Downhill racing is arguably the pinnacle of mountain biking. Since top World Cup racers frequently reach speeds in excess of 40 MPH - and bash their machines into obstacles at full gas...
The new GT Fury accepts both 29er and 27.5 wheel sizes, goes up to 200mm of travel.
We spent a day on the new 29er GT Fury downhill bike in the Whistler Bike Park.
Eight long-travel 29er mountain bikes that got us talking this year.