Giant Talon 2 2019
About Giant Talon 2 2019
This lightweight ALUXX aluminium frameset features classic off-road design made specifically for 27.5 inch wheels to strike just the right balance between control and quickness. The hardtail frame is optimised 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.
ALUXX grade aluminium frame provides lightweight, stiff and efficient performance.
27.5 inch wheel specific geometry optimises control, acceleration and stability.
Giant Tubeless System delivers seamless tubeless performance with superior efficiency, ride quality and durability.
Key Performance Factors
ALUXX grade aluminium technology is hand built in-house by the world leader in composite bicycle technology.
27.5 inch wheel geometry is not a retrofit but an integrated design to optimise the characteristics of 27.5 inch wheels.
100mm of front wheel travel for XC efficiency and control.
Founded in 1972 by craftsmen and engineers with one goal: to create a better cycling experience for people around the world by following their three guiding principles: craftsmanship, innovation and inspiration. Giant are a market leader in the bicycle industry, using their innovative manufacturing capabilities to produce quality, lightweight products at an affordable price. They are recognised as the world’s largest bicycle manufacturer.
Frame: ALUXX grade aluminium
Fork: Suntour XCM HLO w/lockout, 100mm travel
Handlebar: Giant Connect, trail rise, 31.8mm
Stem: Giant Sport, 7 degree
Seat Post: Giant Sport alloy, 30.9mm
Saddle: Giant Contact Comfort, Neutral
Shifters: Shimano Acera, 18sp
Front Derailleur: Shimano Alivio
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore Shadow
Brakes: Tektro HDM275 hydraulic, 160mm
Brake Levers: Tektro HDM275 hydraulic
Cassette: Shimano HG400, 12-36T, 9sp
Chain: KMC X9
Crankset: Prowheel Raid, 22-36T
Bottom Bracket: VP sealed
Rims: Giant XC2, tubeless
Hubs: Alloy disc, 28H
Spokes: Stainless steel, 14g
Tyres: Maxxis Ardent TR, EXO, 27.5×2.25’’