High performance Advanced women’s-specific composite layup
3F Design Philosophy
Designed using Liv’s 3F Design Philosophy to best harness a woman’s riding style
Advanced Pro-Grade Composite Fork
Advanced Pro-Grade composite fork for low weight and precise steering
OverDrive2 steerer for additional steering stiffness and control
Compact Road Design
Compact Road Design creates a lighter, stiffer, smoother ride with better fit
D-Fuse SL Seat Post
D-Fuse SL proprietary composite seatpost dampens vibration for a smooth, compliant ride
PowerCore bottom bracket for unprecedented pedaling stiffness and stability
Disc Brake Equipped
Disc brakes for safe stopping power
Internal Seat Post Clamp
Internal seat post clamp for confident clamping with aesthetic appeal.
35c tires for better traction and a smoother ride
Contact SLR D-Fuse Handlebar
D-Fuse handlebar dampens vibration for a smooth, compliant ride
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3F: Fit, Form, Function
Fit, Form, and Function — Liv’s data-driven approach to building bikes for women.
Fit: Liv analyzes data on human body dimension, muscular strength and muscular activity, then considers the type of riding the rider will be doing, to build a frame that is fine-tuned through athlete feedback cycles with the goal to fit as many women as possible.
Form: The bike’s outlook takes the form with the intention to create a strong bond between the rider and the bike. The designers match the performance level of the bike with a beautiful and inspiring outlook.
Function: The componentry of the bike is carefully selected and the composite layup is uniquely crafted to give the rider an unprecedented performance edge and comfort
Liv’s High-Performance Grade raw carbon material is used to produce this frameset in our own composite factory. Using state-of-the-art materials and manufacturing techniques, Liv’s Advanced-Grade Composite frames are designed to offer light weight and stiffness with optimal compliance.
Compact Road Design
When introduced by Giant in 1990s, Compact Road revolutionized the look and feel of high-performance road bikes forever. A downward sloping toptube (from the headtube to the seattube) creates smaller front and rear triangles for a lighter, stiffer bike. It also makes it easier for riders of all sizes to have a perfect fit.
D-Fuse SL Seatpost
The proprietary “D” shaped composite seatpost damps vibration, resulting in a smooth, compliant ride, now in lightweight Advanced SL-grade composite.
Internal Seatpost Clamp
A lightweight, all-internal seatpost locking mechanism provides confident clamping force with clean performance and aesthetics.
The most advanced steerer tube technology in today’s Liv and Giant bikes. Designed to offer unprecedented front-end steering performance, the system’s oversized headset bearings (1 1/2” lower, 1 1/4” upper) and tapered steerer tube work in harmony to provide supreme steering stiffness.