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    Wish I could get better quality but this is all I got.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VA_Esquire View Post
    How do you like the Williams Wheels?
    They're the first carbon wheel I've ever ridden, so not a lot to compare them to in that realm. But, I find them to be plenty stiff (more so than my Ksyrium Elites and I'm 6'3" 195-200). They did come in about 75g over advertised weight (totaling ~1750), which was a bit of a downer. Other than the weight and the inability to remove the decals, I like them a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hack View Post
    here you go...it gets raced:

    yeah well...is better than a Venge, even if it a little loud...
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    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    yeah well...is better than a Venge, even if it a little loud...
    Funny guy huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lsberrios1 View Post
    HOT. I'd take it if it was equipped with some nice DT shifters, preferably some 1990's campy!!!

    I thought it was ugly.

    the geometry is just all wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
    I thought it was ugly.

    the geometry is just all wrong.
    Not if you're a hipster, then it's all kinds of right.
    Quote Originally Posted by RollCNY View Post
    I would wager that not riding in Minnesota is just as fatiguing as not riding in New York.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hack View Post
    here you go...it gets raced:

    Too bad the wheels are so heavy and heavier than you were expecting. I wish you could take those decals off, but I fully understand why you aren't trying to take them off if its under the clear coat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hack View Post
    They did come in about 75g over advertised weight (totaling ~1750), which was a bit of a downer.
    The advertised weight didn't include the decals.
    Quote Originally Posted by RollCNY View Post
    I would wager that not riding in Minnesota is just as fatiguing as not riding in New York.

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    How do you spell "Williams" again?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Ryder View Post
    I like it... But there's way too many decals/logos.
    Rolling billboard, are you sponsored?

    I'm partial to Giant, & that's a sexy bike.
    Lets see, Williams and Giant, that's two. Too many eh? I like it, looks great!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clanier View Post
    Wish I could get better quality but this is all I got.
    Looks good, but not too keen on the ergo bars. Maybe get some tubes with the same stems. I say Hot.
    Last edited by cycledogg; 01-06-14 at 06:38 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cycledogg View Post
    Lets see, Williams and Giant, that's two. Too many eh? I like it, looks great!!
    Its not the amount of companies, its the amount of decals/logos.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Ryder View Post
    Its not the amount of companies, its the amount of decals/logos.
    I'd take it a step further and say that it's not even the number of decals but how visually distracting they are. The frame is not so bad, but the wheel decals are distracting as hell.
    Quote Originally Posted by RollCNY View Post
    I would wager that not riding in Minnesota is just as fatiguing as not riding in New York.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
    I'd take it a step further and say that it's not even the number of decals but how visually distracting they are. The frame is not so bad, but the wheel decals are distracting as hell.
    Exactly!
    12 decals/logos per wheel is a bit extreme.
    Giant is know to go overboard on decals, but this one is fine.

    I like the bike, but the wheels are far too busy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hack View Post
    here you go...it gets raced:

    Hot

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Ryder View Post
    12 decals/logos per wheel is a bit extreme.
    and clear coated in, they sure seem determined to get the name out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hack View Post
    here you go...it gets raced:

    great looking bike! How's it ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by donrhummy View Post
    great looking bike! How's it ride?
    Very well...biggest limiting factor is the rider. Plenty stiff for being Giant's entry level carbon. A bit heavy, but then again, so am I.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hack View Post
    here you go...it gets raced:

    Hot. I had one of these as well. Awesome bike. Hopefully this bumps us to the 700th page...
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    Apologies for the low-light setting. I'll take better photos at some point. Have at it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jandro View Post
    Apologies for the low-light setting. I'll take better photos at some point. Have at it.
    Needs -17° stem for proper hotness, but dang, most beautiful free frame I've ever seen!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravenmore View Post
    Hot. I had one of these as well. Awesome bike. Hopefully this bumps us to the 700th page...
    Not quite the 700th.

    I think the Giant is Hot as well. I don't even mind the wheel logos, but then I've always been on the fringe with that opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RPK79 View Post
    Not quite the 700th.

    I think the Giant is Hot as well. I don't even mind the wheel logos, but then I've always been on the fringe with that opinion.
    I like loud logos too, especially when they are in cursive
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jandro View Post
    Apologies for the low-light setting. I'll take better photos at some point. Have at it.

    Retro Hot.
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