2021 Giant XTC Advanced 29 3

A 29″ carbon frame hardtail crosscountry bike with upper mid-range components, priced near the middle of the XTC model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Giant XTC Advanced 29 3
MSRP$2,250
Front Travel100mm
FrameCarbon
ForkRockShox Recon Silver RL
Wheels29″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetDeore, Praxis
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

XTC Advanced 29 3

25 mph

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27 mph

The XTC Advanced 29 3 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The XTC Advanced 29 3 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


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Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

Advanced-Grade Composite

Fork

RockShox Recon Silver RL, remote lockout, Boost 15X110 Maxle Stealth, 100mm, remote lockout

Rear Shock

N/A

Bottom Bracket

Praxis, press fit

Stem

Giant Contact

Handlebar

Giant Contact SL XC Flat, 780x31.8

Saddle

Giant Contact (neutral), UniClip accessory mount

Seatpost

Giant Connect, 30.9

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore, Shadow+

Crank

Praxis Cadet Boost, 32t

Shifters

Shimano Deore

Cassette

Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 11x51

Chain

Shimano

Brakes

Shimano MT410 hydraulic, 180mm

Brake Levers

Shimano MT401

Wheels
Rims

Giant XCT 29 wheelset, alloy, 25mm inner

Spokes

Sapim

Front Hub

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

Rear Hub

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

Tires

Maxxis Recon Race, tubeless, 29x2.25, foldable, TLR, EXO

2021 Giant XTC Advanced 29 3
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