The Giordano Libero Acciao is a perfect fusion of style, strength, and affordability. The road bike sports a classic design, and steel frame – a winning combination for an entry class road bike. The bike poses some minor issues, especially for the first timers, but overall it is a great starting point for someone who is trying to understand road bikes.
Giordano Libero Acciao comes with a high tensile steel frame, which gives it great strength. The presence of steel does not compromise the bike’s weight either. Sure, the bike is on the heavier side of the aluminum frame bikes, but the difference in not perceptible. In fact, on the road, Giordano Libero Acciao is much faster than many bikes in its range, and even some above its range. Not to mention the quick-release wheel, which makes it an effortless task to pack the road bike in the car for transporting.
The seat is quite comfortable, but might take some time for a few to get used to. One notable aspect is the presence of water bottle mounts, which come very handy for competitive cyclists, and long distance hikers. For most bikers, steel frame translates to the ability to bear large loads. But, the tires on this road bike are hardly capable of supporting large loads. Still, if someone who wishes to put large loads on the vehicle, they should try custom tires. The rims, however, are of great quality and do not require any replacements.
One of the most important aspects of a bike to consider is the posture. This bike provides an excellent posture for its rider, and does not require them to reach out for the handles. The riders can sit comfortably, and not worry about bending too much. Then there is the 14-speed Shimano Tourney STI drive train that guarantees uber-smooth experience while changing gears. However, if the assembly of the road bike is not done by someone experienced, there are chances that the transmission may pose some problems such as the inability to change gears, rough gear changing, and unnatural sounds from the drive train, among others. In fact, it is not just about the drive train. It is best if the entire bike is assembled by a bike professional, and fine-tuned for to the rider’s custom requirements.
Some users reported that the color on the bike peeled off within a few days of its purchase. But, the overall experience of riding on the road bike has been praised by almost everyone, who has bought it. Nevertheless, is should be noted that the various parts are entry level quality, and users may customize their bikes according to their usage. For instance, the pedals are made of low quality plastic, which can slip during rainy season.
The most striking aspect of the Giordano Libero Acciao is its looks. The classic, yet stunning modern look, gives the road bike something to boast of. The bike is rugged, strong, and durable. In fact, the bike can be rated more worthy than the price it commands.