GHOST Kato FS 7.7 27.5 Bike - 2018

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Looking for a capable all-rounder for days on the mountain? The GHOST Kato FS 7.7 27.5 mountain bike offers full-suspension fun on a hydroformed aluminum frame.

  • Features

    • Hydroformed aluminum frame is stiff and strong yet lightweight; slack head tube angle allows control on descents; steep seat tube angle creates an efficient climbing position
    • Renowned KATO FS geometry offers playful handling; compact cockpit offers a pleasantly upright seating position
    • Fox 32 Float Performance fork has 130mm of travel and a 3-position damper for improved control; also includes lockout for increased efficiency and a tapered steerer
    • Fox Float DPS Performance rear shock offers 130mm travel for a cushy ride
    • Plush AMR 4-bar-linkage rear suspension system ensures braking doesn't affect suspension performance, thereby improving climbing efficiency and downhill traction
    • Shimano SLX 1x11 drivetrain with 11-46t rear cogs provides simple yet effective gearing through 11 gear combinations
    • Alex MD 21 rims spin smoothly around Shimano Deore hubs and are wrapped with Continental X-King 27.5 x 2.2 in. tires for great traction
    • Kind Shock LEV Integra dropper seatpost with internal routing is ready and willing
    • REI is proud to be the only U.S. retailer to carry GHOST brand bikes
    • Specs and images are subject to change; pedals sold separately


    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


    Fox 32 Float Performance 130mm travel, 15mm thru-axle

    Fork Travel

    130 millimeters

    Rear Shock

    Fox Float DPS Performance, 130mm


    Shimano SLX 32

    Bottom Bracket



    Shimano SLX, 1x11

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano XT 11-speed Plus

    Rear Cogs

    Shimano CS-M7000 11-46

    Number of Gears

    11 gear(s)

    Brake Type

    Hydraulic Disc Brake


    Shimano MT-500 hydraulic disc 180mm rotors

    Brake Levers

    Shimano MT500


    Alex MD21

    Front Hub

    Shimano Deore 15mm

    Rear Hub

    Shimano Deore 12mm thru type

    Wheel Size

    27.5 inches


    Continental X-King 27.5 x 2.2; SL 55-584

    Tire Width

    2.2 inches

    Handlebar Shape

    Riser Bar


    GHOST Low Rizer light 760mm 31.8mm


    GHOST AS GH2 31.8mm

    Seat Post

    Kind Shock LEV Integra 31.8mm adjustable SP. internal routing


    Selle Italia X-Base


    Sold separately


    Shimano CN-HG601-11

    Dropper Post



    29 lbs. 8.7 oz.

    Bike Weight

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



  • Size Chart

    S M L XL
    Height Range 5' - 5' 6" 5' 5" - 5' 10.9" 5' 8.9" - 6' 2.8" 6' 0.8" - 6' 6.7"
    Reach 418 440 462 475
    Stack 587 597 606 615
    Effective Top Tube 575 600 625 645
    Seat Tube Center-Top 420 460 500 540
    Standover Height 700 745 755 785
    Head Tube Length 110 120 130 140
    Head Tube Angle (degrees) 69 69 69 69
    Seat Tube Angle (degrees) 75 75 75 75
    Wheelbase 1114 1141 1166 1182
    Chainstay 430 430 430 430

    Sizing Notes

    Measurements are stated in millimeters unless otherwise indicated.

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