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2016 Giant Defy Advanced 3

Another step in the disc brake direction. Upgraded from the stock Tiagra to Ultegra 6800 shifters and rear derailleur, 6700 crankset, and 105 5800 cassette. Swapped out stock saddle for a Fabric Line. Biggest performance upgrade was the switch to tubeless Schwalbe Pro One tires and A-Class CXD4 wheelset.

Advanced-grade composite

Advanced-grade composite, Hybrid OverDrive steerer

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Ultegra 6700 50-34, Shimano Press Fit

Origin-8 Ultim8 SPD

105 5800 11-32 cassette, KMC X11 chain

Ultegra 6800 GS rear, Tiagra 4700 front, Ultegra 6800

Giant Connect

Fabric Line, Giant D-Fuse Composite

TRP Spyre-C, Mechanical disc, 160mm

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
A-Class CXD4 Tubeless, Schwalbe Pro One 28c Tubeless

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
A-Class CXD4 Tubeless, Schwalbe Pro One 28c Tubeless

Specialized Rib Cage

More Info:
More than I can ask for in features, performance, stiffness, and compliance. My first tubeless experience and things are going well; the set-up spins up fast, is comfortable, and offers plenty of traction.

Added by 4on. Last updated over 4 years ago.

As of over 4 years ago, 4on has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

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