Tag: Giant Rapid

2010 Giant Rapid 3 Hybrid Dropbar Conversion

Converting a Hybrid Bike to a Road Bike

This post outlines the conversion of a 2010 Giant Rapid 3 hybrid bike into a “road bike”. Fortunately, the Rapid frame geometry is almost identical to the Giant Defy endurance road bike’s geometry, so this hybrid bike is well-suited to this type of a conversion.

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My Bike Touring Setup (2021)

2021 was the first year I went on any multi-day trips on a bike. This post outlines the gear I used on these first trips, in hopes in might be useful to someone. This was my first year touring—I started by using the bike I already owned, and buying cheap items I thought I might need.

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