Giant takes the TCR Advanced 1 to a whole new level in 2011. It now has the Shimano Ultegra 6700 drivetrain, Giant’s Contact handlebar and stem and Michelin Pro3 Light folding tires. The TCR Advanced 1 is made with Giant’s Advanced-Grade composite materials, andcrafted and shaped in a monocoque construction, which results in an extremely light yet highly durable frame.
For 2011, the Compact Road Design element was present in the TCR Advanced 1. The compact configuration equates to more speed while keeping it stiff yet comfortable with its vertical compliance adjustment. With a PowerCore bottom bracket and OverDrive headtube, the TCR Advanced 1 enables a better climb and sprint experience.
Average retail price for a complete bike is $3100. It comes in 6 sizes with the total weigh of the bike dependent on its components and parts.