Giant FastRoad Advanced 1

Riding the Giant FastRoad Advanced 1 is beneficial for your health, fitness, freedom, and enjoyment, among other things. This compact flat-bar road bike meets all requirements. It’s smooth, swift, and extremely sleek, making it ideal for bike trails, city streets, and all types of roads.


ModelFastRoad Advanced 1
TypeRoad Bike


FastRoad Advanced 1 is a speedy, effective, and enjoyable method to travel for everything from invigorating commutes to fitness rides. It combines the stability and smooth riding of a flat-bar bike with the speed of a performance road cycle. Giant’s Advanced Composite material, used to make the frame, provides a light, responsive ride. Ergo bar ends keep your hands comfortable for extended rides, while the ground-breaking D-Fuse seatpost helps absorb shocks and road vibrations. The fast-rolling wheels are tubeless ready and can accommodate high-volume tyres up to 32mm in width, giving you a smoother ride with greater traction and fewer flat tyres.

Advanced Composite Technology Frame & RideSense

Giant’s in-house composite laboratory creates the company’s own frame material with a high stiffness-to-weight ratio using its High Performance Grade raw carbon material. Modified Monocoque Construction, a distinctive manufacturing technique, is used to combine and mold the front triangle of these framesets as a single continuous component. 

D-Fuse Technology

Giant originally introduced their ground-breaking D-Fuse technology in 2014. As a seatpost for high-level cyclocross bikes, it was initially developed because, by dampening shocks and vibrations, it would smooth out the ride and provide the rider more control over challenging terrain. This revolutionary concept is built upon the distinctive “D-shaped” tube with a rounded front and flattened rear part. Following its success in cyclocross, which included numerous world championship victories, D-Fuse was ultimately introduced to endurance road and gravel bikes as well as the front portion of the bicycle. The handlebars add compliance at two critical points of contact along with the seatpost without adding weight or complexity associated with pivots or inserts.


Technology for huge fork steerer tubes developed by Giant. The system’s enlarged headset bearings (1 1/4″ lower and 1 1/8″ upper for road, 1 1/2″ lower and 1 1/8″ higher for mountain) and tapered steerer tube work together to produce ideal steering rigidity. They are designed to provide precise front-end steering performance.

Tyres Giant Gavia Fondo 2, tubeless, 700x32c

Better tyre shoulder grip due to an optimized compound profile results in exceptional cornering performance.
By using a quick, effective, and long-lasting compound in the tire’s center and a stickier compound on the shoulder, low rolling resistance and good mileage can be achieved.
Improved wet/mixed-terrain traction with an endurance-specific tread pattern design.
A high level of puncture protection is ensured with R-Shield Puncture Protection.
The Carbon/Kevlar Composite Bead strengthens the tyre to handle the higher pressures required for road tyres and maintains the tyre fastened to the rim.


Shimano’s top-tier groupsets are made with only the greatest characteristics, giving you a drivetrain that is affordable and capable of winning races even in the most difficult conditions. The 11-34 gear combination of the Shimano CS-HG700 11-Speed Cassette offers terrain riders more wheel alternatives than ever before. This cassette significantly expands gearing options for a variety of terrain.
includes features like wide range of gear options and high performance rider adjusted gearing. 11-34T gear combination for the CS-HG700. Additionally, the CS-GH700-11 11-34T cassette fits the 10-speed freehub body.

Tubeless System

Less tyre blowouts resulted in better traction, a smoother, faster ride, and less rolling resistance. All these advantages are now more widely available than ever thanks to Giant’s Tubeless System.


Check specifications here


S, M, ML, L, XL




Advanced-Grade Composite, disc


Advanced-Grade Composite, alloy OverDrive steerer, disc


Giant Connect flat, 31.8


Giant Contact


Giant D-Fuse, composite


Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount




Shimano RS700

Front Derailleur

Shimano 105

Rear Derailleur

Shimano 105


TRP TKD-84 hydraulic, 140mm

Brake Levers



Shimano HG700, 11-speed, 11×34




Shimano RS510, 34/50

Bottom Bracket

Shimano, press fit


Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset


Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle


Sapim Race


Giant Gavia Fondo 2, tubeless, 700x32c


Tubeless prepared

Defy Limits

Pros & Cons


Agile bike

Comfortable to ride

Tubeless Tyres

Lightweight bike

Responsive bike


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Total score

Our Rating​

An excellent value for the trip, an all-day workout bike. Purchase if you want a bike that is practical, comfy, and inspires confidence no matter how long you spend in the saddle.

The redesigned shape and composite frameset of the FastRoad Advanced 1 reduce weight while enhancing ride responsiveness. On extended rides, the innovative D-Fuse composite seatpost keeps you comfortable by absorbing road vibrations. You may personalize the bike for fitness riding, commuting, or long-distance trips with the help of the RideSense integrated data transmitter, smart-mount rack, and fender system.

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs:

What is Shimano HG700?

11-Speed, HG-EV, 11-34T, Road Cassette Sprocket for the SHIMANO 105. The HG700-11 cassette, which works with GS cage rear derailleurs, has low climbing gears ideal for cycling over varied terrain. It works with freehubs that are 10 and 11 speeds.

Is Giant FastRoad a road bike?

This revolutionary flat-bar road bike places the rider in a relaxed position for smooth and effective movement. It is constructed on a lightweight Advanced-Grade Composite, disc frameset with a smooth-riding composite fork.

How much does a Giant Fastroad bike weigh?

Giant FastRoad Advanced 1 weighs around 10.3kg.

Are Trek road bikes better than giant?

Trek and Giant bikes compete against one another in a rather close race. While Trek often has more creative designs, Giant’s bikes are typically more affordable and have more high-quality components. High-quality motorcycles from both companies are available in several categories.

What size Giant bike do I need for my height?

Conventional Size (Equiv)SizingRider HeightRider Height (cm)
49-51cmXS5′ 2″ – 5′ 4″157 – 163
51-54cmS5′ 4″ – 5′ 7″163 – 170
55-57cmM5′ 7″ – 5’10”170 – 178
57-59cmM/L5′ 10″ – 6′ 0″178 – 183
58-60cmL6′ 0″ – 6′ 3″183 – 191
61-63cmXL6′ 3″ – 6′ 6″191 – 198

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