You rarely get to see a disc brake setup on a racing bike, even though the system is arguably better at braking than the conventional rim brake. There are a couple of reasons for this. Simply put; rim brakes are cheaper, and they’re easier to replace and repair. A lot of people disregard disc brakes on theGiant TCR Advanced Pro Disc 2018 model at the very start because of this, so it’s a real treat to see a model like this that is successfully selling in spite of the fact that it’s equipped with superior, albeit less popular braking technology.
- Equipped with disc brakes
- Lightweight frame
- Cables inside the tubes
Just like the Giant TCR Advanced Pro 0 Disc, this model performs incredibly well at high speeds and is a breeze to control (even when cutting sharp corners) thanks to the built-in hydraulic calipers. Also worth mentioning in this Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc review is that since the brakes do not get wet in the same way that rim brakes do, they perform much better in wet weather – which can be a problem both in city conditions and off-road. If you need a bike that can go fast without sacrificing performance and stability, the Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc is certainly something you should check out.
The frame of the Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc 2018 model is pretty light, without sacrificing the kind of stiffness and stability that you need at high speeds. However, one of the best features of the Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc 2018 model is the internal cable routing. Now, internal routing can be somewhat of a double-edged sword with the Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 – it’s harder to access the cables in case