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Front derailleur at limit, but still heavy chain rub on cage

Back story: I bought a Giant Defy Advanced Pro 2 second-hand, with Shimano Ultegra components. The previous owner had used it with different components and had the original ones re-assembled before ...
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Giant Revolt 1 2022 seatpost replacement

I am looking to get Giant Revolt 1. I saw there is a possibility of replacing seatpost to 30.9. I saw there is a shim on the front to tighten the seatposst. How does it work when you insert 30.9 ...
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Giant SLR1 Hookless Rims Issues

I recently purchased a Giant Propel Advanced Pro and the bike comes with Giant's new tubeless-ready SLR1 hookless rims with Cadex tyres. Since purchasing, I have had a few punctures and have decided ...
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Are my brakes overheating?

I'm riding a Giance Stance E+1 eMTB and recently had the brake pads and the rear rotor replaced by my Giant dealer, the brakes were worn out and the rotor had gotten damaged. Only a few rides in on ...
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Two click sound when pedaling, chain delayed engagement

Hi All! New owner of Giant Explore E+ here. Just into the first 100 miles. I noticed my bike is making a clicking sound when I start pedaling from static or freewheeling. This happens both when motor ...
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Industry standard weight limit for suspension forks and carbon fiber forks?

I followed the advice of people on this forum and upgraded to wider tires on my hybrid instead of buying a suspension fork. Thank you everyone that was a big help. I went from 32mm to 47mm on front ...
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heavy and want to ride again

I bought a street hybrid 2010 Giant Seek 0 a decade ago. It has maybe 30 miles on it. The bike has a 700c 25mm tires and solid Aluxx frame. I want to ride again but I'm 300 lbs. (136 kg) I'm ...
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how to remove the freehub on a 2020 "Giant Two" hub from a CXR-1 wheelset?

I've got a 2020 CXR-1 wheelset with a hub branded "Giant Two", and want to lube the freehub but it's not clear how to remove that. I haven't found any info about that hub. It doesn't seem to ...
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identify my giant rainier seriel number GK287424 [closed]

Please help me with any info on my Giant Rainier, serial number GK287424; it was gifted to me recently.
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Please help me identify my Giant Sedona

Could someone help me identify this thing? Thanks to anyone that is willing to help
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Where is the light harness connection on Giant Roam E bike?

I gather that my Roam E has the wiring to enable me to add a light to run from the light switch on the controller. I have looked at various videos, but the set up on my Roam E is different. Does ...
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Will 700x35c fit my Giant Cadex 980c frame or are they too big in any way?

My Giant Cadex 980c has 700x28c tires. Will 700x35c tires fit the frame? Make clear if you want to know anything else.
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Giant contend 3 stem adjustments possible?

Looking to buy a Giant Contend 3 2022, would like to make the bike less aggressive for commuting purposes. I went to the shop and sales person said stem height is not adjustable on this but can be ...
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Wheelset upgrade [closed]

I own a 2016 Giant Revolt (https://www.giant-bicycles.com/int/revolt-1-2016) and I was looking to buy a new gravel wheelset. Currently I have the 2016 version of Giant P-X2 Disc Wheelset, [F]32H [R]...
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Trying to match up a new seat for my bicycle and having difficulty finding one that will work

Could someone please help me identify this bicycle? I cant find anything that looks like this on the internet. The reason I'm asking is because it needs a new seat, as the plastic has broken off from ...
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How good are last year's model bikes

I'm looking for a road/commuter bike my local shop has the Giant Contende 3 2021 for basically 10% or $100 off so $949 to $859. Is there basically no difference between 2021 and 2022 or 2023 in terms ...
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Does Giant Contend 1 support 9 or 18 speeds?

I bought a Giant contend 1 for winter training. The specs can be best found here. It came pre-configured with 9 speeds only. This means that the bigger ring can only access the lower 4 cogs while the ...
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Giant Power Pro no longer reading power on right crank after washing bike

2020 Giant TCR Advanced Pro. I washed the bike and per the title, the right side power reading has gone to zero. The right side still lights up and charges, and I was able to use RideLink to update ...
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Geometry equivalence between Giant Contend 2 and Fuji Feather

I have been using a Giant Contend 2 for over 2 years and I am really comfortable with its geometry. Now, I want to purchase online a Fuji Feather, with a similar fit, but I got a bit confused with ...
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Giant TCR advanced ( 2016 ) Carbon Seatpost

I have been considering making a foray into road bikes and ended up picking up a pretty pristine Giant TCR advanced 2016 bike for a bargain. I bought a size M and ended up figuring out that I actually ...
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Can a dropper post be added to a Giant bicycle with D-Fuse?

I just bought a Giant Revolt that comes with a D-Fuse seat post. I really hate this mechanism, I have to remove the seat frequently to store the bike. I was wondering if it's possible to change to a ...
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Giant conduct compatible stem

Does anyone have any experience with the Giant conduct system (semi hydraulic brakes) and compatible stems? My partner bought a bike which came with a conduct 100mm stem. She feels that the reach is ...
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Upgrading Giant Roam 2 Crankset

I am having Giant Roam 2 Disc 2022 SouthEast Asia Model with the following Spec: Stem Giant Sport 8 Degree Front Derailleur Shimano Acera FD-T3000 2×9 Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio RD-...
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How to install Elite Custom Race Plus bottle cages onto the Giant TCR frame?

I bought two Elite Custom Race Plus bottle cages for my Giant Advanced SLR frame. I have difficulties installing the vertical bottle cage, as the front derailleur mount blockes the space for the ...
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Giant Power Pro chainring compatibility

I have Giant Power Pro on Ultegra R8000 crankset. Does anyone know if the Giant Power Pro is compatible with other chainrings?
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increase stem height of giant tcr advanced 2

Is it possible to increase stem height of the Giant TCR advanced 2? I want to make the bike less aggressive so I don't have to bend down so much don't care about being aero. https://www.giant-...
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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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Giant Sedona with elliptical crank

I am trying to determine the model suffix and yr for my giant Sedona. It has an elliptical crank, no seat tube shock, and no front fork shock. It was made in Taiwan, the frame that is, it is an 18-...
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How much do bikes improve over the years? [closed]

I have a Giant Escape 3 hybrid from 2013. I am curious if I were to buy a Giant Escape 3 2021 model, would it be equivalent to a 2013 Giant Escape 1 or even better? How much do bikes improve over ...
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Can I upgrade my flat handlebars to drop handlebars [duplicate]

I have a Giant Escape 3 Disc https://www.martinsbike.com/product/giant-escape-3-disc-383035-1.htm I usually ride about 10 miles every day, and I really like the look and feel of drop handlebars. is it ...
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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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What size tires/tubes for a Giant cypress dx 6016?

Anyone know what size tubes and tires to get for a Women's 15in Giant cypress dx 6016? The bike is older, I'm guessing 2006-2008 but I'm not positive.
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Identify hub / freehub body on Giant FCR 2 2008

The rear wheel bearings on my 2008 Giant FCR2 need replacing, and the freehub body is feeling a bit notchy, so while it's all in bits I'd like to be able to have the option of replacing. I understand ...
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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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Falling over on carbon frame bike -- likely to cause damage?

As per my last post, I'm learning how to use clipless shoes. First 3 days of practice went fine, but on the 4th I came to a stop and couldn't get my foot out in time -- in truth, I got one foot out, ...
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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 are the differences between a horizontal suspension and vertical suspension MTB?

Currently, I've got a hardtail mountain bike and love to upgrade to a full suspension one. But when web surfing, I found out there are two types of full suspensions: 1. Vertical Suspension 2. ...
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Are these Giant bikes fake?

There's a second hand bike I'm looking at. Photos are here: Giant defy 1 2017. The seller says it's a giant defy 1 2017, purchased last year. I noticed the stem says something like raceface which ...
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Can I run an internal dropper post on a small size 2014 Giant XTC Advanced 2 (2014)?

The specific bike model is this one: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/au/xtc-advanced-27dot5-2-2014 The dropper post I am looking at is this one: Brand-X Ascend CX Dropper 105mm I was thinking I could ...
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Recommendations for 'upgrading' gravel bike with road tires?

EDIT: Several people have commented that I shouldn't ask for shopping recommendations -- fair enough, but really all I want is a more general discussion of the topic: whether it's a reasonable goal ...
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Does anyone know what model/approximate year this Giant bike is?

Does anyone know the model and approximate year of this Giant bike? Thanks!!
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Headset upgrade, problem finding headtube dimensions for my 2020 Giant ATX 3

It's a 2020 Giant ATX 3. Does any one know how to find this info? Thx.
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Which bike light, aren't that to be seen kind enought? [closed]

I just bought a giant escape 2 and have been using it to go to work. When is time to come back home is already dark and I'm planning to get a light. Asked about one in nearby bike shop and they ...
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Giant ATX vs Escape?

I'm planning to buy my first bike as an adult, mainly to go to work (about 6 km far from home). Today I went to the bike shop and tried a Giant Escape and and Giant ATX. From my unexperienced point of ...
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How can I find the year of these Giant XTC 2 bikes?

New to mountain biking so please forgive my ignorance. I’m trying to figure out the year of these bikes and having trouble as the components don’t match what I’ve been able to find doing online ...
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Rear cassette replace 11-30 with 11-32, or 11-28?

I have an 11 speed 11-30 rear cassette that I would like to replace but cannot seem to find an 11-30 anywhere. Can I safely replace this with an 11-28 or an 11-32 without replacing my rear derailleur?...
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How to tell if a hub uses sealed bearings or loose ones?

My rear hub is dead. Tt has tons of play and I'm planning to replace it with a new Shimano one. Everyone suggests me to get one with sealed bearings, how can I tell if a hub uses sealed or ...
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Carbon steerer tube scratch (inside the tube) - how bad is it?

Today I looked into my steerer tube and saw this: Since Im new to carbon frame, I cannot decide if this is a serious problem which has to be fixed asap, or just a minor scratch on the surface. It ...
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Any idea which model & year my Giant bike is?

I bought my giant bike a few months ago and want to sell it and upgrade. Do you guys have any idea the year or the mode from the photos. Ignore the decals as I put them on myself. Serial is - gp101947
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Replacing front chainring on my old bike

I have an old Giant Peloton Lite. Certainly considering its age, it's a very nice bike. The front chain ring is a bit worn out, however, and I'm looking to replace it. I have a few questions about ...