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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GT Bicycles Update – Mick Hannah on Podium Again! – 6/7/09


<!– –> INFORMATION GT Bicycles Website GT Demo Tour GT Dirt Coalition GT Co-Factory Mick Hannah Podium <!– –> <!– –> GT MTB Team <!– –> Marc Beaumont Dear Gregg, Welcome to the GT Bicycles Update. MTB RACE NEWS Fort William World Cup Mick Hannah on Podium Again! The GT Bicycles MTB team had another great event […]

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GT Bicycles MTB and BMX Update-5/18/09


<!– –> INFORMATION GT Bicycles Website GT Demo Tour Mick Hannah Podium <!– –> <!– –> GT MTB Euro Setup Mike Day Dear Gregg, Welcome to the GT Bicycles Update. MTB NEWS Andorra World Cup Mick Hannah takes 4th in DH Madill/Rinderknecht top in 4X The third round of the UCI World Cup downhill series dropped […]

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GT Bicycles MTB Update – La Bresse World Cup


<!– –> INFORMATION GT Bicycles Website GT Demo Tour Mick Hannah Mick Hannah Dear Gregg, Welcome to the GT Bicycles Update. MTB RACE NEWS La Bresse World Cup Mick takes THIRD place! The GT professional MTB team began their European tour of the UCI World Cup downhill circuit in La Bresse, France. The team had a short […]

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GT Bicycles Update-4/13/09 Hannah's Fury


<!– –> INFORMATION GT Bicycles Website GT Demo Tour World Cup DH Podium <!– –> Mick’s World Cup Finish <!– –> Hannah’s Fury <!– –> Welcome to the GT Bicycles Update. MTB RACE NEWS World Cup #1, South Africa Mick Hannah takes 2nd place, Marc Beaumont in solid 9th! The GT team of Mick Hannah, Marc Beaumont, […]

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GT Bicycles Update-3/30/09


INFORMATION GT Bicycles Website GT Demo Tour Kenda Cup DH Podium Dear Gregg, Welcome to the GT Bicycles Update. MTB RACE NEWS EC and Kevin dominate at Kenda Cup in Fontana! GT Bicycles kept their winning streak alive by finishing the weekend with stellar results at the 2009 Fontana City Nationals held at Southridge Park located in Fontana, […]

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GT Bicycles Update-3/09


<!– –> INFORMATION GT Bicycles Website GT Demo Tour <!– –> Ray’s MTB Park – Mike Day <!– –> GT Demo at Ray’s <!– –> Kevin Aiello photo courtesy of Craig Glaspell Dear Gregg, Welcome to the GT Bicycles Update. MTB/BMX NEWS Eric Carter, Mike Day and Tyler McCaul at Ray’s MTB Park GT Bicycles hosted their annual […]

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GT Adds World-class Mountain Bike Riders to 2009 Roster


Bethel, Conn. – January 14, 2009– GT Bicycles today announced exciting new additions to the 2009 GT mountain bike team.  The team will continue to be gravity-focused, adding Eric Carter, Mick Hannah and Andrew Cho to the GT roster.  These three exceptional riders will help support GT’s 30-year race heritage. “GT’s race legacy has been […]

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2008 Interbike Dirt Demo by KRob – First Ride Impressions


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Cannondale Sports Group Announces Distribution of GT Bicycles and SUGOI Performance Apparel in Italy and France


Bethel, Conn. – August 21, 2008 – Cannondale Sports Group (CSG) Europe, today announced the beginning of distribution of GT Bicycles and SUGOI performance apparel throughout Italy and France beginning in September 2008. This new distribution model will help to re-launch the GT Bicycles brand into these important markets and officially introduce SUGOI into France […]

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GT Sanction 2.0 Review


  GT SANCTION 2.0: All Mountain’s Never Been So Inclusive By the staff of www.mountainbiketales.com Defining New School Perhaps the most over-used term of the past decade would have to be “old-school” in referring to any process with a rich heritage. In that line of thinking, what exactly is “new school” and why doesn’t anybody […]

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GT Bicycles XC Team Has Another Great Race!


  Madrid, Spain   5/4/2008 This weekend was the 3rd consecutive World Cup. We went from Northern Europe down to sunny Spain. Earlier in the week temperatures were barely hitting 18C, but today for the race it was in the 30Cs. That’s pretty hot when you’re used to high teens. Burry, Mark (Team Mechanic), and […]

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