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Can anyone tell me what year this is and the frame weight on(7 posts)

Can anyone tell me what year this is and the frame weight onHinault
Apr 2, 2001 7:48 AM
these babies?? Any product feedback?? THanks for the input.
No GIANT TCR afficionados out there???? (nm)JIMBOB
Apr 2, 2001 9:14 AM
Details on TCRMass Biker
Apr 2, 2001 10:22 AM
- looks like a 99 or 00; if I recall correctly, there is no difference between this model and the TCR Team except for the anodization; look for the "ONCE" logo embossed on the head tube
- weight is in the 2 kg range. My size L TCR Team built up with fairly pedestrian parts (DA + Ultegra + Open Pros - nothing exotic) weighs in around 18lbs+. Sub 17 lbs is quite achievable with off the shelf components
- an excellent climber, a great sprinter; stable in descents and in turns
- surprisingly comfortable for Al.; doesn't beat up this 145lb weakling
- longish top tube; tight rear triangle means that 700x23c is about as much rubber as you can run in the rear
- tough as nails - definitely a workingman's race bike if that is what you are looking for; put mine through the ringer last year and most of this winter; see no reason why it won't hold up for another season or more
- buy the frame and put what you saved into race fees and/or another wheelset

Good luck - MB
Looks like 98Groucho Marx
Apr 2, 2001 11:49 AM
I think this might be a 98 because of the fork (If the fork is the same year), and the head set. Couldn't give you a weight for it except that the 2000 frames are sub 3 lbs. (they say they are 2.2 lbs). It I don't think its a 2000.
re: Can anyone tell me what year this is and the frame weight onSR
Apr 2, 2001 11:54 AM
Looks like an early 99 model or maybe late 98. I have a 99 S-sized model with ONCE graphics, threaded headset and straight blade fork. Built up with Ultegra/Open Pro/DA hubs, bike weighs like 19lbs.
pretty sure a 99...scrublover
Apr 2, 2001 3:11 PM
i've got the same frame, purchased used. small size, i think about 3# frame weight. dura ace/ultegra, thomson post, flite seat, ti bontrager stem, scott lite flight bar, action tec ti bb, topline cranks, ritchey pedals, hugi/mavic wheelset. just a bit under 17.5 lbs
all stuff you can buy "over the counter"
Hmmm, earlier I reckon...Dougal
Apr 3, 2001 12:41 AM
I'm not 100% but I reckon that this bike's a 98 or earlier. I bought a Ginat OCR in 98 and I'm still riding it. One thing I seem to remember though was that the Once colours were on all TCR Teams by 98/99. Like I say not 100%, and maybe somebody else can confirm or deny my suspisions. But yeah, if its a TCR its gonna be around 2.5# regardless of year.