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Giant Glory Advanced 1

Giant Glory Advanced 2019


Colour / Charcoal / Black / White

Size / S, M, L

At a glance

The 2019 Giant Glory Advanced 1 is an Downhill mountain bike. It comes in a range of sizes, including S, M, L, has Fox suspension and a SRAM drivetrain. The bike is part of Giant's Glory Advanced range of mountain bikes.

- All that’s standing between you and the podium are jagged rocks, steep drops, gap jumps and sketchy lines. Now pin it all the way. That’s what this DH slayer is made for, proven by pros on the most extreme DH terrain all around the world. Developed with pros from the Giant Factory Off-Road Team, Glory Advanced features a high-performance composite mainframe and a cutting-edge suspension setup that gives you the confidence to fly. The latest evolution of its legendary chassis 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 geometry, engineered to optimize the performance advantages of 27.5 wheels, has helped deliver Marcelo Gutierrez to World Cup podiums on the most extreme DH tracks. It’s the lightest composite downhill frame ever produced by Giant, and it’s built to win.

Where To Buy



  • Frame
    Advanced-Grade Composite front triangle, ALUXX SL Aluminum rear triangle
  • Fork
    Fox 40 Performance Elite, 203mm travel, FIT GRIP2 Damper (LSC/LSR), Coil, 20mm thru-axle
  • Shock
    Fox DHX2, Performance Elite
  • Hubs
    Front: Giant PDH 20mm thru axle Boost DH, sealed bearing
    Rear: DT 240 12x150mm, sealed bearing
  • Wheels
    DT Swiss EX 471, tubeless ready
  • Spokes
  • Tires
    Front: Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5x2.5 WT, 60 tpi DW, 3C, TR DH
    Rear: Maxxis Minion DHRII 27.5x2.4 WT, 60tpi DH, 3C, TR DH, tubeless
  • Chain
  • Crank
    SRAM Descendant DH, 34
  • Bottom Bracket
  • Rear Derailleur
  • Shifters
    SRAM GX DH, 1x7
  • Cassette
    SRAM XG-795-DH, 10x24
  • Brakeset
    SRAM Code R, Front: 200mm
    Rear: 200mm, hydraulic disc
  • Handlebar
    TruVativ Descendent DH, 800 x 35mm, 25mm rise
  • Saddle
    Giant Contact (forward)
  • Seatpost
    Giant Contact SL, zero offset, 30.9mm
  • Stem
    TruVativ Descendent, direct mount


Q: What size 2019 Giant Glory Advanced 1 should I get?

The 2019 Giant Glory Advanced 1 comes in sizes S, M, L. After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Giant Glory Advanced 1 size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm) Rider Height (in) Frame Size
148cm - 158cm 4'10" - 5'2" XS
158cm - 168cm 5'2" - 5'6" S
168cm - 178cm 5'6" - 5' 10" M
178cm - 185cm 5'10" - 6'1" L
185cm - 193cm 6'1" - 6'4" XL
193cm - 198cm 6'4" - 6'6" XXL


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