2021 Giant Trance 29 2

A 29″ aluminum frame full suspension crosscountry bike with upper mid-range components, priced near the low end of the Trance model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Giant Trance 29 2
MSRPCA$3,699 (about $3,057)
SuspensionFull
Travel115mm rear, 130mm front
Framealuminum
ForkFox Rhythm Float 34
Wheels29″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetSLX
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Trance 29 2

26 mph

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

The Trance 29 2 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


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Reviews

December 2021

Mountain Flyer
Giant Launches Updated Version Of Its Popular Trance Advanced Pro 29

Giant rolls out revamped Trance Advanced Pro 29 with new trail bike features including more travel, adjustable geometry, internal frame storage and a whole lot more. Here's our first look!

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June 2021

Bicycling
Giant’s Trance X Advanced 29 Trail Bike Might Be the Ideal Trail Bike for Most Riders

This outstanding value pops with energy.

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May 2021

Pinkbike
Field Trip: Giant's $2,500 Trance X Loves Slow Speed Technical Trails

We tested the top of the line Fox Live Valve equipped version at the last Field Test, and were curious about how the value version stacked up.

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April 2021

Beta
The Beta Tests - Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0

The “better mousetrap” theory is tested in the Trance X 29. Spry handling and burly intent meet a mess of ones and zeros in FOX Live Valve

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November 2020

Mountain Bike Action
Mountain Bike Action Bike Test: Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0

Classic roots meet future integration

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October 2020

Loam Wolf
Review: Giant Trance X 29 2

At this price point the Trance X 29 2 is a very competitive bike for beginner, to expert level riders who are on a budget.

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September 2020

BIKE Magazine
First Impressions: Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0

The new Giant Trance X has relatively quick handling and enough travel to take aggressive riding on challenging terrain.

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September 2020

Vital MTB
2021 Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0

Giant’s most popular mountain bike gets redid and it’s going to make you sick, lovesick. Read Vital MTB's first impressions and hear the development story in our Tech Talk podcast.

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Geometry

Sizing
SM

5'4" – 5'9"

MD

5'6" – 6'0"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'6"


Specs
Build
Frame

ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 115mm Maestro suspension

BB StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit

ColorBlack / Teal

Fork

Fox 34 Float Rhythm, 130mm, GRIP damper, Boost 15x110 Kabolt, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

Rear Shock

Fox Float DPS Performance, 165/42.5, custom tuned for Giant

Bottom Bracket

Shimano, press fit

Stem

Giant Contact SL 35

Handlebar

Giant Contact TR35, 780x35mm, 20mm rise

Saddle

Giant Romero

Seatpost

Giant Contact Switch dropper post with remote, 30.9

Pedals

N/A

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano SLX

Front Derailleur

N/A

Crank

Shimano SLX, 30t

Shifters

Shimano SLX

Cassette

Shimano SLX, 12-speed, 10x51

Chain

KMC X-12

Brakes

Shimano MT520

Brake Levers

Shimano MT501

Wheels
Rims

Giant AM 29 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner

Spokes

Sapim

Front Hub

Shimano Boost [F] 15x110 [R] 12x148, sealed bearing

Rear Hub

Shimano Boost [F] 15x110 [R] 12x148, sealed bearing

Tires

[F] Maxxis Minion DHF 29x2.3, 3C, EXO, TR [R] Maxxis Aggressor 29x2.3, 3C, EXO, TR, tubeless

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