2021 GT Bikes Highlights – Throughout the Pond Beaver
Pressure Carbon Crew
Touted as a little bit of a do all of it, from excessive alpine to enduro racing, the Pressure Carbon Crew is a 150mm journey bike with a mullet wheel setup. It mirrors what Martin Maes was racing for a very long time with nice success.
The body makes use of a four-bar suspension structure with a Horst pivot and rocker hyperlink. There is a flip chip on the decrease shock mount giving two geometry settings, excessive and low.
There’s sensible and neat exterior cable routing that runs down a channel on the down tube and ample safety on the underside of the down tube and across the crucial chain slap areas.
The Pressure Carbon Crew comes with Fox Manufacturing facility 38, Float X2 and Switch dropper, a Shimano XTR 12-speed drivetrain and brakes and a Stans NoTubes wheelset with Schwalbe Magic Mary tyres entrance and rear with the Addix Tender compound.
Flipping the geometry chip to the Excessive setting steepens the pinnacle angle by half a level, raises the BB by 6mm and elongates the attain by 5mm.
It is obtainable in sizes S to XL starting from 415mm to 490mm attain, with a 65° head angle within the Low setting and 435mm chain stays throughout all of the sizes.
Sadly it isn’t obtainable in North America, however is in the remainder of the world. It retails for $5,499 or €5,499 with extra info on-line at gtbicycles.com.
Pressure GT-E Amp
The Pressure GT-E Amp takes the concepts that the common Pressure has and provides some pedal help for these trying to cram extra right into a shorter time period or go somewhat additional afield with the identical quantity of vitality.
It has 29″ wheels and 150mm journey entrance and rear with the identical four-bar suspension structure because the Pressure, utilizing a Horst pivot and rocker hyperlink.
For drive there’s the brand new Shimano Steps system with 250W of energy and a 504Wh battery.
The GT-E Amp has a RockShox 35 Gold E-MTB fork and Deluxe Choose R shock, a SRAM SX 12-speed drivetrain, Shimano MT420 4 piston brakes and a Shimano MT400 hub and WTB STX i29 rimmed wheelset with A Maxxis Minion DHF / DHR II 2.6″ tyre combo.
4 sizes from S to XL can be found starting from 425mm to 500mm attain, a 65° head angle and 455mm chainstays throughout all of the sizes.
The GT-E Amp arrives in North America within the first quarter of 2021 retailing for $4,999 or €4,799. It is on-line at gtbicycles.com.
Zaskar LT Knowledgeable
The Zaskar is a legendary hardtail title and the most recent variations nonetheless carry the recognisable floating seat stays.
Geared toward aggressive hardtail driving, the Zaskar LT has 130mm journey and 29″ wheels, with all fashions having 12-speed drivetrains and dropper posts.
The Knowledgeable mannequin comes with a RockShox 35 Gold RL fork, SRAM SX/NX drivetrain, Shimano MT410 brakes, a TranzX dropper and a Maxxis Minion DHF / DHR II tyre combo.
The Zaskar LT is offered in 4 sizes starting from a 425mm attain on the S as much as a 485mm attain on the XL. A 66° head angle is up entrance,there is a true 75° seat angle within the center and 450mm chainstays out again.
Accessible in choose markets such because the UK and Europe the Zaskar LT Knowledgeable retails for €1,499 and will probably be coming to North America for 2021 for $1,699. It is on-line at gtbicycles.com.
The La Bomba is a dust soar, pump observe and skatepark hardtail from GT. The aluminium framed bike makes use of a threaded BB, adjustable dropouts with in-built chain tensioners and even comes with gyro tab prepared.
The Professional model comes with a Manitou Circus Knowledgeable, Promax hydraulic rear disc brake and Kenda 3-Sixty tyres.
The La Bomba comes with an RST Dust-T fork, Promax mechanical rear brake and Kenda 3-Sixty tyres.
M and L sizes can be found with 22.2″ and 23.2″ prime tubes respectively. A 68.5° head angle retains issues responsive and there is a 1″, or 25mm, BB drop and 376mm chainstays.
The Professional and Inflexible variations are actually obtainable in North America solely retailing at $1,200 and $670 respectively. The La Bomba is offered within the US and Europe for $725 or €699.
Professional Collection LTD
And at last, for a little bit of one thing totally different, the Professional Collection LTD from GT is a heritage impressed bike, good for cruising the neighborhood with the entrance wheel up at 12 o-clock.
The Professional Collection LTD model comes with GT’s personal Professional Design fork with 3/8″ dropouts, GT Energy Collection Cr-Mo cranks with a 33-16T gearing, a Promax P-1 rear v-brake, GT Smoothie 29 x 2.5″ tires and rear pegs.
There’s additionally a 3-piece pad set for the bike to finish the heritage look. The Professional Collection LTD is offered in America for $500.