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Exclusive: GHOST AMR Riot Lector 9 – 650B carbon trail bike

Ghost AMR Riot Lector 9 – 650B 2014 trail bike-9

At EUROBIKE german bicycle manufacturer GHOST will present their new 2014 range with the AMR Riot as the ultimate highlight. Enduro Mag got an exclusive first look at the new bike revealing the most important info about this new trail bike here:

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The photos show the Riot Lector 9, the high-end-version of the Riot range, that weighs 11 kilograms according to Ghost. There will be two (cheaper) models available, too.

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The Riot’s frame is entirely made out of carbon …

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only the rocker link is forged in aluminium.

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The head tube shows a very sharp design with very nice entrances for the internal cable routing.

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Internal cable routing through the chain stays.

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The new Riot suspension system is a horst-link and offers 130mm of travel.

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Downtube protection.

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All Ghost AMR Riot models will come with full Fox suspension for 2014. Here you see the Fox Float CTD with Kashima Coating.

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The rear brake mount is completely isolated from the seat stays.

Here come some details about the specs of the new GHOST AMR Riot Lector 9 – 650B:
Suspension fork:Fox Forx 32F Fit Factory CTD Kashima 130mm
Rear shock:Fox Float CTD Adjust BV LV Kashima 130mm
Crank set: Shimano XTR 38-26 / 11-36
Brakes: Shimano XTR Disc 180mm
Drivetrain: Shimano XTR 10-Speed Plus
Seat post:RockShox Reverb Stealth
Tires: 27,5 Zoll Schwalbe Nobby Nic Evo

Words & Photos: Manne Schmitt

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