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Talon 29 2

2020

$750

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Get a feel for the trail with this aluminum hardtail made for aspiring singletrack riders. It features stable, fast-rolling 29-inch wheels so you can push the pace on climbs and let loose on the descents.

Built on a lightweight ALUXX aluminum 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 aluminum engineering.

Balance and stability

Frame geometry is designed to optimize the balance and roll-over capabilities of 29-inch wheels.

XC control

Suspension fork offers 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control.

Specs
  • Sizes
    S, M, L, XL
  • Colors
    Gray / Silver, Orange / Gunmetal Black
  • Frame
    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
  • Fork
    RockShox XC 30, coil spring, preload adjust, TurnKey hydraulic lockout
  • Shock
    N/A
  • Handlebar
    Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8
  • Stem
    Giant Sport, 7-degree
  • Seatpost
    Giant Sport, 30.9
  • Saddle
    Giant custom
  • Pedals
    platform
  • Shifters
    Shimano Acera
  • Front Derailleur
    Shimano Alivio
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Alivio
  • Brakes
    Tektro HDC M275, hydraulic disc
  • Brake Levers
    Tektro HDC M275
  • Cassette
    Shimano CS-HG200-9, 11x36
  • Chain
    KMC X9
  • Crankset
    Shimano FC-MT101, 22/36
  • Bottom Bracket
    Shimano
  • Rims
    Giant GX03V 29", alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width
  • Hubs
    [F]Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball
  • Spokes
    stainless, 14g
  • Tires
    Maxxis Ikon 29x2.2, wire bead
  • Weight
    The 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 and prices listed are subject to change without notice.

Highlights

Built on a lightweight ALUXX aluminum 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.

2020 Talon 29 with interactive tooltips

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.

Selection of a button will change the units measurement displayed throughout the entire sizing guide section.
  • 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 with measurements referenced in table that follows
Selection of a button will change the units measurement displayed throughout the entire sizing guide section.
  SMLXL
ASeat Tube Length (mm) (inch)39015.444017.349019.353521.1
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°
FFork Rake (mm) (inch)461.8461.8461.8461.8
GTrail (mm) (inch)94.33.794.33.794.33.794.33.7
HWheelbase (mm) (inch)111043.7113244.6115745.6118246.5
IChain Stay Length (mm) (inch)45517.945517.945517.945517.9
JBottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)552.2552.2552.2552.2
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
NHandlebar Width (mm) (inch)78030.778030.778030.778030.7
OStem Length (mm) (inch)502602.4702.8803.1
PCrank Length (mm) (inch)1706.71756.91756.91756.9
QWheel Size 29"29"29"29"

Techs & Features

ALUXX Aluminum Technology

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