Liv/Giant 2017 Pique Advanced 2 (Composite/Berry)
Equal parts agile and tough, the Pique Advanced inspires confident downhill ripping, and will tackle the uphill at a blistering pace. With low stand-over height, find greater balance while moving around the bike during those tougher trail negotiations on rocky, rooty sections, uphill ledges and downhill drops. The 27.5-inch wheel size ensures that bike handling is still nimble and playful, while maintaining the stable cornering and bump-reducing qualities of a larger wheel size.
- Advanced-grade composite mainframe with 120mm of smooth Maestro suspension
- RockShox Revelation RL Solo Air 120mm-travel fork with Boost 15x110mm thru-axle
- RockShox Deluxe RT rear shock
- Giant XC-1 rims, Giant Performance Tracker hubs, Sapim Race spokes
- SRAM GX 1x11-speed drivetrain with SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc brakes
Sizes: XS, S, M, L
Frame: Advanced-grade composite w/ ALUXX SL rear triangle, Advanced Forged composite upper rocker, 120mm Maestro suspension
Fork: RockShox Revelation RL Solo-Air, Maxle Stealth, Boost, OverDrive, 120mm travel
Shock: RockShox Deluxe RT, Trunnion mount
Handlebar: Giant Contact Trail, 31.8mm
Stem: Giant Contact
Seatpost: Giant Contact SL Switch-R Trail, 30.9mm
Saddle: Liv Contact Forward
Shifters: SRAM GX
Front Derailleur: SRAM GX
Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX
Brakes: SRAM Guide R, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Brake Levers: SRAM Guide R
Cassette: SRAM PG-1130 11x36, 11-speed
Chain: KMC X11 EL
Crankset: SRAM GX, 22/36
Bottom Bracket: SRAM GXP, Press fit
Rims: Giant XC-1
Hubs: Giant Performance Tracker Disc, 28h, [F] Boost 110x15mm, [R] Boost 148x12mm
Spokes: Sapim Race, 14/15g
Tires: [F] Schwalbe Nobby Nic, 27.5x2.25 [R] Racing Ralph, 27.5x2.25, EVO, Snakeskin, TL Easy
Weight: The most accurate way to determine any bike’s weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Many brands strive to list the lowest possible weight, but in reality weight can vary based on size, finish, hardware and accessories. All Giant bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.
Features: Giant’s original oversized fork steerer-tube technology. Designed to provide solid front-end steering performance, the system’s oversized headset bearings and tapered steerer tube provide optimal steering stiffness. Road models feature 1 1/8-inch top and 1 1/4-inch bottom bearings, while the mountain version features 1 1/8-inch top and 1 1/2-inch bottom bearings.
Benefit: OverDrive provides up to 15 percent more torsional steering stiffness than straight steerer-tube designs. This translates into much more accurate steering input from a rider’s hands, through the handlebar and stem, and down to the front wheel. Whether hammering uphill or carving through a corner, OverDrive transmits input directly to the front wheel for more precise handling.
Advanced Composite Technology:
Giant's High Performance-grade raw carbon fiber is used to produce custom composite material in our own composite factory. Extremely lightweight, stiff and compliant, these handcrafted frames feature the following materials and processes:
Materials: High Performance-grade raw carbon material features an excellent stiffness-to-weight ratio.
Resin: High Performance formula provides excellent void minimization (bubbles) while maintaining outstanding strength. And vibration absorbing particles are added to help disperse road shock.
Modified Monocoque Construction: The front triangle (downtube, headtube, toptube, seattube) is assembled and molded as one continuous piece. This front half is then joined to the rear chainstays and seatstays in a secondary process. This process eliminates the outermost woven composite sheet to reduce weight without affecting ride quality, strength or stiffness.
Whatever off-road adventures you seek, Giant's Maestro Suspension helps you make the most of your efforts. Control, traction, comfort, speed—you get more of everything with Maestro. From fast and efficient 4-inch-travel XC to full 8-inch DH bikes, Maestro is an adaptable system that offers smooth, active rear suspension on all types of terrain.
Three core benefits set Maestro Suspension Technology apart from the rest:
Whether you’re sprinting up a climb or coasting through a rock garden, Maestro Suspension performs consistently under pedaling power and doesn’t compromise efficiency.
COMPLETE SUSPENSION ACTIVITY:
From high-frequency trail vibrations to heavy-hitting compressions, Maestro Suspension soaks up the full spectrum of trail impacts.
TOTAL BRAKE INDEPENDENCE:
Even under full braking force, Maestro Suspension remains fully active and reactive.
This product was added to our catalog on July 28, 2016.