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GT Chucker 3.0 DJ/MtnX

3.4/5 (15 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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Reviews 1 - 15 (15 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

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.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Baz a Weekend Warrior from New Zealand

Date Reviewed: March 19, 2007

Strengths:    bling looks, light frame, very chuckable over jumps (at least compared to my mates DMR and STP 1). low price for a jump bike. i have heard that the frame is very strong.

Weaknesses:    well the forks are crap and the rims are just as bad! gears could be better, but they do the job. tacod my front rim and snapped my forks off a small (3-4) foot jump, but i am a 90kg rider who rides pretty harshly.

Bottom Line:   
good for a budget, smooth rider. dont buy if you ride hard, because it wont hack it! also definatley a jump bike, ive found it much harder to ride steep downhill drops than on my crappy old aggressor (that didnt have suspension!)

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Favorite Trail:   oropi

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   DMR trailstar, STP1, aggressor

Bike Setup:   stock, but new rims and shocks on the way!

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by mike binds a Weekend Warrior from canada

Date Reviewed: January 14, 2007

Strengths:    good for the price and has nice handlebars

Weaknesses:    the frame is heavy and the rims bend realy easy and the whole gear set up is pants! clangs to much

Bottom Line:   
its cheap but i wouldnt spend the cash on it becuase the components are pants! but the frame is real strong! and reliable!

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Favorite Trail:   salty rock trail

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   online..had for christmas

Similar Products Used:   specialized p1

Bike Setup:   stock but im getting new rims because coz back rim buckled

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