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OverDrive 2

Giant’s all-new oversize fork steerer-tube technology. Designed to offer unprecedented front-end steering performance, the system’s oversize headset bearings and tapered steerer tube work in harmony to provide supreme steering stiffness.

Modified Monocoque Construction

Similar to Monocoque technology, but Modified Monocoque eliminates the outermost woven composite sheet (found on heavier framesets) to reduce weight without affecting ride quality, strength or stiffness.

PowerCore

A massively oversized bottom-bracket/chainstay area features a fully integrated, 86-millimeter-wide bottom-bracket design. Asymmetric chainstays provide additional stiffness on the driveside and stability on the non-driveside.

MegaDrive

A massive rectangular downtube and oversized toptube work in unison to provide superior front-end lateral and torsional steering precision. The precisely engineered, rectangular shaped downtube yields unprecedented pedaling stiffness.

Vector Seatpost

This full-composite, lightweight (210 grams) and highly aerodynamic seatpost is engineered specifically for the unyielding demands of the performance-minded road rider. It offers increased fore/aft stiffness for maximum energy transmission, improved aerodynamics (compared to a traditional round seatpost) and two offset options (10 or 23 millimeters).

Tuned Composite

Hand-cut composite swatches are strategically laidup, piece by piece, to create each frame. The frame’s ride qualities are meticulously crafted and controlled through precise layering of each individual swatch (there are more than 500 pieces per frame) in an exact schedule. The direction of each individual piece’s composite grain allows Giant engineers to customtune each frame’s individual ride characteristics.

RideSense

Giant’s all-new chainstay integrated, wireless data transmitter. The fully integrated, removable transmitter sends wheelspeed and cadence information directly to any ANT+ compatible computer.

TCR Advanced 0

Model year 2013

$4,800

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Overview

CLIMB FASTER, CORNER SMOOTHER, FEEL ONE WITH YOUR MACHINE. IF ROAD RACING IS IN YOUR DNA, THIS IS YOUR MACHINE.

Using lightweight, Advanced-grade composite material, Giant builds every TCR Advanced by hand with its innovative, race-proven Compact Road geometry. Lightweight, stiff and quick to accelerate, it features Giant’s OverDrive 2 steerer tube design for precision steering and handling. The MegaDrive downtube and toptube combination, along with the PowerCore bottom bracket, produce a razor-sharp, super-efficient ride quality that’s often imitated but never duplicated.

Features

Key Upgrades (over TCR Advanced 1)

  • Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic componentry
  • Giant P-SL0 WheelSystem
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
  • Color: Satin Composite/White/Blue

Technologies

OverDrive 2

THE EVOLUTION OF CONTROL

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Advanced Composite

HIGH-PERFORMANCE GRADE

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OverDrive 2

THE EVOLUTION OF CONTROL

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Advanced Composite

HIGH-PERFORMANCE GRADE

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Specifications

Frame

SizesXS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
ColorsSatin Composite/White/Blue
FrameAdvanced-Grade Composite
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, Full-Composite OverDrive 2 Steerer
Shock N/A

Components

HandlebarGiant Contact, 31.8
StemGiant Contact w/ Titanium hardware, OverDrive 2
Seatpost Giant Vector Composite
Saddle Fi'zi:k Arione w/ Manganese rails
PedalsN/A

Drivetrain

ShiftersShimano Ultegra Di2, Electronic
Front DerailleurShimano Ultegra Di2, Electronic
Rear DerailleurShimano Ultegra Di2, Electronic
BrakesShimano Ultegra
Brake LeversShimano Ultegra Di2
CassetteShimano Ultegra 11x25 [Double] or 11x28 [Compact], 10-Speed
ChainKMC X10SL
CranksetShimano Ultegra, 39/53 [Double] or 34/50 [Compact]
Bottom BracketShimano, Press Fit

Wheels

RimsGiant P-SL0 WheelSystem
HubsGiant P-SL0 WheelSystem
SpokesGiant P-SL0 WheelSystem
TiresGiant P-SL1, 700x23, Front and Rear Specific, Folding

Other

ExtrasRideSense
WeightThe most accurate way to determine any bike’s weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Many brands strive to list the lowest possible weight, but in reality weight can vary based on size, finish, hardware and accessories. All Giant bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.

Geometry

SizeHead AngleSeat AngleTop TubeHead TubeChain StayWheel BaseStandover Height
CentimetersDegreesDegreesCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersInches
XS/43.071.074.551.512.040.597.228.5
S/46.572.073.553.513.540.597.429.2
M/50.073.073.055.515.040.598.030.1
M/L53.573.072.557.017.040.599.231.0
L/55.573.072.558.518.540.5100.631.7
XL/58.573.072.060.520.040.5102.132.4

All specifications and prices listed are subject to change without notice.