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Miles Parry-Jones Miles Parry-Jones
Location: Loughborough
Member since September 2013


Giant Trance X Advanced SL 0 Medium 18" Carbon Bike

Date Added: 20∙Nov∙2013

New Message about Giant Trance X Advanced SL 0 Medium 18" Carbon Bike

Selling Details

Location: Charnwood, GB

Condition: Used

Reason for Sale: Just dont use it often enough these days.

Postage: Postage within the mainland UK would be about £30 with a courier on a 24hr service or collection in person is welcome, I would consider delivering the bike if you wanted to pay my fuel costs upfront (providing your not too far away) or I could meet locally.

Returns Not accepted - Sold as seen

Product Spec:

Brand: Giant

Type: 26"

Product description

Here for sale is my 2010 Giant Trance X Advanced SL 0, Full Carbon Duel Suspension All Mountain / Enduro / XC Mountain Bike in a size Medium (18").

So for my (and your) piece of mind I took this bike along to Giant's UK warranty department to check a scratch on the top tube (Caused by a friends brake lever when transporting it in a van to go riding) and a chip in the down tube (caused by a stone flying up on my first ride) I now have a carbon frame protector for the down tube which should prevent this happening again and will be supplied with the bike.
They assure me that both are just cosmetic scratching chipping of the clear Lacquer and that the frame is 100% sound and structurally A OK. Both the scratch and chip are shown in the images on this advert.
The main warranty guy at Giant has written me a letter confirming that the damage is cosmetic and this can be checked with him if you have any doubts.

I've probably used the bike about 30 times over the 3 years I've owned it which is the main reason I'm selling it, I just don't use it enough to justify keeping such a nice bike.

Anyway I bought the bike at the beginning of October 2010 for £5,500 and have kept it well maintained.
I've recently put a new rear tyre on the bike as well as replacing the shock bushing with a BETD roller Bushing.I also replaced the original shock with a newer bigger chamber version of the RP23 with Boost Valve about 6 months ago (original shock supplied with the bike and is in perfect working order, it just needs a new bushing). The cranks were also changed when a friend had some new ones going cheap as my ones we're looking a bit scuffed up from shoe rubbing. I even changed the gear cables and brake pads so she really is good to go for whoever buys it.

The Bikes Full spec is Follows:

Giant Trance X Advanced SL Frame Medium (18") Full Carbon Frame Including rear end and main pivot, the only alloy in the frame is the mech hanger and lower pivot assembly.

Fox 32 Talas FIT RLC Fork 120mm with Tapered stearer tube.

Fox Float RP23 (adaptive Logic, Factory series with Boost Valve) rear shock giving 5" of rear travel.

Mavic Crossmax ST wheelset (tubeless ready, being run tubless with Maxis tyres) Still straight and true, they come with the original spoke key and tyre lever.

Highroller LUST 26" x 2.35" front tyre

Ardent LUST 26" x 2.25" rear tyre (only 3 weeks old and had one ride on it so far)

Avid Elixr CR Mag Brakes 190mm front disc and 160mm rear disc (with carbon brake levers)

XTR 9Spd Rear shifter and XTR 3Spd Front Shifter (27 speed Groupset)

Odi Lock on Grips (Black)

Giant Contact SLR Low Rise Carbon Handlebars (700mm / 27.5" wide)

Giant Contact SLR 8 degree Rise / 90mm long Carbon Stem

Race Face Next LP Carbon Triple Chainset 175mm long (cranks and bottom Bracket are only about 6 months old)

MRP 3RS Chain Device, this works really well and I've never had the chain fall off when riding.

DX SPD Pedals

XTR Front Mech

XTR Rear Mech

Rockshox Reverb Dropper Seat post with 5" of infinite adjustment

Fizik Gobi XM Saddle with Braided Carbon Rails.

You Can see the bike on the Giant website here:

And this is a review i found on Bike Radar:

I'll also supply a few bits I no longer need with the bike:

Fox Float RP23 rear shock (in perfect working order, just needs a new bush fitting)

Tyres all in good useable condition:
2 x Maxis Swamp Thing Super tacky tyres in 26x2.35
1 x Maxis High Roller 50a tyre 26x2.5
1 x Michelin DH 24 AT Tyre 26x2.5
2 x Michelin DH 16 AT Tyre 26x2.5
1 x Bontrager Earl Tyre 26x2.4

4 x Crank End cap covers to protect them from impacts

Some shock Piviot spares that came with the bike

Clip on Carbon down tube / bottom bracket frame protector

Lizard Skin Chain stay protector

Origional Giant Contact SLR Carbon Seat post

And Mavic Spoke key / Tyre lever

Viewing of the bike is welcome any day / time as i can take it to work with me and you can view it there if needs be.
Payment must be made in cleared funds before i'll let the bike go, So cash or cleared cheques are fine or even a bank transfer. I also have a mobile Card machine at work so i'm happy to take a credit or debit card payment, we accept most cards but not AMEX (American Express) i'm afraid.

If you have any questions just let me know.

Owner Review

Best mountain bike i've ever had, and i've had a few!

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