Designed with extra adjustability, a stiff carbon entrance triangle, and enter from their professional riders, the all-new 2023 GT Fury downhill bike provides you race-ready efficiency that’s completely at house within the bike park, too.
The body is available in a glittery Gloss Galaxy & Black end with Sea Inexperienced brand on the carbon entrance, alloy rear, however solely in Medium, Massive, and XL sizes.
Behind the rocker arm’s rear pivot is the primary flip chip that makes it MX appropriate, so you possibly can select between a 29″ or 27.5″ rear wheel.
On the again, a flip chip rear axle mount letting you modify chainstay size by 10mm. Chainstay adjustments from 440-450mm with 29er, and 435-445mm with 27.5″.
With 29er wheels, it delivers 200mm rear wheel journey from a high-pivot four-bar linkage sprung by a Rockshox Tremendous Deluxe Coil Final DH RC2. Swap to 27.5 and journey will increase to 212mm.
Nearer to the shock is one other flip chip that permits you to tune the development with out affecting geometry or journey. The extra progressive setting retains it extra supple off the highest for higher small bump absorption, whereas the much less progressive setting retains it extra linear so you possibly can “pump” towards the suspension extra simply.
The brand new body has a carbon entrance triangle that’s tuned for compliance, serving to the bike work its means over the terrain with out working you over, too. Inner rear brake and shift housing sneak across the steerer and into the highest tube. The brand new design saves ~300g over the prior mannequin.
Bump stops are cleanly built-in into the highest tube to stop the fork’s stanchions from smashing the body.
GT additionally introduced the burden decrease and extra to the middle of the bike, however stored the high-pivot suspension with loafer. Elevated anti-squat helps you set extra energy into the bottom throughout out-of-corner sprints, and elevated anti-rise retains issues squishing like they need to underneath arduous braking.
GT Fury Pricing, Availability & Dream Construct
Total, attain is a bit longer and slacker. The brand new Fury will initially be offered solely as a frameset with the rear shock for $2,600 ($3,500 CAD / £3,000 / €TBA), with two full bikes coming later this 12 months.
Within the meantime, right here’s the Dream Construct version from Gee Milner to encourage your personal construct.