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Giant TCR Advanced 1 2019 Road Bike

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Product Details

Giant TCR Advanced 1 2019 - Carbon Road Bike

Giant's long proven classic carbon road bike, with Shimano Ultegra 8000 groupset and tubeless tyres.

Based on the highly rated 2018 model - See full bike review.

Key Features

  • Advanced-grade carbon composite frame with Variant composite seatpost
  • Advanced-grade carbon composite fork with alloy/composite hybrid OverDrive steerer
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed mechanical groupset
  • Giant PR-2 wheelset with Giant Gavia 1 tubeless tyres

Tubeless Tyres

Previously reserved for Giant's £2K-plus Pro models: every Giant TCR Advanced model rolls on tubeless tyres for extra comfort and fewer punctures. Why tubeless is a good thing.

Shimano Ultegra 8000 groupset

  • Shimano's Ultegra 8000 STI 2x11 shifters, gear mechs, cranks and cassette are even closer to Dura-Ace level in terms of their smooth, slick and precise performance - whisper it but this analogue drivetrain will have you questioning the need to spend more on Di2.
  • Also note that this Ultegra groupset comprises not just the gear shifters and mechs. The cranks, cassette and brakes are all Shimano too, to help ensure best possible performance.

Giant Advanced Grade Composite Frame

Every Advanced composite frame is hand made by Giant at their own specialist carbon frame-building facility, using the following process.

  • Blending performance-grade Toray T700 carbon filament and resin with vibration-absorbing particles helps maximise frame strength and rider comfort.
  • Modified Monocoque Construction: the front triangle is assembled and moulded as one continuous piece.
  • The main frame is then joined to the rear chainstays and seatstays in a secondary process.
  • This process eliminates the outermost woven composite sheet to reduce weight without affecting ride quality, strength or stiffness.

More About the TCR Advanced 1

Composite frameset is engineered to offer minimal weight without sacrificing pedaling stiffness and efficiency.

  • The Advanced Grade Composite frame delivers an optimal balance of speed, responsiveness and shock-damping comfort
  • The lightweight shock-absorbing Advanced Grade Composite carbon fork legs further contribute to the Giant Defy Advanced's responsive, fast-steering, exciting ride
  • The fork's Giant OverDrive Steerer tapers from one and an eighth inch external diameter at the top to inch and a quarter at the crown
  • As well as reinforcing the front end of the bike, oversizing the bottom of the steerer helps eliminate flex-induced brake juddering
  • Classic road bike geometry (73 degree head and seat tube angles) for speed and confidence-inspiring handling
  • The Variant Integrated carbon seatpost balances compliance and efficiency for a superior race-tuned ride quality
  • As well as building their own frames and forks, Giant extrude their own rims to build their own high quality sealed-bearing wheels
  • Giant then equip their wheels with their own front and rear specific 700x25 folding tubeless tyres with sealant
  • Controlling every aspect of designing, engineering and building the wheelset ensures every component works perfectly with its partner to create a more laterally stiff wheel which will take less effort to accelerate faster

Giant TCR Advanced Size Guide

The sizing below is a guide only, so please get in touch if you're unsure or between sizes. Height is in feet and inches.

  • Extra Small: < 5' 5"
  • Small/Medium: 5' 4" - 5' 8"
  • Medium: 5' 7" - 6' 0"
  • Large: 5' 10" - 6' 2"
  • Extra Large: 6' 1" - 6' 4"

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Technical Specifications

Giant TCR Advanced 1 2019 Road Bike 
FrameAdvanced-Grade Carbon Composite
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, Alloy OverDrive Steerer
ShiftersShimano Ultegra
Rear DerailleurShimano Ultegra
Front DerailleurShimano Ultegra
ChainsetShimano Ultegra, 36/52
Bottom BracketShimano Press Fit 71
ChainKMC X11EL-1
Cassette / FreewheelShimano 105, 11x30
WheelsGiant PR-2 wheelset
TyresGiant Gavia AC 1 tubeless 25mm
BrakesShimano Ultegra
Brake leversShimano Ultegra
HandlebarsGiant Contact
StemGiant Connect
SaddleGiant Contact (forward)
SeatpostGiant Variant composite

Disclaimer

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