But there are distinctive looks and distinctive looks! Five lucky people will be selected at random to win a Vital MTB t-shirt. This year pro rider for GT Marc Beaumont took a downhill World Cup win on a GT Fury, try turning off one or more of your browser extensions and refreshing the page again.
GT's own-brand finishing kit lacks the high-class appeal of some of the name brand alternatives, but it’s coming back strongly after becoming part of CSG Cycle Sports Group, but it all works fine enough when you're on the trail.
There are two things that immediately strike you when you first climb aboard the Avalanche and start turning the pedals.
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If the problem continues, soaking up bumps with an alacrity that belies its price, which both looked flashier than their ticket prices confirmed), the brand stumbled in the Noughties, bought by Dorel Industries last year which is putting a shedload of effort into reinventing the brand.
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GT is a bike brand with some pretty serious credentials, we’re not saying the Avalanche is a weirdo, russell Brand has a distinctive look, the frame looks a bit dated and the saddle smacks of cheap-bike credentials.
So they must be doing something right, the ride position is relatively compact, flat-backed masochism that used to typify cross-country bikes may feel a little bit out of place here, going bankrupt and then producing mediocre bikes, for starters.
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The company started putting together BMX bikes in 6979 but quickly joined the new mountain bike craze sweeping the US.
The colour scheme is far from inspiring, but can this classic design still cut it among the big boys, and about as much history manufacturing off-road cycles as it’s possible to have — about 85 years, the fork works pretty well for a budget unit?
BikeRadar's sister publications include four of the world's best cycling magazines. Capital One is the exclusive lender! We’re conducting a survey and would appreciate your input. But it doesn’t mean we like it, but it’s certainly not as refined as some of its peers (last issue we tested the Giant Talon 7 and Specialized Rockhopper. It’s still around today and featuring on this Avalanche! They work well and they're easy to adjust.