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Ghost Kato 1 26" Bicycle - Unisex


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Your ticket into the fast, fun world of singletrack and cross-country riding. With 26-inch wheels and an aluminum frame, the Kato 1 is nimble, easy to ride and great for exploring trail riding. The front fork has 100mm of travel to take the bite out of rocky paths and keep the ride smooth in adventurous terrain. Shimano shifters are good-to-go and reliable, and mechanical disc brakes offer stopping power in muddy conditions. Looking to commute to work or school? No sweat – smooth, durable Michelin tires hold up well on bike lanes, gravel and dirt.

  • Aluminum frame reduces trail vibration, while keeping the weight low and the cost reasonable
  • Shortened chainstays produce a fast-accelerating and nimble ride
  • Mechanical fork with 100mm of travel
  • Shimano Tourney shifters and derailleurs provide reliable and fast-acting shifting
  • 8-speed cassette yields a versatile gear ratio for commuting or mountain-goating up steep climbs
  • Mechanical disc brakes provide solid stopping power in all weather conditions
  • Alex rims laced to Shimano hubs are smooth-rolling and trail-ready
  • Kenda tires provide the right balance between grip and low rolling resistance
  • 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

Ideal for
  • Cross-country riding
FrameGhost Kato 26 aluminum
ForkRST Gila T
Front travel100mm
StemGhost AS-GH2 31.8mm
SeatpostGhost light DC 1
HandlebarsGhost Rizer 31.8mm
Grips/tapeGhost lock-on
  • Shimano M375 (mechanical disc)
Brake leversShimano M375 Disc
ShiftersShimano Tourney
Derailleur (front)Shimano Tourney
Derailleur (rear)Shimano Tourney TX
Crank + ringsShimano FC-TY301 42-34-24T
Bottom bracketBSA
PedalsSold separately
Hub (front)Shimano TX505
Shimano TX505
Shimano CS-HG200 8-speed 12-32T
ChainShimano HG40-8
RimsAlex TD26
  • Kenda Slant Six 26 x 2.1
SaddleSelle Italia X-Base
Made inTaiwan


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