GT Ruckus 7 2.0 Freeride Full Suspension

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $3749.00


Product Description

Imagine you had a world-class downhill bike like the Fury. Now imagine that you kept the geometry pretty much intact, but put the rider in a slightly more pedal-friendly riding position. Imagine it's got bombproof, bike-park ready features, like an 83mm bottom bracket shell, a reinforced head tube, and a 150mm rear end, but you can ride it to the top, and not the lift. To most, this sounds pretty compelling... to us, it sounds like the Ruckus.
  • Frame: GT designed 6061 Monocoque frame with Independent Drivetrain suspension. 7.0 inches of rear wheel travel. Fury pivot system
  • Fork: Rock Shox Domain 318 Coil 1 1/8 steerer alloy steerer 180mm travel
  • Crank: Truvativ Holzfeller OCT 1.1, 36t 165mm Truvativ Boxguide Team
  • Brakes: Avid Elixer R 203
  • Rear Shock: Rock Shox Vivid 4.1 coil with external rebound and compression adjust


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Christian a Downhiller

Date Reviewed: June 30, 2013

Strengths:    Very strong frame.
Awesome Drivetrain
Ascends and descends with ease
Really smooth plush travel
Absolutely love the feel and the geometry of this bike
Awesome form factor
Great Adjustability
Have great control over the whole bike


Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
I just recently purchased this bike and all i can say is good things about this bike. It is tougher than nails and has a really cool frame form factor. I also love the drivetrain, Yes it's different but i love the simplicity of being able to ride the bike up the hill and ditch the lift with still having 7" of monstrous suspension travel front and rear.. Perfect for ascending and descending. Overall this is the best bike i have ever owned or have ridden and recommend it to all experienced riders or novice.

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Favorite Trail:   NRA Pit, AZ

Duration Product Used:   Till the day I die

Price Paid:    $950.00

Purchased At:   Pinkbike.com

Bike Setup:   2011 GT Ruckus 7 2.0, stock components.

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Gt Ruckus 7 2.0, Sizing Question

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