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GT Chucker 3.0 DJ/MtnX

3.59/5 (17 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Frame: Second generation Chucker design
  • Fork: RST Launch T7, coil +MCU, 100mm travel
  • Crankset: ProWheel, Pionner SS, ISIS drive
  • Bottom Bracket: TH / RPM, cartridge type
  • Chain: KMC IG-31
  • Pedals: GT Alum Platform with cr-mo spindles
  • Seat Post: Aluminum
  • Grips: GT dual density
  • Headset: Semi integrated, ball type
  • Stem: Alloy, 10 degree rise
  • Handlebar: Alloy, 31.8mm O.D., 73mm rise


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Steve

Date Reviewed: August 8, 2014

Strengths:    Great, solid bike. I've been riding this bike (bought used) for a couple months now, and no problems to report. I know the bike had not been serviced before I bought it, and the previous owner rode it on trails. I too ride trails 2-3 times a week with this bike.

Weaknesses:    It is a bit heavy compared to the newer bikes, but hey it's a better workout right?


Bottom Line:   
Love this bike, has the ability to upgrade to disc brakes which would be nice.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by brad a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: April 29, 2014

Strengths:    i have heard a lot of comments about the cranks and other weak parts on this bike , i have had this bike for 3 years now and has held up so well I have done drops jumps and done everything that a bike should do and not had one problem think all of these comments are not true and happen due to the ridder or the person who assembled it I, my mate bought a specialized p2 at the same time a bought this both brand new the specialized was almost double its price, and has had double the problems

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
buy this bike if you are a beginner or pro best bike i have ridden for the price very strong. juat a good bike all round

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by alex dobinson a Racer from teeside

Date Reviewed: June 19, 2011

Strengths:    handle bars

Weaknesses:    disk brake,grips.seat crank arms are the worst

Bottom Line:   
dont buy this bike it is terrable since i got it all there has been with it is problems the crank arms are falty do not get this bike

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   bobbys cycles

Similar Products Used:   gt chucker 2.0


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by brock16 a Downhiller from coffs harbour nsw australia

Date Reviewed: February 5, 2011

Strengths:    great all rounder for the beginner rider handles jups and small drops allright

Weaknesses:    in saying that in the 6 months ive had it it has started wearing down. a few weeks after i got it i noticed the right crank was loose so i tightened the bolt but it kept coming loose took it to the bike shop they "fixed it" but then i noticed the crank wasnt on straight took it back and they "fixed it' again the bolt then started to become loose again so i had a look at it. the crank has worn because it has become wobly so often and was loose fitting so when i took it to the bike shop for a third time in 4 months they decided to glue the crank in place, fair enough, if they had glued it on straight so i now have given up on it have stripped the frame and decided to build up my specialized p2 frame instead and get a new set of cranks.

Bottom Line:   
excelent for begginer but if u ride hard it runns down fast im only 50kg (115lb) so its up to u i did plenty of 4-5 foot drops while i was still learning how to ride and didnt really land properly but the little things started going wrong deralliuer probs and such from just normal trail riding.

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Favorite Trail:   roberts hill

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $660.00

Purchased At:   rainbow cycles

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by spcooly2 a Weekend Warrior from brooklyn, ny usa

Date Reviewed: March 25, 2010

Strengths:    good quality, hybrid good for street and mountain

Weaknesses:    saddle is low quality had to buy another

Bottom Line:   
buy it

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $200.00


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by zack a Downhiller from wellington

Date Reviewed: December 15, 2009

Strengths:    good frame really tough look, good saet and good handling

Weaknesses:    The shocks suck, spokes suck, a little bit heavy aswel, gears and shirters suck.

Bottom Line:   
good bike but needs a litte bit of changes to get it to a top performing bike, good 4 dirt jumping more for beginners.

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Favorite Trail:   red woods

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   the shop

Similar Products Used:   only mountain bike ive had my other bikes have all been bmx's

Bike Setup:   at the moment not very good.

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Ricky a Weekend Warrior from Gold Coast

Date Reviewed: November 16, 2009

Strengths:    Doesn't have any it is one of the worst bikes i have ever ridden. The bike was put together great by the team down at gold cross but the product is just really bad.

Weaknesses:    Crap forks, Crap frame, Crap brakes but the seat is alright.

Bottom Line:   
Bottom line DO NOT BUY THIS BIKE if your looking for a good beginners bike get the mongoose fireball, now that is a great bike for the price.

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Favorite Trail:   Outlook/DH

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $750.00

Purchased At:   Gold Cross

Similar Products Used:   Huffy Devil (1989-1990)

Bike Setup:   -

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by freestyler a Downhiller from victoria

Date Reviewed: July 10, 2009

Strengths:    the 09 looks good!!! good forks!!! chunky tyres!!! light weight!!! good handling!!!

Weaknesses:    the derailer snapped on mine while doing a mono!!! the gear shifters!!!

Bottom Line:   
the bike is a good bike but bought it new and broke within 2 minutes of riding!!! dodgey shop, never go to bayswater cycles!!! EVA!!! once fixed it has been going awesome but need to test it on bigger jumps!!! it's a great bike for beginners!!!

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Favorite Trail:   my place

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   $625

Similar Products Used:   haro something???!!!

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by od404zn a Weekend Warrior from Auckland, New Zealand

Date Reviewed: December 11, 2008

Strengths:    Looks Great, Feels chunky. Incredible frame, Much better than your standard MTB. lower seat, wider grip = good times
Perfect for a beginner on tar, in a striaght line.


Weaknesses:    For off-road use, the standard set up is useless. The brakes are pathetic and i already broke the left crank after 1 months use, going down a quarry, not fun trying to find missing pieces... The twist grip gears are not great.

Bottom Line:   
I want to love this bike, it's the closest set up i've had to a dirt bike ride. Maybe once i've changed all the crappy parts. Definately not a good bike to buy if you don't want to cough up the dough for upgrades.

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Favorite Trail:   Woodhill

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   Pack n Pedel

Similar Products Used:   none, mainly BMX and Motocross before.

Bike Setup:   Standard at the moment, changing brakes and crank set this week.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by downhillmywayoutofstuff a Downhiller from poland

Date Reviewed: October 9, 2008

Strengths:    Its got a great frame, really light, the brakes are almost like disc, so theyr pretty good, super smooth ride gr8 for jumping it looks beautiful im serious

Weaknesses:    the shocks are crap, id reccomen marzocchi drop offs rims suck and the spokes suck

Bottom Line:   
great bike for the price u might need to replace the shocks or brakes but that is a small problem i love this bike

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Favorite Trail:   wopatka

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   i sport

Similar Products Used:   chucker 2.0


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by SpAM a Weekend Warrior from Birmingham

Date Reviewed: January 31, 2008

Strengths:    Teh frame is strong and durable,
As I use the '06 one the colour (gold)
Crank arms are really strong.
Its Ok on the trails aswell as DJ. I have used this for single track.
The tires are super grippy and durable.


Weaknesses:    The brakes died on me pretty quickly.
My BB (bottom bracket) also died within the first year.



Bottom Line:   
An awsome product that is durable and strong.
A few parts might need replacing after a while as with most bikes. Nothing major...
Recomended for people starting out with DJ (dirt jumps)
If you're a more experienced rider then this is Ok too.
Not bad on trails but dont buy it purley for that purpose.
Good for street too but a 24" pecfic bike would be better.

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Favorite Trail:   Anywhere I can find

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Cant remember xD

Similar Products Used:   Norco 125

Bike Setup:   Juicy 3 up front
HS33 on the back
New BB dunno what though,
BBB Pedals
An Alexrims rim on the front dunno what one though


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris Wesclamb a Downhiller from England, UK

Date Reviewed: September 23, 2007

Strengths:    its a great bike, good strong frame - great forks - great wheels - looks fantastic

Weaknesses:    spokes are quite week

Bottom Line:   
well worth the money it is such a brilliant bike and can really take a beating, love it, brakes work well. but i would recomend getting a back disk brke, and a lizard skin

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Favorite Trail:   favourite trial

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $503.00

Purchased At:   Evans Cycles - Crawley

Similar Products Used:   other gt dirtjump bikes

Bike Setup:   Bike Setup:

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mitchell Mills a Weekend Warrior from Gold Coast

Date Reviewed: July 14, 2007

Strengths:    The frame. The frame is light and also very durable. The forks are good for Dirt Jumping, also for downhill as well.

Weaknesses:    None Really, but the Grips Wore a little easy but they are pretty grippy.

Bottom Line:   
It's an awsome all round bike. Which can handle a bit of a beating. Good for the average rider

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Favorite Trail:   Nerang State Forest

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Mike's Bikes Miami

Similar Products Used:   Giant STP2, GT Chucker 2.0 and Norco Sasquatch

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by curtis a Weekend Warrior from thunder bay, ontario,canada

Date Reviewed: May 13, 2007

Strengths:    looks sick!!! awsome bike. works good on jumps. i hit HUGE jumps and it is a smooth ride. if i case the landing u can barley feel it.

Weaknesses:    the forks sucks!!!!!! they broke on my second ride.:( i recomend to buy new shocks if this shocks come on stock. this shocks are the RST gila T6

Bottom Line:   
it is a all around good jumping bike. I hit some nice dirtjumps and it is awsome. deffianty an awsome price to pay for such a great bike. but the shocks have to go their crap, serious. i recomend some manitou minute or marzocchi drop offs

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $500.00

Similar Products Used:   i dunno

Bike Setup:   Gt chucker, rst gila t6 and other stuff!

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ---*SD*--- a Downhiller from England

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2007

Strengths:    Sturdy Frame, Great Brakes.

Weaknesses:    Gears Become Loose Quickly.

Bottom Line:   
A Great Bike For Messing Around With Jumps On. Will Need To Be Serviced Regularly To Keep It Up To Scratch. If You Are Just Getting Into Jump/ Downhill, Then This Is A Great Bike To Start Off With. Saying That, Even If You Are A More Experienced Rider Who Just Wants A Good Sturdy Bike To Mess Around On Then This Will Keep You Happy For A Good While!

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Favorite Trail:   Sherwood Forest

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   Hagley Rd Specialist Bike Shop.

Similar Products Used:   Saracen AWOL

Bike Setup:   Standard.

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