Giant Cypress DX W Women's Commuter Bike (2015) (White)

Giant
50020523-P
Discontinued
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Built specifically for women with its 3F design, Cypress W can be your healthy new habit. The lightweight aluminum frame has a convenient step-through design, so it’s easy to roll right out of the garage and into your day. The suspension fork and comfortable padded saddle give it a smooth, easy ride that will keep you coming back.

Features:

  • ALUXX-grade aluminum frame
  • Front suspension for comfort and control
  • Suspension seatpost for added comfort
  • Upright position for “heads-up” riding
  • 3x8-speed trigger-shift drivetrain


Specifications:
Frame:

Sizes: XS, S, M
Colors: White, Black
Frame: ALUXX-grade aluminum
Fork: SR Suntour NEX 4110, 63mm travel
Shock:
N/A

Components:
Handlebar:
Alloy, High rise, 25.4mm
Stem: Alloy adjustable
Seatpost: Alloy Suspension, 30.9mm
Saddle: Giant Comfort Groove Plus, Women's
Pedals: Nylon w/ Anti-slip platform

Drivetrain:

Shifters: Shimano EF40 Trigger Shifter
Front Derailleur:
Shimano M191
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus
Brakes: Alloy, linear pull
Brake Levers: Alloy Comfort
Cassette: Shimano HG31 11x34, 8-speed
Chain: KMC Z72
Crankset: Shimano M131, 28/38/48
Bottom Bracket: Sealed

Wheels:
Rims:
Giant Alloy, Double wall
Hubs: Alloy, 32h
Spokes: Stainless Steel, 14g
Tires: Giant P-X3, Multi-surface, 700x38


    Geometry


ALUXX: Lightweight framesets featuring optimized strength-to-weight ratios

  • Materials: 6061 alloy for optimized strength-toweight ratios
  • Forming methods: Single butting results in light weight without sacrificing strength, Predominantly features PressForming
  • Welding techniques: Predominantly features Standard and some Smooth welding techniques for optimized strength and weight

Liv's unique 3F design philosophy ensures that, as a female rider, you are getting the best bike for your riding style. 3F stands for "Fit, Form, Function." These are the elements that guide Liv engineers and designers as they create your bike, apparel and gear. The 3F design philosophy produces the best and most appealing cycling equipment to help all women feel confident and enjoy the ride.

FIT
Liv bikes, apparel and gear are designed specifically for women. Liv's team of female designers and engineers consider all aspects of a woman's unique strengths and physical characteristics to create the only complete product collection designed solely for women. Examples of this include:

  • Women's-specific fit based on global body dimension studies
  • Optimized stem lengths, handlebar width and drop, and crank arm length
  • Shorter brake reach
  • Comfortable saddle designed for female pelvis and hip shapes
  • Liv ApparelFit System with multiple fit options


FORM
Liv designers understand the importance of creating bikes, gear and apparel pieces that not only meet the highest performance standards, but also have a great look and feel. From crafting the lightest, smoothest riding bikes to designing distinctive color and graphics combinations, the Liv team is committed to providing the highest level of design and aesthetics. Examples include:

  • Thoughtfully considered frame design
  • Dynamic use of color and graphics to create eye-catching designs
  • Color matching between rider gear and bikes
  • Flattering cuts and styles in all apparel items
  • Application of fashion color trends and patterns


FUNCTION
Liv defines function by how well a product performs in its element. We strive to create lighter, faster, more confidence-inspiring bikes and products for women. Here are some of the ways Liv emphasizes Function:

  • Utilizing Giant's world-leading craftsmanship and technology to produce a premium product collection
  • 3F layup schedule results in custom, ultra-lightweight frame construction for the unique needs of female riders
  • Functional fabrics keep you comfortable and performing at your best
  • Women' s-specific chamois technology to fit female anatomy


This product was added to our catalog on April 8, 2015.