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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    The new TCR Advanced SL Disc has been updated in numerous ways. Photo by Cameron Baird Sadly, it may be a while before its new bike can be truly put to the test by the world's best riders, but despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the complete halt to the professional cycling season...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    The Revolt Advanced 0 was developed and tested with Giant pro racers to deliver versatility, compliance and long-distance efficiency on rugged roads and dirt. Jake Orness photo Giant introduces a new composite all-rounder, specifically designed for adventurous terrain exploration. The new...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    Each year Giant and its sister brand Liv take a few days in the spring to honor company founder King Liu and celebrate a passion for cycling in an event called Ride Like King. This year marks a special celebration with the 10th Annual Ride Like King, a global event scheduled May 4-6. Festivities...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    Giant says it took three years of experimentation with tube shapes, and hundreds of iterations in CFD and wind-tunnel testing to get where they wanted to be with the new Propel. Giant has completely revamped its Propel aero road bike, using what it calls AeroSystem Shaping technology, which...
  5. Components, Wrenching
    The combination of function and (lack of) financial impact make the Giant Rev MIPS a highly attractive cycling helmet option. What is it Though best known for offering great bang-for-buck road and mountain bikes, Giant has also been making a concerted push into the component and accessories...
  6. Components, Wrenching
    Features include turn-by-turn directions. The world's largest bike maker is getting into the cycling computer head unit business. Designed with help from the riders of Team Sunweb (revelation of the just completed Tour de France), the new Giant NeosTrack GPS cycling computer is engineered to...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    This is arguably one of the best pure race bikes in the WorldTour peloton today. It was a tough day for Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin, who saw his grip on the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey slip away onto the shoulders of Columbian Nairo Quintana. But the Dutchman's chances at grand tour glory...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    The last 12 months have been tough for celebrities, musicians, and democrats, but it's been an awesome year for bike geeks. We've seen some remarkable new technologies, beautiful bike builds, and many inspiring stories from real world heroes. The year hasn't been without its low points, though...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    Total weight: 45 pounds for a size medium. Cost is $3400 (click to enlarge). Imagine showing up to the next group ride with an extra couple hundred watts at your disposal. And no, we're not talking the "performance enhanced" variety. But you could expect a similar boost if your next bike is the...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Tim Van Berkel won the Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast triathlon in home country of Australia while riding a prototype version of the Trinity Advanced Pro. With the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii as backdrop, Giant introduced its all-new Trinity triathlon bikes this week. The new range of...
  11. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    The ExoBeam sole technology combines stiffness in the forefoot, where most of a rider's power is applied, with strategically engineered flex zones to reduce tension and strain in the lower leg (click to enlarge). The world's largest bike maker is getting into the shoe business. Giant is...
  12. Components, Wrenching
    Giant's new Dynamic Balanced Lacing technology is claimed to maximize wheel stiffness and durability by increasing spoke tension when the wheels are in motion (click to enlarge). Photo by Sterling Lorence While the top of the marquee at Giant's recent media launch in Mallorca, Spain, belonged...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    The new TCR is claimed to be 12 percent lighter than its predecessor (click to enlarge). In a week when Specialized and Scott rolled out new aero super bikes with copious amounts of next-gen integration and eye-catching wind tunnel data, Giant pedaled a more traditional path, unveiling the...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Look for Team Sky to be rocking this lid during the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France (click to enlarge). In the never ending quest for increased comfort, aero efficiency - and good looks - road cycling helmets continue to change and evolve. Here are some of the latest offerings from Lazer, Kask...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    See what new products, posts, and reviews moved the proverbial needle in 2014 1. $3,000 Endurance Bike Shootout 2014 Tops on the list for 2014 was our $3,000 endurance road bike shootout, which pitted relaxed geometry steeds from all the major manufacturers (seven in all). The test included...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    For the tidy sum of nearly $400,000, you can really stand out from the crowd on your next group ride. Notice the saddle, which is a limited edition suede model from San Marco. Photo courtesy Goldgenie What do you get for the cyclist who has everything? (And we really mean everything.) How about...
  17. Cyclocross
    Features include a full composite frame and fork with OverDrive 2 steerer and 15mm thru-axle. Photo courtesy Giant Following his a third straight single-speed cyclocross world championship win, Giant Factory Off-Road Team rider Adam Craig returned to geared cyclocross competition aboard his TCX...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    "What's the coolest thing you saw?" We hear that question after every trade show. The following--in our humble collective opinion--represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our combined Mtbr and RoadBikeReview crew came across throughout the course of the 2014 Interbike and...
  19. Cyclocross
    <a href="https://www.roadbikereview.com/reviews/?attachment_id=56906" rel="attachment wp-att-56906"> Sharp looks and unique modular rear dropouts are the hallmarks of the Van Dessel Full Tilt Boogie cross steed. Photo by Jason Sumner Van Dessel Full Tilt Boogie Instead of waiting around for...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Giant's new, top-of-the-line endurance road bike is disc only and comes stock with Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 shifting, Zipp 202 Disc carbon clinchers, and a $10,300 price tag. After launching the bike in Scotland in early July, Giant is showing off its impressive 2015 Defy Advanced SL endurance road...
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