GHOST Riot AM Essential Bike

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Built to go up as well as it goes down, the GHOST Riot AM Essential bike features 160 mm of front and rear travel paired with a 12-speed Shimano drivetrain to get you wherever you want to go.

  • Features

    • Redeveloped for maximum stiffness, the one-piece rear triangle and rocker link provide additional power transfer to the rear wheel
    • Get a grip on the trail with the Maxxis Minion DHF and DHR EXO+ tires; wide trail (WT) casing
    • RockShox Silver fork provides 160 mm of tunable front travel
    • RockShox Deluxe Select+ offers 160 mm of tunable travel in back
    • 12-speed drivetrain
    • Shimano MT500 hydraulic disc brakes paired with 180 mm rotors offer great stopping force
    • Size small comes with 27.5 in. wheels, all other sizes are 29 in.
    • KS dropper seatpost delivers height adjustments for any trail
    • REI is proud to be the exclusive U.S. retailer of GHOST brand bikes
    • Specs and images are subject to change


    This bike comes with Coast to Coast Support, which includes:
    • 1 year of free adjustments (see more below)
    • In-store bike assembly
    • Pickup in store or curbside
    • Bike experts available at 170+ bike shops
    REI Co-op Members get more:
    • Free flat tire repairs (labor only; parts not included)
    • 20% off shop services
    More about our free adjustments:
    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



    Ghost Riot Aluminum

    Bike Suspension

    Full Suspension


    RockShox FS-35 Silver TK Lock out, Coil, 160 mm travel, tapered steerer

    Fork Travel

    160 millimeters

    Rear Shock

    RockShox Deluxe Select +


    Shimano Deore 30T

    Bottom Bracket



    Shimano Deore M6100 12-speed

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano SLX M7100 12-speed

    Rear Cogs

    Shimano Deore M6100 12-speed 10-51T

    Number of Gears

    12 gear(s)

    Brake Type

    Hydraulic Disc Brake


    Shimano BR-MT500 180 mm rotors

    Brake Levers



    GHOST double-wall alloy

    Front Hub

    Formula DC511 Boost 110 x 15 mm thru axle 6-bolt

    Rear Hub

    Formula DC3248M 148 x 12 mm 6-bolt


    Maxxis Minion DHF/DHR EXO+; front: 2.5 in.; rear: 2.4 in.

    Tire Width

    2.4 inches

    2.5 inches

    Handlebar Shape

    Riser Bar


    Ghost GND51 31.8 mm bore, 780 mm width


    Ghost GND51 31.8 mm bore, 45 mm length

    Seat Post

    KS dropper with remote lever


    WTB Volt




    FSA NO.57SC tapered


    Shimano Deore 12S

    Dropper Post



    32 pounds

    Bike Weight

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



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