2021 Giant Stance 29 2

A 29″ aluminum frame full suspension trail bike with upper mid-range components, priced at the low end of the Stance model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Giant Stance 29 2
MSRP$1,720
SuspensionFull
Travel120mm rear, 130mm front
FrameAluminum
ForkGiant Crest 34
Wheels29″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetDeore, Praxis
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Stance 29 2

26 mph

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26 mph

The Stance 29 2 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Stance 29 2 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Reviews

April 2020

Bicycling
Trail-Ready Performance for All: Giant’s Stance 29 2

At $1,550, this full-suspension makes industry-standard features available to more riders.

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August 2020

Flow Mountain Bike
Giant Stance 29 Review | Giant delivers a full suspension bike for less

Introduced as a budget alternative to the popular Trance 29, the Giant Stance 29 is an entry-level full suspension trail bike that packs in a lot of the right ingredients. After several months of testing, we discovered that it isn't perfect though. Read on for our full review of the Giant Stance 29 2.

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June 2020

Loam Wolf
Budget Bike Shootout: Giant Stance 29 1

The Giant Stance 29-1 feels like a bike that should cost more than it does. It has real value when it comes to ride quality and performance. Read our full review here to see why the Giant Stance is an excellent affordable mountain bike.

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June 2019

BIKE Magazine
Giant releases Stance 29 1 and 2

Normally, choosing an affordable mountain bike means getting stuck with an outdated drivetrain, sub-standard frame geometry and/or undergunned suspension. Apparently, the Giant Stance 29 is not normal.

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July 2019

MBR
Giant Stance 2 review - MBR

It’s been three years since we last tested the Giant Stance and a lot has changed in that time. For starters, the price has shot up by £400.

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June 2019

BikeRadar
Giant Stance 2 review

Fork, shock and gearing undermine the Stance 2’s potential, but it’s a good starting point

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Geometry

Sizing
SM

5'4" – 5'9"

MD

5'6" – 5'12"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'6"


Specs
Build
Frame

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, 120mm FlexPoint suspension

BB StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit

Fork

Giant Crest 34 RCL, 130mm, Boost 15x110

Rear Shock

Suntour Raidon R, 184.15/44.45, custom tuned for Giant

Bottom Bracket

Shimano, press fit

Stem

Giant Contact

Handlebar

Giant Connect Trail, 31.8

Saddle

Giant Romero

Seatpost

Giant Connect, 30.9

Pedals

N/A

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore, Shadow+

Front Derailleur

N/A

Crank

Praxis Cadet, 30t

Shifters

Shimano Deore

Cassette

Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 10x51

Chain

Shimano

Brakes

Shimano MT200 hydraulic (F:180mm, R:160mm)

Brake Levers

Shimano MT201

Wheels
Rims

Giant AM 29 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner

Spokes

Sapim

Front Hub

[F] Giant Performance Tracker, Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Sport Tracker, QR Boost 141, loose ball

Rear Hub

[F] Giant Performance Tracker, Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Sport Tracker, QR Boost 141, loose ball

Tires

Maxxis Forekaster, tubeless, 29x2.35, EXO, TR

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