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Talon 29 1

2019

RRP 15 160.00

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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 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.

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SizesS, M, L, XL
ColorsMatte Black / Gloss Charcoal
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum
ForkSuntour Raidon 29, air spring, 100mm, QR, LO-R, alloy steerer, rebound adjust
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect Trail, 780mm x 31.8mm
StemGiant Sport, 6-degree
SeatpostGiant Sport, 30.9
SaddleGiant Contact Comfort (neutral)
PedalsMTB Caged, 9/16
ShiftersShimano Deore, 2x10
Front DerailleurShimano Deore
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore, Shadow+
BrakesTektro HDC M275 [F] 180mm [R] 160mm, hydraulic
Brake LeversTektro HDC M275
CassetteShimano Deore, 11x42
ChainKMC X10 with Missing Link
CranksetProWheel Vortex, 26/36
Bottom BracketProWheel
RimsXC-2 29 wheelset Giant Disc-21 29, tubeless ready, 21mm inner width
Hubs[F]Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball
Spokesstainless, 14G
TiresMaxxis Ikon, 29 x 2.2, 60tpi wire TR, tubeless
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.

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.

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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” 172 cm5’8”
M   171 cm5’7” 180 cm5’11”
L   179 cm5’10” 188 cm6’2”
XL   187 cm6’2” 198 cm6’6”
  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)943,7943,7943,7943,7
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"

Technologies

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.