New Year Apparel Sale—Save 25% or More

GT Force Alloy Expert Complete Mountain Bike - 2017

GT Force Alloy Expert Complete Mountain Bike - 2017
Sale $2,999.00$3,999.99 25% Off

Item # GTE001R

Find your size

Note: Actual inseam is not the same as pant inseam.How to measure

Recommended Size

We recommend a size in this bike.

EditMore details

Our size calculator is a starting point for finding the right size for you. To get personal advice talk to one of our fit experts at 1.888.276.7130 or chat now

Select options
  • Select options
  • Military Green, M ($2,999.00)
  • 100% Guaranteed Returns
Item # GTE001R


Harness the all-mountain force.

Our childhood memory slideshow is permeated with GT's branding as we navigated the neighborhood in search of the next rockin' curb jump or parkside halfpipe. Now that we've gotten a little taller and settled into the adult world, the 2017 GT Force Alloy Expert Complete Mountain Bike brings back the joy in a modernized package built to handle our favorite all-mountain trails. Aluminum construction balances weight, durability, and price tag while 6-inches of responsive Angle Optimizes Suspension works in tandem with a 160mm travel fork to soften the bumps for a confident ride.

The Force's Angle Optimized Suspension (AOS) looks decidedly different than most other suspension systems, with the crankset attached to the mobile rear triangle rather than the stationary front triangle. GT claims that pairing this design with its Pathlink, which cradles the crankset and acts as a pivot on the short side of the rear triangle, minimizes power-sapping chain extension for a more responsive pedal feel. AOS's high mount pivot also helps boost the suspension's shock absorbing capabilities for improved big-hit compliance. In a nutshell, AOS isolates rear axle travel from pedaling input, which means the Force can charge over singletrack and jump off the line without any disheartening pedal bob.

  • A full-suspension all-mountain ride
  • 6in of responsive Angle Optimized suspension
  • Slack head tube is stable through bigger lines
  • Carbon construction balances weight and stiffness
  • Shimano's workhorse SLX drivetrain stands strong against trail abuse

Tech Specs

Frame Material:
6069 hydroformed aluminum
Angle Optimized Suspension
Rear Shock:
Fox Racing Performance Float DPS
Rear Travel:
RockShox Pike RC Boost
Front Travel:
1-1/8 - 1-1/2in FSA Orbit C-40-ACB
Shimano SLX rapid fire
Front Derailleur:
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano SLX Shadow Plus GS
30t Race Face Aeffect
Bottom Bracket:
Race Face
11 - 42t Sunrace CSMS8 11-speed
Shimano SLX M7000
Brake Type:
hydraulic disc
[front] 203 mm Shimano Ice Tech centerlock, [rear] 180 mm Shimano Ice Tech centerlock
Race Face Chester
Handlebar Rise:
Handlebar Width:
GT Statement Double lock-on
Race Face Chester
Stem Length:
WTB Silverado Race SL
KS LEV Integra w/ remote Southpaw polycarbonate lever
Seatpost Diameter:
WTB STP i29, tubeless compatible
[front] Shimano SLX, centerlock disc, [rear] Shimano Deore, centerlock disc
Front Axle:
15 x 110mm Boost thru-axle
Rear Axle:
12 x 142mm thru-axle
Schwalbe Magic Mary Performance TL
Tire Size:
[front] 27.5 x 2.35in, [rear] 27.5 x 2.4in
Recommended Use:
all-mountain, enduro
Manufacturer Warranty:
lifetime on frame

Geometry Chart


Geometry Chart


Force X Expert/Sport
160mm Travel Fork

Seat Tube


Effective Top Tube


Fork Offset


Stand Over

Head Tube


Head Tube Angle


Seat Tube Angle


Bottom Bracket Drop




S 16.7in 22.3in 1.7in 29.7in 3.8in 66.7o 73.3o 0.2in 17.4in 44.5in
M 17.9in 23.6in 1.7in 30.1in 4.5in 66.7o 73.3o 0.2in 17.4in 45.9in
L 18.9in 24.8in 1.7in 30.6in 5.1in 66.7o 73.3o 0.2in 17.4in 47.1in
XL 19.9in 25.9in 1.7in 31.4in 5.8in 66.7o 73.3o 0.2in 17.4in 48.4in

Reviews & Community


Write a review

    Add a:
  • Photos
  • Videos

No file chosen

Rather attach a photo from your computer?


Only jpg, jpeg, png, gif or bmp files please.

Submit ReviewCancel

A phenominal ride for Trail and AM

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I've been riding mountain bikes for 30 years -Cannondale, Specialized, Trek and Klein: The GT Force has it all. Highly manueverable in tight situations. Its ready for the drops and bike park downhill runs. It's great for an all day ride on the trails - and it really climbs like a goat. You wil love it!!!