- GT Avalanche 1.0 2013
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GT Avalanche 1.0 2013
GT Avalanche 1.0 2013
The Avalanche is a GT classic and a hardtail MTB that performs well regardless of how you ride it and what you take it over.
Top Features of the GT Avalanche 1.0 2013
- 6061 hydroformed tubing
- Shimano components
- Rockshox XC30 Forks
- Triple chainset
|Rear Rack Mounts:||Yes|
|Number of gears:||30|
|Front Axle Type:||9mm QR|
|Fork Material:||Aluminium Alloy|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||26" (559)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
The Avalanche is ridden by Race Whippets and Weekend Warriors alike and feature great strength and durability with a lightweight frame and great reliability. This means these bikes are equally at home on the singletrack, the sprint for the finish line or a Sunday thrash with your friends.
The Avalanche 1 comes fitted the great Rock Shox XC30, hydraulically dampened with magnesium uppers and Elixir 1 hydraulic disc brakes, this bike has trail winning specification.
The Avalanche is ideally suited to the leisure rider who wants to experience the thrills of off-roading either on the local trails or tracks, or who wants a bike with greater versatility (on/off road).
From the all-day ride ability of the Sensor, to the classic aluminium hardtail approach of the Avalanche and Aggressor, there's a trail bike for whatever you ride however you ride it.
Each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition.
Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
About Hard Tail Mountain Bikes
If you are looking for a mountain bike that can comfortably negotiate bumpy, cross-country, singletracks yet still be quick and nimble on the road, then a hardtail bike is for you. Hard tail mountain bikes have front suspension, weigh less and are more pedal efficient when the terrain is smooth, than full suss bikes. A good number of single track racers still use hardtails for these reasons. At wiggle, we stock a wide variety of hardtail mountain bike brands including Felt, Focus, GT, Kona, Mongoose, Saracen and more. So if you are searching for superb, quality spec hardtail mountain bikes at great value with a legendary service to match, then you've come to the right place.
About the GT brand
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, 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.
|Size Guide (GT Avalanche Bikes)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height (cm)||Inside Leg (cm)|
|X-Small||152 - 160||69 - 71|
|Small||163 - 170||71 - 76|
|Medium||173 - 175||74 - 79|
|Large||178 - 180||76 - 81|
|X-Large||183 - 188||79 - 86|
|'Size matters! That's why 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!'|
|Seat Tube Length:||368||407||445||483||521||559|
|Horizontal Top Tube Length:||520||540||571||592||610||620|
|Head Tube Angle:||70.5 deg||70.5 deg||70.5 deg||70.5 deg||70.5 deg||70.5 deg|
|Seat Tube Angle:||73 deg||73 deg||73 deg||73 deg||73 deg||73 deg|
|Head Tube Length:||100||110||120||130||150||160|
|Bottom Bracket Height:||301||301||301||301||301||301|
|Fork Offset (Rake):||39||39||39||39||39||39|
|Unless stated, all measurements are im millimetres|
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I am 176cm tall with 85cm inside leg (measured using the book method).
Can you advise which size would be best for me?
I am 6ft with a 32-34 inch inside leg.
What size bike would you recommend?
Sadly the purchase of any bike can be seen as the "leap of faith" however I can say that the bikes are light weight, durable, very stiff which can have its pros and cons (this is due to the triple triangle frame system) and are also very quick due to their sporty frame style.
Overall, GT bikes are very nice and a very good quality. Recommended by all cyclist for people who are looking to start off in the sport or simply as a general bike.
I prefer a bike undersize than oversize.
Is small or medium the correct choice for this bike.
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