Show off your Giant

Discussion in 'Photo Gallery' started by Psyclist, 27 Feb 2012.

  1. Psyclist

    Psyclist Über Member

    Thread to show off your Giants :becool: (Road or MTB)


    My 2011 Defy 4 as my new Giant.

    Review by Bikeradar on the Defy 4.


    Frame AluxX SL aluminium, Fluid FormedTM
    Fork Cromoly, OverDrive Steerer
    Shock N / A
    Handlebar Giant Alloy
    Stem Giant Sport
    Seatpost Giant Sport
    Saddle Giant Defy
    Pedals Wellgo Caged w/ Clips
    Shifters Shimano 2300 24 speed
    Front Derailleur Shimano 2200
    Rear Derailleur Shimano 2300
    Brakes Tektro TK-R 310
    Brake Levers Shimano 2300
    Cassette SRAM PG 850 12-26
    Chain KMC Z7
    Crankset FSA Tempo 30/42/52
    Bottom Bracket RPM Cartridge
    Rims Giant CR51 DW aluminium
    Hubs Formula
    Spokes Stainless Steel
    Tires Vittoria Zaffiro 700x25mm
  2. Panter

    Panter Just call me Chris...

    Here's my old SCR3.0 before the frame cracked:

    And below is the frame which giant replaced it with under warranty (3 Years later)


    Can't seem to find any pictures of my TCR, I'll have a look through the PC
  3. Panter

    Panter Just call me Chris...

    What the hell happened there?


    Sorry, they're the wrong way round! anyway, SCR3.0 is the Black one, the Defy 2012 is White
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  4. OP

    Psyclist Über Member

    Nice Defy 3. I've only test ridden a friends Defy 2, my bike shop don't let people test ride their bikes so am yet to see how the '11 #4 rides in comparison.
    How do you find it for long distance rides?
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  5. GlasgowGaryH

    GlasgowGaryH Über Member


    My ebay bargain of last year,all it needed was some new tyres
  6. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...


    2004 vintage Aluminium TCR1 and still my best bike.
  7. Gary E

    Gary E Veteran

    Very impressed with the bike stand FF. Write Topeak across it and it'll fetch about £30 on eBay :thumbsup:
  8. Dave W

    Dave W Well-Known Member

  9. Panter

    Panter Just call me Chris...

    I've not actually done any long distance on it to be honest, I only got it a little-ish while ago. In fact, on the return journey home from when that picture was taken (the frames maiden voyage) I was offed by a dog which took it out of action for a couple of weeks!

    I didn't really do any long distance rides on the SCR, 101.4 miles was the longest but the Defy is noticeably more comfortable with less road buzz etc so I imagine it would be OK
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  10. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

  11. uphillstruggler

    uphillstruggler Veteran

    Half way there
    heres my Rapid 4 2010.

    flat bars to drops and some new wheels.

    Attached Files:

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  12. st3v3

    st3v3 Regular


    My new giant :-)
  13. R600

    R600 Über Member

    North Scotland
    i think i was bidding against you for this one
  14. uphillstruggler

    uphillstruggler Veteran

    Half way there
    did you get the sofa and cushions to match? :whistle:
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  15. OP

    Psyclist Über Member

    Thanks for the reply. My Defy comes with a steel fork so I'll be upgrading the wheels,fork and groupo over time. Mainly wheels first for the fact that the wheels weigh around 3 kilos for the pair.
    Panter likes this.
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