Giant Revive Hybrid Bike

4.48/5 (21 Reviews)
MSRP : $600.00


Product Description

Frame Material: 6061 T6 aluminum
Frame Angles: Unspecified
Sizes: one size fits all
Colors: Black/Silver, Red/Silver
Fork: Giant
Rear Shock: Not applicable
Brake Levers: aluminum linear-pull
Handlebar: aluminum
Stem: aluminum, adjustable
Headset: 1 1/8"
Front Der: Not applicable
Crankset: aluminum 3-piece, 48 teeth
Rear Der: Shimano Sora
Pedals: resin
Tires: 20 x 1.75" multi-terrain


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by frank

Date Reviewed: September 29, 2014

Strengths:    funnnnnnnnnnnnn

comfortable

cool design


Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I LOVE THIS BIKE!!!

i'm an old fat guy....

and this bike is sooooooooooo comfortable and easy to ride

i live near the ocean and it's such a pleasure to cruise with this bike


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jean

Date Reviewed: August 24, 2014

Strengths:    Comfortable, versatile, fun. Gets lots of heads to turn and people always smile when they see it.
Very sturdy frame, comfortable seat and adjustable backrest. Handlebars are adjustable and gears are smooth shifting.
The lack of cross bar on the frame makes it feel a lot safer. I can put my feet on the ground or easily dismount.


Weaknesses:    The fenders are plastic (2007 model).

Bottom Line:   
I adore my Revive and used it to commute to work for awhile. My husband was not impressed when I bought it but I was 100% happy with it from the minute I rode it at the bike shop. He thought it looked like a gimmicky idea but honestly you just have to ride it to fall completely in love it. I don't think I would ever be able to replace it, so I baby it a little. I use it mostly for fun and occasional trips to the local grocery store; as I have a plastic bin on the back to hold things. I taught my dogs to run beside me on leashes with it and I get lots of heads that turn when I go by with my two pups running alongside. It's really fun and I don't know why Giant discontinued making.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jim a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: December 10, 2012

Strengths:    Very rugged bike; strong frame, 20" wheels are durable and pump up quickly, riding on bike paths the seat height puts you at eye level with walkers, so you are less intimidating to others, like riding around in a chair; also you can put your feet down and not have to dismount. Extremely comfortable. Due to neck and shoulder problems I can't ride a regular bike very far, but can spend hours on the revive without problems. The shock under the seat makes a lot of difference comfort wise. When sightseeing and just knocking around the bike is convenient for stopping often to check things out.

Weaknesses:    Heavy, but not seriously so; takes a while to get used to 20" wheels (less gyroscopic effect, very quick steering); use of panniers a problem.

Bottom Line:   
I enjoy this bike immensely. I am planning a long tour this spring, from Colorado to Florida and back. Speed is less of a concern than comfort and durability, and the Revive has both of those.
I will put a smaller chainring on to gear the bike down for a load. I don't understand why Giant doesn't market this bike more aggresively, I get comments every time i ride it, from all ages and especially from teens that say "wow, cool bike!"

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Favorite Ride:   Revive

Price Paid:    $700.00

Purchased At:   Mr. Bicycle

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Stock


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jogga

Date Reviewed: August 1, 2012

Strengths:    Adjustabel seat, backrest and handlebar positions. Ease of use, makes you want to use it and ge out an about, the pedalac seems to be gradual in power according to need, come on when just moving off. Very light battery. Able to put feet down when stopping, so safer.

Weaknesses:    Unstable handle bars due to angles, wobble a lot. Very heavy to move around, heavy first gear,still so even with pedalac uphills, so limiting use.

Bottom Line:   
Excellent bike, demands use! Pleasent to ride and comfortable, best bike I have had! The ride is like a an armchair/exercise gym bike.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by john

Date Reviewed: April 28, 2012

Strengths:    comfort

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I am looking for a new Giant Revive to purchase. Where would I go?



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