Get a feel for the trail with this all-new aluminum hardtail made for aspiring singletrack riders. It features stable, fast-rolling 29-inch or more-playful 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 or 27.5-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 80mm or 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.
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 or the liveliness of 27.5-inch wheels (depending on frame size).
Suspension fork offers either 80mm or 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control.
Sizes X-Small – Medium: 27.5-inch
Sizes Small – X-Large: 29-inch
Frame ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Fork SR Suntour XCT30 HLO 29 or 27.5, coil spring, 100mm or 80mm, QR, alloy steerer, lockout
Rims/Wheels Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width
Hubs [F]Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball
Spokes Stainless, 14g
Tires Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.2, wire bead
Crankset ProWheel Charm
Bottom Bracket Cartridge
Chain KMC 8.3
Rear Derailleur MicroSHIFT Advent
Cassette/Rear Cogs MicroSHIFT, 12x46
Shifters Shimano SL-M315
Handlebars Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8
Stem Giant Sport, 7-degree
Brake Levers Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
Brakes Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
Pedals MTB caged
Saddle Giant custom
Seat Post Giant Sport, 30.9