XTC Advanced 29 2

2020

$3,999

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For pure XC speed, this composite hardtail 29er delivers responsive ride quality and maximum efficiency on fast, flowy singletrack. It’s a great choice for your weekly race series, an off-road marathon, or burning up your local XC trails.

With its large-diameter 29-inch wheels and lightweight Advanced-grade composite frame, this smooth-riding hardtail eats up XC terrain. The frameset is engineered for a 100mm fork, and it’s handcrafted with a specific composite layup schedule that varies according to frame size to create the optimal stiffness-to-weight ratio with just the right amount of vertical compliance. The result is a bike that scoots up steep climbs and gives you added confidence and control on fast, flowy singletrack. It features wider Boost hub spacing, which improves wheel stiffness and adds clearance to run larger tires, plus a host of other features that let you dial in its performance for nearly any type of terrain.

Key Performance Factors

Lightweight and responsive

A hand-crafted Advanced-grade composite frameset offers XC racers and riders a competitive advantage for climbing, accelerating and sprinting.

XC efficiency

The frame is engineered with a high stiffness-to-weight-ratio, which translates to efficient pedaling power and precise handling on the trail.

Custom compliance

Each frame is custom-tuned based on its size. Individual composite lay-up schedules are created to optimize vertical compliance to produce a smoother ride quality on XC terrain.

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SizesS, M, L, XL
ColorsMetallic Gold
FrameAdvanced grade composite
ForkRockShox Recon RL Solo Air, OverDrive steerer, OneLoc 15x110 Maxle Lite, 100mm travel
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Contact SL XC Flat, 31.8mm
StemGiant Contact, 8 degree
SeatpostGiant Alloy, 30.9mm
SaddleGiant Contact, Forward
PedalsN/A
ShiftersShimano SLX, 12p
Front DerailleurN/A
Rear DerailleurShimano SLX Shadow+
BrakesShimano MT500 hydraulic disc, Fr: 180mm Rr: 160mm
Brake LeversShimano MT501 hydraulic
CassetteShimano SLX, 10-51T, 12sp
ChainShimano SLX
CranksetShimano SLX, 32T
Bottom BracketShimano press fit
RimsGiant XCT, tubeless
HubsGiant Performance Disc, 32H
SpokesStainless steel, 14g
TiresMaxxis Rekon Race 60TPI EXO TLR, Folding, 29x2.25’’
ExtrasTubeless prepared
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 our bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.

Highlights

With its large-diameter 29-inch wheels and lightweight Advanced-grade composite frame, this smooth-riding hardtail eats up XC terrain. The frameset is engineered for a 100mm fork, and it’s handcrafted with a specific composite layup schedule that varies according to frame size to create the optimal stiffness-to-weight ratio with just the right amount of vertical compliance. The result is a bike that scoots up steep climbs and gives you added confidence and control on fast, flowy singletrack. It features wider Boost hub spacing, which improves wheel stiffness and adds clearance to run larger tires, plus a host of other features that let you dial in its performance for nearly any type of terrain.

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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.

S   163 cm5’4”  to 172 cm5’8”
M   171 cm5’7”  to 180 cm5’11”
L   179 cm5’10”  to 188 cm6’2”
XL   187 cm6’2”  to 198 cm6’6”
bike diagram
  SMLXL
Seat Tube Length (mm) (inch)380154311747518.752520.7
Seat Tube Angle (degrees)73.5°73.5°73.5°73.5°
Top Tube Length (mm) (inch)59523.461424.26352566526.2
Head Tube Length (mm) (inch)953.7953.71054.11154.5
Head Tube Angle (degrees)69.5°69.5°70.0°70.0°
Fork Rake (mm) (inch)431.7431.7431.7431.7
Trail (mm) (inch)94.93.794.93.794.93.794.93.7
Wheelbase (mm) (inch)108742.8110643.5112844.4115945.6
Chain Stay Length (mm) (inch)42516.742516.742516.742516.7
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)582.3582.3582.3582.3
Stack (mm) (inch)60423.860423.861324.163224.9
Reach (mm) (inch)41616.443517.143517.147718.8
Stand Over Height (mm) (inch)7372976430.179131.182932.6
Stem Length (mm) (inch)602.4702.8803.1903.5
Crank Length (mm) (inch)1706.71756.91756.91756.9
Wheel Size 29"29"29"29"

Technologies

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.