Mountain Equipment Company

Ghost Kato 9 27.5" Bicycle - Unisex


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The ultimate Kato. Nimble and beautifully equipped, this 27.5in hardtail suits discerning beginners and intermediate XC riders. Just like the Kato 4, it features a lightweight aluminum frame and 27.5in. wheels for a flickable and playful ride. To make it truly special, its gets a selection of Shimano SLX and XT components. RockShox fork with 100mm of travel handles big hits and smooths out chuddery sections. The Shimano hydraulic brakes provide solid stopping power. When it comes to trail competence, a sweet build and a surprising sticker price, the Kato 9 combination is hard to top.

  • Aluminum frame is lightweight, durable and cost-effective
  • Shortened chainstays result in a responsive and nimble ride
  • RockShox 30 Silver RL SA front fork with 100mm of travel can be locked-out
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brakes provide solid stopping power and modulation in wet trail conditions
  • Shimano SLX 11-speed shifters mated to SLX front and XT rear derailleurs provide pro-level shift performance
  • Shimano SLX 2x11 crank and cassette for a trail ready gear range
  • 27.5 inch wheels are nimble and allow for fast, aggressive riding
  • Alex rims laced to Shimano Deore hubs are smooth rolling and solid
  • Michelin Country Race'R tires
  • Ghost Bikes are designed in Waldsassen, Germany. Every model reflects a deep passion for cycling and meticulous attention to detail
  • 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

Tech specs

Weight13.42kg (X-Small)
13.48kg (Small)
13.58kg (Medium)
Ideal for
  • Cross-country riding
FrameGhost Kato 27.5 aluminum
ForkRockShox 30 Silver RL SA
Front travel100mm
StemGhost AS-M01 31.8mm
SeatpostGhost light DC 1
HandlebarsGhost Low Rizer 31.8mm
  • Shimano M365 (hydraulic disc)
Brake leversShimano M365 Disc
ShiftersShimano SLX
Derailleur (front)Shimano SLX
Derailleur (rear)Shimano XT
Crank + ringsShimano SLX 34-24T
Bottom bracketGhost
PedalsSold separately
Hub (front)Shimano Deore
Shimano Deore
Shimano SLX 11-speed 11-42T
ChainShimano HG601-11
RimsAlex MD21
  • Michelin Country Race'R 27.5 x 2.1
SaddleGhost VL 1353
Made inTaiwan


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