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    2022 Giant Talon 5
    2022 Giant Talon 4
    2022 Giant Talon 3
    2022 Giant Talon 2
    2022 Giant Talon 1
    2022 Giant Talon 0
    MSRP($597)$600($618)$750$980($1,082)
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    CategoryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
    FrameAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
    ForkSuntour XCE28
    
    Suntour XCE28
    
    Suntour XCE28
    
    Suntour XCM
    
    Giant SXC32-2
    
    Giant SXC32-2
    
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″
    BrakesMechanical DiscMechanical DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetTourney, Shimano
    
    microSHIFT Advent
    
    Altus, microSHIFT
    
    microSHIFT Advent
    
    Deore
    
    Deore
    
    Drivetrain2 × 71 × 82 × 81 × 91 × 101 × 12
    SuspensionHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtail
    Front Travel80mm80mm80mm80mm80mm80mm
    SeatpostRigidRigidRigidRigidRigidRigid
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    Talon 5
    Talon 4
    Talon 3
    Talon 2
    Talon 1
    Talon 0

    Gear Range

    Giant Talon 5

    22 mph

    Giant Talon 4

    22 mph

    Giant Talon 3

    26 mph

    Giant Talon 2

    24 mph

    Giant Talon 1

    24 mph

    Giant Talon 0

    26 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

    Fork

    SR Suntour XCE, steel steerer XS: 80mm travel (27.5) S: 80mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) M: 100mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) L: 100mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) XL: 100mm travel (29) XXL: 100mm travel (29)

    SR Suntour XCE, steel steerer XS: 80mm travel (27.5) S: 80mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29)

    SR Suntour XCE, QR, steel steerer XS: 80mm travel (27.5) S: 80mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29)

    SR Suntour XCM30, QR, steel steerer XS: 80mm travel (27.5) S: 80mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29)

    SXC32-2 RL, air spring, QR, alloy steerer XS: 80mm travel (27.5) S: 80mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) M: 100mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) L: 100mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) XL: 100mm travel (29) XXL: 100mm travel (29)

    SXC32-2 RL 29, air spring, QR, alloy steerer XS: 80mm travel (27.5) S: 80mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) M: 100mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) L: 100mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel (29) XL: 100mm travel (29) XXL: 100mm travel (29)

    Rear Shock

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Bottom Bracket

    ProWheel cartridge

    cartridge

    cartridge

    cartridge

    cartridge

    cartridge

    Stem

    Giant Sport, 7-degree XS: 40mm (27.5) S: 50mm (27.5) / 50mm (29) M: 60mm (27.5) / 60mm travel (29) L: 70mm (27.5) / 70mm (29) XL: 80mm (29) XXL: 90mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 7-degree XS: 40mm (27.5) S: 50mm (27.5) / 50mm (29) M: 60mm (27.5) / 60mm (29) L: 70mm (27.5) / 70mm (29) XL: 80mm (29) XXL: 90mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 7-degree XS: 40mm (27.5) S: 50mm (27.5) / 50mm (29) M: 60mm (27.5) / 60mm travel (29) L: 70mm (27.5) / 70mm (29) XL: 80mm (29) XXL: 90mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 7-degree XS: 40mm (27.5) S: 50mm (27.5) / 50mm (29) M: 60mm (27.5) / 60mm (29) L: 70mm (27.5) / 70mm (29) XL: 80mm (29) XXL: 90mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 7-degree XS: 40mm (27.5) S: 50mm (27.5) / 50mm (29) M: 60mm (27.5) / 60mm (29) L: 70mm (27.5) / 70mm (29) XL: 80mm (29) XXL: 90mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 7-degree XS: 40mm (27.5) S: 50mm (27.5) / 50mm (29) M: 60mm (27.5) / 60mm travel (29) L: 70mm (27.5) / 70mm (29) XL: 80mm (29) XXL: 90mm (29)

    Handlebar

    Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm XS: 730mm (27.5) S: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) M: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm travel (29) L: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) XL: 780mm (29) XXL: 780mm (29)

    Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm XS: 730mm (27.5) S: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) M: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) L: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) XL: 780mm (29) XXL: 780mm (29)

    Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm XS: 640mm (27.5) S: 640mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) M: 670mm (27.5) / 780mm travel (29) L: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) XL: 780mm (29) XXL: 780mm (29)

    Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm XS: 730mm (27.5) S: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) M: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) L: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) XL: 780mm (29) XXL: 780mm (29)

    Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm XS: 730mm (27.5) S: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) M: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) L: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) XL: 780mm (29) XXL: 780mm (29)

    Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm XS: 730mm (27.5) S: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) M: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm travel (29) L: 780mm (27.5) / 780mm (29) XL: 780mm (29) XXL: 780mm (29)

    Saddle

    Giant custom

    Giant custom

    Giant custom

    Giant custom

    Giant custom

    Giant custom

    Seatpost

    Giant Sport, 30.9 XS: 300mm (27.5) S: 300mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) M: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm travel (29) L: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) XL: 375mm (29) XXL: 375mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 30.9 XS: 300mm (27.5) S: 300mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) M: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) L: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) XL: 375mm (29) XXL: 375mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 30.9 XS: 300mm (27.5) S: 300mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) M: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm travel (29) L: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) XL: 375mm (29) XXL: 375mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 30.9 XS: 300mm (27.5) S: 300mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) M: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) L: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) XL: 375mm (29) XXL: 375mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 30.9 XS: 300mm (27.5) S: 300mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) M: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) L: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) XL: 375mm (29) XXL: 375mm (29)

    Giant Sport, 30.9 XS: 300mm (27.5) S: 300mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) M: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm travel (29) L: 375mm (27.5) / 375mm (29) XL: 375mm (29) XXL: 375mm (29)

    Pedals

    MTB platform

    MTB caged

    MTB caged

    MTB caged

    MTB caged

    MTB caged

    Grips

    Giant Sole-O

    Giant Sole-O

    Giant Sole-O

    Giant Sole-O

    Giant Sole-O

    Giant Sole-O

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano Tourney

    microSHIFT RD-M619

    Shimano Altus M310

    microSHIFT Advent M6195M

    Shimano Deore M5120

    Shimano Deore M6100

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano M315

    N/A

    microSHIFT FD-M282

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Crank

    ProWheel Forged, 22/36 XS: 165mm (27.5) S: 170mm (27.5) / 170mm (29) M: 170mm (27.5) / 175mm travel (29) L: 175mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) XL: 175mm (29) XXL: 175mm (29)

    ProWheel A10XPP, 30t (27.5) or 32t (29) XS: 165mm (27.5) S: 170mm (27.5) / 170mm (29) M: 170mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) L: 175mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) XL: 175mm (29) XXL: 175mm (29)

    Shimano FC-M315, 22/36 XS: 170mm (27.5) S: 170mm (27.5) / 170mm (29) M: 170mm (27.5) / 175mm travel (29) L: 175mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) XL: 175mm (29) XXL: 175mm (29)

    ProWheel Charm, 30t (27.5) or 32t (29) XS: 165mm (27.5) S: 170mm (27.5) / 170mm (29) M: 170mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) L: 175mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) XL: 175mm (29) XXL: 175mm (29)

    ProWheel Charm, 30t (27.5) or 32t (29) XS: 165mm (27.5) S: 170mm (27.5) / 170mm (29) M: 170mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) L: 175mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) XL: 175mm (29) XXL: 175mm (29)

    ProWheel MPX, 30t (27.5) or 32t (29) XS: 165mm (27.5) S: 170mm (27.5) / 170mm (29) M: 170mm (27.5) / 175mm travel (29) L: 175mm (27.5) / 175mm (29) XL: 175mm (29) XXL: 175mm (29)

    Shifters

    Shimano SL-M315, 2x7

    microSHIFT SL-M718, 1x8

    microSHIFT, 2x8

    microSHIFT SL-M9295, 1x9

    Shimano Deore M4100, 1x10

    Shimano Deore M6100, 1x12

    Cassette

    Shimano MF-TZ500, 14-28

    microSHIFT CS-H083, 12-46

    Shimano Deore HG200, 12x32

    microSHIFT CS-H093, 11x46

    Shimano Deore M4100, 11x42

    Shimano Deore M6100, 10x51

    Chain

    KMC Z7

    KMC 8.3

    KMC 8.3

    KMC X9

    KMC X10

    KMC X12

    Brakes

    TKB-172, mechanical [F]180mm, [R]160mm rotors

    TKB-172, mechanical [F]160mm, [R]160mm rotors

    Tektro HDC M275, hydraulic, Tektro rotors [F]180mm, [R]160mm

    Tektro HDC M275, hydraulic, Tektro rotors [F]180mm, [R]160mm

    Tektro HDC M275, hydraulic, Tektro rotors [F]180mm, [R]160mm

    Shimano Deore BR-MT200, hydraulic, Shimano RT-10 rotors [F]180mm, [R]160mm **some bikes may be substituted: Tektro TKD143, hydraulic [F] 180mm, [R]160mm

    Brake Levers

    RS360A, mechanical

    RS360A, mechanical

    Tektro HDC M275

    Tektro HDC M275

    Tektro HDC M275

    Shimano BL-MT200 **some bikes may be substituted: Tektro TKD143

    Wheels
    Rims

    Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width

    Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width

    Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width

    Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width

    Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width

    Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width

    Spokes

    Stainless steel

    stainless, 14g

    stainless, 14g

    stainless, 14g

    stainless, 14g

    stainless, 14g

    Front Hub

    Alloy, sealed bearing

    alloy, ball bearing

    alloy, sealed bearing

    alloy, ball bearing

    alloy, ball bearing

    Shimano, sealed bearing

    Rear Hub

    Alloy, sealed bearing

    alloy, ball bearing

    alloy, sealed bearing

    alloy, ball bearing

    alloy, ball bearing

    Shimano, sealed bearing

    Tires

    Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.2", wire bead

    Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.2", wire bead

    Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.2", wire bead

    Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.2", wire bead

    Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.4", wire bead

    Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.4", wire bead