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Giant Via 2

Giant Via 2

2015

Product Rating
 
2.5 stars
 (3 Reviews)
 

Product Details

2015 Giant Via 2

A modern twist on the classic, stylish town bike, Giant's Via 2 carries you through the streets with ease. The tough, sleek chromoly frame sits you upright so you can view traffic easily and features an integrated U-lock holder for when you stop. SRAM's 8-speed drivetrain lets you cruise uphills and maximize your speed on the downhills. Fast-rolling 700 x 32c Giant tires with flat-protection let you head off quickly towards your destination. Plus, small details like a riveted springer saddle, fenders, kickstand, and chainguard keep this bike looking classy!

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame 4130 Butted chromoly steel
    Fork 4130 Butted chromoly steel
    Rims/Wheels Aluminum
    Hubs Aluminum
    Spokes 14g stainless-steel
    Tires Giant SR3 w/flat protection and reflective sidewalls, 700 x 32c
    Crankset Aluminum
    Chainrings 44T
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X-4
    Rear Cogs SRAM PG-820, 8-speed: 11-32
    Shifters SRAM X-4
    Handlebars Aluminum, mid-rise
    Stem Aluminum, quill
    Brake Levers Aluminum, 3-finger
    Brakes Aluminum, dual pivot
    Pedals Aluminum platform
    Saddle Giant Via, SuperSoft Foam
    Seatpost Aluminum
    Accessories & Extras Custom fenders, chainguard, kickstand, frame-mounted U-lock carrier

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    2.5 stars

    (based on 3 reviews)

    33%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    Pros

    • Stylish  (2)
    • Comfortable 
    • Durable 
    • Versatile 
    • None 

    Cons

    • Flimsy  (2)
    • Only one bottle mount 
    • Stem is creaky 
    • Cheap Pedels Creek 
    • Cheap Plastic Seat Flimsy 

    Best Uses

    • Leisurely Rides  (2)
    • Street Riding 
    • Uneven Surfaces 
    • Commuting 
    • Dumpster Candy 

    Reviewed by 3 customers

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    5.0

    i like it.

    By bert

    from chicago

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Versatile
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Street Riding
      • Leisurely Rides
      • Uneven Surfaces

      Comments:

      I bought this a few days ago, the people working in the store were extremely helpful. I am not obsessed with biking gear, so Im not as picky as other people. I bought the bike knowing that I ride it infrequently. If you need a bike that you will ride everyday, is this a good one? Not sure. I do ride mine in the city all over the uneven streets of [...], it can take some serious potholes on. It was cheap and does the trick for me.

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      1.0

      Garbage

      By jinlansing

      from Lansing, MI

      About Me Commuter

      Pros

      • None

      Cons

      • Only one bottle mount
      • Flimsy
      • Stem is creaky
      • Cheap Plastic Seat Flimsy
      • Grips bad in rain spongy
      • Frame is way too flexy
      • Rims Shed Clumps Of Metal
      • Cheap Pedels Creek
      • Freewheel was defective

      Best Uses

      • Dumpster Candy

      Comments:

      Just a bad design with cheap components. Giant stuff is normally good so this was shockingly bad.

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      1.0

      Cheap parts

      By JBR

      from Portland, OR

      About Me Commuter

      Pros

      • Stylish

      Cons

      • Handles Poorly
      • Flimsy

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Leisurely Rides

      Comments:

      I use the bike to commute to work, about 2 1/2 miles, and have only had the bike 3 months. I was crossing a street in a high gear and the crank collapsed, bending on itself to look like a taco, rendering the bike useless. Also, the rear break began to squeak in the short time I've owned the bike. I am very unhappy with the quality of the components.

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