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Video: GT Factory Racing Team Mechanic Introduces the New Force
Aug 10, 2021
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All the tech features of the new Force Carbon explained by GT Factory Racing Team Mechanic Matteo Nati.
The Force Carbon Pro LE.
New Force carbon comes equipped with idler enhanced 4 bar LTS, integrated chain guide, and custom chain stay and seat stay protection.
A rear axle flip chip provides +/- 10mm wheelbase and chain stay length.
Tube in tube cable routing keeps lines looking clean while still offering effortless routing of cables.
Lower standover, and taller head tube for more control.
All new geometry including a long reach and short stem for optimal steering, and a longer rear end for stability and control.
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(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:49)
Cool idea to have an authentic mechanic introducing the tech. Thumbs up for GT. Matteo used to work in finale and fixed my wifes brake on the trail when we have been shuttling back in 2011. He came to us with his car and bleed it in no time. Very skilled & gentle person. I followed his career since then and hope his team and the racers take good care of him!
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:01)
Pretty sexy looking bike. I wish more bikes came with the flip chips to switch your geometry. Had it on my old Treks and was big fan. and bring back the Talas while you're at it!
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:50)
You mean like every other bike now?
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:54)
: I can think of more without it than with it.
(Aug 10, 2021 at 10:23)
: Really? All evils, all santa cruz, Specialized, transition, Pivot, Rocky.....
(Aug 10, 2021 at 11:01)
: ummm that is not true about the transition. unless they just started doing it this year?
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:28)
New bike day for the Masters Brothers!
(Aug 10, 2021 at 10:20)
I'm surprised they didn't increase reach a bit more. As a former 2020 Sensor owner, I would think you would want to size up if you are between sizes and have the inseam length to do so. At 5'9" I just couldn't get the fit right on a Medium.
(Aug 10, 2021 at 18:05)
I'm 5'9 and actually like the reach on my medium Force 27.5. I do have a 50mm stem on, but that still brings the reach to around 450, which is pretty par for the course for mediums these days.
(Aug 11, 2021 at 8:59)
: You can't look at reach without considering seat tube angles though. It looks like the seat tube angle changes by 2 or 2.5 degrees while the reach only increases by 10 to 15mm, depending on where I find geo numbers. I find for each degree change in seat tube angle that I want at least 10mm of reach. I would expect this bike to feel a bit shorter out of the box than your 27.5.
(Aug 11, 2021 at 12:23)
: I find reach matters more defending than climbing personally, and the longer reach will be noticeable going downhill.
I like the more upright position that a steep sea tube angle puts you at, so I'm not too worried.
That being said, as sick as this bike looks, I think it's actually too much bike for my needs!
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:32)
I like how they are marketing the seat tube brace as integrated storage, lol
(Aug 10, 2021 at 10:10)
Yeah , it screams ibis Porkchop style bag.
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:16)
I mean the bike is good looking do doubt, but nerding out over those renders too! gaddam
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:24)
Oh my, best looking GT for a while!
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:46)
Can't wait to see what trickled down to the GT Sensor........?
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:09)
I like the aluminum rear end on a bike like this.
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:36)
(Aug 12, 2021 at 14:09)
Matteo is a freaking legend!! Best guy out there. Bike is dope too
(Aug 10, 2021 at 9:02)
Do or do not. There is no try.
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