Canyon vs Giant

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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by davetung

Def Giant

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by Torchy

Canyon every time as the Giant looks like something out of the 90s.

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by 4151zero

Boshk wrote:
TobinHatesYou wrote:Both are very stiff and slightly unforgiving in terms of ride quality. I think Canyon paint looks nicer than Giant. I think the Giant frameset and build is lighter though.

I know its all 'relative' but how unforgiving and stiff are these bikes? Are the Pinarello GANs/F8 even worst? 'worst' is probably the wrong word for it, stiffer?? Usually it means better transfer of power, stable...right?, but geometry wise...aggressive on wrist and back?

My current bike is a Diverge DSW, technically a cyclocross non carbon bike...running 28mm conti 4 season at 90psi.

The F8 is not harsh at all, and in my opinion has better ride quality than my Canyon ULT CF SLX, regarding true ride quality, ridden back to back.

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by ntb1001

Canyon....only because they look good, and you can't get them around here.

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by sawyer


I've had a few of both and sold the giants but still have the canyons. Giants are well made and solid though
Stiff, Light, Aero - Pick Three!! :thumbup:

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