The Fury has actually undergone an extreme remodeling. It shed its carbon skin as well as 'changed' to an aluminum chassis. This is not only more economical and much less taxing compared to carbon, but enables kinematics and also geometries to be transformed throughout development. That doesn't mean the current design isn't extra dynamic as well as sophisticated compared to it ever has actually been. As a matter of fact, a lot of the testers felt this Fury was a renovation over previous designs.
One gripe is the no chainstay security; the chain whipping into the big hollow tubes seems like a box of spanners being thrown out of a helicopter. Both the Shimano Zee brakes and equipments as well as Fox 40 fork give bombproof resilience and race efficiency at an affordable cost.
Nukeproof's three-stage Fallout Affiliation suspension delivers 210 millimeters of rear-wheel travel as well as, when incorporated with the Walking stick Creek Dual Barrel shock, decimates every little thing in its course. We all concurred that elements are outstanding. Out of the box you require not change a thing, although you might intend to most likely to Walking cane Creek's site for pointers on tuning the shock.
Of the six downhill bikes we evaluated in this year's Bible of Bike Tests, the Specialized Trial 8 II really stood apart from the remainder. All our testers agreed the geometry was perfect, and also they promptly felt at home on the bike. And also the traction? Unparalleled. View this video clip to figure out why the Demo pressed our testers to charge harder on our DH test track near Flagstaff, Arizona.
Brief chainstays keep the rear wheel confined, a reduced base bracket makes the bike seem like a slot automobile and a reduced toptube gives plenty of space to walk around on the bike and also devote weight where essential. Each tester said he right away felt at home on this bike, due to the fact that despite being an extreme extremist, the Trial 8 somehow has the manners of a modest.
Everything about this bike screams beefy, from the double-welded T6 6061 hydroformed tubeset to the swingarm that would certainly make a motocross bike envious. Housed in that robust swingarm is a 150 x 12 through-axle and also Nukeproof's interchangeable dropout inserts that enable you to adjustchainstay length from 435 to 445 millimeters.