GT Ruckus Shore Older Freeride Hardtail

5/5 (4 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Pedals: GT Alum Platform with cr-mo spindles
  • Chain: KMC Z9000
  • Saddle: SDG,Bel-Air ST I-Beam, stitched cover
  • Fork: Marzocchi Z.1 Sport RV, 150mm travel
  • Crankset: Truvativ Hussefelt, forged AL 66
  • Frame: GT Ruckus design 6061 Aluminum Frame
  • Stem: Truvativ Hussefelt, 3D cold forged


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Niallo

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2015

Strengths:    Bloody solid bike, pops over jumps, can through it around and off stuff, It loves it rough and keeps coming back for more

Weaknesses:    This tanks only weakness is the rider

Bottom Line:   
Mean bike!

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Donny DH a Cross Country Rider from Wellington New Zealand

Date Reviewed: October 20, 2010

Strengths:    Build quality. Seriously solid frame. Good factory specs, the main reason I bought the bike, i tend to be fairly hard on my bikes and I have yet to break anything.
I do a fair bit of Downhill riding and it rides beautifully, handles reasonable sized jumps with no nasty surprises.
Perfect size/geometry setup for me (6", 100Kg)


Weaknesses:    its a bit heavy for the up hill sections :) otherwise I love everything about it.

Bottom Line:   
Overall a fantastically built bike. Nicely spec'd components.
Based on a freeride frame, so can handle decent sized jumps but geometry may not suit some people. probably not ideal for lots of cross country riding but for your average weekend trail basher it is great.
value for money 10/10

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Favorite Trail:   Makara

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $1000.00

Purchased At:   Burkes Cycles

Similar Products Used:   crappy old Specialized FSR

Bike Setup:   stock everything... riding for two years with absolutely no breakages! not yet tempted to do any upgrades.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jonathan m a Weekend Warrior from burque' 505

Date Reviewed: June 16, 2007

Strengths:    stiff,stong,takes good drops off big stairs at the college and uptown plaza... i think it was made perfectly for my big frame(6'1", 230lbs)

Weaknesses:    my chain poped a few months ago and snapped off..... i replaced it wit a sram 30$ 9 spd chain......still makes popping noise on power stroke???

Bottom Line:   
this bike is perfect for jumpig off stuff and/or crashing.
i would change the pedals for more grip but whatever.. the stock is good for now.

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Favorite Trail:   trail?

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $700.00

Purchased At:   some roady

Similar Products Used:   none... was a bmx street rider(circa 1990's)

Bike Setup:   only changed the chain and the tires to street knobs, seat is low and the contols are tucked inwards

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tommas kelly-tait a Downhiller from nelson south island new zealand

Date Reviewed: March 3, 2007

Strengths:    it is a mean bike with meany of good things on and in it its mean to jump and so on

Weaknesses:    it does not have many weaknesses

Bottom Line:   
its a great bike full stop and i highly reacomend it

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Favorite Trail:   fireball

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   r&r sport

Similar Products Used:   gt ruckus dj

Bike Setup:   for jumping

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