Fly through roots, rock gardens and ruts, nail every line. The Glory 2 is a proven DH machine gives you the confidence to attack. When you’re charging through rocks, roots and ruts at top speeds, you need to stay on your game. With 200mm of fully active Maestro Suspension and a lightweight, super-strong ALUXX SL frame featuring a co-pivot shock mount, the Glory 27.5 has been tested and proven by some of the top DH racers and gravity riders in the world.. The frame is engineered with geometry that’s optimized for its 27.5 wheels, plus a super stiff OverDrive steerer tube for unwavering control and steering precision. Glory helps you boost your confidence and increase your speed on fast, technical DH terrain.
All guts. All Glory. Explode out of the start and rail roots, rocks, and ruts. Glory devours DH terrain with speed and total control. When you’re charging through technical, pounding DH terrain at top speeds, you need confidence and control to stay on your game. With 203mm of fully active Maestro Suspension featuring a co-pivot shock mount, the Glory 27.5 has been tested and proven by some of the top DH racers and gravity riders in the world. Its lightweight, super-strong frame is engineered with geometry that’s optimized for its 27.5 wheels, plus a super stiff OverDrive steerer tube for unwavering control and steering precision. The 63-degree headtube angle and longer wheelbase was developed and refined with riders from the Giant Factory Off-Road Team to excel on the steepest, most extreme DH tracks in the world. - ALUXX SL-grade aluminum frame with 200mm of fully-active Maestro suspension - Marzocchi Bomber 380 R 200mm-travel fork with 20mm thru-axle - Fox Van Performance rear shock - Giant P-AM2 Disc wheelset with Maxxis Minion DHF tubeless tires - SRAM X5 1x9-speed drivetrain with SRAM Level TL hydraulic disc brakes
Session 8 is the DH mountain bike with a park-focused geometry that shines on big hits at the bike park. It's built with a burly aluminum frame, 200mm/210mm front and rear RockShox suspension, and a SRAM GX DH parts group chosen to stand up to the roughest lines you can find. It's right for you if... You're a regular on the lifts and at the bike park. You're looking for a playful, versatile, durable DH rig with proven performance and a park-ready geometry, and want a lot of tech for your money. The tech you get An Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, 200mm/210mm RockShox front and rear suspension with an adjustable air fork, Bontrager Line DH wheels, SRAM Guide R brakes, and a DH-specific SRAM GX 7-speed drivetrain. Race, rip, ride. This bike does it all. The final word Fast, durable, agile, and stable. Session 8 is fully capable of taking on the gnarliest descents, the biggest jumps, and the burliest trails. It's a versatile, confidence-inspiring ride with the best in DH tech and a geometry that's not so low and long that it doesn't play nice at the park. Why you'll love it 1 - Session 8 has the heart of a monster truck: it rolls over everything, gives you the confidence to take on rougher trails, and saves you when you don't take the right line 2 - The RockShox suspension paired with our ABP frame design is made to keep you in control 3 - The durable, DH-specific 7-speed drivetrain keeps things simple, so you can focus on shredding and getting rad
A DH machine that knows how to win. From wicked world cup tracks to your local trails, total confidence and control. In the world of pro DH racing, marginal gains mean everything. This composite gravity machine has been developed and perfected over the years to give Giant factory pros every advantage in a sport decided by fractions of a second. The latest version of the Glory Advanced breaks new ground in stiffness, weight and all-around performance. It features 203mm of fully active Maestro rear suspension on a superlight, stiff and strong composite mainframe. The frame geometry, engineered to optimize its 27.5 wheels, has helped deliver Marcelo Gutierrez to World Cup podiums on the world’s toughest courses. It’s the lightest composite DH frame ever produced by Giant, and it’s always hungry to win. - Advanced-grade composite mainframe with 200mm of fully-active Maestro suspension - RockShox Boxxer Team 200mm-travel fork with 20mm thru-axle - RockShox Vivid R2C rear shock - DT Swiss EX 471 wheelset with Maxxis Minion DHF tubeless tires - DH-specific SRAM XO1 7-speed drivetrain with SRAM Guide Ultimate brakes
From world cup podiums to your local DH run. Give yourself the factory pro treatment with Giant's lean, mean DH machine. The Glory Advanced 0 is a killer composite machine has been developed and perfected over the years in an uncompromising quest to give Giant pros the fastest DH bike in the world. The latest version of the Glory Advanced breaks new ground in stiffness, weight and all-around performance. It features 200mm of fully active Maestro rear suspension on a superlight, stiff and strong composite mainframe. The frame geometry, engineered to optimize its 27.5 wheels, has helped deliver pros like Marcelo Gutierrez to World Cup podiums on the world’s toughest courses. It’s the lightest composite DH frame ever produced by Giant, and it’s hungry to win.
Session 9.9 is the pinnacle of downhill mountain bike performance. It's built for one reason: going as fast as freakin' possible down hills. It pairs proven Shimano Saint parts with Trek's premium OCLV Mountain Carbon frame and FOX Factory suspension with super-fast 29-inch wheels. This is the same DH bike the pros ride, and the bike of choice for World Champion Gee Atherton. It's right for you if... You want the fastest downhill bike Trek offers. You want the speed of 29-inch wheels and the stability of a full-on DH frame. You seek out the fastest lines, and the biggest jumps. You like to dial in your ride, and want the ability to fine-tune your suspension, fit, and handling on a bike that makes no compromises. The tech you get An OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, 190mm tunable front and rear FOX Factory air suspension, Bontrager Line DH wheels, and proven Shimano Saint drivetrain and brakes. This is a full-on DH race bike, and it's built so you can refine your setup for your fastest runs with Mino Link and an adjustable fixed-angle headset. The final word Best frame, best suspension, best parts, and fast-rolling 29-inch wheels. This is the only choice if you're a true DH devotee. Session 9.9 is simply the fastest bike on the mountain, even when that mountain is a stop on the World Cup circuit. Why you'll love it 1 - It's like a precision wrecking ball that gives you the confidence to tear down mountains and take the fastest, burliest lines 2 - The fastest runs demand the most dialed setup: the air shock and fork on Session 9.9 are adjustable and easy to fine-tune for different tracks 3 - Mino Link and fixed-angle headset cups let you adjust your geometry for the exact handling you want
Built for World Cup pros, Giant's Glory Advanced 27.5 0 features a crazy-light, super-stiff Advanced-grade composite front triangle, ALUXX SL aluminum rear swingarm, and 8-inches of terrain-crushing Maestro suspension. Even the nastiest drops and chunkiest rock sections will feel like they're pulling punches with the 200mm trail-chewing travel from the RockShox Boxxer Team fork and the Vivid R2C coil shock damping the blows. Aggressive, World Cup-proven, long and low geometry ekes out top speeds on even the most demanding downhill courses, allowing you to stay pinned over insane terrain. As the tapered Overdrive head tube nails your lines with pinpoint precision, the durable 27.5-inch DT Swiss wheels with Schwalbe rubber may convince you they're magnetically drawn to the finish line. Before you get there, though, a few sharp pedal strokes might be required, and SRAM's ingenious X01DH drivetrain with X-Sync technology—paired with an MRP G3 chainguide—keeps a lock on your chain while delivering rapid shifting of its perfectly stepped 7-speed cassette. In the moment between pulling the brake levers and the solid SRAM Guide RSC discs stopping you at the bottom of the lift, you'll have just enough time to glance back up the mountain, smile, and think about the winner's party.
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