Head-to-Head: Specialized Shiv, Giant Trinity Advanced SL, and Trek Speed Concept 9 Series

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Aug 18, 2010
<< Back to StoryOpen full size in new window.

The Trinity uses relatively standard bolt-on brake calipers. These light and powerful brakes are simple to adjust but still tucked out of the wind. The brakes on the Trinity Advanced SL are not as concealed as those on other bikes but they function beautifully.

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

Sign up for our free e-newsletter, SBR Report!

Subscribe to the FREE Triathlete newsletter