Ghost E-Riot Trail Pro review

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The Ghost E-Riot Trail Pro has 140mm rear and 150mm front travel on a frame consisting of a carbon front triangle and aluminium one-piece rear, with forged one piece rocker. Assist comes in the form of a Bosch Performance Cx Gen 4 motor and 625Wh battery, which you’ll be wanting as the bike in a size medium weighs 52.36lbs/23.75kg – not inconsiderable.

  • Brand: Ghost
  • Product: E-Riot Trail Pro
  • From: hotlines-uk.com
  • Price: £6,599
  • Tested by: Hannah for a rough old winter

Three things I’d change

  • The weight. It’s a beast, and you’ll know about it if you try and do any cheeky footpath type manoeuvres, or have a cluttered garage.
  • The dropper. It got sticky, and why does it have a rear offset?
  • The bars. The ride position feels too precarious and aggressive as it comes.

Three things I liked

  • The motor – powering your way up a climb while towing your child so you can enjoy the descent together is priceless.
  • The saddle. One I felt no need to swap out – very unusual for me.
  • The tool-free front wheel removal. You’re not going to be lifting this onto a roof rack, and this makes it a lot easier to get the wheel off and into the car.

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