GT Grade Carbon Elite Bike. Carbon-framed for the utmost comfort and confidence as you tackle smooth-running road and rough and ready country routes, this version of GT’s Grade Elite carries you with strength, support and speed. Featuring an innovative EnduRoad Triple Triangle design and DFD (Dual Fibre Dynamics) seatstays with a fibreglass core and carbon outer layers, this body of this bike does all it can to enhance toughness, dampen harmful vibrations and reduce fatigue. Comfortably-Designed, Carbon-Framed Road Bike . The Shimano Tiagra drivetrain provides powerful and efficient gearing, taking you through the most arduous parts of your ride with a super-smooth shifting experience, while hydraulic disc brakes keep your speed in check. Finely balanced on a pair of fast-rolling WTB ST i23 rims, a true and consistent motion is assured from start to finish, whether clocking up the road miles or venturing off the beaten track. An in-house DropTune RS handlebar provides precision steering and a traditional road-bike look to this durable and dependable GT model. Kitted out with various mounting points for racks and luggage, this rampant roadie easily becomes a superb bikepacking steed for the versatile and venturesome rider. Features: Frame: All-New Grade Carbon 700c Frame, EnduRoad Triple Triangle Design feat. Floating Seatstays, 12×142 Thru Axle, Flat Mount Disc (160mm), Tapered Headtube, Di2 and Dropper Compatible, PF30 Fork: All-New Grade Carbon fork with tapered carbon steerer, 12×100 Thru Axle, Flat Mount Disc (160mm), pannier and fender compatible Headset: FSA NO. 44, Integrated, Sealed Bearing Stem: GT Design 3D forged 6061, 4 bolt face plate 6° Rise, 31 8mm Clamp Handlebar: GT DropTune RS, alloy, 16° flare Grips: Velo Cork, 3mm Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra, braze-on Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra GS Shifters: Shimano 105, 2×11 Brake System: Shimano Tiagra hydraulic disc, 2×10 Crankset: FSA Omega Adventure, 46/30 Chain: KMC X10, 10-speed Cassette: Shimano HG500, 11-34, 10-speed Rims: WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0, 28h, tubeless-ready Saddle: Fabric Scoop Radius Sport, steel rails Seatpost: GT Carbon, 27 2x350mm (44-58), 400mm (61)Easy Assembly. When you order a bike, one of our trained mechanics will carefully prepare and pack your bike for shipping. Upon delivery, the assembly is simple and all necessary tools are conveniently included in the box Depending on the delivery service and destination, bikes will either be delivered in a large or a small box. Below is a guide as to how your bike will arrive: All bikes for delivery within the UK and Republic of Ireland will be delivered in a large box, except for kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes. All bikes for delivery within the EU on a standard service will be delivered in a large box. If an express delivery option is chosen, your bike will be packed into a small box. Again, the exception is kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes. All bikes for worldwide delivery outside the EU will be delivered in small boxes This video demonstrates assembly from a SMALL BOX This video demonstrates assembly from a LARGE BOX Buy GT Bikes from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.