Giant STP 3 Freeride Hardtail

DESCRIPTION

  • Fork: SR Suntour XC75, 100mm travel
  • Pedals: Alloy Platform
  • Handlebar: 1.25" riser
  • Rims: Alex 36H Double Wall
  • Spokes: Stainless steel 14G

USER REVIEWS

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[Jun 20, 2012]
Nate Anderson

OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
3
Strength:

The shocks are awesome, the frame is cool and the tires are also nice

Weakness:

squeeky peddles

good bike

[Aug 06, 2007]
jack thompson
Racer

OVERALL
RATING
2
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

its a great bike for doing small jumps but i would not take it to many other places

Weakness:

not the best suspension package and a bit of a weird frame

i would buy this bike with my extra money but i wouldnt be saving up for it.

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KONA SCRAP extremely good 4x bike, perfect for anything and a great suspension package

[Nov 29, 2007]
Bret Hectus
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

Strong, light frame, great geometry, good value for money

Weakness:

paper thin chainrings, cranks, rear hub, front fork.

Great bike for the money, and I have it pretty much stock except for the Maxxis Holy Roller 2.4" tires front & rear. Out back the 2.4 is too wide and I need to go back to a 2.2 as the front derr rubs on the tire when trying to get into the small chainring. I use this bike for light trials riding but mostly urban streetriding. It's done everything I've asked of it, but I would recommend a better front fork, and definitely new crankset & chainrings. If I rode it as hard as I used to ride when I was younger I would have destroyed the cranks by now. Great entry level urban street bike for the budget-minded. The frame is a great base and the rest can be easily upgraded down the road.

[Aug 14, 2006]
Matt
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

FRAME FRAME FRAME, Forks not bad if you dont do anything crazy, Extremley Light Excellent for wheelies, brakes r good if you adjust them properly.

Weakness:

Cranks squeak but i put some toyota sealent and blue lock tight and fixed that problem ,Pedals.

This is good bike for if your just getting into jumping bikes, awsome if you want to learn how to do wheelies.

Similar Products Used:

none

[Aug 12, 2006]
chris
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
3
Strength:

every thing i just put a brand new dirt jump parts kit on it and i can case really hard and it works great

Weakness:

seatpost and seat wont shut up

good bike when upgraded when stock it is for beging beginers who dont abuse it that much

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norco shore, stp2,kona stinky,norco atomik.

[Oct 07, 2005]
Anthony Horuzy

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
3
Strength:

good for a beginner jumper, strong frame, good fork, brakes

Weakness:

cranks, tires grips!!!

this is a good beginner as i said. i was a little low on money at that time and i needed a bike. if i had one more month i would've got the stp2. this is good for moderate jumping. DO NOT JUMP BIG!!!!! i blew the stock rear tire(it was at 55 psi (reg)) and my cranks are so bent i had to remove the front derailler. it has awesome brakes!! stoppies are so easy you wouldnt believe. my brakes haven't faded yet. im getting discs because my rims always go out of true so im getting a good wheelset. bottem line if you know you wont makeit dont do it with this bike. if you have any questions email me at [email protected]

Similar Products Used:

stp2, p3

[Sep 06, 2005]
Mike

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

Versatile, durable, and has a clean look.

Weakness:

None so far.

I bought this bike for use around campus. As the name suggests, it's made for sreet/trail/park. It serves its purpose for the streets and parks, but not for trails...well not for trails around here. Trails or streets that have jagged gravel will cut into the tires, however, I haven't had a flat, yet. As mentioned in the "bike setup" I plan on upgrading some parts on the bike. All in all, it's not a bad bike. It's great for a starter bike.

[Jul 02, 2005]
wylie
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

frame is delicous, light and strong pretty goord rims deralliuers are good fork is mediocre unless yer jumpin of my roovs

Weakness:

stem and cranks won shut up seat creaks sometimes too and is hard as rock, brakes dont stop very fast

awesome bike buy it if ur on a budget like me upgradee a few things and its evn better

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[Aug 04, 2005]
lorin larson
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

stromg frame, very easy to ride, comfortable on the trail as well as on the street sessions

Weakness:

cranks sucked, slight creak, but it comes and goes.

i LOVE to ride this bike it's a blast, allows me to ride anywhere i want to. if you have a budget like i do it's really worth looking into. it's worth every bit i paid for it and plan on up grading as i go.

Similar Products Used:

first time use for similar product.

[Jun 13, 2005]
rob clark
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

great frame, real strong, real light

Weakness:

crappy fork, crappy cranks i busted the bb in the first 4 days

i love this bike its great for the money. it will do for the time being but you will want to upgrade it. im sure it will look great when i get my jr. t's.

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my friends kona hoss, iron horse

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