Giant TCR Team 2002 Road Bike

4.5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $4000.00

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Flex a Road Racer from Canada,Quebec

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2003

Strengths:    Light,super stiff frame, full Campy Record,sweet look (I love yellow)

Weaknesses:    SLR seat,I just couldn't get used to it.

Bottom Line:   
Great lite bike,as soon as I got on it I noticed it's liteness,it just shot forward.

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Favorite Ride:   The Gats

Price Paid:    $3700.00

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale R2000(great bike,I just wanted something newer)

Bike Setup:   Full record(even pedals)

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bry a Road Racer from Salt Lake City

Date Reviewed: March 11, 2003

Strengths:    So light and stiff that it flies up hills. Great on sprints.

Weaknesses:    It feels a little unstable during high speed descents.

Bottom Line:   
This bike is very nimble, and is a great climber. The compact frame keeps it super stiff, and super light.

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Favorite Ride:   Milcreek Canyon

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   Private Seller

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale CAAD 5

Bike Setup:   Team Once frame, Full Dura Ace, Dura Ace wheels, Look Pedals.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Charles Kyle a Road Racer from Austin, TX, USA

Date Reviewed: October 13, 2002

Strengths:    Good stiff ride, fast, gets up to speed quick.

Weaknesses:    Back end seems to get "loose", not sure why but not all of the time. Intergrated headset ovals out. Bike seems to "creek" after a while.

Bottom Line:   
Over all the Team Once Bikes are a good competative ride. BUT... this is my second one in the last 8 months. Took a spill in a crit and bent the integrated headset. THIS SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED. The bike underwent very little stress when I went down but the 1" headset "ovaled" out thus destroying the bike. Giant and Sun and Spokes did a great job of replacement (wreck cost approx. $700) for the frame. Second bike working so far.

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Favorite Ride:   La Vuelta de Bisbee Stage Race

Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   Sun and Spokes, Sier

Bike Setup:   My Bike: Ksyrium SSL Wheel Set, Ultegra Group (Flightdeck)Sella SLR Seat and the Composite Aero Seat

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Porky a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: December 13, 2001

Strengths:    Climbs and accelerates really well. Frame has immense stiffness due to compact design. whole bike costs as much as a "European/American" Frame.

Weaknesses:    Slightly cramped cockpit (will lengthen my stem) Get disgusted looks from people who ride "European/American" Frames

Bottom Line:   
Stiff, good climbing, nice fork with carbon steerer. Really cool price on the frame. Looks really small though. Really light with current setup. I weigh 185lb but frame can take it...for how long I don't know

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Similar Products Used:   Aluminium,steel,carbon,titanium

Bike Setup:   Team Once med frame, Full Dura-ace, Helium Wheels, Look Pedals, Selle Italia tit rail saddle

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