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GT Force Carbon Pro 27.5 Bike
The Force Carbon Pro tackles the roughest terrains and the most unforgiving routes with ease. Thanks to its advanced geometry design and awesome component-built, this mountain slayer conquers the most demanding climbs, and blasts down the steepest and gnarliest descents with confidence-inspiring control.
Ultra-Lightweight and Super-Robust
This trail-weapon is built to push the limits of MTB riding to new levels. It’s constructed so you get more from every off-road mission, and its carbon frame enhances this experience further thanks to it being ultra-lightweight and super-robust. GT fitted this bike with their flip chip-tunable suspension platform to increase its enduro trail-gobbling performance to new levels.
Fox Float Factory 36 Forks and X2 Rear Shock
With its Fox Float Factory forks and rear shock, this gravity-defying ride glides across the most demanding terrain on the mountainside. It features 160mm of travel on the front and 150mm on the rear, which lets your dive down the most challenging hills with superb stability, traction and levels of confidence to make you want to do it all over again with even more conviction than before.
SRAM 12 Speed Drivetrain and SRAM RSC Hydraulic Disc Brakes
This Force model is fitted with a SRAM 12-Speed drivetrain, which glides up and down through the gears with effortless precision. Plus, it rolls aboard Stan’s No Tubes Flow wheels, wrapped in high-grip and ultra-reliable Schwalbe Magic Mary tyres, so that no terrain or changing weather conditions can question your levels of confidence. To control your momentum no matter how steep the gradient, GT has equipped this bike with immensely powerful SRAM G2 RSC hydraulic disc brakes, making this all-mountain enduro rig a must have for the adrenaline-fuelled thrill seeker.
- Frame: Force Carbon 27.5″ frame, 150mm Travel, BSA 73mm, LockR Pivots, Tapered Head Tube, Boost 12×148 Thru-Axle, 185x55mm Trunnion Shock Mount, ISCG05
- Fork: Fox Factory 36, 160mm, GRIP2 Damper, Kabolt, tapered steerer, 44mm offset
- Rear Shock: Fox Float Factory X2, 185x55mm, Metric Trunnion, Air
- Headset: FSA NO.42, Semi Integrated, Sealed Bearing, Tapered
- Stem: Alloy, 45mm
- Handlebar: Spank Oozy 780 Trail, 30mm rise, 780mm width
- Grips: GT Statement2 Double Lock-on Grips
- Front Derailleur: N/A
- Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle
- Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle, 1×12
- Brake System: SRAM G2 RSC hydro disc, 200/180mm Centerline rotors
- Brake Levers: SRAM G2 RSC
- Crankset: Truvativ Descendent 6K, Dub, 32T
- Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB BSA
- Cassette: SRAM XG-1295, X01 Eagle, 10-50, 12-speed
- Chain: SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
- Front Hub: Stan’s NoTubes Neo 15x110mm
- Rear Hub: Stan’s NoTubes Neo 12×148
- Rims: Stan’s NoTubes Flow MK3, 32h, tubeless ready
- Tyres: Schwalbe Magic Mary Performance, 27.5 x 2.35″, tubeless ready
- Spokes: Stainless Steel, 14g
- Saddle: Fabric Scoop Shallow Sport
- Seatpost: KS Lev Si dropper, Southpaw Lever, 31.6mm
When you order a bike, one of our trained mechanics will carefully prepare and pack your bike for shipping. Upon delivery, the assembly is simple and all necessary tools are conveniently included in the box.
Depending on the delivery service and destination, bikes will either be delivered in a large or a small box. Below is a guide as to how your bike will arrive:
- All bikes for delivery within the UK and Republic of Ireland will be delivered in a large box, except for kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes.
- All bikes for delivery within the EU on a standard service will be delivered in a large box. If an express delivery option is chosen, your bike will be packed into a small box. Again, the exception is kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes.
- All bikes for worldwide delivery outside the EU will be delivered in small boxes.
This video demonstrates assembly from a SMALL BOX.
This video demonstrates assembly from a LARGE BOX.
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- Colour: Gloss Team Blue – Yellow
- Frame Size: L, M, XL, S
- Wheel Size: 27.5″ (650b)
- Gender: Unisex
- Speed: 12 Speed
- Material: Carbon
- Fork Travel: 160mm
- Rear Travel: 150mm
Bike Sizing Guide
Choosing the bike size depends on the type of bike, your height, your riding style, and your preference. A correct fitting bike will be more comfortable, more efficient and more fun to ride. This bike size guide gives our customers general advice on choosing the right size. It is a guide only and we always recommend visiting one of our stores or contacting one of our experts from our contact us page.
To get started, think about your style of riding, measure your height and use the links above for sizing on relevant bike types.
Measure your height
To find the correct sized bike you will need to measure your height and your inside leg. For your height, stand against a wall and mark the wall with a pencil so it's level with the top of your head. Then measure from the ground up to the mark (having someone to help might make this easier). For your inside leg measurement, stand against a wall and using a book hold it in between your legs into your groin and make sure it's flat against the wall. Measure the height from the book to the floor. (Again it might be easier to get a friend to help). If your height is on the cusp of the size range, your reach is often the deciding factor in which size to go for. To find out if you have short or long reach you will need to measure your ape index. This is your arm span minus your height. If you have a positive ape index then go for the larger size, or if you have a negative ape index go for a smaller size.
The type of bike
What type of bike you choose will affect the bike size you buy. The type or style of riding that you do will also affect which size you need. For example a mountain biker that wants to ride more aggressively and would like a more manoeuvrable bike may prefer a size smaller than they would normally take. Likewise a cross country racer that is looking for a flatter and speedier mountain bike may prefer a size larger than they would normally take. There is no definitive right or wrong size, it all comes down to personal preference and what feels comfortable. The different types of bikes are all explained within our buying guides.
How are bikes measured?
Bikes are measured by their seat tube length. This measurement is normally from the centre of the bottom bracket (BB) or the centre of the bolt that attached the crank arms. This differs by brand, some measure to the top of where the top tube meets the seat tube, or even the centre of the top tube. Mountain bikes are either measured in inches or descriptive sizes (small, medium etc). Road bikes are in centimetres or descriptive sizes where as Hybrid bikes can be any one of the three. Bikes also get longer as they go up in size (relative to the frame size) but different brands can be inherently longer or shorter than others.
Stand over height
Stand over height is how tall the frame is from the ground. Stand over height measurements are to the top of the top-tube. Ideally you want at least 2cm of clearance between you and the frame. In theory your stand over height is your leg measurement minus 2cm. It it worth measuring your inside leg with your shoes on so you can establish your stand over height. Should you need to jump off the saddle quickly, the clearance between you and the frame will prevent any injuries.
This handy chart should show you the right size of MTB you need based on your height. Measure your height accurately and check the manufacturer’s measurements too. You can also visit us in store to speak to an experienced member of staff.
|Rider Height||Suggested Mountain Frame Size|
|Feet & Inches||Centimetres||Frame Size (inches)||Frame Size (cm)||Frame Size|
|4'10" - 5'2"||148cm - 158cm||13" - 14"||33 - 37||View all X-Small Bikes|
|5'2" - 5'6"||158cm - 168cm||15" - 16"||38 - 42||View all Small Bikes|
|5'6" - 5' 10"||168cm - 178cm||17" - 18"||43 - 47||View all Medium Bikes|
|5'10" - 6'1"||178cm - 185cm||19" - 20"||48 - 52||View all Large Bikes|
|6'1" - 6'4"||185cm - 193cm||21" - 22"||53 - 57||View all X-Large Bikes|
|6'4" - 6'6"||193cm - 198cm||23" - 24"||58 - 61||View all XX-Large Bikes|
This handy chart should show you the right size of road bike you need based on your height. Measure your height accurately and always check the manufacturer’s measurements too. You can also visit us in store to speak to an experienced member of staff.
|Rider Height||Suggested Road Bike Size|
|Feet & Inches||Centimetres||Frame Size (cm)|
|4'10" - 5'0"||148cm - 152cm||XX-Small (47cm - 48cm)||View all XX-Small Road Bikes|
|5'0" - 5'3"||152cm - 160cm||X-Small (49cm - 50cm)||View all X-Small Road Bikes|
|5'3" - 5'6"||160cm - 168cm||Small (51cm - 53cm)||View all Small Road Bikes|
|5'6" - 5'9"||168cm - 175cm||Medium (54cm - 55cm)||View all Medium Road Bikes|
|5'9" - 6'0"||175cm - 183cm||Large (56cm - 58cm)||View all Large Road Bikes|
|6'0" - 6'3"||183cm - 191cm||X-Large (58cm - 60cm)||View all X-Large Road Bikes|
|6'3" - 6'6"||191cm - 198cm||XX-Large (61cm - 63cm)||View all XX-Large Road Bikes|
XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL