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GT Helion Expert 9R - 2017

GT Helion Expert 9R
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Light, lively, and sure to leave a grin plastered across your face, GT's Helion Expert 9R is the key to trail-riding bliss. The light GT aluminum frame soaks up trail obstacles with 100mm of plush, controllable front-end suspension powered by a Fox Performance 32 Float fork and a Fox Performance Elite Float Air Shock in back. This capable machine rolls on WTB ST 29-inch wheels, quality Shimano SLX hubs, and grippy Schwalbe Racing Ralph Snakeskin tires to keep you pinned in the corners. Meanwhile, the 2 x 11-speed Shimano SLX drivetrain keeps things fast—with the precision shifting it takes to drop your buddies. Plus, the Shimano Deore hydraulic discs provide awesome speed control for setting personal bests on local descents. And, the rest of the Expert is decked out with a Race Face seatpost and a choice WTB saddle.


Frame 6061-T6 Hydroformed Aluminum Frame, 110mm AOS Suspension System 1 1/8"-1 1/2" Integrated Head Tube
Fork Fox Performance 32 Float SC 29", 100mm Travel, Remote Lockout & Rebound Adjust
Headset FSA Orbit C-40-ACB
Rear Shock Fox Performance Elite Float Air Shock, w/ Rebound Adjust & Remote Lockout
Axles Front: 15QR x 110mm
Rear: 12x142mm
Rims/Wheels WTB STP i23 29", Tubeless Compatible, 32H
Hubs Front: Shimano SLX, HB-M618-B, Centerlock Disc
Rear: SLX Centerlock
Tires Front: Schwalbe Racing Ralph Snakeskin 29x2.25" Folding TL-Easy
Rear: 29x2.0" Folding TL-Easy
Crankset Race Face Ride, 2x11
Chainrings 36/26T
Bottom Bracket Shimano
Chain KMC X11
Front Derailleur Shimano SLX
Rear Derailleur SLX Shadow Plus GS
Cassette/Rear Cogs Sunrace 11-Speed, 11-42T
Shifters Shimano SLX, Rapid Fire
Handlebars All Terra AL6061 DB, 740mm, 0 Rise, 31.8mm Clamp
Tape/Grips GT Statement Single Lock-on Grips
Stem All Terra, 1-1/8" Threadless, 6-degree rise, 31.8mm Clamp, 80mm
Brake Levers Shimano Deore
Brakes Shimano Deore M506 Hydraulic Disc 180/180mm Centerlock Rotor
Saddle WTB Silverado Race SL, Cromoly Rail
Seat Post Race Face Ride, 31.6x375mm

* Subject to change without notice.