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    Category
    TrailTrailTrail
    4.1
    4.1
    4.5
    AluminumAluminumAluminum
    Fork
    Giant STL 34Giant STL 34Giant Crest 34
    Shock
    SuntourSuntourSuntour
    Wheels
    AluminumAluminumAluminum
    27.5″29″29″
    Brakes
    Hydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    Groupset
    CUES, ShimanoCUES, ShimanoSX Eagle
    Drivetrain
    1 × 101 × 101 × 12
    Suspension
    FullFullFull
    Front Travel
    140mm140mm140mm
    Rear Travel
    125mm125mm125mm
    Brand Site

    giant-bicycles.com

    giant-bicycles.com

    giant-bicycles.com

    Summary
    The Giant Stance, Giant Stance 29 2, and Giant Stance 29 1 are all aluminum frame full suspension trail bikes. The Stance has 27.5″ aluminum wheels and slightly higher gearing, while the Stance 29 1 has better components.
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    Ride Feel

    Based on frame geometry and build specs.

    Terrain
    easyextreme
    Handling
    nimblestable
    Stance
    Stance 29 2
    Stance 29 1
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    Gear Range

    A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

    Lowest gear

    (climbing)

    24 mph

    Stance

    24 mph

    Stance 29 2

    24 mph

    Stance 29 1

    Highest gear

    (descending)

    Spec Level

    Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more.

    Geometry
    Specs
    Frame

    ALUXX-grade aluminum, 125mm FlexPoint suspension, 12x148mm thru-axle

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Tire Clearance2.6"

    ColorsBlack Diamond; Misty Forest

    ALUXX-grade aluminum, 125mm FlexPoint suspension, 12x148mm thru-axle

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Tire Clearance2.6"

    ColorsBlack Diamond; Misty Forest

    ALUXX-grade aluminum, 125mm FlexPoint suspension, 12x148mm thru-axle

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Tire Clearance2.6"

    ColorsBlack Diamond; Misty Forest

    Fork

    Giant STL 34 RCL, 140mm, Boost 15x110 QR, custom tuned for Giant

    Travel140mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Giant STL 34 RCL, 140mm, Boost 15x110 QR, custom tuned for Giant

    Travel140mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Crest 34 SL RCL, 140mm, Boost 15x110 QR, custom tuned for Giant

    Travel140mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Shock

    Suntour Raidon R, 190x45

    Travel125mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Suntour Raidon R, 190x45

    Travel125mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Suntour Raidon R, 190x45

    Travel125mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Bottom Bracket

    Shimano, threaded

    Shimano, threaded

    SRAM PowerSpline, threaded

    Stem

    Giant Contact SL 35 S:40mm, M:40mm, L:50mm, XL:50mm

    Giant Contact SL 35 S:40mm, M:40mm, L:50mm, XL:50mm

    Giant Contact SL 35 S:40mm, M:40mm, L:50mm, XL:50mm

    Handlebar

    Giant Contact SL TR35, 780x35mm

    Giant Contact SL TR35, 780x35mm

    Giant Contact SL TR35, 780x35mm

    Saddle

    Giant Romero

    Giant Romero

    Giant Romero

    Seatpost

    Giant Contact Switch AT dropper, remote XS: 140mm - 110mm travel / 30.9 x 395mm S: 140mm - 110mm travel / 30.9 x 395mm M: 170mm - 140mm travel / 30.9 x 470mm L: 200mm - 170mm travel / 30.9 x 530mm

    Giant Contact Switch AT dropper, remote S: 140mm - 110mm travel / 30.9 x 395mm M: 170mm - 140mm travel / 30.9 x 470mm L: 200mm - 170mm travel / 30.9 x 530mm XL: 200mm - 170mm travel / 30.9 x 530mm

    Giant Contact Switch AT dropper, remote S: 140mm - 110mm travel / 30.9 x 395mm M: 170mm - 140mm travel / 30.9 x 470mm L: 200mm - 170mm travel / 30.9 x 530mm XL: 200mm - 170mm travel / 30.9 x 530mm

    Pedals

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Grips

    Giant Sole-O

    Giant Sole-O

    Giant Sole-O

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano CUES RD-U6000

    Shimano CUES RD-U6000

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Front Derailleur

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Crank

    Shimano CUES FC-U6000-1, 32t S:170mm, M:170mm, L:170mm, XL:170mm

    Shimano CUES FC-U6000-1, 30t S:170mm, M:170mm, L:170mm, XL:170mm

    SRAM SX Eagle PowerSpline, 30t S:165mm, M:170mm, L:170mm, XL:170mm

    Shifters

    Shimano CUES SL-6000-10R, 1x10

    Shimano CUES SL-6000-10R, 1x10

    SRAM SX Eagle, 1x12

    Cassette

    Shimano CUES CS-LG300, 11x48

    Shimano CUES CS-LG300, 11x48

    SRAM SX Eagle, 11x50

    Chain

    Shimano CUESLG500

    Shimano CUESLG500

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Brakes

    Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic, Shimano RT-26 rotors [F]180mm, [R]180mm

    Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic, Shimano RT-26 rotors [F]180mm, [R]180mm

    Shimano BR-MT420, hydraulic, Shimano RT-26 rotors [F]180mm, [R]180mm

    Brake Levers

    Shimano BL-MT201

    Shimano BL-MT201

    Shimano BL-MT401

    Wheels
    Rims

    Giant AM 27.5 alloy, tubeless ready

    Giant AM 29 alloy, tubeless ready

    Giant AM 29 alloy, tubeless ready

    Spokes

    Sapim

    Sapim

    Sapim

    Front Hub

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

    Rear Hub

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

    Tires

    [F] Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5x2.6, EXO, TR [R] Maxxis Dissector 27.5x2.6, Dual, EXO, TR, tubeless

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

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

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