TALON 29 0
GET A FEEL FOR THE TRAIL WITH THIS ALL-NEW ALUMINUM HARDTAIL MADE FOR ASPIRING SINGLETRACK RIDERS. IT FEATURES STABLE, FAST-ROLLING 29-INCH OR MORE-PLAYFUL 27.5-INCH WHEELS SO YOU CAN PUSH THE PACE ON CLIMBS AND LET LOOSE ON THE DESCENTS.
Built on a new lightweight ALUXX aluminum frame that features classic hardtail design plus the balanced riding characteristics of either larger diameter 29-inch or 27.5-inch wheels, Talon is a great choice for XC or light trail terrain. The frame geometry is specifically designed to adapt to its respective wheel size and either an 80mm or 100mm suspension fork (depending on frame size). It’s a confident ride that’s perfect for ambitious riders who want to take their off-road skills to the next level.
KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS
Proven alloy performance
ALUXX aluminum frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminum engineering.
Balance and stability
Frame geometry is designed to optimize the balance and roll-over capabilities of 29-inch wheels or the liveliness of 27.5-inch wheels (depending on frame size).
Suspension fork offers either 80mm or 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control.
27.5: S,M 29: M,L
ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Giant SXC32-2 RL 27.5 or 29, 80mm (27.5 XS, S) or 100mm, air spring, QR, alloy steerer, rebound adjust, *note: early production bikes may be substituted with Suntour Raidon LO-R, 27.5 or 29, 80mm (27.5 XS, S) or 100mm, air spring, QR, alloy steerer, rebound adjust
Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8
Giant Sport, 7-degree
Giant Sport, 30.9
Tektro TKD143, hydraulic (F:180mm, R:160mm)
Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 10x51
ProWheel MPX, (27.5:30t, 29:32t)
Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width
Shimano, 32h, (F:MT200, R:MT401)
Maxxis Rekon 27.5 or 29x2.4, wire bead
The most accurate way to determine any bike’s weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Many brands strive to list the lowest possible weight, but in reality weight can vary based on size, finish, hardware and accessories. All our bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.
163 cm - 172 cm
169 cm - 179 cm
169 cm - 179 cm
176 cm - 186 cm
183 cm - 193 cm
S (27.5") M (27.5") M (29") L (29") XL (29") A SEAT TUBE LENGTH (mm) 385 430 440 490 535 B SEAT TUBE ANGLE 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° C TOP TUBE LENGTH (mm) 569 597 599 620 639 D HEAD TUBE LENGTH (mm) 115 130 105 125 140 E HEAD TUBE ANGLE 67.5° 67.5° 68.5