CLIMB, CORNER AND DESCEND WITH SPEED AND EFFICIENCY. FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE FLATS, IN ALL TYPES OF CONDITIONS, THIS LIGHTWEIGHT COMPOSITE ROAD RACER TAKES YOU TO THE NEXT LEVEL.
KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS
Combining best-in-class stiffness-to-weight with strategically placed aero-tube shaping, this frameset is engineered for faster climbing, explosive acceleration and unyielding pedaling stiffness for race-winning performance.
This is where the TCR’s most quantifiable gains can be found compared to previous generation models. Every tube shape was analyzed, engineered, and tested to create an overall structure with significantly lower drag at a wider range of yaw angles.
Integrated disc brakes deliver smooth, powerful stopping power and modulation for added control in variable weather and road conditions. Flat mounts and thru-axles boost stiffness and improve overall handling, while added frame and fork clearance allows for larger diameter tires up to 32mm.
TECHS & FEATURES
ADVANCED COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGY
Giant’s High-Performance Grade raw carbon material is used to produce this custom frame material in our own composite factory with a high stiffness-to-weight ratio. The front triangle of these framesets is assembled and molded as one continuous piece in a proprietary manufacturing process called Modified Monocoque Construction.
The most advanced steerer tube technology in today’s Giant bikes. Designed to offer unprecedented front-end steering performance, the system’s oversized headset bearings (1 1/2" lower, 1 1/4" upper) and tapered steerer tube work in harmony to provide supreme steering stiffness.
COMPACT ROAD DESIGN
Introduced by Giant with the professional Team ONCE in the 1990s, Compact Road revolutionized the look and feel of high-performance road bikes forever. A downward-sloping toptube (from the headtube to the seattube) creates smaller front and rear triangles for a lighter, stiffer bike. It also makes it easier for riders of all sizes to have a perfect fit.
Fewer flat tires. Greater traction. Less rolling resistance and a smoother, faster ride. Giant’s Tubeless System makes it easier than ever to experience all these benefits.
|A||SEAT TUBE LENGTH (mm)||425||445||470||500||530||560|
|B||SEAT TUBE ANGLE||74.5°||74.0°||73.5°||73.0°||73.0°||72.5°|
|C||TOP TUBE LENGTH (mm)||520||535||550||565||580||600|
|D||HEAD TUBE LENGTH (mm)||120||130||145||165||185||200|
|E||HEAD TUBE ANGLE||71.0°||72.3°||73.0°||73.0°||73.0°||73.0°|
|F||FORK RAKE (mm)||45||45||45||45||45||45|
|I||CHAIN STAY LENGTH (mm)||405||405||405||405||405||405|
|J||BOTTOM BRACKET DROP (mm)||72||70||70||67||67||67|
|M||STAND OVER HEIGHT (mm)||706||725||747||773||800||816|
|N||HANDLEBAR WIDTH (mm)||400||400||420||420||440||440|
|O||STEM LENGTH (mm)||80||90||100||110||110||120|
|P||CRANK LENGTH (mm)||170||170||172.5||172.5||175||175|
|Frame||Advanced-Grade Composite, disc|
|Fork||Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive 2 steerer, disc|
|Rims||Giant SLR 1 36 Carbon Disc WheelSystem, [F] 36mm, [R] 36mm|
|Hubs||[F] Giant Low Friction Hub, CenterLock, 12mm thru-axle, [R] Giant Low Friction Hub, 30t ratchet driver, CenterLock, 12mm thru-axle|
|Tires||CADEX Race, tubeless, 700x25c (26.5mm), folding|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano, press fit|
|Crankset||Shimano Ultegra, 36/52 with Giant Power Pro power meter XS:170mm, S:170mm, M:172.5mm, M/L:172.5mm, L:175mm, XL:175m|
|Shifters||Shimano Ultegra Di2 ST-R8170|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Ultegra Di2 FD-R8150|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Ultegra Di2 RD-R8150|
|Cassette/Freewheel||Shimano Ultegra, 12-speed, 11x34|
|Brakes||Shimano Ultegra Di2 hydraulic, Shimano RT-MT800 rotors [F]160mm, [R]140mm|
|Brake Levers||Shimano Ultegra Di2 hydraulic|
|Handlebars||Giant Contact SLR XS:40cm, S:40cm, M:42cm, M/L:42cm, L:44cm, XL:44cm|
|Tape/Grips||Stratus Lite 2.0|
|Stem||Giant Contact SL XS:80mm, S:90mm, M:100mm, M/L:110mm, L:110mm, XL:120mm|
|Seatpost||Giant Variant, composite, -5/+15mm offset|
|Saddle||Giant Fleet SL|
|Accessories & Extras||Computer mount, tubeless prepared, 32mm max tire size|
* Subject to change without notice.
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