Designed to thrive on everything from smooth tarmac, gravel tracks and muddy off-road trails, GT brings you its multi-purpose Grade AL Expert.
|Number of gears:||22|
|Frame:||Grade alloy frame with smooth welds, hydroformed (TT,DT), Tapered 1 1/8" to 1 1/4" headtube|
|Fork:||Grade Carbon 1 1/8 to 1 1/4" threadless aluminium steerer, disc specific|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/4|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||TRP Hy/Rd disc (cable operated with hydraulic caliper), 160/140mm rotors|
|Chainset:||FSA Vero Compact, 50/34T alloy|
|Chain:||KMC X11, 11 speed|
|Cassette:||Shimano 105 11-32t, 11 speed|
|Handlebars:||GT DropTune Super Light, double-butted 6061 alloy, 16-degree flair|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Velo Cork|
|Stem:||GT Design 3D forged 6061, 4-bolt face plate 7-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp|
|Seat Post:||One bolt aluminum|
|Saddle:||GT Grade saddle|
|Tyres:||WTB Exposure, 700 x 32c, Wire Bead|
Part of GT’s “EnduRoad” range, this is a drop bar bike that’s built for the long haul and one that really comes to life when you take it offroad. It adopts a comfortable endurance type geometry, which offers you the comfort, stability and control you need to ride on varying terrain types. The Grade AL Expert is enhanced further still up by a top-quality components package. This includes Shimano’s 105 2x11 speed gearing with wide range gearing and dependable Tektro hydo/cable disc brakes for all-weather performance.
Rest assured that each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.
Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
GT Bikes, based in Southern California, has been in the business of making great bikes since 1972 when Gary Turner launched one of the first performance BMX race bikes. Developing world class bikes in conjunction with the world’s best BMX rider such as Greg Hill, Eddie Fiola, Jamie Bestwick, Clive Gosling and Dave Mirra, GT grew into one of the biggest brands. With a BMX heritage and based in California the MTB scene was the perfect addition in the late 80’s . GT used the same model of developing performance bikes with the best riders, pioneering new suspension technology and the use of carbon fibre in MTB frames. Winning numerous World Championships in downhill and cross country racing with legendary riders such Nicholas Vouilloz, Steve Peat and more recently Atherton Racing, with Dan Gee and Rachel Atherton. Hans “No Way” Ray has been one of the figurehead of GT’s longstanding team rider program, setting the record for longest sponsorship deal of 26 years and counting. It hasn’t always been about dirt, in the mid 90’s GT took there carbon technology and build track bikes for the USA Olympic team, the bike was later banned for being too fast. GT latest crop of Enduroad Grade models play perfect testament to the brands heritage across, dirt, road and track.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||152 - 160cm||160 - 170cm||170 - 178cm||178 - 182cm||182 - 199cm||190 - 200cm|
|ft||4′ 12″ - 5′ 3″||5′ 3″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 10″||5′ 10″ - 5′ 12″||5′ 12″ - 6′ 6″||6′ 3″ - 6′ 7″|
|Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||495mm||535mm||550mm||560mm||605mm||635mm|
|Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||515mm||535mm||550mm||565mm||580mm||600mm|
|Head Tube Angle||Degrees||69°||70°||70.5°||71.5°||72°||72°|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.5°||73.5°||73°||73°||72.5°||72°|
|Bottom Bracket Height||mm||280mm||280mm||280mm||280mm||280mm||280mm|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm|
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