GT Moto Freeride Hardtail

4.11/5 (28 Reviews)


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ian P. a Weekend Warrior from Palm Desert

Date Reviewed: April 19, 2008

Strengths:    Strength of frame. Have done drops with absolutely no problems, have bombed tech. singletrack with ease, and have raped skateparks with confidence.

Weaknesses:    EVERY SINGLE COMPONENT. CRAP HUBS, CRAP BRAKES. I don't have as much fun at the skatepark because of how crap the forks are. I bottom out with high bunnyhops.

Bottom Line:   
Its one B.A.M.F. I love this thing. I really like the head angle, so i feel more comfortable bombing hills. This is my all around bike so I want make it better. The frame looks cool. If you find one get one, I'm glad I did.

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Favorite Trail:   Deer Valley and The Cove

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $650.00

Purchased At:   Dick Head Joel's

Similar Products Used:   Azonic Steelhead, Specialized P.1 and 2

Bike Setup:   Enduro grips and Odyssey seat. I will be getting Azonic Outlaw wheels, Avid BB7 brakes, Truvativ Team Riser bars, Thompson Elite seatpost, Chris King headset, Holzfeller crankset, E.13 chainguide, and Sram X.9 derailler and shirfters, and a Marzocchi DJ1 fork

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jay Dolinski a Weekend Warrior from Vancouver

Date Reviewed: February 22, 2008

Strengths:    Great bang for the buck, light yet durable, handles well

Weaknesses:    cheezy graphics

Bottom Line:   
Can't beat this bike for the price, I don't really care what the first couple of reviews state, I've beaten this bike like a rented mule, rode it like it was stolen, and no problems with the frame at all, and I'm 175lbs. I think the first few reviewers need to learn how to land a hard tail, bend your knees foo's.

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Favorite Trail:   Fromme

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   frame + fork only on ebay

Similar Products Used:   specialized

Bike Setup:   xt drive train/raceface DH cranks/hayes mag 8"hyd disk brakes/cheap-ass sunringle rims with xt hubs that take a beating.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ian P. a Downhiller from Portland, Oregon, USA

Date Reviewed: November 1, 2007

Strengths:    everything's great

Weaknesses:    derailler hanger bent to easily

Bottom Line:   
Damn good bike for the price. get one.

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Favorite Trail:   Deer Valley

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $650.00

Purchased At:   Joel's B.S.

Similar Products Used:   azonic steelhead, P.1

Bike Setup:   bone stock

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Steve a Downhiller from orange,CA,USA

Date Reviewed: August 29, 2007

Strengths:    strong handlebars,cheap,

Weaknesses:    brakes are really bad,the fork makes a skuishy sound and is not very good

Bottom Line:   
now that i replaced the brakes bike works good other than that its a good bike

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Favorite Trail:   monster hill

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $460.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   specialized hardrock pro

Bike Setup:   avid juicy 7 203mm brakes,maxxis holy rollers,mavic 729 rims with cannondale hubs

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Griffin Herbst a Downhiller from Golden British Columbia

Date Reviewed: February 20, 2007

Strengths:    Forks are great and very smooth. I like the brakes as well

Weaknesses:    the pedals on it suck but pedals are cheap to replace

Bottom Line:   
This is one heck of a nice bike. I thinnk there is no better deal than what i paid and it works great. I have not yet used it for racetrack riding or anything like that yet, I use it for mostly street riding. The bike is everything you want for street riding and is nice and light and easy for popping around on. I would not recommend it for downhill but it works great for street and dirt jumping

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Favorite Trail:   3k on mt 7

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Pinkbike

Similar Products Used:   stp, stp2 scrap, shred, norco 125

Bike Setup:   just stock except for some tioga street tires

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by orion a Weekend Warrior from nevada city

Date Reviewed: January 18, 2007

Strengths:    I bought this bike for my pump track. For the price it is light, great geometry for my 6' 180 lb @ss. The brakes are kinda crap and the fork wouldn't win a downhill race, but for pump track, maybe some dirtjumping I love it

Weaknesses:    none yet for the price, cable shimano discs are crap, the mutano raptors are kinda skinny for a bike of this nature.

Bottom Line:   
I am not a slalom guy or a dirtjumper. I mob medium sized freeride on my joker honest 6'-9' drops 6'-14' gaps, I'm more aggressive than most riders, but not a maniac. This bike feels stable on the pump track and I plan to dirtjump it a little. I put up more infor when I've ridden it more.

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Favorite Trail:   esperanza/boneyard

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $439.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Bike Setup:   '05 moto stock. drop off fork, deore, hussefelt

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Shawn Holt a Downhiller from Cleveland Ohio USA

Date Reviewed: December 18, 2006

Strengths:    Effing strong and good looking!

Weaknesses:    Nope

Bottom Line:   
You can find them on e-bay for about $400.00. My room mate just picked one up and loves it too, his is stock. It's alot of bike the the bucks!

I picked up the frame at Rays MTB used for $25.00 on the last day they where open last year.

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Favorite Trail:   Ray's MTB, The Knob, Mohican DH, Dillon st park.

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   Ray's MTB - Just the frame

Similar Products Used:   GT Ruckus

Bike Setup:   MTX rims, WTB Hubs, MARZ 66 fork 150mm,single speed, and Hook worms!

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by aljonn lacerna a Weekend Warrior from windsor ontario

Date Reviewed: December 11, 2006

Strengths:    frame has really nice geometry, very snappy and its somewhat light

Weaknesses:    brakes, specifically speaking the brake levers, theyre so hard to pull and they dont lock in unless u really force it. forks arent the best but are decent for begginers

Bottom Line:   
its a very nice bike, and for the price i paid i think its a steal. great parts overall except for the brake levers. dont listen to people who stereotypes GT bike, because some gts suck but when it comes to thier high end bikes, theyre really affordable and is well worth the money

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Favorite Trail:   anything decent

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $500.00

Similar Products Used:   gt chucker 1.0(decent frame and crappy parts)

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeffrey Ylagan a Downhiller from Red Bank, New Jersey, USA

Date Reviewed: November 21, 2006

Strengths:    Everything

Weaknesses:    Me trying to freeride

Bottom Line:   
Fun, fun, fun... I don't see any of the negatives from other reviews. I'm 190lbs 5'8" and I beat this thing on the jumps. Don't beleive the downers.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   e-bay

Similar Products Used:   P3, 125, scrap

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by pablo a Downhiller from va

Date Reviewed: May 6, 2006

Strengths:    decent components for price, great frame

Weaknesses:    none so far

Bottom Line:   
great bike if your just getting into dirt jumping, great geometry for street too, 2005 model has higher bb

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Favorite Trail:   gambrill watershed

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $519.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   giant stp2, kona scrap

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by bvugae uisgdhvui a Cross Country Rider from uihvsduiv

Date Reviewed: February 22, 2006

Strengths:    FUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCA

Weaknesses:    FUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCA

Bottom Line:   
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Favorite Trail:   1UIREWUIFHW

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $324234.00

Purchased At:   SADRTHWEARHQERH

Similar Products Used:   FUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCA

Bike Setup:   FUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCAFUGVyvGVASEYGFEYFASUKGFKAUHVCASCA

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bob from scotland

Date Reviewed: November 1, 2005

Bottom Line:   
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Duration Product Used:   3 months


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Xak a Weekend Warrior from Boulder/Albuquerque

Date Reviewed: May 12, 2005

Strengths:    Light weight, Stiff, Fast, Tons of style points, and ver virsital.

Weaknesses:    Bottem bracket hight is a bit low for urban/trials messing around stuff, limmited chainstay clearence with an MRP system 1 (it fits with a 118 BB, but the chain line kinda blows.)
ISCG mounts would be good.


Bottom Line:   
-I built it up from a frame with some great parts so I don't know about some of the stuff people complain about.

-I love this bike, the frame seems strong but not to heavy. Great for the riding I do, does well on the smaller jumps and drops that I have done. and it is good to know I can raise the seat post and take it to the hills and be able to get around on it.

- everywhere I go I get complements on how great it looks so that is a plus too, I guess.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   UNM Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   Avitar DS, Small Zascar, Paketa.

Bike Setup:   Race face North Shore cranks, evolve DH stem and bars, psylo fork, holly rollers, hayes hydros, MRP, SRAM X.0, Cane creek headset.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by will obree a Weekend Warrior from bristol

Date Reviewed: May 7, 2005

Strengths:    Everything the best bike in its price range, much better than any of its rivals(kona shred) its even better than the scrap. Gives you a smooth ride brakes are good, great forks and cranks.

Weaknesses:    Pedals a bit dogey

Bottom Line:   
If your a beginer and you need a bike which can take anything go for the moto, alos great for more advanced riders gives you a smooth run front suspension is just right its fukin awesome. If you want a cheap hardtail bike go for the moto

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Favorite Trail:   L.A.

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   ???????/ cant remember

Similar Products Used:   kona scrap shred


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Matthew Spencer a Weekend Warrior from Toronto Ont.

Date Reviewed: April 17, 2005

Strengths:    This bike handles like a dream! The forks are great for this frame, they go well with it. The bars and stem are amazing! The rims are great for freeride and i love the tires(street?dirt) Great components for the price!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Weaknesses:    At the bottom of the bike there is this stupid design that was cut out i guess to reduce wieght(it has a good weight) but it looks weak.Te brakes are garbage( when stopping fast you really gatta kill both of em.

Bottom Line:   
This bike is amazing for its price but i recomend getting a bash gaurd and better brakes, otherwise if if you lookin in the 1300 price rang, look at the gt MOTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   The DON (uppers)

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   Cycle Solutions(beaches)

Similar Products Used:   bigfoot, Fully upgraded yukon

Bike Setup:   super stalk

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