'It was really radical': The Giant TCR escaped a UCI ban, and is still going strong

Giant’s signature bike changed the look of road bikes forever. Adam Becket looks back on what the TCR has meant for bike design

Giant TCR
(Image credit: Getty Images)

With the new Giant TCR launched this week, we thought it was time to look back at the history of the revolutionary bike.

This feature was originally published in the 29 December 2022 print edition of Cycling Weekly magazine, all interviews were conducted at this time. Subscribe online and get the magazine delivered to your door every week.

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Adam Becket
News editor

Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.