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Thursday, January 12, 2012

2011 GT Peace Tour Commuter Bike

2011 GT Peace Tour Commuter Bike Overview

Thinking about giving bicycle commuting a try? GT's Peace Tour commuter bike is ready when you are. It's the real deal, with a triple triangle frame made with Reynolds 531 steel tubing, the choice of touring enthusiasts worldwide because of its fabled combination of strength, stiffness and resiliency. It has 27 gears for efficient power transfer no matter what the road conditions, and mechanical disc brakes for dependable, all-weather stopping power. Integrated fenders help shield you from road spray on rainy days, and Schwalbe Delta Cruiser tires feature puncture protection to keep you rolling and reflective sidewalls to increase your visibility at dawn and dusk and give you commuting peace of mind. 
  • Triple-Triangle frame is made with Reynolds 531 tubing, the legendary steel of choice for touring bikes because of its ability to render frames that are strong. stiff and responsive
  • GT touring design fork has chromoly blades that help dampen road chatter. Braze-on rack mounts allow you to easily increase your carrying capacity
  • 27-speed drivetrain gives you plenty of gears for getting up to speed quickly and maintaining your momentum, whether the road is flat or hilly
  • Tektro Lyra mechanical disc brakes provide dependable stopping power in dry and wet conditions
  • Classic Regal road-style saddle provides a comfortable platform for pounding out the miles efficiently



2011 GT Peace Tour Commuter Bike Specs

BOTTOM BRACKET:  FSA cartridge sealed bearing, JIS chromoly axle 
BRAKES:  Tektro, Lyra "Road" mechanical disc, 140mm Light-Wave rotor 
CASSETTE:  Sunrace, 9-Speed, 11-34T 
CHAIN:  KMC Z9200, 9-speed 
CRANKSET:  FSA Tempo triple, JIS interface, 52/42/30, 7075 alloy outer ring, cr-mo mid. and inner 
FORK:  GT touring design, 4130 chromoly tapered blades and 1-1/8" steerer tube, disc mount, investment cast dropouts, rack and fender braze-ons 
FRAME:  Reynolds 531 Triple-Triangle 
FRONT DERAILLEUR:  Shimano non-series 
GRIPS/TAPE:  Suede-type padded with 3-M adhesive, custom GT caps 
HANDLEBAR:  Alloy compact road design, 31.8mm 
HEADSET:  TH, standard press-in 1-1/8" alloy cups, cage bearings 
LEVERS:  Tektro, RL-340 alloy ergo road 
PEDALS:  Alloy touring with CP steel toe clips 
REAR DERAILLEUR:  Shimano Deore, 9-Speed, top normal 
REAR SHOCK:  NA 
SADDLE:  Classic Regal road style, custom GT cover with black rivets, 7mm CP rails 
SEATPOST:  Alloy micro-adjust, 2-bolt micro-adjust head 
SHIFTERS:  MicroShift, bar-end shifters, 9-speed 
STEM:  Alloy, 10-degree rise, 4-bolt 31.8mm clamp 
TIRES:  Schwalbe Delta Cruiser, 700x35c, puncture protection, reflective sides 
WHEELSET:  Rims: Jalco, X320 double-wall, 700c, 23.5mm width, eyelets, 32-hole: Hubs: Alloy, disc-type, water-resistant seals, alloy QR (Front), Alloy, disc-type with 9-speed cassette, water-resistant seals, alloy QR (Rear); Spokes: Stainless 14-guage

Compare:
 
$929.99  
SALE:
 
$699.99
(Save $230.00)
 


Available from: Performance Bike

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