The Spiral Cycles Blog

News and reviews about all things cycling by the experts at Spiral Cycles

The Future Is Here.

BikeRadar posted a “first ride” video review of the 2017 TCR Advanced Pro Disc road bike, touting the composite road race bike as a forward thinking “bike of the future.” In its video review, BikeRadar senior tech writer Matthew Allen says: “This TCR is an aggressive,...

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Giant Defy 0 gets 4.5 out of 5 from BikeRader.

Highs: A superb kit specification adorns a high-quality frame Lows: The D-Fuse seatpost will limit choices if you want to change it Buy if: You want one of the best all-round road machines out there Its bikes are also regular winners on the professional circuit, under...

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Giant Contact SL Switch Seatpost wins MBR group test!

Giant's new Contact SL Switch Seatpost features in MBR Magazine's October edition 'Budget dropper posts' group test. Tester Paul Burwell introduces the group test by explaining the benefits of droppers; "Being able to lower your seatpost at the flick of a switch will...

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The all new Giant Reign see what BikeRader had to say about it.

Reign 27.5 The popular Reign platform was missing from the Giant range in 2014, but is now back and is the best it’s ever been. Featuring 27.5in wheels, 160mm travel and a long, low geometry, it’s designed to be stable and inspiring in demanding off-road conditions....

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Garmin VIRB Elite Camera Review BikeRadar verdict 4/5 Stars

Garmin has hit the action camera market running with the VIRB Elite, which enables you to incorporate detailed GPS data into your riding videos. There's a big sliding shoot-and-go button on the side and a small LCD screen that makes setting up shots easy and menus...

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Defy 1 Wins Cycling Active Test!

Cycling Active editor Matt Lamy took the unenviable task of finding the best value bike between £500 - £1500. Five bikes were selected; Sensa Umbria, Hoy Sa Calobra .001, Cube Agree GTC, Forme Axe Edge Comp and the Defy 1, but only one could take the victory - step...

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Giant Bicycle do it again another BIKE OF THE YEAR!!!

  Cycling Plus Names Propel Advanced Aero Bike of the Year! Cycling Plus magazine published its 2014 Bike of the Year awards, honouring the Propel Advanced as its “Best Aero” bike. “The Propel is a fast-handling bike that keeps things exciting without being...

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Giant Propel Advanced SL3 Given 4.5/5 Stars

Giant might be latecomers to the aero bike party, but they’re certainly not lacking in confidence when it comes to the Propel Advanced SL 3. In fact, they’re so confident they’ve challenged Specialized (via Facebook) to a comparison test against the Venge in the...

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Giant Defy 0 Given 4.5/5 Stars

When it comes to topping the charts for an eternity the Giant Defy is up there with the likes of Bryan Adams. For 2014 it moves to 11-speed Ultrega while still retaining its affordability – but is it still the no-brainer option? HIGHS: A super friendly, versatile...

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