Get a feel for the trail with this all-new aluminum hardtail made for aspiring singletrack riders. It features stable, fast-rolling 27.5-inch wheels so you can push the pace on climbs and let loose on the descents.
Built on a new lightweight ALUXX aluminum frame that features classic hardtail design plus the balanced riding characteristics of either larger diameter 29-inch, Talon is a great choice for XC or light trail terrain. The frame geometry is specifically designed to adapt to its respective wheel size and either an 100mm suspension fork (depending on frame size). 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 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.
Suspension fork offers 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control.
|Sizes||S, M, L||Rear Derailleur||Shimano Acera
|Colors||Concrete||Brakes||Tektro TKD143, hydraulic (F:180mm, R:160mm)|
|Frame||ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc||Brake Levers||Tektro TKD143|
SR Suntour XCT30 HLO27.5 (80mm travel)
|Cassette||Shimano HG200, 8-speed, 12x32|
|Handlebar||Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8||Chain||KMC Z8.3|
|Stem||Giant Sport, 7-degree
||Crankset||ProWheel forged alloy, 22/36|
|Seatpost||Giant Sport, 30.9||Bottom Bracket||cartridge|
|Saddle||Giant Sport Custom||Rims||Giant GX03V 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width|
|Pedals||Platform||Hubs||Giant Sport Tracker, 32h|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano FD-M315||Tires||Maxxis Rekon 27.5, wire bead|
Built on a lightweight ALUXX frameset and modern geometry, the Talon range delivers confident XC performance for aspiring trail riders. Tailored for specific ride characteristics, it’s available in different wheel sizes (27.5) and either an 80mm suspension fork. Here are some of the Talon’s key technologies.
Sizing Guide and Geometry