GT Stomper

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Summary of Reviews

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

14 reasons to buy

  • The GT Stomper is available with 20”, 24” and 26” wheels and tires. This makes it ideal for both children and teenage riders.
  • Testers were pleased the bike includes a kickstand.
  • The 24” and 26” versions of the Stomper include a suspension fork for a more comfortable ride over trail obstacles.
  • The 24” and 26” bikes are offered with disc brakes that are responsive in wet conditions.
  • The Kenda Small Block Eight tires provide excellent traction for riding over trails and pavement.
  • This bike has 7 or 8 gears depending on the size, making it great for children that have mastered pedaling and are ready to learn to shift gears.
  • Experts and users agree the appearance of the Stomper is extremely attractive.
  • The aluminum frame is durable and can withstand daily use.
  • One tester was impressed pedals are included.
  • All sizes of the Stomper use a Shimano 1x drivetrain that shifts smoothly.
  • The front wheel is easy to remove for storage or transport.
  • GT’s LegitFit system is designed so small riders can maneuver the Stomper smoothly and stably.
  • Testers found the bike to be lightweight compared to others children’s bikes in its category.
  • The Stomper provides riders with a narrow pedal and crank set up for small riders.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Chain slap is a frequent issue for test riders. One expert found it damaged the paint on the chainstay.
  • Users found that the bike is prone to flats.
  • The All Terra fork utilized on the 24” and 26” Stomper is stiff. Experts found it was best for heavier children.

Bottom line

The GT Stomper is an entry-level mountain bike for children and teens. It has 7 or 8 gears depending on the wheel size. Both V-brake and disc brake options are available to riders. The 20” build of the bike has a rigid fork. 24” and 26” versions have a suspension fork that dampens impacts on the trail. Kenda Small Block Eight tires roll smoothly on dirt or pavement. Testers agree the GT Stomper is not perfect. Chain slap can cause damage to the bike's paintwork, while flat tires were a frequent issue for many.

Expert Reviews

65/100 based on 1 rated expert review

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This is an aluminum kid’s hardtail and it’s pretty solid.

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Bike Check: GT Stomper Pro

I definitely suggest you buy this if you’re looking for a new bike.

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Brady Adventures

Brennan’s First Trail Ride – 24″ GT Stomper Ace

It also has disc brakes, a little bit of suspension and it’s fairly light.

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MTB XP Channel

New Bike Day!…for My Kid…GT Stomper Pro 26

This should be a really good kid’s bike that’s really capable and extremely upgradable.

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User Ratings

87/100 based on 43 ratings
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