GSR Convict Full Suspension Bike

3/5 (5 Reviews)

Product Description

  • 6.8" of travel with RockShox or 7.5" with upgrade to Fox Shox
  • Box designed CNC aluminum link, 6061-T6
  • Large bearing single pivot for easy maintenance
  • All cable guides are pass through for disc brake housing and full housing for derailleurs
  • Use 63mm fork to 125mm. (RockShox Psylo set at 110 mm)
  • Works with 24" and 26" wheels
  • 24" x 3" and 26" x 2.7" tire clearance
  • Comes standard with international disc brake mounts
  • Low standover height - 15.5" at top tube
  • 22.5" top tube length
  • Fits anyone 5.5" to 6.4"
  • Adapts to 4" or 5.5" of travel
  • Accepts 3"-8" fork

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    Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by paul mulligan22 a Weekend Warrior from utica ny

    Date Reviewed: June 27, 2011

    Strengths:    peddles easly for a long travel bike. love ideal of 24inch wheels.

    Weaknesses:    no set up for a 12mm thru axle.

    Bottom Line:   
    love this bike, had it for 10 years. I have not had any problems with this bike. plus it's dam fast,and as far as jumping. not a problem, i have taking it up north, and lifted off huge jumps in Horseheads, ny

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    Favorite Trail:   any i can bomb down

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $72300.00

    Purchased At:   adrenaline

    Similar Products Used:   none

    Bike Setup:   triple clamp fork.

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by jay dupre a Weekend Warrior from incline, nv

    Date Reviewed: October 2, 2003

    Strengths:    none

    Weaknesses:    Welds, design, replacement policy

    Bottom Line:   
    This bike is a piece of s**t. I have a 128 BB on it and the chain line is still off. I broke the rear swing arm 2 times already. The shock mount opens the frame like a can of tuna and it’s almost impossible to get parts. These bikes should be ridden by no one. They are dangerous.

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    Favorite Trail:   Karpiel DH

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $350.00

    Purchased At:   bike shop

    Similar Products Used:   Giant ac1, kona, trek fuel

    Bike Setup:   
    Fox front shock. All shimano Xt Components including brakes. Mavic 521 rims. Mr. dirt. And 535 pedals.

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by P D a Downhiller from Vancouver

    Date Reviewed: April 12, 2002

    Strengths:    durability
    pedal stroke
    9.5" without plate
    (custom rissie 2.25"throw)

    Weaknesses:    cnc plate

    Bottom Line:   

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    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $630.00

    Purchased At:   gsr

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by scarface from peoria

    Date Reviewed: February 5, 2002

    Strengths:    none what so ever

    Weaknesses:    weld integrity, frame strength, design, customer support, research and development

    Bottom Line:   
    on my first ride with this frame after only two hours I broke off the headtube on a five foot drop. This resulted in 14 stitches to my face, a concusion, a broken tooth, and numerous other minor injuries.(wear a helmet) the next day I called Mike at GSR. Mike proceeded to tell me that he sells three thousand frames a year in Europe and that this was the first breakage he had even heard of. And so after several phone calls and several months a new frame showed up. Two months later, on an even smaller drop, the swingarm broke at the shock mount. The next day i went to my local shop, tore the bike down once again, and sent it away. When we sent it back this time we called Mike at GSR and once again he gave the same tired worn out explanation about how he was a pro racer and sold lots of frames and that it wasn't his fault. Three months passed with no reply no frame and no answer from repeated phone calls to GSR. At the end of this December I recieved a call from the shop that Mike wanted to send me one of his new swingarms for no less than one hundred and fifty dollars. MIstakenly I called Mike and ended up in a yelling match over the phone. The next day I had the shop call him and explain that not all companies work this way as he had tried to tell me earlier. His explanation was that the shock that was sent with the bike didn't give sufficient travel. He also said that I wasn't a pro rider and therefore didn't know how to land which caused both failures. In reply I told Mike to send my broken swingarm back. After a long pause he asked why. I said I wasn't going to pay his fee. Last month a new swingarm showed up at the shop. The only reason to ride buy or even think about a GSR is if you have some sort of wish for a painful slow death, that is (according to GSR) your fault

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $800.00

    Purchased At:   local shop

    Similar Products Used:   KONA

    Bike Setup:   broken

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by morgan peckenham a Racer from truckee

    Date Reviewed: January 27, 2002

    Strengths:    good for all round abuse. jumping ,dual slalom , xc

    Weaknesses:    non

    Bottom Line:   

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    Favorite Trail:   godzilla

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $1200.00

    Purchased At:   friend

    Similar Products Used:   all freeride bikes.and makes

    Bike Setup:   130 marzos,rock shock rear hayes discs,sun rhino lites

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