What is the warranty on a Giant Bicycle?

What is the warranty on a Giant Bicycle?

The warranty information can be found on pages 40-42 of your Giant Bicycle Owner’s Manual that you will receive with every new bicycle purchased. A copy of the warranty information from the Giant Bicycle Owner’s Manual has been listed below.


 IMPORTANT: Write down your Giant bicycle model and serial number for your records. Check with your Authorised Giant Dealer to determine the serial number location. Put your receipt of sale or proof of purchase in this manual for your reference. This record will also help you with any police investigation or insurance claim.


Model Number:­­­­__________________________

Serial Number:___________________________


Date Purchased:__________________________

Dealer Name:____________________________

Dealer Address:___________________________


NOTE: Giant Bicycle, Inc., cannot guarantee individual records of serial numbers. If there is a loss or theft, your personal records will be needed. Your bill of sale should be kept for any warranty service.

Position of the Frame Serial Number

You will find the frame number of your Giant bicycle on the seat tube near the bottom bracket shell (crankset housing), on the underside of the bottom bracket shell or on the left rear dropout (rear hub).


Giant warrants for the original owner only the frame, rigid fork, or original component parts of each new Giant brand bicycle to be free from defects in material and workmanship for the following specified periods:

Warranty of lifetime for-

  • The bicycle frame, except on models intended for downhill purposes.

Warranty of ten years for-

  • Rigid forks.

Warranty of three years for-

  • Frames on models intended for downhill purposes.

Warranty of one year for-

  • Paint finish and decals
  • All other original parts, including rear shock linkages, but excluding non Giant Brand parts, suspension forks and rear shock absorbers. (All non Giant brand parts, suspension forks, and rear shock absorbers shall be covered exclusively by the stated warranty of their original manufacturer.)



This warranty applies only to bicycles and framesets purchased new from an Authorised Giant Dealer and assembled by that dealer at the time of purchase.


Unless otherwise provided, the sole remedy under the above warranty, or any implied warranty, is limited to the replacement of defective parts with those of equal or greater value at the sole discretion of Giant. This warranty extends from the date of purchase, applies only to the original owner, and is not transferable. In no event shall Giant be responsible for any direct, incidental or consequential damages, including, without limitation, damages for personal injury, property damage, or economic losses, whether based on contract, warranty, negligence, product liability, or any other theory.


The above warranty, or any implied warranty does not cover:

  • Normal wear and tear on parts such as tyres, chains, brakes, cables and gearwheels in situations where there are no assembly or material defects.
  • Bicycles serviced by other than an Authorised Giant dealer.
  • Modifications from the original condition
  • Use of the bicycle for abnormal, competition and/or commercial activities or for purposes other than those which the bicycle was designed.
  • Damage caused by failing for follow the owner’s manual.
  • Paint finish and decal damage resulting from taking part in competitions, jumping, downhill and/or training for such activities or events or as a result of exposing the bike to, or riding the bike in, severe conditions or climates.
  • Labour charges for part replacement or changeover.

Except as is provided by this warranty and subject to all additional warranties Giant and its employees and agents shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever (including incidental and consequential loss or damage caused by negligence or default) arising from or concerning any Giant bicycle.

Giant makes no other warranties, express or implied. All implied warranties, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are limited in duration to that of the express warranties stated above.

Any claim against this warranty must be made through an Authorised Giant Dealer or distributor. The purchase receipt or other proof of the date of purchase is required before a warranty claim may be processed.

Claims made outside of the country of purchase may be subject to fees and additional restrictions.

Warranty duration and detail may differ by frame type and/or by country. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may vary from place to place. This warranty does not affect your statutory rights.