Which is Best?

The Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc, Trek Émonda SL 6 Pro, and Canyon Ultimate CF SL 8 Disc are all carbon frame race bikes with high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes. The Canyon has aluminum wheels. Explore the differences below.

TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc
Émonda SL 6 Pro
Ultimate CF SL 8 Disc
MSRP$4,700$3,799$3,199
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CategoryRaceRaceRace
Weight16.5 lbs / 7.5 kg17.7 lbs / 8.0 kg16.7 lbs / 7.6 kg
FrameCarbonCarbonCarbon
ForkCarbonCarbonCarbon
Wheel Size700c700c700c
Wheel MaterialCarbonCarbonAluminum
Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetUltegra
Ultegra
Ultegra
Drivetrain2 × 112 × 112 × 11
Gear Range
Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc
41 mph
Trek Émonda SL 6 Pro
41 mph
Canyon Ultimate CF SL 8 Disc
41 mph
SeatpostRigidRigidRigid
Brand Sitewww.giant-bicycles.comwww.trekbikes.comwww.canyon.com
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Spec Level

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TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc
Émonda SL 6 Pro
Ultimate CF SL 8 Disc

Geometry

Specs
Frame
Advanced-Grade Composite, disc
Ultralight 500 Series OCLV Carbon, Ride Tuned performance tube optimization, tapered head tube, internal routing, DuoTrap S compatible, flat mount disc, 142x12mm thru axle
FR ULT CF SL DB R051-01-ME M P08 bu/bk
Fork
Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive 2 steerer, disc
Emonda SL full carbon, tapered carbon steerer, internal brake routing, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru axle
FK 1 1/4 FK0051-01-DISC P38 bu/bk
Rear Shock
N/A
Bottom Bracket
Shimano, press fit
Praxis, T47 threaded, internal bearing
Shimano Pressfit BB72, Pressfit BB86 road standard, compatible with 24 mm axles featuring Hollowtech 2 technology. Weight: 69 g
Stem
Giant Contact SL
Size: 47, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length; Size: 50, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length; Size: 52, 54, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length; Size: 56, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 100mm length; Size: 58, 60, 62, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 110mm length
Handlebar
Giant Contact SL
Size: 47, 50, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 38cm width; Size: 52, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 40cm width; Size: 54, 56, 58, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 42cm width; Size: 60, 62, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 44cm width
Saddle
Giant Fleet SL, composite base, SST rails, UniClip accessory mount
Bontrager Aeolus Comp, steel rails, 145mm width
Selle Italia Model X
Seatpost
Giant Variant, composite
Size: 47, 50, 52, 54, Bontrager carbon seatmast cap, 20mm offset, short length; Size: 56, 58, 60, 62, Bontrager carbon seatmast cap, 20mm offset, tall length
Canyon S13 VCLS CF, Material: Carbon, Setback: 15 - 35 mm, Technology: VCLS, Weight: 220 g
Groupset
Rear Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra
Shimano Ultegra R8000, short cage, 30T max cog
Shimano Ultegra R8000 SS, 11-speed, short cage design, max. cassette size: 30T, Shadow Shifting technology. Weight: 198 g
Front Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra
Shimano Ultegra R8000, braze-on
Shimano Ultegra R8000, 2x11-speed, new link construction allows for lighter front shifting, integrated cable tension adjustment and disc brake-optimised shorter cage design, anthracite, braze-on mount. Weight: 85 g
Crank
Shimano Ultegra, 36/52with Giant PowerPro power meter
Size: 47, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 165mm length; Size: 50, 52, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 170mm length; Size: 54, 56, 58, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 172.5mm length; Size: 60, 62, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 175mm length
Shimano Ultegra R8000, Gearing ratio: 52/36, with Hollowtech 2 technology for reduced weight. Weight: 690 g
Shifters
Shimano Ultegra
Size: 47, 50, 52, Shimano Ultegra R8025, short-reach lever, 11 speed; Size: 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, Shimano Ultegra R8020, 11-speed
Shimano Ultegra R8020 2s, Weight: 277 g | Shimano Ultegra R8020 11s, Weight: 277 g
Cassette
Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11x30
Shimano Ultegra R8000, 11-30, 11 speed
Shimano Ultegra R8000 11-30 11s, Advanced mix of aluminium, carbon and steel reduces weight and increases durability. Gear range: 11-30T. Weight: 269 g
Chain
KMC X11SL-1
Shimano Ultegra HG701, 11-speed
Shimano HG701 11-speed
Brakes
Shimano Ultegra hydraulic (F:160mm, R:140mm)
Shimano Ultegra hydraulic disc, flat mount
Brake Levers
Shimano Ultegra hydraulic
Shimano Ultegra R8020 2s, Weight: 277 g | Shimano Ultegra R8020 11s, Weight: 277 g
Wheels
Rims
Giant SLR-1 Carbon Disc WheelSystem, 42mm
Bontrager Aeolus Elite 35, OCLV Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 35mm rim depth, 100x12mm thru axle
DT Swiss P 1800 Spline db, Rim Material: Aluminium, Rim Height: 23 mm, Inner Width: 18 mm, Weight: 763 g | DT Swiss P 1800 Spline db SH11, Rim Material: Aluminium, Rim Height: 23 mm, Inner Width: 18 mm, Weight: 900 g
Spokes
Giant SLR-1 WheelSystem, DBL technology
Front Hub
Giant SLR-1 Disc WheelSystem, 12mm thru-axle
Rear Hub
Giant SLR-1 Disc WheelSystem, 12mm thru-axle
Tires
Giant Gavia Course 1, tubeless, 700x25c, folding
Bontrager R2 Hard-Case Lite, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 700x25c
Continental Grand Prix 5000, 25 mm, Aeroad & Speedmax: Continental Grand Prix Force, Ultimate: Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II
Disk Rotors
Shimano RT800, centerlock, 160mm
Shimano RT800, Centerlock brake rotor featuring Ice Freeza technology. Weight: 125 g