The Future Is Here.

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,...
Giant Propel Advanced Pro 2 gets 5/5 stars!

Giant Propel Advanced Pro 2 gets 5/5 stars!

Make no mistake, ever since we tried the original Di2 equipped Propel we’ve been smitten with its unique charms. No only is the Propel one of the slipperiest of aero bikes, it doesn’t forget that one magical component that marks out any potential Bike of the Year...
Giant Defy 0 gets 4.5 out of 5 from BikeRader.

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...
Giant Contact SL Switch Seatpost wins MBR group test!

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...

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....
Garmin VIRB Elite Camera Review BikeRadar verdict 4/5 Stars

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...

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

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...
Giant Propel Advanced SL3 Given 4.5/5 Stars

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...
Giant Defy 0 Given 4.5/5 Stars

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...
Giant TCR Composite 2 Given 4/5 Stars.

Giant TCR Composite 2 Given 4/5 Stars.

Not that long ago, Composite frames were at the top of Giant’s TCR tree. But when Giant’s Advanced frames came along Composites were bumped down to ‘entry-level’. Which is great for bargain-conscious riders. HIGHS: Great spec, impressive low weight LOWS: Not as smooth...
Faster by Design

Faster by Design

At the heart of every Giant performance road bike is a unique frame design that was originally created to give pro road racers an advantage at major events like the Tour de France. Compact Road Design, introduced in 1997, has stood the test of time, winning countless...
Cycling in the country?

Cycling in the country?

Anyone who regularly cycles in the countryside knows that riding on narrow, winding roads where motorists routinely exceed the speed limit is highly dangerous. Roughly half of cycling deaths happen outside cities, despite bicycle use being relatively low in rural...
Reasons to ride 27.5

Reasons to ride 27.5

Significantly lower bike and rotational wheel weight helps you climb faster with less effort. Compare the weights of identically equipped bikes with different wheel sizes and you’ll see substantial weight differences. As expected, the 26-inch-wheel bike is...
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