2020 Giant Talon 2

A 27.5″ aluminum frame hardtail crosscountry bike with mid-range components, priced near the middle of the Talon model range. Compare the full range

2020 Giant Talon 2
MSRP$750
Weight30.5 lbs
SuspensionHardtail
Travel100mm front
FrameAluminum
ForkRockShox 30 Silver TK

Wheels27.5″
Drivetrain2 × 9
GroupsetAlivio, Acera

BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

2 × 9 — 18 speed

Talon 2

27 mph

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27 mph

The Talon 2 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Talon 2 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Geometry

Sizing
XS

5'1" – 5'5"

SM

5'4" – 5'9"

MD

5'6" – 6'0"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'6"


Specs
Build
Frame

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

ColorsMetallic Black / Orange; Pure Red / Silver

Fork

RockShox XC 30, coil spring, preload adjust, TurnKey hydraulic lockout

Rear Shock

N/A

Bottom Bracket

Shimano

Stem

Giant Sport, 7-degree

Handlebar

Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8

Saddle

Giant custom

Seatpost

Giant Sport, 30.9

Pedals

platform

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Alivio

Front Derailleur

Shimano Alivio

Crank

Shimano FC-MT101, 22/36

Shifters

Shimano Acera

Cassette

Shimano CS-HG200-9, 11x36

Chain

KMC X9

Brakes

Tektro HDC M275, hydraulic disc

Brake Levers

Tektro HDC M275

Wheels
Rims

Giant GX03V 27.5", alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width

Spokes

stainless, 14g

Front Hub

[F]Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball

Rear Hub

[F]Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball

Tires

Maxxis Ardent 27.5x2.4, wire bead

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