Liv/Giant Suede 2 Women's Town BIke (2016) (White/Purple)

Liv/Giant
60010934
Discontinued
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The all-new Suede is the perfect marriage of style, fun and functionality. Using a stable frame geometry designed specifically for women, it allows a rider to touch the ground while seated at stops and is efficient going uphill. The step-through frame makes it a confident choice for riders of all abilities. Built with lightweight ALUXX aluminum and integrated rack mounts for racks and other accessories, itís ideal for quick trips to the coffee shop, bike path adventures and short commutes. Suede comes in a number of playful graphics patterns, and some models feature a colorful basket, racks, fenders and other accessories.

Features:

  • Step-through ALUXX-grade aluminum frame allows rider to touch the ground while in a seated position
  • Chainguard, bell, kickstand
  • Shimano 7-speed drivetrain

Specifications:
Frame:
Sizes:
XS, S, M
Colors: Cyan/Yellow, Coral/Green, White/Purple
Frame: ALUXX-grade aluminum
Fork: Chromoly
Shock: N/A
Components:
Handlebar:
Alloy
Stem: Alloy adjustable
Seatpost: Alloy, 27.2mm
Saddle: Selle Royale
Pedals: Nylon, Anti-slip platform
Drivetrain:
Shifters:
Shimano RS35
Front Derailleur: N/A
Rear Derailleur: Shimano TX55
Brakes: Alloy, Linear pull
Brake Levers: Alloy Comfort
Cassette: Shimano TZ21 14x28, 7-speed
Chain: KMC Z51
Crankset: Alloy, 42T
Bottom Bracket: Threaded, Sealed
Wheels:
Rims:
Giant Alloy, Double-wall
Hubs: Alloy, 36h
Spokes: Stainless Steel, 14g
Tires: Kenda, 26x1.95, Multi-surface
Other:
Extras:
Chainguard, Bell, Kickstand
Weight: The most accurate way to determine any bikeís 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.


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
3F Philosophy:

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 February 23, 2016.