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Bigger is better

Giant's OverDrive 2 uses a 1.25-1.5" steerer tube. This means that normal 1.125" stems won't fit but also makes for a stiffer front end and (Giant claims) more precise steering. The 2012 TCR Advanced did handle very well. Photo: Nick Legan

Giant’s OverDrive 2 uses a 1.25-1.5″ steerer tube. This means that normal 1.125″ stems won’t fit but also makes for a stiffer front end and (Giant claims) more precise steering. The 2012 TCR Advanced did handle very well. Photo: Nick Legan