2021 Giant Trance X 29 2

A 29″ aluminum frame full suspension trail 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 X 29 2
MSRP$3,580
SuspensionFull
Travel135mm rear, 150mm front
Framealuminum
ForkFox Rhythm Float 36
Wheels29″
GroupsetSLX, Shimano
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

Trance X 29 2

26 mph

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26 mph

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

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


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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

BikeRadar
Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0 first ride review

While these are still early impressions, it's an exciting new trail bike that’s eager to cover ground quickly and feels incredibly efficient thanks to the Fox Live Valve system. You’ll need to take some time trying to quieten that cable rattle down though

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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 front and rear triangles, 135mm Maestro suspension, flip chip

BB StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit

ColorBalsam Green / Black/chrome

Fork

Fox 36 Float Rhythm, 150mm, GRIP damper, Boost 15x110 QR, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

Rear Shock

Fox Float DPS Performance, 185/55, 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 with remote, 30.9

Pedals

platform

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano SLX

Front Derailleur

N/A

Crank

Shimano MT510, 30t

Shifters

Shimano SLX

Cassette

Shimano SLX, 10x51

Chain

KMC X-12

Brakes

Tektro Orion HD-M475 Disc Brake and Lever - Front Hydraulic Post Mount Black

Brake Levers

Shimano MT501

Wheels
Rims

Giant AM 29, alloy

Spokes

Sapim

Front Hub

Shimano, sealed bearing

Rear Hub

Shimano, sealed bearing

Tires

[F] Maxxis Minion DHF 29x2.5, 3C, EXO, TR [R] Maxxis Dissector 29x2.4, 3C, EXO, TR, tubeless

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