Giant Glory 1 Downhill Full Suspension

5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $4350.00

Product Description

The harder the course, the better says two-time U.S. DH Champ Duncan Riffle. Same goes for his bike, the Giant Glory. With 8 inches of fully active Maestro suspension, mated to a lightweight, super strong ALUXX SL via a co-pivot shock mount, it’s everything Duncan-and you-need to boost your confidence in the most extreme DH conditions.
  • RockShox BoXXer R2C2 fork, RockShox Vivid R2 coil rear shock
  • SRAM X7/X9 shifting with Avid Elixir R disc brakes
  • Giant Contact AM handlebar, Giant Contact DH stem, Giant Contact seatpost
  • DT Swiss EX-500 rims/Giant Tracker (F) DT 350 (R) hubs/Sapim Race spokes wheelset
  • Color: White/Blue

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Giant Glory 650 a Racer from Redwood city,CA

Date Reviewed: September 3, 2011

Strengths:    Super fast in the corners and through the bumps.This bike has a very solid feel at speed and seems to float over technical terrain. suspension is super plush and rides amazing.This bike's pedaling abilities exceeded my expectations.This has to be one of the best bikes on the market right now.

Weaknesses:    NONE...not right now

Bottom Line:   
This bike is a racing machine.Its solid and will take whatever you can dream up for it.

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Favorite Trail:   Carlmont

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1000.00

Purchased At:   Passion BIkes

Similar Products Used:   intense M1,M9

Bike Setup:   Giant Glory,fox 40 wc,raceface atlas bars,twentysix stem/pedals,saint cranks,mavic wheels.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Matt S a Weekend Warrior from Port Moody, B.C. Canada

Date Reviewed: July 5, 2009

Strengths:    Overall strength, maneuverability, jumps well, can handle some pretty big hits, looks great.

Weaknesses:    a little heavy and some of the stock parts are crap (Sram x5)

Bottom Line:   
Great bike, fun to screw around on, a little difficult to maneuver in the air but that changes after getting used to the bike! Some good and bad parts but that an easy fix! Great for freeriders and downhillers alike.

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Favorite Trail:   Four Lost Souls and The Dentist

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $3800.00

Purchased At:   Caps Rocky Point

Similar Products Used:   Rocky Mountain Slayer SS 396, Transition Bottle Rocket.

Bike Setup:   Stock 08 except new eastern pedals white, intense grips, raceface atlas cranks, avid elixer brakes, Marzocchi 66 and Roco TST.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by xbiker94 a Downhiller from Lisboa, Portugal

Date Reviewed: February 22, 2009

Strengths:    looks
suspension efficiency
stability at high speeds
2 plate chain guide, the chain never slipped
Race Face components

Weaknesses:    Weight
the saddle ( giant stock one )
The brakes could be more powerful (hayes stroker ryde )
The Marzocchi rocco r shock

Bottom Line:   
I am loving this bike its really plush even with a 500lbs spring ( I weight 55kg ) it pedals uphill quite well, all you need is strenght in your legs!
In spite of the weight it is really maneuvrabel and short, so it's very easy to handle it. It's a natural jumper and will huck everything you'll throw it at!
I would buy it all over again!

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Favorite Trail:   Sintra

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $3300.00

Purchased At:   Without stress

Similar Products Used:   Mondraker foxy rx
Scott nitrous 10

Bike Setup:   Stock with wtb pure v saddle and bbb pedals

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by GRAVITY RACER a Downhiller from North Sutton,New Hampshire,US

Date Reviewed: June 8, 2008

Strengths:    handling, ability to race downhill, frame stength, super huge rear suspension

Weaknesses:    heavy but doesnt matter, its a gravity bike!

Bottom Line:   
kikas bike

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Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $2600.00

Purchased At:   S AND W SPORTS

Similar Products Used:   IH sunday

Bike Setup:   stock

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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Changing the cassette of my glory 1

I m thinking of changing the cassette of my glory 1, from the 9speed 11-28 to a 9 speed 11-34 sprocket. For easier climbing coz I also use my bike for light xc n I don't want to push it up the hill. Just like my stinky six which has a 9 speed 11-34 cassette. I seldom use the smallest chain ring for ... Read More »

1 or 1.5 Degree Angleset for 2010 Giant Glory

I believe the stock HA for the Glory is 65.5 degrees. I am not sure which cup to try first. Any thoughts? It is pretty steep and rocky where I ride.Read More »

[NSW] Giant Glory FR-1 F/S

Item: Giant Glory FR-1 COMP Condition: excellent, very well looked after Reason for sale: need a second vehicle asap, I'm going back to full time study which means my wife will be left without any transport, we live 15klms from the nearest public transport hence why we need a second vehicle ... Read More »

2007 Glory 1 iscg tabs

I want to buy a chainguide but i am struggling to identify the tabs, i have looked at the diagrams but every time i measure it it come out as the other type :confused: Any help would be appreciated cheers CallumRead More »

Glory 2010 headset for 1 1/8 steerer

Hi All Does anyone know if I would need to buy an additional headset to put a 1 1/8" steerer tube (Totem, non-tapered) into a 2010 Giant Glory? If so, any recommendations? The Glory has a 1.5 to 1.125 headtube and an integrated headset - however, the website doesn't specify exactly what size s ... Read More »

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