Specalized or Giant

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Specalized or Giant

Postby Wacka » Thu Jan 17, 2013 19:55 pm

Specialized Tarmac S-Works SL4 or Giant TCR Advanced SL1, which is the better bike for the price?

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Re: Specalized or Giant

Postby Grill » Thu Jan 17, 2013 20:01 pm

Very different geometry. Try them out and see for yourself.
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Re: Specalized or Giant

Postby bernithebiker » Thu Jan 17, 2013 21:18 pm

What are the prices?

I have an SL4 Sworks and love it, but the Giant is probably better value for money.
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Re: Specalized or Giant

Postby Wacka » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:22 am

bernithebiker wrote:What are the prices?

I have an SL4 Sworks and love it, but the Giant is probably better value for money.

The Giant is £4999 with dura ace 9000 and specialized is £6500 with dura ace 9000, so it must be about the frame!!

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Re: Specalized or Giant

Postby Grill » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:36 am

The Spec has a better wheelset and the full-carbon Spec crankset. That's close to a 1k difference...
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Re: Specalized or Giant

Postby bernithebiker » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:42 am

Grill wrote:The Spec has a better wheelset and the full-carbon Spec crankset. That's close to a 1k difference...


That's true. I have the Sworks crankset and it's very nice; light, low profile, low Q factor and matches the bike well. I paid about 500 Euros for it I think when I bought my frameset.
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Re: Specalized or Giant

Postby zakstory » Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:03 pm

toss a coin


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