Talon 3

2019

$540

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

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.

Key Performance Factors

Proven alloy performance

ALUXX SL aluminum frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminum engineering.

Traction and stability

Frame geometry is designed to optimize 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
ColorsSilver / Pure Red / Black, Lemon Yellow / Gray / Black
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum
ForkSR Suntour XCT HLO 27.5, 100mm travel, lockout, with preload adjuster
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect Trail, 780mm x 31.8mm
StemGiant Sport, 6-degree
SeatpostGiant Sport, 30.9
SaddleGiant Connect (upright)
PedalsResin Anti-slip
ShiftersShimano Altus, 3x8
Front DerailleurShimano Altus
Rear DerailleurShimano Acera
BrakesTektro HDC M275 [F] 180mm [R] 160mm, hydraulic
Brake LeversTektro HDC M275
CassetteShimano HG31, 11x34
ChainKMC Z8
CranksetProWheel Burner, 22/32/42
Bottom BracketFeimin FP-902W
RimsGiant GX03V 27.5 6061 aluminum, double wall, 21mm inner width
Hubs[F]Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball
Spokesstainless, 14G
TiresMaxxis Ikon, 27.5 x 2.2, 60 tpi wire
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 and prices 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.

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)39015.443016.949019.353521.1
Seat Tube Angle (degrees)73.5°73.5°73.5°73.5°
Top Tube Length (mm) (inch)57022.459523.461524.264025.2
Head Tube Length (mm) (inch)1154.51305.11556.11706.7
Head Tube Angle (degrees)68.0°68.0°68.0°68.0°
Fork Rake (mm) (inch)421.7421.7421.7421.7
Trail (mm) (inch)983.9983.9983.9983.9
Wheelbase (mm) (inch)110343.4112844.4115345.4117946.4
Chain Stay Length (mm) (inch)44017.344017.344017.344017.3
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)451.8451.8451.8451.8
Stack (mm) (inch)59123.360523.862824.764225.3
Reach (mm) (inch)39915.741916.543417.145517.9
Stand Over Height (mm) (inch)71428.174929.57883182332.4
Handlebar Width (mm) (inch)78030.778030.778030.778030.7
Stem Length (mm) (inch)502602.4702.8803.1
Crank Length (mm) (inch)1706.71756.91756.91756.9
Wheel Size 27.5"27.5"27.5"27.5"

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