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  1. Khizzie

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    Hi any thoughts or observations on this model please ..have bought one because it looked what I was looking for ..so any input gratefully received.. Its a Giant Twist Express RS1 W . Roy
     
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    I'm looking at giant bikes so I'm following this too.
     
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    I believe they are the worlds biggest manufacturer of bikes
    Mine weighs under 15lb and is 13 yrs old full carbon
     
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    Think this one is a bit heavier as its an electric bike , no longer fit enough to ride normal bike . Sob !!
     
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    Many Giant twist here in Belgium.
    Good value for money.
    Reliable no nonsense e-bike

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    Electric bikes fall into two types the smaller compact ones, and those like the Giant, we have had Giant Electric bikes in the past and been delighted with them, we now have two similar to yours, they are excellent so comfortable to ride, over the years it is no exaggeration to say Eddie has ridden 3,000 miles on his and I probably 1,5000. I am sure you will get a lot of pleasure out of yours.


     
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    Some miles that Carol on your bike 15000 has he made you follow the M/H on your bike(y)
     
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    Why can't you get more than 7 speeds in an electric anyway? I want one with more gears in case the battery runs out as I've found with the other electric bikes I've bought.
     
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    The one I have got has got 24 gears.. .3x crank wheels and 8 rear wheel cogs .
     
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    Which one is that please Khizzie?
     
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    Wow,just been out on the bike ,brilliant, only a couple of miles but took in two quite steep hills .it was just so easy,why did I wait so long ???
     
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    Is the twist express RS1,W one of the older ones .2012 I was told ..
     
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    I've not ridden any but Giant's eBike range have been getting great reviews.

    As a manufacturer in general they are great. My mountain bike is a Giant.
     
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    I've just looked at yours, it's a man's bike, I've looked but can't find a ladies step through with gears.
     
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    This one is a step through,there are two models one for men and the unisex step through which I have got.. WP_20160320_001.jpg
     
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    It's opened up a new cycling experience for me too! Enjoy! Just don't do a wheelie as I did by mistake!!safe travels(y)
     
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    Hi your right but Eddies done a lot more we had Giants for 5 years then changed to Shwinn 7 years ago, which is part of the Giant Group. When parked up we use them everywhere and on much rougher ground than I think they are intended for, Eddies just been cleaning them now ready for the season. (y) We have seen places we would never have found without the bikes. Just found a photo of us and our gang of Funsters cycleing in the hills of Morrocco and all tidy ready to go again.
     
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    I wonder where they will take us this year. :)
     
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    Giant twist a very old basic design of hub motored bikes....in a different league from modern centre drive bikes from the likes of Bosch
     
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