Giant Escape Commuter Bike

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $500.00

Product Description

  • Frame: Giant ALUXX aluminum
  • Fork: Aluminum
  • Spokes: Stainless-steel
  • Tires: Kenda Kwest, 700 x 32c
  • Shifters: SRAM X-4 trigger

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bill Bryson

Date Reviewed: July 23, 2012

Strengths:    Nice and nimble bike. Not too heavy. Alu fork lightens up the front end.
Shifting has been great thus far. I don't love the 'thumb-only' style of the X4 shifters, but I think I'll get used to it.
At the price point, it's a pretty hard bike to beat.

Weaknesses:    Welds aren't very pretty.
Pedals are pretty rubbish.
Stock wheels are hogs.

Bottom Line:   
Great ride for the money.

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2012 Trek FX 7.5 or Giant 2013 Escape 0

[COLOR=#000000]Looking for an all around bike for cruising. Found both of these. The Trek is 50 less. [/COLOR] [COLOR=#000000]Any suggestions? They are willing to put same size tire on Trek so I can go on light trails. [/COLOR] [COLOR=#000000]Thanks in advance.[/COLOR]Read More »

NYCC Escape NY event Sept 22

[url][/url] if you signed up for this event and are looking to ride with a small group to make it more enjoyable let me know.. so far we have assembled 5 riders.. all "B" riders averaging 15-18mph... we are planning on doing the 100mile century... (but may switch to the 65 if it ... Read More »

Giant Escape

Just picked it up this weekend. This bike definitely represents good value in the category. Did quite a few comparisons and couldn't find anything close in Toronto. Tried some KHS, Kona and Specialized. Rides really nicely. Pretty agile and stiff for a hybrid. Surprised at the shifting from ... Read More »

any reason not to run major tom rear, escape front?

I trashed my rear wheel today... rim is beyond repair. I am going to de-lace it and build up a new wheel (hopefully, if i can get one in time) this week. I was having problems at lower pressures with my 34c grifo rolling over in corners, primarily the rear (the trashed wheel). Any reason i can' ... Read More »

Escape New York

Where would be the best spot to park cars? I noticed while riding my bike along Riverside Road that a lot of cyclists park their cars there on Saturdays. Is it free parking on Saturdays?Read More »

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