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Talon 2

Description

From dirt paths to singletrack trails, this aluminum hardtail will get you rolling with its smooth handling and confident control.

This lightweight ALUXX aluminum frameset features classic off-road design made specifically for 27.5 wheels to strike just the right balance between control and quickness. The hardtail frame is optimized for a 100mm suspension fork, which helps soak up trail obstacles and improve control. For aspiring off-road riders looking to climb a little faster and get more comfortable riding singletrack, Talon is your ticket to XC adventures.

KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS

Proven alloy performance
ALUXX SL aluminum frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminum engineering.

Traction and stability
Frame geometry is designed to optimize the confident, stable handling of 27.5 tires, and is ideal for rugged, adventurous terrain.

Trail tuned
More relaxed frame geometry (compared to XC) and control-focused components deliver added control for trail riding conditions.

Specifications

Frame ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Fork RockShox XC 30, coil spring, preload adjust, TurnKey hydraulic lockout
Shock N/A
Handlebar Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8
Stem Giant Sport, 7-degree
Seatpost Giant Sport, 30.9
Saddle Giant custom
Pedals platform
Shifters Shimano Acera
Front derailleur Shimano Alivio
Rear derailleur Shimano Alivio
Brakes Tektro HDC M275, hydraulic disc
Brake levers Tektro HDC M275
Cassette Shimano CS-HG200-9, 11x36
Chain KMC X9
Crankset Shimano FC-MT101, 22/36
Bottom bracket Shimano
Rims Giant GX03V 27.5", alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width
Hubs [F]Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball
Spokes stainless, 14g
Tires Maxxis Ardent 27.5x2.4, wire bead
Weight 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.