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Giant Talon 3 2018

Giant Talon 3 2018

  • Giant's ever-popular intro to trail-centre hardtails
  • Genuine trail geometry (68˚ head / 73.5˚ seat tube angle)
  • Short stem and wide bars for quick steering

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Giant Talon 3 2018

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 3x8 Altus/Acera drivetrain is renowned for its reliable performance
  • It's 24/34/42 chainset and 11-34 cassette offer you a terrific range of gears for riding up or pedalling down the steepest hills
  • Its Tektro HDC-M285s 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 XCT HLO 100mm-travel fork with lockout
  • Shimano Altus/Acera 3x8-speed shifting
  • Tektro hydraulic disc brakes
  • Giant GX03 aluminium double-wall rims
  • Colour: Satin/Black/Neon Red

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Giant Talon 3 2018 
SizesXS, S, M, L, XL
ColoursSatin Black / Satin Neon Red
FrameALUXX-Grade Butted Aluminum
ForkSR Suntour XCT HLO, 100mm Travel, Lockout, with Preload Adjuster
HandlebarGiant Connect Trail, 780mm
StemGiant Sport
SeatpostGiant Sport, 30.9mm
SaddleGiant Connect (Upright)
PedalsMTB Caged, 9/16"
ShiftersShimano Altus 24 speed
Front DerailleurShimano Altus
Rear DerailleurShimano Acera
BrakesTektro HDC M285 [F] 180mm [R] 160mm, Hydraulic
Brake LeversTektro HDC-M285
CassetteShimano HG31, 11x34
ChainKMC Z72
CranksetProWheel Burner, 24/34/42
Bottom BracketCartridge
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

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