Giant Revel 1 DJ/MtnX

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $510.00


Product Description

  • SR Suntour XCM V3 suspension fork
  • Tektro I.O.disc brakes
  • Giant Sport Alloy handlebar, stem and seatpost


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by RobinGB a Cross Country Rider from Vancouver Island

Date Reviewed: October 25, 2011

Strengths:    Price, durability and enjoyability

Weaknesses:    the shocks are a little squishy for the 250lbs rider, no lock out option on the shocks.

Bottom Line:   
I love this bike, its made me want to be on the mountain or trails all day everyday.

Its tough, its durable. The components overall are entry level but the breaks have tons of bite and the drive drain is pretty good. The shocks where the only major weakness for me, but i am a big guy at 250lbs And i really wish they had a shock with a lock out option.

If your thinking about getting into mountain biking, or picking it up again and dont want to spend big dollars i would recommend the revel 1 or revel 0.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $499.00

Purchased At:   Mountain City Cycle

Bike Setup:   2012 giant XTC 29er 2

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Upgrades for my Giant Revel 1

So I just bought my first mtb from my LBS its a 2013 Giant Revel 1 and I'm very satisfied with the bike. I was wondering what upgrades I could get for it to make my riding experience better. I was leaning towards hydraulic brakes, maybe some tires, but what the heck do I know, thats why im asking. I ... Read More »

Revel 1. 1st upgrade.

Need some advice. I'm new to mountain biking but am loving it. The problem I have is I'm a bid dude, 6'2 270. I'm trying not to go crazy with upgrades but have identified a couple things that are a must. I need to replace the fork and the brakes, both related to my size. I'm on a budget so its one t ... Read More »

Revel 1 newb question.

Had the bike for a couple weeks now and love it but I've had a couple of flats already. There is a ton of puncture vine, even along side the road. I'm contemplating going tubeless for obvious reasons but don't want to spend $400 on tubeless rims on a $500 bike. Has anybody had luck converting the st ... Read More »

Giant Revel 1 or Kona Fire Mountain

Hey guys I'm looking for a XC/mountain bike and can't decided between these two: [url=http://www.konaworld.com/bike.cfm?content=fire_mountain]KONAWORLD[/url] [url=http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-ca/bikes/model/revel.1/12330/58320/]Revel 1 (2013) - Bikes | Giant Bicycles | Canada[/url] The Kona ... Read More »

Giant Revel 29er 0 or 1 or Giant Talon 29er 1?

Between the Giant Revel 29er 0 or 1 or Talon 29er 1, do you recommend as an entry level bike? I plan to ride bike paths, 2 tracks/singletracks, nothing really aggressive. I'm kind of leaning towards the Revels, I'd like to keep my budget under $800. Thank youRead More »

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