Ghost Kato FS 7 Bicycle - Unisex

Product code 5044-696

Ghost Kato FS 7 Bicycle - Unisex

Product code 5044-696

Description

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Combining the wallet-friendly value of aluminum with range topping components, the Kato FS 7 is a ready-to-go trail machine that won't break the bank. Unique 4-bar frame linkage lets you brake hard without compromising the suspension performance. 650B wheelset marries the agility of 26-inch setups with the smoothness a 29er to create a nimble, fast-rolling and stable ride. 130mm of beautifully buttery Fox suspension in the front and rear soaks up whatever the trail throws at you. Tried, true and always excellent Shimano XT® drive train provides outstanding shifts while shaving grams. Deore hydraulic brakes are true performers – reliable and powerful while offering precise modulation.

  • 7000-series aluminium frame features is lightweight, strong and surprisingly cost-effective.
  • Tapered head tube increases stiffness while providing direct, responsive steering.
  • Fork provides enough travel (130mm) for a wide range of terrain.
  • 130mm rear shock soaks up chuddery sections and botched landings.
  • 650C wheels are fast rolling yet nimble.
  • Four Bar Linkage prevents braking forces from diminishing suspension performance, and guarantees maximum pedal efficiency and traction when ascending or descending.
  • Shimano XT 11-speed drivetrain is light, reliable and fast-shifting.
  • Shimano XT Plus rear derailleur reduces chain slap.
  • Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes provide excellent power and modulation.
  • Bikes are covered by MEC's Rocksolid Guarantee and Bike Service Agreement. You can bring your bike to any MEC bike shop for free adjustments and minor maintenance for a year after purchase.
  • Ghost Bikes are designed in Waldsassen, Germany. Every model reflects a deep passion for cycling and meticulous attention to detail.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Trail riding
  • Cross-country riding
Frame Ghost Kato FS 650B 7005 DB aluminum
Front travel 130mm
Fork Fox Float 32 Air FIT RL
Rear shock Fox Float RL
Rear travel 130mm
Stem Ghost AS-M01 31.8mm
Seatpost Ghost light SP DC
Headset Ghost tapered
Handlebars Ghost Low Rizer light 31.8mm
Grips/tape Ghost lock-on
Brakes

Mechanical disc brakes are more powerful than rim brakes, but less powerful than hydraulic brakes.

Shimano Deore (hydraulic disc)
Brake levers Shimano Deore
Shifters Shimano XT SL
Derailleur (front) Shimano XT
Derailleur (rear) Shimano XT Plus
Crank + rings Shimano XT 36-26T
Bottom bracket Shimano BB-51 BSA
Pedals Sold separately
Hub (front) Shimano XT
Hub (rear)

The hub affects a bike’s rolling efficiency. Internally geared hubs require significantly less maintenance.

Shimano XT
Cassette

Cassettes with a smaller range allow you to go faster; a bigger range makes climbing hills easier.

Shimano XT 11-speed 11-42T
Chain Shimano HG700-11
Spokes Stainless
Rims Alex MD21
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic 27.5 x 2.25
Saddle Ghost VL 1353
Made in Taiwan