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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:06 pm 
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Reading elsewhere, the Propel is apparently supposed to debut at the Tour Down Under in January but the frames won't be shipping until March 31.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:36 am 
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Maybe it will be spotted at EuroBike?
Or InterBike?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:41 am 
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No, that's what I thought but then I spoke to one of the sales reps. He said theyve shown a few media members a quick photo but still has a long way to go for even sneak peeks. He said to expect it at the very latest for 2014 (unlikely).


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:22 am 
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From Mark Renshaw's Twitter.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:30 am 
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Jesus Christ, finally! This thread sucked up until now.

Half baked paint job aside, i think it looks pretty good. Looks a lot like their cross bike. Will probably be even better looking in a smaller size.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:43 am 
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I wonder about those brakes. New Shimano-style 2-point mount? Giant's own aero creation? Mini v-brake style?


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:15 am 
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daj wrote:
I wonder about those brakes. New Shimano-style 2-point mount? Giant's own aero creation? Mini v-brake style?

I spoke to a leading Bike Aero guru about brakes in front or behind the front steerer. He said there is that much dirty air at that point there is no benefit in moving the brake to behind the fork. Just marketing.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:11 pm 
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Looks like something not so far from a Mini-V?


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:17 pm 
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kudeta wrote:
daj wrote:
I wonder about those brakes. New Shimano-style 2-point mount? Giant's own aero creation? Mini v-brake style?

I spoke to a leading Bike Aero guru about brakes in front or behind the front steerer. He said there is that much dirty air at that point there is no benefit in moving the brake to behind the fork. Just marketing.


Thats an interesting point, I always had thought he advantage would be minimal at best.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:40 pm 
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That picture is of an early version of the Propel. It has been refined quite a bit since this picture. Look for some teasers to leak out during Eurobike.

The bike should be fully released in Jan.


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Ryan94 wrote:
That picture is of an early version of the Propel. It has been refined quite a bit since this picture. Look for some teasers to leak out during Eurobike.

The bike should be fully released in Jan.


Most accurate post in this thread right here.

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daj wrote:
I wonder about those brakes. New Shimano-style 2-point mount? Giant's own aero creation? Mini v-brake style?

They look like the same TRP V Brakes used on the Giant Trinity Composite frame.

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*PROPEL Advanced SL 0
*PROPEL Advanced SL 2
*PROPEL Advanced SL 3
*PROPEL Advanced SL 4

*PROPEL Advanced 0 W
*PROPEL Advanced 1 W

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kudeta wrote:
daj wrote:
I wonder about those brakes. New Shimano-style 2-point mount? Giant's own aero creation? Mini v-brake style?

I spoke to a leading Bike Aero guru about brakes in front or behind the front steerer. He said there is that much dirty air at that point there is no benefit in moving the brake to behind the fork. Just marketing.


I have heard exactly the same thing.

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Maybe it will be spotted at EuroBike?
Or InterBike?


Behind a glass with not much info about it.

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