GT Avalanche 1.0 Disc GTw Womens

GT Avalanche 1.0 Disc GTw Womens 

DESCRIPTION

The hard-tail that all others are measured by. When you're ready to graduate from that first rig you bought - the one they told you was capable of being ridden off-road, but which was really ready for campus cruising - the Avalanche is without question the bike you want. More than just a bike which you can ride about town, the Avalanche is also equipped for gnarly trails and sublime single track. With lightweight, triple-triangle aluminum frames, trail-ready component specs, and front suspension, the Avalanche is chomping at the bit to earn its wings. Are you?

USER REVIEWS

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[Nov 26, 2011]
cnutkrn
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

durability, components, everything

Weakness:

none!

i waited until i got at least 30 good aggressive mountain biking runs in before i wrote this review. i initially purchased the trek 4300 and kept breaking the cranks. i eventually returned it for the GT and couldnt be happier. for about 700 your getting a bike with components typically found on $1500 bike. i am about 280 lbs and have beat this bike up and it still holds strong. awesome bike!

Similar Products Used:

trek 4300

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Jul 21, 2011]
Vdoubleyou
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

Good looking, hydraulic brakes, light, strong frame.

Weakness:

Suntour forks, so far they have been fine, but would have preferred rockshocks.

I brought this bike 2nd hand, but it had been hardly used and it was great value. I try to get out twice a week on it and most of the trails I ride on it are quite technical.

In the 6 months I have had the bike it has handled very well, during a major crash I had the only damage was the handbrake level popping out. I was able to simply push it back onto the ball joint and it has been fine since.

This year of bike (2008 I believe) came with a suntour fork, where as most other years have come with a rockshocks fork. So far the suntour fork has been great, but I know the reputation of them is not as good as other brands.

If you are after a good quality hard-tail bike with good components and can get it for a price similar to mine, go for it!

Similar Products Used:

GT Aggressor

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
[Sep 27, 2010]
aitsh
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

Reliable, efficient, stimulating

Weakness:

big frame: cross bar bit higher than specs would suggest: said I'd sit comfortably on a small frame (I'm not tall) but the cross bar is a bit close to my undercarriage

2009 model, white. Bought GT again as the tequesta was a great bike. Comfortable for all day riding and efficient enough to do roads as well as trails. I'm no mechanic so I like the reliability GT offer, all working really well so far, first proper downhill last week and flew it! Great salesmanship and service by LBS at Sunset too, thanks.

Similar Products Used:

Gt Tequesta - much loved first bike

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
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