2017 Trance Carbon Frame Cracks

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2017 Trance Carbon Frame Cracks
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Posted: Nov 29, 2018 at 5:30 Quote
So I recently purchased a used 2017 trance advanced 0. While swapping the components from my 2017 trance advanced 1 onto this frame I noticed a hairline crack running parallel on the top tube, roughly centered in the bend. I then looked at my old frame and notice a similar size crack in roughly the same area.

Has anyone else seen this? Is this something common on these frames? Should I be worried? Should I take it in and try for warranty?

Posted: Feb 11, 2019 at 17:34 Quote
I just noticed what sounds like the same thing on my 2018 trance advanced 2. I tapped it with a coin and there's no noticeable sound difference. I think and hope it's just a crack in the paint.

What did you end up doing?

Posted: Mar 11, 2019 at 10:05 Quote
Giant replaced my frame with a 2019.

Posted: Mar 28, 2019 at 4:21 Quote
I had the same thing on 3 2016 Anthem frames.

It’s where the final decorative colour layer has been fitted over a stress point. It isn’t a safety issue but Giant will replace them. (I was told to keep riding until a replacement arrived)

If 3 have it, many more will too.

After the 3rd frame Giant swapped my 2016 Anthem Advanced SX for a 2019 Trance 29 Pro 1.

Posted: May 20, 2019 at 22:14 Quote
Same happened with my 2018 Trance Advanced. Was told it was nothing to worry about and was able to keep riding until
the warranty replacement arrived.

It is a known issues and Giant have replaced a lot of these without question.


Posted: Nov 4, 2021 at 9:51 Quote
NicMeyer02 wrote:
Giant replaced my frame with a 2019.

Didn't you say it was a used frame? They only warrant frame from original buyer right?

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