It was another busy weekend in the Alps for the DH squad of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team. Marcelo Gutierrez led the way and all three riders made the top-20 at Crankworx Innsbruck! #RideLife #RideGiant
Thanks for teaching us the important things in life, Dad. #HappyFathersDay
"The rumble of trains passing through Emporia was punctuated by rolls of thunder. My phone glowed on the nightstand: 3 a.m. An orange Accuweather notification flashed on the screen: 'Emporia Kansas Weather Alert - Severe Thunderstorm watch.' I tried to go back to sleep. Impossible."
Giant Co-Factory Off-Road Team athlete Ryan Steers recently took on his first Dirty Kanza gravel race--read the whole story here: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/global/going-the-distance
#GravelCrusher #RideLife #RideGiant
Søren Kragh Andersen scored his first WorldTour win in Stage 6 of the Tour de Suisse! Read more here: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/global/news/kragh-andersen-wins-stage-6-at-tour-de-suisse/22964
Team Sunweb is on the attack at the Tour de Suisse! Søren Kragh Andersen scored his first WorldTour win in today's Stage 6, and the team has two riders in the top-three in the general classification. It's going to be an exciting final three stages! #KeepChallenging #RideLife #RideGiant
Wilco Kelderman and Sam Oomen of Team Sunweb put in excellent rides today at the #TourdeSuisse. As a result, the duo move up to 2nd and 3rd in the GC! Photo: Cor Vos #RideLife #RideGiant #KeepChallenging
"Smart, versatile, and super fun to ride." That's what you want in a trail bike, and that's exactly what you get with the new Trance, claims BikeRadar. Check out their full review for more! #RideLife #RideGiant #TrailBlazer
Taking the bunch sprint for second place today at the Tour de Suisse, Team Sunweb's Michael Matthews is looking on form ahead of next month's Tour de France. Teammate Sam Oomen continued his string of excellent rides and is currently leading the young riders competition! Photo: Cor Vos #TCRTuesday #KeepChallenging #RideLife #RideGiant
Digital Trends has been riding hard miles on the new ToughRoad GX E+ for the past month, and has this to say about the drop-bar all-rounder E-bike: "We walked away as impressed as we've been with any ebike thus far." Read all about it in their in-depth review! #RideLife #RideGiant
Hop aboard with Marcelo Gutierrez of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team for a rider's perspective of the high-speed track from round #3 of the UCI Downhill World Cup series in Leogang, Austria!
This young XC ripper from the Giant Factory Off-Road Team is one to keep an eye on! Some crazy weather and tough competition couldn't keep Cole Paton off the podium in Montana last weekend. #RideLife #RideGiant
Marcelo Gutierrez and Jacob Dickson DH Athlete of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team were on-course today for the first practice session in Leogang, Austria. You have to love back-to-back weekends of UCI World Cup downhill racing! #AllGutsAllGlory
Good luck to Tim Van Berkel who will be aiming to take out his 2nd Asia-Pacific IRONMAN title in Cairns this weekend aboard his Trinity Advanced Pro! #ALLINAERO Photo: @koruptvision
The Giant Factory Off-Road Team had a strong showing in Fort William with Marcelo Gutierrez scoring a top-ten finish and Jacob Dickson DH Athlete returning to action after injury to make the finals.
This week, the team is in Leogang, Austria for Round #3 of the series!
"On lap 47 the wheels were officially coming off. I couldn’t stand up. I couldn’t sit down. My hands were so sore I couldn’t hang onto the bars without pain. Somehow I managed to keep a poker face like everything was just fine, but I was a cooked." - Giant Bicycles USA employee, Mike Stewart
Read the full-story about Mike's "Everesting" challenge to raise money for families impacted by wildfires in Northern California!
If you're looking for a fun new way to move through the city, the Entour E+ may be just the ticket! Ebiketips gave it a test, and found lots to like about it. Check out their review! #RideLife #RideGiant
What does a top-ten run at the Fort William World Cup look like from the rider's GoPro perspective? Go on-board with Giant Factory Off-Road Team rider Marcelo Gutierrez for four and half minutes of full throttle riding aboard his Glory Advanced! #AllGutsAllGlory
The Lost and Found Gravel Grinder is brutal 100-mile test of man and machine. Carl Decker and his prototype Giant gravel bike were up to the challenge, scoring a podium finish in the remote woods of Northern California! #gravelcrusher #RideLife #RideGiant
"Better. A lot better." That's how Ebiketips describes the new SyncDrive Pro motor on the 2018 Full-E+ SX Pro. Read their full review for all the details on this trail riding fun-machine! #RideLife #RideGiant
Giant Factory Off-Road Team rider Marcelo Gutierrez always loves racing at Fort William, one of the most legendary tracks in DH racing. He put in another great performance there at Round 2 of the 2018 World Cup Downhill series on his Glory Advanced! #RideLife #RideGiant
June 3rd is now officially a special day for something that we all care about very much...
🚴🌎🎉 Join us in celebrating the first ever United Nations World Bicycle Day by showing your bike some love! Give it a kiss, a hug, or maybe even a bath - anything you like! Post your photo in the comments and tag it with #LovingMyBicycle and #WorldBicycleDay. See everyone’s photos here: http://ow.ly/u58j30kiRZK
* We will select photos and feature them on the Giant social accounts
Qualifying at round 2 of the UCI DH World Cup is in the books and Marcelo Gutierrez and Jacob Dickson DH Athlete are ready for the big show tomorrow! Both Giant Factory Off-Road Team racers were looking smooth on Ft. William's rugged track! #AllGutsAllGlory
What does road.cc think of the new Propel Advanced Disc? For starters, "This is a bike that'll give you a boost in your pursuit of speed." Read all about it in this in-depth review! #RideLife #RideGiant
Plus-sized tires equal plus-sized fun with the new XtC Advanced 27.5+. FeedTheHabit.com took this zippy carbon hardtail to the trails for a test, check out their review to learn all about it! #RideLife #RideGiant
When it comes to flying down the toughest enduro tracks in the world, the Reign Advanced is the choice for Josh Carlson and teammate Mckay Vezina of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team. #MakeItReign
Fitness, adrenaline, getting out into the back-country and sharing all of it with your riding buddies; for the Giant Factory Off-Road Team's enduro racers, theirs is the discipline that has it all. #RideLife #RideGiant #MakeItReign #HailYeah
Getting a flat tire on the trail is no big deal when you have a pump like this. MBR Magazine reviewed the new Control Mini Combo, calling it "a pocket sized pump with trackpump features." Check out their full review! #RideLife #RideGiant
BTS 🎥: “Did you say no, or did you say go?” Big moves can be intimidating, especially when the camera isn’t recording. While filming in NZ, Reece Wallace had to pull one of his most dangerous stunts two times in a row to get the shot in front of the Queenstown crowd. Before his first attempt, Reece signaled to filmmaker Scott Secco he was dropping. Unfortunately, there was a miscommunication amongst the chaos of the crowd the camera wasn’t recording. After a brief moment of celebration followed by apologies, both Reece and Scott were able to pull together and make it happen #AllGutsAllGlory #RideLife #RideGiant
"Race-bike performance, great handling, and an excellent drivetrain and brakes." Those are a few of the highlights BICYCLING magazine discovered in its test of the new TCR Advanced Pro Disc. Check out their full review for more! #RideLife #RideGiant #TCRTuesday
Thank you Tom Dumoulin and Team Sunweb for a gutsy performance at the Giro d'Italia. Check out the race recap at: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/global/news/dumoulin-powers-to-podium-at-giro-d-italia/22889
Let’s be honest, the best part of riding your E-MTB is going downhill. On the other hand it, can also be one of the more challenging aspects of riding. Descending with skill and control is an essential part of your E-MTB experience, so here are some helpful tips and tricks to get started.
Follow Giant's downhill E-MTB guide here: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/global/news/title/22663
Bravo, Tom! Incredible performance by Team Sunweb and its leader Tom Dumoulin, who wrapped up a podium performance at the Giro d'Italia with today's final stage in Rome. #KeepChallenging #RideLife #RideGiant #overachieve
Piloted to World Cup podiums and National Championships, the Glory Advanced was developed with Marcelo Gutierrez and rest of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team DH athletes. Here is a closer look at their 2018 team spec bike! #AllGutsAllGlory #RideLife #RideGiant
Did you catch today's stage of the Giro d'Italia? Big move by Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin on the final climb, this race is heating up in its final days with some major mountain stages ahead! #KeepChallenging #RideLife #RideGiant
The battle for the pink jersey is heating up at the Giro d'Italia! Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin put in a strong ride at today's time trial and is now less than a minute back in the general classification. The Alps are ahead, stay tuned for a thrilling final five days! #KeepChallenging #RideLife #RideGiant
In the high stakes world of downhill racing, where just one mistake can be the difference between the podium or the second page of the results sheet, dealing with pressure is part of the job.
What's the key to competing at the highest level? For the Giant Factory Off-Road Team's downhill athletes, it comes down to persistence, confidence and support.
The second week of the Giro d'Italia featured big mountains and tough battles, and Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin is looking strong in second place overall. With a rest day today, the defending Giro champ is looking forward to Tuesday's time trial stage on his Trinity Advanced Pro TT bike! #KeepChallenging #RideLife #RideGiant
We highlighted five main ways to help you improve your climbing skills on your E-MTB. Improving your skills helps you ride technical terrain and let you feel comfortable riding your E-MTB.
Follow along our uphill E-MTB climbing tips here: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/global/news/title/22662