GT Grade Carbon Ultegra review

GT's Grade is a bike designed for gravel or adventure road riding. We’ve tested the range topping Carbon Ultegra version

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Great bike for on/off road riding in mixed conditions but let down by its tyres

Reasons to buy
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    Brilliant ride on and off road

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    Top spec for adventure road riding

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    Great stability and control

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Reasons to avoid
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    Tyres not the best choice for UK conditions

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The GT Grade is one of the growing legion of adventure road and gravel bikes, which typically have clearance for wide tyres and are equipped with disc brakes, but unlike a cyclocross bike will have slack angles and a longer wheelbase for off-road stability and a wider gear range to allow you to make faster progress on the tarmac. GT has its roots in the Californian mountain bike scene and has put much of this experience into the Grade.

>>> Adventure road bikes explained

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