Giant Talon 29 2 2020
About Giant Talon 29 2 2020
Built on a lightweight ALUXX aluminium frame that features classic hardtail design plus the balanced riding characteristics of larger diameter 29 inch wheels, Talon 29 is a great choice for XC terrain. The frame geometry is specifically designed for its wheel size and a 100mm suspension fork. 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 aluminium frameset is hand built in-house by the world leader in aluminium engineering.
Balance and stability: Frame geometry is designed to optimise the balance and roll-over capabilities of 29 inch wheels.
XC control: Suspension fork offers 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control
Frame Geometry (units in mm unless otherwise indicated)
|Headtube Angle (Degrees)||69.0||69.0||69.0||69.0|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||55||55||55||55|
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: RockShox XC30 TK, 100mm travel
Handlebar: Giant Connect, trail rise, 31.8mm
Stem: Giant Sport, 7 degree
Seat Post: Giant Sport alloy, 30.9mm
Saddle: Giant Sport
Shifters: Shimano Acera, 18sp
Front Derailleur: Shimano Alivio
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Alivio Shadow
Brakes: Tektro HDM275 hydraulic disc, Fr:180mm, Rr:160mm
Brake Levers: Tektro HDM275 hydraulic
Cassette: Shimano HG200, 11-36T, 9sp
Chain: KMC X9
Crankset: Shimano FC-MT101, 22-36T
Bottom Bracket: Shimano UN-100
Rims: Giant alloy, double wall
Hubs: Alloy disc, 28H
Spokes: Stainless steel, 14g
Tyres: Maxxis Ikon, 29×2.2’’