Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Sun May 29, 2016 4:25 pm
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED

If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:12 pm
Posts: 2
I was going to collect a 2013 CAAD10 105 from evans tomorrow but have just seen the Giant TCR SL 1 on offer for £90 less! I can't find much on it but the geo spec and weight are very impressive (full ultegra).. Which one would you choose?

Thanks Jase

A quick link to the TCR SL1 http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-gb/bik ... 419/65274/


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:22 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:36 am
Posts: 1229
Location: UK
No-brainer really if the Giant fits you. Much better kit on it especially the chainset and brakes.
Giant P-SL1 wheels seem to have a good rep as well. Looks to be a bargain!


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:14 am
Posts: 1299
Location: by Crystal Springs (Sawyer Creek Trail)
I'd go for the Giant


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:15 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:15 pm
Posts: 3
I have a 2013 TCR SL 2 (105 group and different wheels are the only real differences) and I'm very happy with it. My personal choice would be the giant (But hey, I'm biased!).


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue May 04, 2004 1:23 pm
Posts: 729
Location: uk
giant ...biased but a great spec & a fantastic chassis

_________________
tcr's rule !

stefanpearce@rocketmail.com


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:06 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu May 23, 2013 9:22 am
Posts: 187
Location: Northampton, UK
I've got a TCR SL ISP and its aweeome

_________________
2012 Cervelo P2 - UDi2 6770 - Rotor 3D+ Power2Max - Zipp 900T Disc/808FCT
2015 Cannondale Super Six Evo HM - DA9000- Rotor InPower - 303FCT
2016 Genesis Equilibrium - U6800 - FSA SRM - WH6800


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:51 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:45 pm
Posts: 3934
Location: Natovi Landing
Cannondale - I've actually owned both of these bikes (previous TCR iteration).


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:03 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:12 pm
Posts: 2
Thank you everyone

I went with the Giant, really excited for my first proper road bike. I was reading on a jap site that it weighs 7.5kg, I would be surprised if its that light..


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:58 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:03 am
Posts: 196
Location: Queensland Australia
Congratulations on the new ride. Many great rides ahead.
7.5kg is quite possible depending on size.
My 2013 TCR SL0 is 6.9kg in a Medium. With the Dura ace pedals. Needless to say I was stoked and have had a ball on it. :)

_________________
2013 Giant TCR Advanced SL 0, 6.92kg
2013 Giant Defy Composite 2 M, 8.5kg - Wife's
Azzurro Torino 8.55g
Fuji 650 10.8kg
Miele Lupa Triple Tandem 38,89kg


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:57 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 18, 2004 7:39 pm
Posts: 158
Yes but you forget to mention your 'TCR SL0' is in fact a TCR Advanced SL 0, as in the top of the line full carbon frame. The TCR SL 1 the OP is referring to is Giant's aluminium frame with good, but not top of the line, components. 7.5kg for that bike would be amazing (don't get me wrong I would love to get my hands on a frameset!).

_________________
Storck Fenomalist 6.8kg


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:17 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:03 am
Posts: 196
Location: Queensland Australia
Yes Hakeem. I seem to forget all the time that Giant sells different bikes to different countries under the same name. And assumed that he was talking about our carbon SL1.
If OP is in USA, then yes, they will receive a AL frame.
:)

_________________
2013 Giant TCR Advanced SL 0, 6.92kg
2013 Giant Defy Composite 2 M, 8.5kg - Wife's
Azzurro Torino 8.55g
Fuji 650 10.8kg
Miele Lupa Triple Tandem 38,89kg


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:21 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 18, 2004 7:39 pm
Posts: 158
Even in "our" (as in, yours and the one I'm living in) country the TCR SL 1 is Giant's aluminium frame. The 'Advanced' bikes are the carbon ones.

_________________
Storck Fenomalist 6.8kg


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:17 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:03 am
Posts: 196
Location: Queensland Australia
I stand corrected. :)
Admittedly I was focused on top of the line. When I was looking around.
Must have only looked advanced models. :-))

_________________
2013 Giant TCR Advanced SL 0, 6.92kg
2013 Giant Defy Composite 2 M, 8.5kg - Wife's
Azzurro Torino 8.55g
Fuji 650 10.8kg
Miele Lupa Triple Tandem 38,89kg


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:32 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:48 am
Posts: 23
TCR SL1 > CAAD10.

TCR SL1 rides way faster. CAAD geometry is great, but is not as race-machine-like the TCR SL1.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:11 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:55 pm
Posts: 169
Location: New Jersey
My TCR SL 1 is 15 pounds right now with 2011 RED. It is easily the fastest Aluminum frame I have ridden including a CAAD 10 and an older Allez. Its also very comfortable considering how stiff it is.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cannondale CAAD10 drives use chainstay dented

in Road

DesmondOng

2

369

Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:38 am

Pottsy View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cannondale CAAD10 NDS BB wavy washer showing?

in Road

justkeepedaling

5

189

Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:25 am

jwfinesse View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Small request for owners of Cannondale EVO/CAAD10 and SISL2

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

laleme

16

1557

Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:24 am

Sacke View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Giant Propel Adv Pro vs Cannondale Supersix frameset weight

in Road

nemeseri

14

1836

Wed Jan 20, 2016 8:30 pm

jackc View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Caad10 anodised

in Road

Beancouter

0

416

Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:31 pm

Beancouter View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: adg7, Baidu [Spider], BmanX, Google Adsense [Bot], kafreeman, wojchiech, Yahoo [Bot] and 19 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited