Giant Talon 2

2018
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Description

From dirt paths to singletrack, Talon keeps you rolling with 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.

- ALUXX-grade butted aluminum frame
- SR Suntour XCM HLO 100mm-travel fork with hydraulic lockout
- Giant XC-2 Disc wheelset with Maxxis Ardent tubeless tires
- Shimano 2x9-speed drivetrain with Shimano M315 hydraulic disc brakes

Features & Info

Why 27.5-inch/650B?

27.5-inch (650B) wheels explained

Specifications

Frame
ALUXX-grade aluminum
Fork
SR Suntour XCM HLO, hydraulic lockout, preload adjust, 100mm travel
Rims/Wheels
Giant XC-2 Disc, Tubeless
Hubs
Giant Tracker Sport
Spokes
Sapim Leader, 14g
Tires
Maxxis Ardent, 27.5x2.25, Tubeless, 60 TPI
Crankset
Prowheel RAID-501TT
Chainrings
22/36
Bottom Bracket
Sealed Cartridge, Threaded
Chain
KMC X9
Front Derailleur
Shimano Alivio, Direct Mount
Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore, Shadow
Cassette/Rear Cogs
Shimano HG400-9 12x36, 9-speed
Shifters
Shimano Acera
Handlebars
Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm
Stem
Giant Sport
Brake Levers
Shimano M315
Brakes
Shimano M315, hydraulic disc, [F] 180mm, [R] 160mm
Pedals
Platform, Caged
Saddle
Giant Contact Comfort
Seat Post
Giant Sport, 30.9mm