Giant Revolt 1 review

We put Giant's aluminium adventure road bike to the test

giant revolt 1 adventure road bikes
Reasons to buy
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    Comfortable ride

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    Surprisingly fast on tarmac

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    Stable handling

Reasons to avoid
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    Not much of a looker

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    Tyres could be better

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If you're after a beautiful bike, the Giant Revolt isn't it. It's jagged seatstays have a certain industrial quality to them, while the seriously compact geometry almost made me question whether the test bike that Giant had sent was going to be big enough for me. Thankfully though, the Giant Revolt does ride quite a bit better than it looks.

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