Show us your Giant road bike

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby lannes » Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:08 pm

My latest Giant, using Fouriers CNC brakes

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby rheicel » Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:10 pm

^Very nice.
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby Ant_S » Mon Jan 18, 2016 3:01 pm

Picked up my 2016 TCR Advanced 1 on Saturday, also first time using the Thule 591 rack..Had a busy weekend so no chance to even take it for a proper spin yet so this is the only pic thus far!

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby rodneycc » Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:04 pm

Nice one Ant. Now just be careful going in and out the garage door!
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby hitchhiker » Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:41 pm

A matching set

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby JdM » Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:39 am

Are they Fulcrum Red Wind 50s on your TCR?
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby hitchhiker » Mon Feb 01, 2016 12:38 pm

No, they are Sram S60s with the stickers removed

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby g-boaf » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:52 pm

rheicel wrote:Nice one flex. I am missing my propel :( now.


Is there any bike you haven't had? :shock:

I rebuilt the TCR Advanced SL3 I had:

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It used to be Ultegra Di2 10 speed - but I ended up using that for the TT bike. So it is now something like a TCR SL1 (but a bit better).

54cm, 110mm Contact SLR stem, 38cm contact SLR bars, Fizik Arione R3 braided carbon saddle, Dura Ace 9000 53-39T 172.5mm, 11-25, Dura Ace 9000 carbon pedals, Planet X Ultralight CNC brakes, Giant PSLR wheels. Since that photo above I got hold of the saddle clamp spacers and raised the saiddle to the right height and also tilted the bars forward a bit. Really like this bike. It has mostly been getting commuter kilometres on it so far - and running very nicely. Really like the 110mm stem, wish it was angled down a bit more to be honest. 38cm bars are also pretty awesome. Going back to 42cm on any other bike feels really odd.

I'm thinking to get some Shimano WH-9000 C24 or C35 tubulars to go on it, then the Giant wheels on this one can go back on the SL1.

lannes wrote:My latest Giant, using Fouriers CNC brakes

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That is extremely nice. :)

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Show us your Giant road bike

Postby rheicel » Fri Feb 05, 2016 4:15 pm

g-boaf wrote:
rheicel wrote:Nice one flex. I am missing my propel :( now.


Is there any bike you haven't had? :shock:
Heaps. I only had 30 in the last 3 years. But then again, the only brand new one I had was the Trek 4300MTB. All the other ones are cheap second hand bikes or frames that I built to fulfil my addiction :)
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby JdM » Fri Feb 05, 2016 4:17 pm

Nice frame there boaf
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby g-boaf » Sun Feb 07, 2016 8:53 pm

JdM wrote:Nice frame there boaf


Thanks. :) I'm enjoying it. It is running sweet. I ended up swapping stages power onto it from my other TCR SL1.

I was shocked today to see another SL3. :shock: They are fairly uncommon.

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby JdM » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:25 pm

So watchya gonna do with two TCRs? Going from the comments on what you might be doing with wheels will the other one become a rain bike or something like that? (if so, pretty sweet rain bike LOL)
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby g-boaf » Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:55 pm

I don't really have rain bikes, only really the Cervelo I don't use in the rain. Carbon rims and cork brake pads, eek! Interesting braking performance. :lol: I haven't purchased any wheels for the green SL3 yet. Those can wait. At the moment just looking around.

They are both very sweet. But the SL3 being a custom build - I could tweak it just how I wanted it. Between the two, 38cm bars on the SL3 win every time. When you go back to something with 42cm bars, it feels odd.

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby rheicel » Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:59 am

Interesting thoughts on the 38cm bar boaf. I always want to try one. I am using 40cm at the moment.
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby g-boaf » Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:30 am

It depends on your body and size. Wider bars have me with my arms angled out - you can see it easily.

38cm is correct for me - my arms are straight. I knew I should have them, but when you are buying a bike straight away, getting the bars changed from something already built is more of a bother.

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby rheicel » Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:40 pm

g-boaf wrote:It depends on your body and size. Wider bars have me with my arms angled out - you can see it easily.

38cm is correct for me - my arms are straight. I knew I should have them, but when you are buying a bike straight away, getting the bars changed from something already built is more of a bother.

Yep, my shoulder width is about 39cm, so I think I'll be good with either.
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby V17L » Fri Feb 12, 2016 6:51 pm

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2014 Defy 1
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby Bourney » Sat Feb 27, 2016 8:34 pm

Picked up a Defy for commuting. Looking forward to the disc brakes, and 25c tyres. :)

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby jaseyjase » Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:48 pm

^lovely!

major regrets selling mine =(

really was the perfect commuter

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby g-boaf » Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:22 pm

That Defy looks good - like white bikes. :)

The SL3 is looking like it will get Xentis 2.5 wheels or Enve SES 3.4. I'm encouraged by a lot of reports of the Enves being quite durable. The Xentis ones are very light, but I don't find a lot of reports on them. And is that braking surface really as tough as they claim?

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby Bourney » Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:30 am

Thanks guys :)

So after commuting for the week, hopping back on the Propel for a weekend ride was brilliant! The Defy is an awesome commuter, really happy I got it, and it makes me appreciate the Propel even more. So win, win really.

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby Gunlock » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:57 am

Bourney wrote:So after commuting for the week, hopping back on the Propel for a weekend ride was brilliant! The Defy is an awesome commuter, really happy I got it, and it makes me appreciate the Propel even more. So win, win really.


I got my propel back from the shop last night and after 2 weeks of riding my 14kg Norco commuter (Including up Mt Donna last weekend) i cant wait to take her out! I lifted it last night and i'm pretty sure it's 3 kilos lighter than it was when i put in in!
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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby Carrots » Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:40 pm

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby Drizt » Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:30 pm

Carrots wrote:Image

Awesome photo

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Re: Show us your Giant road bike

Postby bigfut » Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:52 am

Here is my newest acquisition. So far so good!
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