2013 Giant TCR SL frame/fork weights

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austke
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by austke

Frame is definitely different to Aussie offerings, Closest I would think is the TCR Alluxx?
Otherwise our Defy has different seat stays, and our TCR 's are all carbon? From what I can see.
Giant certainly has a history of different model varieties in different countries.
Our Giant thread shows that to be true.

Cheers Austke
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

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loudtiger
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by loudtiger

how heavy is the seatpost and is it specific to this frame?

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743power
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by 743power

Post is 248g uncut and unfortunately is required due to the seattube shape. The seatpost clamp is a bit of a porker too.
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you can cut excess off & tune with carbon cradle-lighter yolks & ti bolts etc...you can get 20gms out...

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Firetrail
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by Firetrail

It seems the TCR SL model is region specific...

How different is this SL model compared to this?

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-in/bik ... 592/56002/

Says AluxxSL on the chainstays, model is just TCR though.
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