Giant vs Trek mountain bikes which is better? Viewing 2 reply threads Author. The Trek Domane SL 6 Disc and Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1 are both carbon frame endurance bikes with high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes. Hybrid is an excellent bike built with a high level of versatility. Giant vs Trek Bike. The Trek has the better spec with Sram GX and is around £200 more expensive. Bikesexual Reputation: Join Date Jul 2012 Posts 7,568. The Trek marlin (4 or 5), Giant atx, and the GT Aggressor pro. In general, Giant bikes compare quite favorably to Trek ones. Giant has slightly better components than Trek because they are the largest manufacturer and can buy components cheaper. Most weekend warriors or even daily commuters will not be able to tell any difference between these brands. This is the reason as to why they tend to be used more for commuting. Both are excellent bikes. Narrowed this down to Giant Trance 2 29er or Trek Fuel Ex 8 both 2019 models, some good New Year deals to be had. I have a Trek. The hybrid bikes have given rise to Giant and Trek bikes which are highly effective for commuting to and from the work. Cheers 01-07-2019 #2. eb1888. In general, if you look at Giant and Trek MTB’s in the same price range, Giant is better. KiwiZombie. Re: Trek vs. Mainly around a local lake and along some local river trails. Thanks in advance! They all seem to have decent components, close in price, and similar design. It is effective and suitable for general-purpose riding on different terrains. I plan on riding mild trails. 02-22-2019 #2. jcd46. Nothing too intense. mtbr member … Had a quick blast on the Trance 2 29er and feels good, waiting for a Fuel Ex to arrive in my size. I will go with which fits best but any opinions? Alpha Gold Aluminum, DuoTrap S compatible, internal cable routing, flat mount disc, rack & fender mounts, 135x5mm QR Posts May 22, 2019 at 19:43 #262819. The Trek has aluminum wheels, while the Giant … Which one should I get and why? Giant « Reply #13 on: May 28, 2019, 11:19:35 AM » Dura-ace 8 speed bar ends (they work fine with Shimano mountain or road RDs/FDs) and Tektro RL520s. Forums › Mountain Bike Forum › Giant Trance 2 vs Trek Remedy 8--SHARES Tagged: Beginner, Giant, Giant Trance, giant trance 2, new bike, Trek, trek remedy, trek remedy 8. But let’s be honest here, it completely depends on the bike and the price level. I also have a Giant.