Giant Reviews and News


2018 Giant Propel Advanced Disc launched


Giant has revamped its Propel Advanced aero road bike, using AeroSystem Shaping technology, which means every tube shape and angle was optimized for minimal drag with a new “truncated ellipse” shape.

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Giant Rev MIPS helmet review


All-around helmet that fits well, looks decent, keeps you cool, and helps keep you out of the ER. The price is also right.

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Giant NeosTrack GPS cycling computer revealed


The world’s largest bike maker is getting into the cycling computer head unit business.

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Tom Dumoulin’s Giant TCR Advanced SL


Will this bike be draped in pink at the end of the Giro d’Italia?

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RoadBikeReview’s top 10 most viewed articles of 2016


The last 12 months have been tough for celebrities, musicians, and democrats, but it’s been an awesome year for bike geeks.

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Giant Road-E bike helping riders stay forever young


Imagine showing up to the next group ride with an extra couple hundred watts at your disposal. And no, we’re not talking the EPO variety. That’s about what you can expect if your next bike is the Giant Road-E, an electric pedal-assist two-wheeler.

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Giant unveils new 2016 Trinity triathlon bike


Flagship Trinity Advanced Pro model, which is being raced at Kona by Ironman pro Tim Van Berkel, features Giant’s AeroSystem shaping technology and a number of innovative triathlon-specific features including the AeroVault integrated hydration and storage system.

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Giant launches new line-up of road and MTB shoes


The world’s largest bike maker is getting into the shoe business. Giant is introducing a new line of performance footwear, featuring what it calls Motion Efficiency System.

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2016 Giant WheelSystems and saddle line-up unveiled


The world’s biggest bike maker is pushing deeper into the wheel and saddle realm with several new 2016 product offerings.

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2016 Giant TCR road bike line-up launched


Not an aero bike, not a sprinter’s bike, it’s being billed as a GC bike that can climb, sprint, and descend.

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Sea Otter: New helmets from Giant, Kask and Lazer


Cooling, styling and aero-efficiency highlight these brain protectors.

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Best of 2014: Most viewed RoadBikeReview articles


We recount the most popular posts from the past 365 days. Have a look back and tell us what your favorites were.

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Spotted: $400,000 24K gold plated road bike


What do you get for the cyclist who has everything? (And we really mean everything.) How about a gold plated bike, MSRP £250,000 British pounds, or just shy of $400,000 at current exchange rates.

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Pro Bike: Adam Craig’s TCX Advanced Pro cross bike


Top level mountain biker makes waves in ‘cross too. Here’s a look at his disc-brake equipped machine.

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Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015


Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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Interbike: Six new race-ready cyclocross bikes


From budget bikes to budget breakers, there are new cyclocross offerings for every level of racer.

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Eurobike: 2015 Giant Defy Advanced SL


Giant’s 2015 Defy Advanced SL is lightest road frame ever produced by world’s largest bike maker.

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$3k Endurance Bike Shootout: And the winners are…


Find out which bikes our test team anointed Best Gran Fondo Racer, Best Climber, Best Pure Gravel Road Racer, and Best In Test.

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$3k Endurance Bike Shootout: Giant Defy Advanced 1 Review


This solid all-around bike handled rough road and smooth hilly tarmac with equal aplomb. The only problem is whether or not you can still find one.

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Mega Tech Gallery: Race bikes for all 22 Tour de France teams


Every member of the pro peloton has access to a dedicated time trial machine, plus at least two or three road bikes. Aero, lightweight, compliant – there’s usually a bike that focuses specifically on one of those coveted characteristics. Here are some – but certainly not all – of those beautiful race machines.

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First Look and Ride: 2015 Giant Defy endurance bike


Giant has unveiled its fully revamped Defy endurance road bike line. The big story: disc brakes and a bump-absorbing integrated seatpost.

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Tour de France Gallery: Marcel Kittel’s yellow Giant Propel Advanced SL


Take a tour of the special maillot jaune edition of stage 1 winner Marcel Kittel’s aero road bike.

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$3K Endurance Bike Shootout: Meet the combatants


Endurance bikes are built to be both comfortable — and efficient and powerful. Or put another way, they are the bikes that best suit most of us most of the time. Here we provide a first look at the seven major brand bikes we’ll be testing, and pass on a few initial impressions.

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Pro Bike: Marianne Vos’ worlds-winning Giant TCX Advanced


Vos’ bike is slightly different than production models, and even prior to this model, the perpetual World Champ rode a custom version.

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Bikes of the WorldTour: What teams are riding what


Most riders of the 2014 professional peloton will have at least two bikes at their disposal, an aero road bike and a lighter climbing option. Some will also have frames specifically designed for the cobbled classics. Here’s a rundown of who is riding what.

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Photo Gallery: 2014 WorldTour Team Kits (Updated)


With the 2014 professional cycling season already underway, it’s time to take a look at the kit teams will be wearing this year. Check out this photo gallery and let us know what you think in the comments section below. We’ve just added Russia’s Team Katusha and will keep adding photos until all the WorldTour teams are included.

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Giant AnyRoad and Revolt Gravel/Beginner Bikes


If you’re in the market for an introductory ’cross/gravel bike for someone who maybe doesn’t have much bike handling experience, you may want to take a closer look at Giants’ new offerings for 2014, the AnyRoad and the Revolt.

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Review: Giant TCR Advanced SL Frameset


Learn more about this versatile chassis that’s stiff in the right places, built for speed, but won’t beat you up during long days in the saddle.

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Pro Bike: Lars van der Haar’s Giant TCX Advanced


Take a closer look at the disc brake-equipped bike that made cyclocross history last weekend in the Netherlands.

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History Made: First ‘Cross World Cup Win On Disc Brakes


Lars van der Haar’s first cyclocross World Cup win was a significant feat. But perhaps even more significant was the bike — and components — van der Haar rode to victory on the famed Cauberg course at Valkenburg in the Netherlands.

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Eurobike 2013: Meet Giant’s New Go-Anywhere Bike


Versatile adventure bike blends lightweight frame and drop bar geometry with dirt-worthy disc brakes and large-diameter tires. Giant also has expanded its aero road bike range with a new Propel Advanced model.

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Leipheimer Shows Well At Downieville Classic


Carl Decker (Giant) once again proved his dominance of the Downieville Classic, but he had an early scare during Saturday’s cross-country race thanks to one Levi Leipheimer.

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Giant Goes All In With Disc Cross


Following the unveiling of new hydraulic disc braking systems first from SRAM and then Shimano, the world’s largest bike maker is getting in the cross-disc game in a big way.

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Sneak Peek Gallery: Disc-Equipped Prototype Giant TCX


Hydraulic disc brakes and 15mm thru-axle fork on this carbon cyclocross machine could be a harbinger of things to come. Check out our sneak peek gallery to see more.

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Featured User Review: Giant Defy Advanced 2 Road Bike


Featured User Review: Giant Defy Advanced 2 Road Bike by darwinosx Price Paid: $2595.00 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Summary: This is a review of the 2012 Giant Defy Advanced 2. I’m 52 and have been riding high end road bikes for 35+ years. Most recently titanium in the form […]

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Featured User Review: Giant Defy Advanced 3 Road Bike


Featured User Review: Giant Defy Advanced 3 Road Bike by TeamNJS Price: $1500.00 at Pro Bikes, Monroevil Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Favorite Ride: Anywhere near Ligonier, PA Bike Setup: Stock with New Shimano 105 (5700) shifters, derailleurs, chain & cassette (11/28), compact FSA Gossamer Crank (34/50) with Press Fit […]

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Giant Bicycle, Inc. Recalls Bicycles; Fork Can Break Causing Rider To Fall


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: 2009 model year TCR Advanced SL and SL (ISP) Bicycles and Frames Units: About 1,000 Importer: […]

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Rabobank Signs New Sponsor – Will Ride Giant in 2009


Giant bicycles has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with professional cycling team, Rabobank. Under the deal, which begins in 2009, Giant will provide Rabobank’s elite team of riders, U23 developmental squad and the cyclo-cross team with bikes. Current sponsor Shimano will continue to be the team’s primary component sponsor. Giant chief executive officer, Tony Lo, […]

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