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How can I find the year of these Giant XTC 2 bikes?

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Asked by: Desiree Green

How can I tell what year my Giant bike is?

The best way to find out what year your Giant bike was made is to first see if there is a date stamp on the frame. This can be found in the form of a serial number or VIN (vehicle identification number). If all else fails, do some online research, ask a forum, or reach out to a bike shop for help.
Jun 15, 2022

Where can I find the model of my giant bike?

Giant bike serial numbers are typically located on the underside of the bottom bracket shell. Giant bike frame numbers typically start with “GM”, followed by a series of 6-10 numbers.

What do the numbers on Giant bikes mean?

Up the price and then there’s the Stance 29 1, the ’29’ denoting the bike’s wheel size (any names lacking the ’29’ means that the bike is on 650b wheels) and the ‘1’ tells us that it’s the spendier model. The lower the number at the end of a bike’s name, the more higher-end components it has.
May 10, 2022

Is Giant XTC a trail bike?

XTC Advanced + (2020) | Trail bike | Giant Bicycles Moldova. Functional cookies ensure that our website functions properly.

Can you tell the year of a bike by the serial number?

Each manufacturer has their own identification system. But the first numbers usually indicate the year, and then month of manufacture. And the remaining numbers indicate the specific ID of that bike.
Aug 20, 2022

What year is my bike by VIN?

The 10th character in the 17-character VIN represents the vehicle model-year. This standard applies to vehicles built in or after 1981.

How can I tell what model my bike is?

The majority of serial numbers are located under the bottom bracket where the two pedal cranks meet. Turn your bike upside down and record the number. If there is no serial number near the cranks, you should check other common places including the front headset or rear stays.

How long is a bike serial number?

six to ten digits

Most (but not all) bicycles have a serial number. They’re usually referred to as a bicycle serial number, but also at times called a “frame number.” They are stamped onto the frame of a bike and range from six to ten digits long.

Where is the serial number on a bike frame?

Most bicycle serial numbers are located under the bottom bracket where the two pedal cranks come together (1). Simply turn your bike upside down and record the number.

What does SCR mean in Giant bikes?

Compact Road Design

Compact Road Design



Introduced by Giant in the 1990s, Compact Road revolutionized the look and feel of high-performance road bikes forever. A downward sloping toptube (from the headtube to the seattube) creates smaller front and rear triangles for a lighter, stiffer bike.

How long is a serial number?

Most serial numbers have at least six or seven characters, and some serial numbers have twenty or more. Some manufactures (e.g., Acer) may have both a serial number and an SNID on their devices. However, usually either number would work when calling technical support.
Jul 31, 2022

How can I tell what model my bike is?

The majority of serial numbers are located under the bottom bracket where the two pedal cranks meet. Turn your bike upside down and record the number. If there is no serial number near the cranks, you should check other common places including the front headset or rear stays.

What is bike frame number?

A bike frame number, also known as a serial number, is a unique identifier. It’s important to record it when you get a new bike as a proof of ownership – for cycle insurance, manufacturer warranties, property databases and the police – to help should the worst happen.

Where is serial number on giant trance?

Stand on the NON-drive side and look across the rear triangle, right in front of the rear wheel. The serial number is stamped into the small vertical ‘brace’ that runs vertically just behind the crankset.
Jul 13, 2005

What type of bike is giant fathom?

hardtail

Get your dose of singletrack on a fun hardtail that puts you in control. The combination of a lightweight hardtail frame, 130mm suspension fork and 27.5 wheels with wide rims and high-volume tires delivers loads of traction, speed and fun on the trail.

What is the difference between giant fathom 1 and 2?

Quote from video: First look that means with the giant fathom one you'll get more advanced gear and overall better performance on different terrains. The giant fathom 29 2 however is a more economical.

How heavy is the giant fathom 2?

2020 Giant Fathom 2

RRP USD 1,200 (about $1,738)
Weight 13.1 kg
Suspension Hardtail
Travel 120mm front
Frame Aluminum