Ghost Kato Essential 27.5 Review

Ghost Kato Essential 27.5 Review

Ghost Kato Essential 27.5 Review

Price: 729 €
category: Beginners-Bike
Frame Material: Aluminium
Wheel Size: 27,5"
Travel Front: 100 mm
Model Year: 2023 (carry over model from 2022)
  • good complete bike for the price
  • strong in the descents
  • great frame
  • good brakes compared to the competition
  • 5 years warranty
fun to ride in
easy terrain extreme terrain
seating position
upright efficient
handling
playful easy calm
framesize runs
small big

Overall Bike Check

The most importanten ratings of the Kato Essential 27.5 in comparison to the competitor bikes of following categorie: (Beginners-Bike up to 800 €) .

Value for Money Check

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Geometry

Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
Sizing of Manufacturer
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XS
S
M
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-
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Wheelsize
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27,5
27,5
27,5
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-
-
Stack
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588
598
607
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-
-
Reach
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371
393
411
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-
-
Top Tube Length
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545
570
590
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-
-
Seat Tube Length
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-
-
-
-
-
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Seat Tube Angle
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73,5
73,5
73,5
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-
-
Head Tube Length
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105
115
125
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-
-
Head Tube Angle
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68
68
68
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-
-
Bottom Bracket Drop
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45
45
45
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-
-
Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
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282
282
282
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-
-
Chainstay Length
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430
430
430
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-
-
Wheelbase
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1063
1089
1110
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-
-
Standover Height
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360
400
440
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-
-
Specification
  • Frame KATO AL
  • Frame Material Aluminium
  • Fork RST Blaze 100 mm
  • Spring Unit coil
  • Remote-Lockout yes
  • Damper -
  • Gearrange 467%
  • Drivetrain 3x8
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Tourney FD-TY700-TS6
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Acera RD-M360 8-S
  • Crank Shimano FC-TY301 42-34-24
  • Cassette Shimano CS-HG-200-8 12-32
  • Brake Set Tektro HD-M275 180 mm
  • Brake Rotors 180/180
  • Rims Rodi Excalibur XC 19
  • Front Hub Shimano HB-TX505 QR 100 mm
  • Rear Hub Shimano FH-TX505 QR 135 mm
  • Tires Front Mitas Ocelot 27x2.35
  • Tires Rear Mitas Ocelot 27x2.35
  • Saddle Selle Italia X-Base
  • Seat Post GHOST SP DC1 31.6 mm
  • Stem Ground Fiftyone Dia. 31.8 mm
  • Handle Bar Ground Fiftyone Dia. 31.8 mm 0/700 mm (XS) 0/720 mm (S) 0/740 mm (M-L) 0/760 (XL)
  • Handle Bar Width 740
  • Head Set 14106

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Ghost Kato Essential 27.5 Review Fun is the name of the game when you ride the Ghost Kato Essential 27.5 in light terrain. The lively character invites you to throw the bike around with ease. The moderate seating position is likely to be the perfect middle ground for the majority of bikers. For trail lovers, one point dominates: the Kato Essential 27.5 scores in the decent with an extremely good geometry, a high-quality suspension and grippy tires. With 5 years the warranty is another neat feature.

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