Giant Revolt Wins 2020 Bike Award

Giant Propel Advanced SL Disc – A Champion’s bike
February 17, 2020

The Bicycling Test Team was impressed with the full range of Revolt bikes and had great things to say about the “stiff, fast carbon frame” and smooth ride of the Revolt Advanced Pro model they tested. Test Director Louis Mazzante found it to have a unique all-rounder ability to excel in everything from full-on gravel race conditions and speeds to slower, more technical terrain.

“To balance the go-fast feel with a bit of slow-ride flow, Giant gave the bike a slightly slacker head-tube angle (70.5 on a medium), a little more stack, and a slightly higher bottom bracket,” Mazzante wrote. “It’s fast and stable when you sink low into the drops and hammer, yet cooperative when you’re cruising on rail trails and broken-up dirt roads. Giant has more experience building carbon-fiber frames than anyone else on the planet, and engineers made this one stiff and light. For comparison, a comparable Trek Checkpoint SL 7 weighs about a pound more.”

Summing up the Revolt Advanced Pro, Mazzante wrote: “You can now buy a gravel bike for long races, and one for short races, one for touring or for singletrack. The Revolt is one of the few that remains open to it all and ready for almost any adventure. It’s fast, light, comfortable enough, and easy to ride.”

For more, check out the full review on the Bicycling web site.

And for all the details on the full Revolt range, click here.

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