Talon 2

2019

$1099 RRP

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

This lightweight ALUXX aluminium 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 aluminium frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminum engineering.

Traction and stability

Frame geometry is designed to optimise 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.

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SizesXS, S, M, L, XL
ColorsGrey
FrameALUXX grade aluminium
ForkSuntour XCM HLO w/lockout, 100mm travel
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect, trail rise, 31.8mm
StemGiant Sport, 7 degree
SeatpostGiant Sport alloy, 30.9mm
SaddleGiant Contact Comfort, Neutral
PedalsResin Anti-slip
ShiftersShimano Acera, 18sp
Front DerailleurShimano Alivio
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore Shadow
BrakesTektro HDM275 hydraulic, 160mm
Brake LeversTektro HDM275 hydraulic
CassetteShimano HG400, 12-36T, 9sp
ChainKMC X9
CranksetProwheel Raid, 22-36T
Bottom BracketVP sealed
RimsGiant XC2, tubeless
HubsAlloy disc, 28H
SpokesAlloy disc, 28H
TiresMaxxis Ardent TR, EXO, 27.5x2.25’’
WeightThe 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 Giant bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.

Highlights

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.

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Sizing Guide and Geometry

Sizing to be used as a reference only. Please check with a local authorized Liv or Giant dealer to determine the correct size.
Available sizes may vary from country to country.

XS   155 cm5’1” 5’1”/155 cm to 5’5”/165 cm 165 cm5’5”
S   163 cm5’4” 5’4”/163 cm to 5’8”/172 cm 172 cm5’8”
M   171 cm5’7” 5’7”/171 cm to 5’11”/180 cm 180 cm5’11”
L   179 cm5’10” 5’10”/179 cm to 6’2”/188 cm 188 cm6’2”
XL   187 cm6’2” 6’2”/187 cm to 6’6”/198 cm 198 cm6’6”
bike diagram
  XSSMLXL
ASeat Tube Length (mm) (inch)35013.839015.443016.949019.353521.1
BSeat Tube Angle (degrees)73.5°73.5°73.5°73.5°73.5°
CTop Tube Length (mm) (inch)54521.557022.459523.461524.264025.2
DHead Tube Length (mm) (inch)1003.91154.51305.11556.11706.7
EHead Tube Angle (degrees)68.0°68.0°68.0°68.0°68.0°
FFork Rake (mm) (inch)421.7421.7421.7421.7421.7
GTrail (mm) (inch)983.9983.9983.9983.9983.9
HWheelbase (mm) (inch)107242.2110343.4112844.4115345.4117946.4
IChain Stay Length (mm) (inch)44017.344017.344017.344017.344017.3
JBottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)451.8451.8451.8451.8451.8
KStack (mm) (inch)57722.759123.360523.862824.764225.3
LReach (mm) (inch)3811539915.741916.543417.145517.9
MStand Over Height (mm) (inch)69027.271428.174929.57883182332.4
OStem Length (mm) (inch)401.6502602.4702.8803.1
PCrank Length (mm) (inch)1706.71706.71756.91756.91756.9
QWheel Size 27.5"27.5"27.5"27.5"27.5"

Technologies

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.