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Giant Talon 2 2018 Mountain Bike

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Giant Talon 2 Hardtail Trail Mountain Bike

With its proven Aluxx aluminium frame with trail tuned geometry and superb hydraulic disc brakes, the Talon is a best buy in off-road-ready mountain bikes.

  • Proper trail geometry
  • Slack 68 degree head tube angle for confident downhilling and stability
  • The steep-ish 73.5˚ seat tube angle makes it easier to ride out the saddle and boost yourself up climbs
  • Short stem and wide bars for quick steering
  • Coil-sprung SunTour fork features preload adjustment and hydraulic lockout
  • The Shimano 2x9 Alivio,Deore drivetrain is renowned for its reliable performance
  • It's 22/36 chainset and 12x36 cassette offer you all the range of gears for riding up or pedalling down the steepest hills
  • Its Shimano M315, [F] 180mm [R] 160mm, Hydraulic Disc deliver the fingertip control of hydraulic disc brakes
  • Why you should consider a bike with high quality hydraulic disc brakes
  • Maxxis Icon 27.5x2.2" tyres are renowned for being fast and grippy

Here's how Giant describe the Talon 3

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 aluminium frame
  • SR Suntour XCM HLO 100mm-travel fork with hydraulic lockout
  • Shimano 2x9-speed shifting
  • Shimano M315 hydraulic disc brakes
  • Giant XC-2 Disc wheelset with Maxxis Ardent tubeless tyres
  • Colour: Black/Blue

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Technical Specifications

Giant Talon 2
2018
 
SizesS, M, L, XL
ColoursSatin Blue / Satin Black / Satin Charcoal
FrameALUXX-Grade Butted Aluminum
ForkSR Suntour XCM HLO, 100mm Travel, Coil Spring with Hydraulic Lockout, with Preload Adjuster
HandlebarGiant Connect Trail, 780mm
StemGiant Sport
SeatpostGiant Sport, 30.9mm
SaddleGiant Contact Comfort (Neutral)
PedalsMTB Caged, 9/16"
ShiftersShimano Acera 2x9 speed
Front DerailleurShimano Alivio
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore, Shadow
BrakesShimano M315, [F] 180mm [R] 160mm, Hydraulic Disc
Brake LeversShimano M315
CassetteShimano HG400-9, 12x36
ChainKMC X9
CranksetProWheel RAID-501TT, 22/36
Bottom BracketProWheel Cartridge
RimsGiant GX03V, 21mm Inner Width
Hubs[F]Giant Tracker Sport QR, Loose Ball [R] Giant Tracker Sport QR, Loose Ball
SpokesStainless Steel
TyresMaxxis Ikon 27.5x2.2", 60 TPI
ExtrasFactory Tubeless

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