

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GT 2012 Bikes – Zaskar 9r Pro, Fury Alloy & more!

In this video, Chris from GT show us 5 new bikes from the 2012 GT line. Featured are the Interceptor, Performer, Zaskar 100 Carbon Expert, Zaskar Carbon 9R Pro and the Fury Alloy. ZASKAR CARBON 9R PRO (also available as a frameset) The latest twist on an old classic. The Zaskar hardtail gets modern updates […]

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Cannondale and GT Named Official Bike Sponsors for Highland Mountain Bike Park

Cannondale and GT Named Official Bike Sponsors for Highland Mountain Bike Park Visitors to Enjoy More Benefits from the Brands and the Park in 2011 and 2012 Bethel, CT —Snow may be falling in parts of the US, but mountain bike enthusiasts will be hoping for an early thaw as Cannondale and GT have joined […]

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Fox Announces the 2010 MTB Team

FOX Racing kicks off the 2010 season with an impressive line-up of MTB team athletes: GT FACTORY: FOX Racing is excited to announce it’s partnering with GT Bicycles MTB team. GT’s long and successful history makes for a perfect pairing with Fox as both companies have paved the way since 1974. The FOX supported riders: […]

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