GT Pro Performer 29

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the GT Pro Performer 29. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

15 reasons to buy

  • Several owners described the Pro Performer’s ride quality as ‘effortless’, even over long-distances.
  • Old-school superlaced hubs increased wheel strength.
  • Throwback graphics and design (from GT’s 1986 line) appealed to riders.
  • Tall riders, up to 6”6’, found that this giant BMX fit them well.
  • ‘Beautiful’ colors and themes were an attractive drawcard of the Pro Performer.
  • This 29er’s geometry impressed, especially with a 23.5” top-tube in Chro-Moly steel.
  • Chromoly tubing offered a superior alternative to other 29” competitors.
  • Ride quality was frequently described as both smooth and fast.
  • Stock components were more than sufficient.
  • The Pro Performer was described as being ‘built to wheelie’.
  • Reviewers were impressed by this bike’s low weight.
  • Some owners felt that the provided saddle was comfortable.
  • Gearing was well suited to city riding.
  • The upgraded cranks were lauded for their high quality.
  • Consumers saw the Pro Performer as good value for the price paid.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A couple of critics suggested that, while featuring beautiful design notes, the Pro Performer was equipped with components of a merely average quality.

Bottom line

There is no doubt that the Pro Performer 29 is a beautiful machine, available in an impressive array of 1980’s throwback designs and colors. Some have said that it is a case of form over function, but they are in the minority. These bikes are simple and strong, with CNC’ed stems and superlaced hubs. The ride quality is reportedly fast, smooth and fun. If you are a big kid who wants to ride fast and look good doing it, this may be the rig for you.

Expert Reviews

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Built Light Wound Tight

2019 GT Pro Performer 29″ BMX “The Big Kid’s BMX Bike”

Man, this bike flat-out boogies. It’s so impressive.

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Tattooed Drummer

2019 GT Pro Performer 29” BMX Cruiser

She’s a beaut – and it rides amazing. I put twenty miles on this on the first ride and it was practically effortless.

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User Ratings

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