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    Giant XTC Advanced SL 29er test ride and review video.

    Took one of these thrashers for a good thrash'n on the climbs and ST around my hood. Very fast and aggressive bike.

    Giant XTC Advanced SL 29er 1 Test Ride & Review Down Under - YouTube

    Good thing I didnt hit that kangaroo otherwise it could have been exy!

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    Oh, what I wouldn't do to be able to see a Koala bear on my mountain bike rides! Thanks for that!

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    I even see em out on my road bike. Fuzzy lil buggers.

    Koala Meets Cyclist - YouTube

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    I can't find a lot of info on here regarding these bikes. Is anyone here riding the xtc advanced? I'm looking at it for xc marathons, 100 km 6, 12, and possibly even 24 hours. I'm interested to hear if it's compliant enough for these kind of events. I can't find a demo bike to ride.

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    I've ridden the Giant and I wasn't a huge fan. I love the Giant Anthem but the XTC was not at all compliant to me. For short XC races, I'm sure it's amazing but if you're planning any long distance rides, you can find more comfortable bikes in my opinion.

    I'd check out the Scott Scale, the Niner Air 9 or the Pivot Les. Those seem to get high marks for being comfortable AND fast.

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    Great thanks for that.

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