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Giant TCR Advanced 3

Giant TCR Advanced 3

2016

Product Rating
 
4.5 stars
 (4 Reviews)
$1,600.00
Composite/Yellow/White
Medium/Large
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2016 Giant TCR Advanced 3

Light, stiff, smooth, and oh so sweet, Giant's TCR Advanced 3 delivers a pro-level ride that's sure to please. It boasts Giant's exceptional TCR Composite frame with a PowerCore oversize bottom bracket and OverDrive tapered head tube for the efficiency and handling prowess to climb, accelerate, and corner incredibly. This beauty rolls fast and easy on a quality set of lightweight Giant wheels shod with corner-carving Giant tires. And, you'll cruise over the climbs with the wide-range, 2 x 10-speed Shimano Tiagra drivetrain. Rounding out the bike is a selection of excellent Giant components, including an aero composite seatpost, supportive saddle, and lightweight handlebars and stem.

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    Specification Description
    Frame Giant Advanced-grade Composite, electronic ready
    Fork Giant Advanced-grade Composite w/Hybrid OverDrive steerer
    Rims/Wheels Giant SR-2
    Hubs Giant Sport Tracker Road
    Spokes Stainless steel, 14g
    Tires Giant P-SL1, 700 x 23c
    Crankset Shimano Tiagra
    Chainrings 50/34
    Bottom Bracket Shimano Press Fit
    Front Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
    Rear Cogs Shimano Tiagra; 10-speed: 12-28
    Shifters Shimano Tiagra
    Handlebars Giant Contact
    Stem Giant Connect
    Brake Levers Shimano Tiagra
    Brakes Shimano Tiagra
    Saddle Giant Performance Road
    Seatpost Giant Variant, Composite

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Vendor Number
    Composite/Yellow/White / Medium/Large 04712878037595 60004815 GIA-60004815
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    4.5 stars

    (based on 4 reviews)

    75%

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    Pros

    • Good Geometry  (4)
    • Fast  (3)
    • Lightweight  (3)
    • Responsive  (3)
    • Comfortable  (3)

    Cons

    • Shimano 105's are good b 
    • Heavy 

    Best Uses

    • Climbing  (3)
    • Racing  (3)
    • Serious Training  (3)
    • Commuting 
    • Exercising 

    Reviewed by 4 customers

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    5.0

    This Bike Rocks

    By DJ

    from Bedford NH

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Responsive
    • Comfortable
    • Handles Well
    • Good Geometry
    • Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Racing
      • Serious Training

      Comments:

      Some bikes are genuine watershed rides that mark a real shift in capability and character from just good to absolutely great, and the TCR Advanced is undoubtedly one of those bikes. As soon as you grab the scrawny necked Shimano brake hoods, you're immediately aware of the accuracy and precision of the front end.

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      5.0

      This bike is fast

      By Lance

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Handles Well
      • Good Geometry
      • Responsive
      • Fast
      • Comfortable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Climbing
        • Commuting
        • Racing
        • Exercising
        • Serious Training

        Comments:

        This bike is really fast

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        3.0

        Home Based Jobs Work

        By rohit

        from asharam road,gujarat

        About Me Commuter

        Pros

        • Good Geometry

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Climbing

        Comments:

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        5.0

        Super responsive and quick handling.

        By RyaBuSA

        from Apple Valley, CA

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Handles Well
        • Comfortable
        • Responsive
        • Lightweight
        • Good Geometry

        Cons

        • Shimano 105's are good b

        Best Uses

        • Touring
        • Climbing
        • Racing
        • Serious Training

        Comments:

        This bike is INCREDIBLE! For the price, especially those who don't quite have the coin for the Advanced SL models, this is definitely no compromise. The construction is feather light (although not the lightest), very ridgid and super responsive to each pedal stroke, and offers great handling. Climbing ability? Awesome acceleration on the steepest of grades. This bike is bred for racing, yet offers a nice, comfy, compliant ride for the longer days such as centuries. I really like the Shimano 105 components (and it's great that Giant kept all of the components consistent). Shifting is, for the most part, smooth when on the power. Braking is nice, powerful, and offers plenty of feel. However, I wish I had some Ultegras to go with it. The Mavic CXP22's get the job done, but more experienced riders will notice a slight "mushiness" when trying to transfer maximum power to the ground for absolute maximum speed or even on grades greater than 12%. I plan on upgrading to some Bontrager Race XXX Lites and that should solve that problem. The geometry is perfect for me. My bike has already been high speed tested at 56 mph on descents and it is SUPER STABLE!! 56 mph felt like nothing to it. For anyone who cross trains seriously (I roadrace motorcycles; WSMC, WERA, etc), the avid cyclist, or even the competitve racer who lives within the peloton, this is the bike for you!

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