GHOST Lanao FS 5 27.5 Women's Bike - 2017

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Designed for women by women, the GHOST Lanao FS 5 bike kicks up your control and maneuverability with upgraded Fox Float Performance suspension front and rear for a cushy ride on the toughest trails.

  • Features

    • Women-specific aluminum frame features a steeply sloped top tube for low stand-over height, making it easy to mount and dismount
    • RockShox Sektor suspension fork offers 130mm of plush travel, lock out control, and a QR15 thru-axle for added stiffness and precision
    • Fox Float Performance 3-position rear shock provides 130mm of tunable suspension for speed and comfort, and 3 compression damping settings for pedaling efficiency
    • Unique 4-bar-linkage rear suspension system ensures braking doesn't affect suspension performance, thereby improving climbing efficiency and downhill traction
    • Shimano Deore XT double crankset is paired with an 11-speed, 11-42t cassette for a wide gear range capable of tackling any trail
    • Shimano 506 hydraulic disc brakes and 180mm rotors deliver powerful, 1-finger braking and reliable performance
    • Alex MD21 rims spin smoothly around Shimano Deore hubs and are wrapped with Michelin Wild GripR 2 TS Performance 27.5 x 2.25 tires for great traction
    • REI is proud to be the exclusive U.S. retailer of GHOST brand bikes
    • Specs and images are subject to change


    Free Adjustment Period:
    New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which they should be readjusted. All bicycles sold at REI include free adjustments for one year after purchase date—as many times as you need. Included: derailleur and brake adjustments, lateral wheel truing, hub and headset bearing adjustments, tire inflation and chain lubrication. Not included: replacement or installation of new components or accessories, any other services. Call your local REI Co-op Bike Shop for more information.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Mountain Biking

    Mountain Bike Style


    Bike Frame Material




    Bike Suspension

    Full Suspension


    RockShox Sektor 130mm QR15

    Fork Travel

    130 millimeters

    Rear Shock

    Fox Float Performance 3-poisition, 130mm travel


    Shimano Deore XT 38-24


    Shimano XT (2x11)

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano XT

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano XT 11-Speed Plus

    Rear Cogs

    Shimano CS-M7000 11-42

    Number of Gears

    22 gear(s)

    Brake Type

    Hydraulic Disc Brake


    Shimano 506 hydraulic disc 180mm

    Brake Levers

    Shimano 506 hydraulic disc


    Alex MD21

    Front Hub

    Shimano Deore 15 mm

    Rear Hub

    Shimano Deore QR

    Wheel Size

    27.5 inches


    Michelin Wild GripR2 TS Performance 27.5x2.25

    Tire Width

    2.25 inches

    Handlebar Shape

    Riser Bar


    GHOST Low Rizer light 720 mm 31.8


    GHOST AS GH2 31.8 mm

    Seat Post

    GHOST light DC 1 31.6 mm


    GHOST VL 4212


    Sold separately


    Shimano CN-HG601-11


    31 lbs. 1 oz.

    Bike Weight

    Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.



  • Size Chart

    XS S M
    Height Range 4'9"-5'3" 5'1"-5'6" 5'5"-5'11"
    Reach 371 401 428
    Stack 586 586 596
    Effective Top Tube 530 560 590
    Seat Tube Center-Top 380 420 460
    Standover Height 695 709 740
    Head Tube Length 110 110 120
    Head Tube Angle (degrees) 69 69 69
    Seat Tube Angle (degrees) 75 75 75
    Bottom Bracket Height -14 -14 -14
    Wheelbase 1062 1092 1123
    Chainstay 430 430 430

    Sizing Notes

    All measurements are stated in millimeters or degrees unless otherwise indicated.

    How we measure bikes

    1. Standover Height Standover Height is a measurement from the ground to the top of the top tube, measured at the midpoint of the top tube.
    2. Reach Reach is the horizontal distance from the center of the cranks to the center of the head tube, measured at head tube level.
    3. Stack Stack is the vertical distance from the center of the cranks to the center of the head tube, measured to the top of the head tube.
    4. Effective Top Tube Effective top tube is the distance from the center of the head tube to the center of the seat tube/seat post, measured parallel to the ground.
    5. Seat Tube Center to Top Seat Tube length is the measurement of the seat tube, from the center of the cranks to the top of the seat tube.
    6. Head Tube Length Head Tube Length is measured from the bottom to the top of the head tube.
    7. Head Tube Angle Head Tube Angle is the acute angle between the head tube and the ground (measured towards the rear of the bike)
    8. Seat Tube Angle Seat Tube Angle is the acute angle between the seat tube and the ground (measured towards the rear of the bike).
    9. Bottom Bracket Height Bottom Bracket Height is a measurement taken vertically from the ground up to the center of the cranks.
    10. Wheelbase Wheelbase is the measurement from the center of the front axle to the center of the rear axle.
    11. Chainstay Length Chainstay Length is the measurement from the center of the cranks to the center of the rear axle.
    12. Fork Offset Fork Offset, or rake, is the distance from the front axle to a line drawn parallel to the center of the head tube or steering axis.
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