Get a feel for the trail with this all-new 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 new lightweight ALUXX aluminum frame that features classic hardtail design plus the balanced riding characteristics of either larger diameter 29-inch wheels, 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||MicroShift M21S 7 speed
|Colors||Trekking Green||Brakes||Tektro TKD 172, mechanical [F] 160mm [R] 160mm|
|Frame||ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc||Brake Levers||RS360A 3-Finger lever|
|Fork||SR Suntour XCE 29 (100mm travel)||Cassette||Shimano MF-TZ500, 14x28 7 speed|
|Handlebar||Giant Connect Trail, 31.8||Chain||KMC Z7|
|Stem||Giant Sport||Crankset||ProWheel forged, 22/36|
|Seatpost||Giant Sport, 30.9||Bottom Bracket||cartridge|
|Saddle||Giant Custom||Rims||Giant GX03V 29, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width|
|Pedals||Platform||Hubs||Giant Sport Tracker, 32h|
|Shifters||MicroShift TS39 2x7 Speed, Trigger type||Spokes||Stainless|
|Front Derailleur||MicroShift M382B||Tires||Maxxis Ikon 29x2.2, 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 (29) and either an 100mm suspension fork. Here are some of the Talon’s key technologies.
Sizing Guide and Geometry