Greg van Avermaet’s Giant TCR Advanced SL Disc 2020

The Belgian pro racer is racing the 2020 UCI World Tour season for the team CCC on the new 2020 Giant TCR Advanced SL disc.

Greg Van Avermaet is 1m81 tall and is a versatile rider that has won many races by out sprinting the leading group he is with.

The 2016 Road race Olympic Champion is racing on a M size Giant TCR Advanced SL Disc road bike for most of the 2020 season.

In this article you will find Greg Van Avermaet’s bike size and set up.

  • Greg Van Avermaet is 181cm tall
  • He rides the UCI World Tour season 2020 on a M size Giant TCR Advanced SL Disc carbon bike
  • The Shimano Dura Ace FC-9170 crank arms length is 172.5mm
  • The 11 speed gear set up is 53/39T and 11-30T rear cassette
  • The stem is a Giant SLR Contact integrated 130cm length
  • The Giant handlebar width is 40cm (C-C)
  • Tires are Tubulars type from Vittoria with 26mm section
  • Greg’s bike weight 6.8kg with the 65mm Cadex Disc Tubular wheels

According to the Giant’s frame chart the Size M size frame is recommended for rider measuring between 171cm to 181cm.

sketch of Greg van Avermaet's Giant TCR Advanced SL road bike
Greg van Avermaet’s Size M Giant TCR Advanced SL Disc 2020

In the 90’s Giant top of the range Carbon frame road bikes and MTB were called “Cadex”.

It is nice to see Giant recycling its sub-brand into a high end accessories including a line up of lightweight Road bikes Carbon wheels with Tubular and tubeless rims as featured on Greg Van Avermaet’s Giant TCR.

Frameset: Giant TCR Advanced SL Carbon monobloc Size M (Integrated Seat Tube 740mm C-T / Top Tube 550mm C-C / 73.0 Degrees Head Tube / 73.0 Degrees Seat Tube) / 148mm Headtube length / 976mm wheelbase / 405mm chainstay / 68mm BB drop / 45mm fork rake
Front brake: Shimano Dura Ace direct mount 160mm disc rotor
Rear brake: Shimano Dura Ace direct mount 140mm disc rotor
Brake/shift levers: Shimano Dura Ace Di2 11 speed with Sprinter shifters
Front derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace FD-R9150 Di2 direct mount
Rear derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace Di2 RD-R9150 11-speed Direct mount
Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace CS-R9100, 11-speed 11-30 teeth
Chain: Shimano Dura Ace CN-9100 11-speed
Crankset: Shimano Dura Ace 172.5mm 53/39 with Shimano power meter
Bottom bracket: Shimano Press Fit type
Wheels: Cadex Disc 65mm Tubular type, carbon spokes. Weight 1440gr per pair (40mm type and Tubeless types will be used along the season depending of the races profiles)
Axles: 12mmx100mm front and 12mmx142mm rear Thru axles
Tires: Vittoria Corsa 26mm tubulars (Cadex Tubeless will be used with Tubeless wheels too)
Stem: Giant SLR Contact integrated 130mm length
Handlebar: Giant SLR Contact integrated 400mm width
Bar tape:
Pedals: Shimano Dura Ace SPD-SL SP-R9100
Saddle: 149mm width x 246mm length Cadex Boost Noseless, Carbon rails, 44mm stack, 9mm rails.
Seat post: Giant integrated
Bottle cages: Giant
Computer: Garmin
Weight: Approximately 6.8kg

Shimano is expected to release a new Dura Ace model before the Tour de France 2020, components might change by then however the bike size and fit will stay close to this one.

As bikes set up evolves often during the season please let me know if you notice any update to the above set up to keep data as accurate as possible.

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