Whether you like them big or not, these 29-wheels are here to stay. Even if you might not be the happiest about them, there are benefits to big diameter wheels. For one, there’s great momentum. There’s also increased traction for better handling of the wheel.
It’s a unique enough taste that some people actually prefer this type of bike over others. GT is serious about giving riders the bikes that they need. They want only the best bike possible and they’ve definitely gotten something really awesome with the Zaskar 9R Expert.