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09-08-19, 10:14 PM
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Posted By BikeTall

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My Giant Escape 2. Daily commuter & touring rig.
08-25-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,536
Posted By BikeTall

Well, to be fair... it is near impossible to...

Well, to be fair... it is near impossible to discern tone or if one is being tongue in cheek on a forum post. Especially when posters don’t specifically indicate they are being tongue in cheek....
08-25-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,536
Posted By BikeTall

First of all, i doubt if this solution will catch...

First of all, i doubt if this solution will catch on as wildly as you think. Second of all, my brother is handicapped, and he approved of the idea. And lastly, comparing this to taking a handicapped...
08-25-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,536
Posted By BikeTall

Oh...i do have a tip for protecting your bike...

Oh...i do have a tip for protecting your bike from thieves. As we all know, if a thief wants your bike, no lock is safe. They will find a way.

So when a psychologist friend of mine gave me an...
08-25-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,536
Posted By BikeTall

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My Giant Escape 2. Daily commuter & touring rig....
08-25-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,992
Posted By BikeTall

The 2020 Giant Escapes do look nice. The Escape 1...

The 2020 Giant Escapes do look nice. The Escape 1 has tubeless tires and the metallic pearl paint job looks sweet. I was kinda bummed to see that the Toughroad SLR 1 won’t be released in the US. Too...
08-25-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By BikeTall

Well, I think the Giant Escape 2 is an awesome...

Well, I think the Giant Escape 2 is an awesome choice. It can definitely take a beating! I have been riding one as a daily commuter here in NYC since 2013... and it’s still going strong! I also use...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,788
Posted By BikeTall

Oh...i see the original poster ended up buying...

Oh...i see the original poster ended up buying the Giant Roam. Sweet. I am sure the front suspension will help in the commute when going over curbs & potholes! You can’t go wrong with Giant. Happy...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,788
Posted By BikeTall

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My Giant Escape 2. Daily commuter & touring rig....
08-25-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By BikeTall

After having several expensive road bikes stolen...

After having several expensive road bikes stolen here in NYC, i switched to the Giant Escape 2 as my daily commuter and love it. Because it has a long wheelbase, i use it for long tours as well. I...
08-25-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,248
Posted By BikeTall

I talked with a Giant rep personally, and it...

I talked with a Giant rep personally, and it looks like the flat bar version of the Toughroads are being phased out in the US. The 2020 SLR 1 wasn’t even released in the US, only the Toughroad SLR 2....
05-02-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,266
Posted By BikeTall

I have nothing against any rider of any age...

I have nothing against any rider of any age wanting to ride an ebike for commuting or touring. Whatever tickles your fancy. It’s all good. I am fairly young & in great shape, so I haven’t considered...
Forum: Touring
05-02-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,197
Posted By BikeTall

I have nothing against any rider of any age...

I have nothing against any rider of any age wanting to ride an ebike for commuting or touring. Whatever tickles your fancy. It’s all good. I am fairly young & in great shape, so I haven’t considered...
05-02-19, 03:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,499
Posted By BikeTall

I would love to try an ebike for touring. But i...

I would love to try an ebike for touring. But i do a lot of international touring, and from what i understand, none of the airlines let you bring an ebike on a plane. So thats a dealbreaker for me....
04-28-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 199,247
Posted By BikeTall

Kinda agree about the seatpost, but for a diff...

Kinda agree about the seatpost, but for a diff reason. I don’t adjust the seatpost at all on my Giant Escape. Once i set it, thats it. And adjusting it on the toughroad may be a pain compared to a...
04-28-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 199,247
Posted By BikeTall

The Toughroad SLR 2 is on sale everywhere here in...

The Toughroad SLR 2 is on sale everywhere here in the States for $850 down from $1,000. I currently ride a Giant Escape 2 as my daily commuter & touring bike which i love...but was thinking of...
03-17-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7,448
Views: 2,212,619
Posted By BikeTall

Cool lookin’ photo! All purply & funkadelic.

Cool lookin’ photo! All purply & funkadelic.
03-16-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,448
Views: 2,212,619
Posted By BikeTall

i agree. The topeak is great. Got one on my Giant.

i agree. The topeak is great. Got one on my Giant.
03-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,448
Views: 2,212,619
Posted By BikeTall

Schwalbe

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03-16-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,448
Views: 2,212,619
Posted By BikeTall

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This Giant Escape 2 has been my daily commuter for...
03-16-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,448
Views: 2,212,619
Posted By BikeTall

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03-10-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,385
Posted By BikeTall

I ride a Giant Escape which I use as a daily...

I ride a Giant Escape which I use as a daily commuter and for long distance touring. It’s great for both. And is a surprisingly fast. ��*♂️ �� I keep up with dedicated road bikes no problem. Plus it...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By BikeTall

Can’t go wrong with the Giant Escape. I’ve been...

Can’t go wrong with the Giant Escape. I’ve been riding one as a daily commuter here in NYC for the last 6 yrs and love it.
03-10-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,753
Posted By BikeTall

I have always prefered flat bars to drop bars....

I have always prefered flat bars to drop bars. Not only for my daily commuters, but for when I do long tours as well. I have the Giant Escape and find it suprisingly fast & comfortable. Nice upgright...
03-10-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,801
Posted By BikeTall

Sometimes you can find a work around and rig an...

Sometimes you can find a work around and rig an ill fitting rack...but personally i would return it to Amazon rather than force something. I also have the Giant Escape 2. I bought the Topeak super...
Forum: Touring
03-10-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,667
Posted By BikeTall

i have the Giant Escape 2 and love it. Yes, I use...

i have the Giant Escape 2 and love it. Yes, I use it as a daily commuter here on the mean streets of NYC. But I have gone on some epic tours with it as well. In fact, I am taking it across country...
02-23-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,218
Posted By BikeTall

I commute on the streets of NYC everyday and...

I commute on the streets of NYC everyday and hardly ever get a flat using my regular tube tires on my Giant Escape 2. Was thinking of getting the Giant Toughroad and was curious about tubeless tires...
02-23-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,343
Posted By BikeTall

I am biased cause I own one, but the Giant Escape...

I am biased cause I own one, but the Giant Escape 2! Best hybrid I have ever owned. Comfy & quick. Love this thing. Commute with it to work every day and use it on weekends for longer rides.
02-23-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,694
Posted By BikeTall

I currently ride the Giant Escape as a daily...

I currently ride the Giant Escape as a daily commuter and short tours on the weekends. Thinking of getting the Toughroad for longer tours this Summer. Looks pretty sweet.
Forum: Northeast
02-23-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 177,761
Posted By BikeTall

Ah yes, you’re right! Ocean Pkway. The winter has...

Ah yes, you’re right! Ocean Pkway. The winter has been pretty mild. In fact, just saw my first Robin...so Spring is almost here.
Forum: Northeast
02-23-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 177,761
Posted By BikeTall

I live on the South Shore of Long iSland. My all...

I live on the South Shore of Long iSland. My all time favorite ride out here is along the bike path to Jones Beach. Smooth path. Nice scenery. Over 3 bridges till the bike path splits at the Jones...
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