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Hybride Kato FS 8 AL

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4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 5099,00 € 5099,00 € 133990,00 Kč 4899,00 € 1665990,00 Forint 5599,00 CHF 40499,10 dkr 4999,99 £
4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 5099,00 € 5099,00 € 133990,00 Kč 4899,00 € 1665990,00 Forint 5599,00 CHF 40499,10 dkr 4999,99 £
4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 5099,00 € 5099,00 € 133990,00 Kč 4899,00 € 1665990,00 Forint 5599,00 CHF 40499,10 dkr 4999,99 £
4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 4999,00 € 5099,00 € 5099,00 € 133990,00 Kč 4899,00 € 1665990,00 Forint 5599,00 CHF 40499,10 dkr 4999,99 £

Characteristics

Our new KATO FS is geared towards a maximum of e-fun and safety no matter now rugged the terrain! The E-Fully with the optimum set-up ploughs serenely through uneven terrain: It is ensured by the combination of high-quality suspension (140 mm/140 mm) and 27.5-Plus tyres with sensational rollover behaviour and grip. Our KATO FS is powered by Shimano's new Steps MTB motor. It is lightweight and compact, yet extremely powerful and is very intuitive and dynamic to ride. The smaller size makes it possible us to keep the chain stays short and make the KATO FS a highly versatile E-Fully. Visually, the lithe, slim battery fits nestles perfectly on the downtube and the switching performance is particularly smooth - after all, everything comes from a single source and are perfectly in tune with each other: With our top model with Di2 you are guaranteed longer gear service life and even an intelligent gear shift interruption of the drive.

Features

  • KATO ride feel paired with Shimano engine
  • Powerful 500Wh battery
  • 27.5"+ tires for maximum grip & fun
  • Hybride KATO FS 27.5 Alloy AL SL
  • Fox Performance 34 FLOAT 3 Pos Micro Adj Lever 140mm Boost
  • FOX Performance FLOAT 3 Pos Lever LV 140 mm
  • Shimano XT 11-Speed Di2

Specs

Because details matter: all parts at one glance.

Frame Hybride KATO FS 27.5 Alloy AL SL
Fork Fox Performance 34 FLOAT 3 Pos Micro Adj Lever 140mm Boost
Rear shock FOX Performance FLOAT 3 Pos Lever LV 140 mm
Stem GHOST AS-M04 35 mm
Tire Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.8 PSC Snake Skin
Handlebar GHOST Low Rizer 760 mm 35 mm
Rear derailleur Shimano XT 11-Speed Di2
Front hub GHOST Disc Hub 12 mm Boost
Rim Ghost Wheelset 40 mm
Shift lever Shimano Deore XT Di2 Switch
Brake Shimano XT Disc 203 / 180 mm
Crankset Shimano Steps 8000
Cassette Shimano XT 11-46
Rear hub GHOST Disc Hub 15 mm Boost
Seatpost Kind Shock LEV Integra 31.6 mm adjustable SP internal routing
Saddle SDG Circuit
Display Shimano Steps 8000
Engine Shimano Steps 8000
Battery Power Pack 500 Wh
Hanger FRHG0058
Headset 16012
Charger SHIMANO STEPS Charger 4A
KATO ride feel paired with Shimano engine

Powerful 500Wh battery

27.5"+ tires for maximum grip & fun

TECHNOLOGIES & FEATURES

Innovation, development and design: core elements explained.

Our bikes profit from more than 25 years of experience: we've always been detail loving bike addicts. Therefore, we are constantly developing our bikes and playing at the top of the game with innovative concepts and new designs. Superior suspension designs like our RIOT-link, award-winning design and incomparable riding pleasure make up for one thing: our bikes are our pride.

downhill
uphill
tough
lightweight
smooth
playful
comfortable
efficient
leisure
competition
intuitive
complex

Aluminum

FEM calculated

Boost standard

4-bar-linkage

Geometry

tailor-made for maximum riding pleasure

  • S
      articelnumber: 17HY5371
  • M
      articelnumber: 17HY5372
  • L
      articelnumber: 17HY5373
  • XL
      articelnumber: 17HY5375
574 mm 420 mm 105 mm 66 ° 455 mm 1187 mm 400 mm -20 mm 75,5 ° 726 mm 594 mm 592 mm 437 mm 110 mm 66 ° 455 mm 1206 mm 440 mm -20 mm 75,5 ° 738 mm 599 mm 614 mm 457 mm 120 mm 66 ° 455 mm 1229 mm 460 mm -20 mm 75,5 ° 746 mm 608 mm 637 mm 477 mm 130 mm 66 ° 455 mm 1254 mm 500 mm -20 mm 75,5 ° 773 mm 617 mm
The right frame size

Choosing the right frame size is crucial for enjoying your ride. We tried to make finding your right bike it as easy as possible with our sizing system. But if you still want help, just head over to our bike wiki.

Bike wiki
all frame measurements, pro style.

Find all additional dimensions: from headtube diameters to shock bushing widths you'll find what you're looking for.

additional measurements
Head tube inner diam. top [mm]44
Head tube inner diam. bottom [mm]56
Seatpost length [mm]342
Seat post travel [mm]100
Seat tube outer diameter [mm]31,6
Stem length [mm]55
Handlebar width [mm]760
Handlebar diameter [mm]35
Front fork travel max [mm]140
Front fork travel [mm] min140
Shock total length [mm]210
Shock stroke length [mm]55
Shock hardware top [mm]30
Shock hardware bottom [mm]30
Body height median [cm]163
Bottle cage mountNONE
Weight [kg]20,4
additional measurements
Head tube inner diam. top [mm]44
Head tube inner diam. bottom [mm]56
Seatpost length [mm]392
Seat post travel [mm]125
Seat tube outer diameter [mm]31,6
Stem length [mm]55
Handlebar width [mm]760
Handlebar diameter [mm]35
Front fork travel max [mm]140
Front fork travel [mm] min140
Shock total length [mm]210
Shock stroke length [mm]55
Shock hardware top [mm]30
Shock hardware bottom [mm]30
Body height median [cm]173
Bottle cage mountNONE
Weight [kg]20,4
additional measurements
Head tube inner diam. top [mm]44
Head tube inner diam. bottom [mm]56
Seatpost length [mm]442
Seat post travel [mm]150
Seat tube outer diameter [mm]31,6
Stem length [mm]55
Handlebar width [mm]760
Handlebar diameter [mm]35
Front fork travel max [mm]140
Front fork travel [mm] min140
Shock total length [mm]210
Shock stroke length [mm]55
Shock hardware top [mm]30
Shock hardware bottom [mm]30
Body height median [cm]183
Bottle cage mountNONE
Weight [kg]20,4
additional measurements
Head tube inner diam. top [mm]44
Head tube inner diam. bottom [mm]56
Seatpost length [mm]442
Seat post travel [mm]150
Seat tube outer diameter [mm]31,6
Stem length [mm]55
Handlebar width [mm]760
Handlebar diameter [mm]35
Front fork travel max [mm]140
Front fork travel [mm] min140
Shock total length [mm]210
Shock stroke length [mm]55
Shock hardware top [mm]30
Shock hardware bottom [mm]30
Body height median [cm]193
Bottle cage mountNONE
Weight [kg]20,4

KATO FS in action

Pro rider rating

,,Equipped with Shimano’s Steps 8000, the new KATO FS HybRide is a real smile maker! Unbeatable riding experience paired with the fearless feel of riding a motocross bike! Endless grip thanks to plus-sized tires, lots of thrust, easy handling and a great frame guarantee loads of offload fun. Finally, it opens up fast trails leading uphill!"

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