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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:21 pm 
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You can turn the "guts" of the post around and it will be just about 0 offset.

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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ah, so in other words you just flip the lower claps around? hmmm. i'm guessing that is what they describe for another seatpost here: http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/gea ... /#features

"Alloy rail clamp reverses between 12mm and 23mm offsets"


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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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I'm guessing that's for the vector post. I think if you swapped the guts on the d fuse post you would end up with either 0 offset or +5 or so.

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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well that gives me hope.. any chance you want to try it and take pics??? ;)

but seriously thanks. i'll ask a local Giant dealer about doing this. I got fit for the Med TCX I have now and everything is good with a 110 stem and 0 setback post (short legs / long torso)


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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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[quote="MARLON"]Anybody here who receive his tcx adv 1?[/quote

Yes, me

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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Does anyone know about the sizing of these bikes? What is the recommended size for someone that is 180 cm tall?

EDIT: Probably M/L as that's what Adam Craig at the same height is riding (http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/new ... ced/17110/).

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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Your Inner leg length?
i am 183 Cm, inner leg length 85,5 cm, i ride m/l.

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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2015 Giant http://www.cx-sport.de/content/cyclocro ... iv-modelle

http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/g ... 015-41914/

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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Inseam 86 cm. So I guess M/L would be fine.

It's funny, I was looking at Giant's website this morning, not realizing that I was looking at unannounced (at the time, the bikeradar article was released later).

I'm looking at the Advanced 1, and then buying some carbon MTB tubeless rims from China, which could be used on my girlfriend's bike during summer.

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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183cm, 88cm inseam ride m/l. Feels great.

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:55 am 
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MARLON wrote:
743power wrote:
Weighed my m/l frameset yesterday.
Frame with hangers and seat clamp 1340g
Fork uncut with thru axle 490g
Seatpost uncut 212g
Didn't weigh the headset or cabling accessories yet.


Frame with bB Cups / bearings / pf ?

Sounds a Bit Heavy in my eyes

1340 Gramm is a good Weight for an Alloyframe in m/l, which means 57-58CM

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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What do you mean by that? M/L = 57-58 cm? Giants website says 54.5 cm with a top tube length of 56 cm.

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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the_marsbar wrote:
What do you mean by that? M/L = 57-58 cm? Giants website says 54.5 cm with a top tube length of 56 cm.



You cant compare .........Usually i ride 56-58 CM
I have got m/l Alloy and Carbon TCX
Fits perfect

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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I currently ride a 56 cm Kona Major Jake (from 2008). Would a comparably sized Giant TCX Advanced be the M instead of M/L then?

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 Post subject: Re: 2014 Giant CX Range
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Same here, 182 cm and 87 inseam riding a TCX advanced in m/l and it fits great. Usually riding 56 cm frames...


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