Should i buy m size or l size giant tcr advanced pro team road bike?



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I am planning to Giant TCR Advanced Pro Team Road Bike. My height is 178cm (5'8") and inseem is 84cm (33"). Should i buy M size (47) or ML size (50)? My friend say M might look small for me and considering my inseem ML might suite me. Please help.
 
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You are going to have to help yourself...to a test ride or two. Buy whichever frame size gives you the best top tube/stem length fit and can be adjusted to your preferred saddle-to-handlebar drop dimension. Also, check the saddle setback position.

Lastly, there's the, "This one feels just right!" factor. One of the two is going to feel better to YOU.
 
I am planning to Giant TCR Advanced Pro Team Road Bike. My height is 178cm (5'8") and inseem is 84cm (33"). Should i buy M size (47) or ML size (50)? My friend say M might look small for me and considering my inseem ML might suite me. Please help.
I say go with the medium. I'm 5/7 with 31 inch inseam, the the sales guy swore that medium was right for me despite the size chart saying I am a S. I hated it. Returned the bike and went with a specialized 52, though even their 54 had a shorter top tube than the M TCR.
 
Great information that you decided to share. Thank you for your carbon road bike insight, like usual!
I forgot to mention, I had a 2016 Advanced Pro 1(ultegra) model with carbon wheelset with Giant branded DT Swiss made hub. Although it sounds great to have "carbon" wheels, these were junk for everyday riding, as the rear wheel had multiple fractures within just over 600 miles, which gave me the ultimate incentive to return it. My advice: Use an Amex card to buy, because they will make sure you can get a refund in the event your purchase goes bonky.
 
Medium. ML doesn't start to work unless you're taller than 5'9".
and 5'11 actually...the exception is if you're over 275 lbs, then you'd go up in size.
 

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I am planning to Giant TCR Advanced Pro Team Road Bike. My height is 178cm (5'8") and inseem is 84cm (33"). Should i buy M size (47) or ML size (50)? My friend say M might look small for me and considering my inseem ML might suite me. Please help.
I would never buy a road bike get a tri bike if u want to be comfortable and like to whip past all the clowns on their road bikes all in a row trying to hide from the wind in a pace line...….very satisfying I might add and pisses them off
 
Lastly, there's the, "This one feels just right!" factor. One of the two is going to feel better to YOU.
 
I would never buy a road bike get a tri bike if u want to be comfortable and like to whip past all the clowns on their road bikes all in a row trying to hide from the wind in a pace line...….very satisfying I might add and pisses them off
So you're saying you need a tri bike, or recumbent, some sort of aero advantage to pass other cyclists?
I don't see any gloating about passing by other cyclists on equal bikes.
 
Simply standing over the frame is the best way to determine the bike's frame size. Ensure that both of your feet are firmly planted. If it's a hybrid, racing, or touring bike, you should ideally have an inch between your crotch and the frame. I examine the five most typical indications that your bike is over big. Lack of Front Wheel Grip, Difficulty Lifting Front Wheel, Feeling Like a Passenger, Uncomfortable, and Difficulty in Tight Turns.