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Talon 29er 2

2019

$1099 RRP

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Get a feel for the trail with this classic hardtail made for aspiring singletrack riders. It features larger diameter 29-inch wheels that give it added stability on XC terrain—so you can push the pace on climbs and let loose on the descents.

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 SL aluminum 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.

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SizesS, M, L, XL
ColorsGrey Blue
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
PedalsMTB Caged, 9/16
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 29er, tubeless
HubsAlloy disc, 28H
SpokesAlloy disc, 28H
TiresMaxxis Ardent TR, EXO, 29x2.2’’
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.

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.

  SMLXL
BSeat Tube Angle (degrees)73.5°73.5°73.5°73.5°
CTop Tube Length (mm) (inch)57722.759923.662224.564625.4
DHead Tube Length (mm) (inch)953.71054.11244.91405.5
EHead Tube Angle (degrees)69.0°69.0°69.0°69.0°
HWheelbase (mm) (inch)111043.7113244.6115745.6118246.5
IChain Stay Length (mm) (inch)45517.945517.945517.945517.9
KStack (mm) (inch)60123.761124.162924.864325.3
LReach (mm) (inch)39915.741816.543517.145517.9
MStand Over Height (mm) (inch)72628.676029.979831.483332.8
PCrank Length (mm) (inch)1706.71756.91756.91756.9

Technologies

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.