GHOST Kato FS 7 27.5 Bike - 2015

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Compared to its FS 5 sibling, the Kato FS 7 has high-performance Shimano XT components and an upgraded full suspension for a more responsive, resilient and agile ride that doesn't sacrifice control.

  • Features

    • Hydroformed aluminum frame is stiff and strong; slack headtube angle allows good control on descents; steep seat tube angle creates an efficient riding position for climbs
    • Fox 32 Float Float Evolution CTD fork has 130mm of travel that can be easily tuned among the 3 modes (Climb, Trail, Descend), and includes a tapered steerer
    • Fox Float CTD XV rear shock offers 120mm travel for a cushy ride
    • Unique 4-bar-linkage rear suspension system ensures braking doesn't affect suspension performance, thereby improving climbing efficiency and downhill traction
    • Shimano XT 38/24 crankset is paired with a 10-speed, 11-36t cassette for a gear range capable of tackling any trail
    • Shimano XT drivetrain lets you move quickly and precisely through the 20 gears
    • Shimano XT hydraulic disc brakes deliver powerful, responsive deceleration
    • Alex MD 21 rims spin smoothly around Shimano XT hubs and are wrapped with Schwalbe Nobby Nic 27.5 x 2.25 tires for great traction
    • REI is proud to be the only US retailer to carry GHOST-brand bikes. Built to deliver speed and reliable, all-mountain performance, they also turn heads with their good looks
    • Specs 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

    Bike Frame Material




    Bike Suspension

    Full Suspension


    Fox 32 Float Evolution CTD, 130mm travel

    Rear Shock

    Fox Float CTD XV, 120mm travel


    Shimano XT, 38/24

    Bottom Bracket

    Shimano BB52 BSA


    Shimano XT

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano XT

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano XT plus

    Rear Cogs

    Shimano CS-HG50, 11-36, 10-speed

    Number of Gears

    20 gear(s)


    Shimano XT hydraulic disc

    Brake Levers

    Shimano XT


    Alex MD21

    Front Hub

    Shimano XT

    Rear Hub

    Shimano XT

    Wheel Size

    27.5 inches


    Schwalbe Nobby Nic, 27.5 x 2.25

    Handlebar Shape

    Riser Bar


    GHOST Low Rizer light



    Seat Post

    GHOST light


    GHOST VL 3315


    Wellgo platform


    Prestine PT-F-11BH


    Shimano CN-HG54


    28 lbs. 14.1 oz.

    Bike Weight

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



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