Gary Fisher GED review

Say what you like about the GED from Mr Fidhrt, just make sure that you say that it's fun. Working on the frame with top freeriding jump loon Chris Duncan, the urge to ride it up to something very high and fly off the edge is almost too tempting to resist.

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
£800.00 RRP
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Our review

Tough, agile and snappy ride offsets weight for a great value fun bike
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You can say what you like about the GED from Mr Fidhrt, just make sure that you say that it’s fun. Working on the frame with top freeriding jump loon Chris Duncan, the urge to ride it up to something very high and fly off the edge is almost too tempting to resist.

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Agility is the key word here and the GED has oodles of it. Handling more like a pro BMX, it turns quickly (maybe too quickly for some) and bucks around beneath you like an excitable colt. Tame it though, and you’ll find yourself on a bike that makes jumps and tricks easier than you could imagine it would.

The overall weight of the bike is reasonable, if not remarkable (32.5lb), but some of that has to be down to the choices in the kit department. The Marzocchi fork isn’t light compared to the other ones in this price bracket, but it is strong enough to save your ass when the ground’s rushing towards you. That, combined with 8in rotors on the front, means that the bike may encourage you to be reckless, but it’s responsible enough to help you through the scary bits, too.

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The GED is all about having fun on a bike, and whether you feel like tearing through your local woods or trying a bit of freeride action at your local quarry, we can guarantee that the GED is one bike that’ll take the rough with the smooth in style.

Product Specifications

Product

Name GED
Brand Gary Fisher Bikes

Bottom Bracket Isis Gigapipe
Rear Derailleur Shimano LX
Grip Type Lock-On
Max. Fork Travel 130mm
Colour Red
Rear Tyre Size 26x2.5
Front Tyre Size 26x2.5
Available Sizes 13 Inches 15.5 Inches 17.5 Inches 19 Inches 21.5 Inches
Available Colours Black Red
Shifters Deore
Seatpost Bontrager Select
Seat Angle 73
Rear Hub M-525 Disc
Pedals Alloy Platform
Brakes HFX-9
Headset Type Semi-Cartridge
Spokes Brand WTB
Head Angle 71
Handlebar Rise 31
Handlebar OS Riser
Grips/Tape Lockdowns
Front Hub M525 32h
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
Frame Material Aluminium
Chain Shimano HG-73
Cassette SRAM PG950
Handlebar Type Riser