I recently purchased a Giant XTC Composite and have gone about upgrading a few bits, so far I have upgraded the following;
[*][B]Stans Arch wheels with Hope Evo 2 Hubs.[/B]
[*][B]Hope M4 brakes front and rear, 183mm/160mm Hope Floating rotors, Running EBC Red Pads.[/B]
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I currently have a 2012 Carve Comp and was looking to get a bike with a carbon frame in the next month or so.
I had my heart set on a 2013 Stumpjumper comp carbon since I can get a pretty good price on it but now a couple of my friends are telling me I should go with a giant XTC composite 0 or XTC ... Read More »
The bike is pretty new. The chain is loose and when it's on the small chainring the chainslap hits the chainstay and is chipping away at the carbon.
Also while riding over rough areas the chain will often slip off the big chainring to the small or off the small completely. LBS tightened the B ad ... Read More »
Hello, this is my first post here so please be nice ;)
I would like to shave some weight off my Giant XTC and want to know where I should start? my bike is stock but I would like to change the handle bars, stem and seat post to Giant SLR carbon parts which should shave off a bit of weight.
What o ... Read More »
Was wondering how much is to much for a front fork on a hardtail bike? I was hearing 120mm should be good enough on my bike, anything more would stress the frame. My question is, is this true at all? The bike is raw carbon so I would assume it'll be strong. Currently I have the rockshox gold TK 100m ... Read More »