Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 2016

1 Review

Brand: Giant
Category: Road Bikes

Description: FEATURES: | Advanced-grade Composite frame and fork | Shimano Ultegra 11-speed groupset | Giant Contact SL stem and handlebar | Giant SLR 1 WheelSystem, carbon rims | Color: comp/green/cyan (matt/gloss) | | FULL SPECS: | FRAME: | Colors: Comp/Green/Cyan (matt/gloss) | Frame: Advanced-Grade Composite | Fork: Advanced-Grade Composite, Full-Composite OverDrive 2 Steerer | | COMPONENTS: | Handlebar: Giant Contact SL | Stem: Giant Contact SL | Seatpost: Variant | Saddle: Giant Contact SL forward, Ti rail | | DRIVETRAIN: | Shifters: Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed | Front Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed | Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed | Brakes: Shimano Ultegra | Brake Levers: Shimano Ultegra | Cassette: Shimano Ultegra 11-28, 11s | Chain: KMC X11L, 11s | Crankset: Shimano Ultegra 36/52 | Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB71, Press Fit | | WHEELS: | Rims: Giant SLR 1 DBL WheelSystem, ultralight full-carbon 30mm rims, clincher, Tubeless compatible | Hubs: Giant SLR1 DBL WheelSystem, Giant alloy, sealed bearings, Pawl driver system, [F] 16H, [R] 21H | Spokes: Stainless steel, double-butted, straight pull, Dynamic Balanced Lacing, alloy locking nipples | Tires: Giant P-SL1, Front and Rear Specific, 700x23, Folding | | OTHER: | Extras: RideSense

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" Light and stiff with excellent acceleration "

Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 22nd Apr 2016 from Singapore

The Review
Upgraded from a Caad8 early this year and there was a noticeable difference in performance. While the Caad8 is a good bike, the TCR Advanced Pro 1 is on another level. It is stiff when accelerating and maintains speed well. I bought it with the new Easton EC90 Clincher wheels which are fantastic and seem to be able to roll forever.

The only issue i had was with the Giant Contact Saddle which was too stiff for me but other than that, i love this bike.

Duration of product used
3 months

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