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Relating to any bike made by Giant.

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Entry level hardtails: Talon 2 GE vs Specialized Rockhopper 2018 [closed]

Bike season is coming and I am trying to pick a good entry-level hardtail pick a bike. The options are: Giant Talon 29er 2 GE - https://www.giant-bicycles.com/int/talon-29er-2-ge Specialized ...
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Tacx Thru Axle for Giant TCR

I ordered a Giant TCR Advanced 1 (2018) and it's on its way. I just remembered that I need to get a thru axle that fits my Smart Trainer (Tacx Flow Smart. Sadly I can not seem to find the measurements ...
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Light for Giant Quick e+ 2018

I purchased a 2018 Giant Quick e+ for commuting. Giant uses a modified yamaha PW-X system they have branded "syncdrive pro". The bike is great but the headlight it comes with stinks. I would like ...
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Giant Defy 2018 front brake cable routing problem

I have a feeling that there is something very obvious I am missing. Just got my Giant Defy Advanced 2. Fitted the front wheel and found the way the front brake cable is routed means it is in the ...
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Any knowledge on LaFree Electric Bicycle?

I have this LaFree Electric Bike, all I really know about it is that it was made by Giant. I am an Electrical Engineering student and I am looking at bringing new life into it, would it be worth ...
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Rear Bike Rack for Full Suspension?

I have a Giant Warp DS3 and id like to get a rear rack but am struggling to find anything decent & compatible. is there such a rack? 2001 Giant Warp DS3 from Bicycle Blue Book.
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Highest gear “jumps” under load

When I'm in the highest (smallest) gear and pedaling hard, it sometimes "jumps". I'm not sure if that's the right word, but I feel a bump in my feet for a moment and then I continue pedaling. It ...
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Handlebar positioning and posture on Giant bikes

I currently own a Giant Cypress. I am looking at buying a new bike. I tried someone's Giant Roam. Although the seat height was a bit low for me, I felt like I was falling forward on the bike, ...
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Compatible crankset - Giant Iguana

My gears started slipping on my Giant Iguana Disc (probably neglected chain) so I've changed chain and cassette. Wanted to change crankset so I've bought a Shimano FC-M311 but found that those 4 teeth ...
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Please help me identify the specifics on my older Giant Sedona?

I was generously given this working, older Giant Sedona. I have searched and searched, high and low to find out specifics on the bike, to no avail. I've been to Giant Bicycles website, there's no info ...
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Swapping out my front and rear derailleurs

I have been having trouble adjusting my gears correctly, so that they stop making noise and grinding in one spot or another. Every time I set the high, the low goes and then fiddling with the cable ...
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I just bought a Giant TCX SLR 2, but I still have money to spend. Which parts should I upgrade?

I am new to bicycling. I bought this bike because it had good reviews and ratings and it fits the area where I am living. I am not intending to use this in a cyclocross race, but maybe in the future. ...
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Interpreting a frame number digit

I'm trying to track down the owner of a Giant bike that I found by the roadside. The frame number on the bottom bracket looks like this: My interpretation is GX828648, but I'm just a little bit ...
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Brake doesnt apply properly

I have my Giant Talon 4 2016 with Tektro hydraulic brake system. For a month or two I stopped riding and today when I used it, my front brake doesn't seem to work properly. I mean, the brake applies, ...
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Upgrading tires on my road bike

I'm very new to the complex world of bicycles, so apologies ahead of time... I have a 2012 Giant Defy 1 (https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/defy-1-2012) and am looking to upgrade the wheels to ...
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I have a frame I want to identify.the serial number is GE481578

It's a gray mountain bike frame that says Giant on it and the serial number is GE481578.
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Cannondale SAVE frame technology in entry price [closed]

I'm wondering if the so called "SAVE" technology from Cannondale makes any difference in the enry-mid price such as Cannondale Trail 4? (they publicize as a micro-suspension technology). In concrete ...
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Cartridge bottom bracket with lockring on one side only

NB There is an edit to this post added 06.02.2017 I need to replace the 68/118 BB on my Giant Rock (made around 2000 I think). It has a locking ring on one side only as shown in the photos. The ...
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What size hub do I need for a Giant Escape 2 (2016)?

As I mentioned in a previous question, I'm in the process of replacing the stock rear wheel on my Giant Escape 2 (2016)(any comments/answers related to why and whether I need to replace it should be ...
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Does the giant atx 2 2017 model have quick release wheels or thru axle wheels? [closed]

Just wanna know if the giant atx 2 has quick release wheels or thru axle
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Problem with suspension fork

I am having trouble with my bicycle which is a Giant Terrago FS1. I have posted a video on YouTube which might help to explain the situation better, as it might be better than words. Due to the ...
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Giant Toughroad SLR 1 for long distance tour [closed]

I will be undertaking a cycle tour of around 2700km (~1800 Miles) in Europe this summer (Early July to the middle of August) and have been looking at the Giant Toughroad SLR1 as the bike to go for. ...
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Giant Revel 29er 2015 - maximum width of tire I can fit?

I own a Giant Revel 29" 2015 which has 2.1" wide tires. I want to go wider. What's the maximum size of tire that I can put on these rims?
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Giant Rack-It Front Rack experience + bow vs. “bow-free” front racks

I'm looking at getting a front rack for my Kona Dewey 2015, which has two sets of mounting points on the forks. Specifically looking at getting the Giant Rack It front rack (https://www.giant-bicycles....
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What do the numbers on my hub mean?

I have a Giant mountain bike front hub from a Giant P-XC2 wheelset with the inscription "12,23-12" on it. What do these numbers mean?
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Upgrading SRAM PG850 8 Speed Cassette on Defy 4, must Be Compatible with Claris Shifters

I need to replace my SRAM PG850 8 Speed 11-32 Cassette & Chain on my Giant Defy 4 2015, due to general wear and tear, however I would like to upgrade to something a bit better though within budget ...
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Is it worth swapping MTB front forks/wheel to ISO 584/27.5“ from ISO559/26”?

Is there going to be some roll over benefit? how about getting up to speed? I'd be using it at mount stromlo in Australia, everything except the black downhill... EDIT: I am specifically ...
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Giant Reign shock travel?

I've just bought a Fox Float X 2014 for my 2015 Giant Trance. It fits my Trance perfect but I may be upgrading to a 2015 Giant Reign. I was thinking would my shock fit onto a reign? The size of mine ...
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Raising the bars on a stock Giant Escape Hybrid

I have a stock Giant Escape 1 Hybrid which I would like to raise the handle bars on for a more upright position. I'm looking for comfort not speed on my commute. Am I right in thinking the easiest ...