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If you hadn't noticed, Giant's marketing spiel is HIGHLY bias towards 650b as
that is what they are moving to. This is one of the reasons I am writting an
Look at the phrasing:
'27.5-inch wheels are only 5 percent heavier than 26-inch. By comparison,
29-inch wheels are 11 percent heavier than 26-inch.'
Rewritten [remove ONLY] and add it at the back and change the comparison
27.5-inch wheels are 5 percent heavier than 26-inch. By comparison, 29-inch
wheels are are only 6 percent heavier than 27.5-inch.
The satistics are being manipulated to make one size look most favourable… in
reality there is no perfect size as they are all on sliding scales of pro's
Also, a lot of their claims are simply not accurate, and I will be going on to
things like attack angle, tire pressure, contact patch etc in the rest of the
series to correct the numbers.
Although yeah, giant have made it look prettier than I am and that sells! haha
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