Bike Comparison

    2021 Giant Trance
    2021 Giant Trance 29 2
    2021 Giant Trance 29 3
    2021 Giant Trance Advanced
    2021 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 1
    2021 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 2
    2021 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 3
    2021 Giant Trance Jr 26
    2021 Giant Trance X 29 2
    2021 Giant Trance X 29 3
    2021 Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0
    2021 Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 1
    2021 Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 2
    MSRP$2,480($3,057)$2,600$3,650$5,900($4,379)$3,830$2,500$3,580$2,700$9,400$6,150$5,130
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    CategoryTrailCrosscountryCrosscountryTrailCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryMountain YouthTrailTrailTrailTrailTrail
    FramealuminumaluminumaluminumCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonaluminumaluminumaluminumCarbonCarbonCarbon
    ForkRockShox 35 Gold RL
    Fox Rhythm Float 34
    Marzocchi Bomber Z2
    Fox Rhythm Float 36
    Fox Performance Elite Float 34
    Fox Rhythm Float 34
    Marzocchi Bomber Z2
    RockShox Recon Silver RL
    Fox Rhythm Float 36
    RockShox 35 Gold RL
    Fox Factory Float 36
    Fox Performance Elite Float 36
    RockShox Pike Select
    Wheel Size27.5″29″29″27.5″29″29″29″26″29″29″29″29″29″
    Wheel MaterialaluminumaluminumaluminumCarbonCarbonCarbonaluminumaluminumaluminumaluminumCarbonaluminumCarbon
    Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetDeore, Praxis
    SLX
    Deore, Praxis
    SLX
    XT
    SLX, Shimano
    SX Eagle
    SX Eagle
    SLX, Shimano
    SX Eagle
    XTR
    GX Eagle, Truvativ Descendant
    NX Eagle, Truvativ Descendant
    Drivetrain1 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 12
    Gear Range

    Giant Trance

    25 mph

    Giant Trance 29 2

    26 mph

    Giant Trance 29 3

    26 mph

    Giant Trance Advanced

    25 mph

    Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 1

    26 mph

    Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 2

    26 mph

    Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 3

    24 mph

    Giant Trance Jr 26

    23 mph

    Giant Trance X 29 2

    26 mph

    Giant Trance X 29 3

    24 mph

    Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0

    26 mph

    Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 1

    26 mph

    Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 2

    24 mph
    SuspensionFullFullFullFullFullFullFullFullFullFullFull, ElectronicFullFull
    Front Travel150mm130mm130mm150mm130mm130mm130mm120mm150mm150mm150mm150mm150mm
    Rear Travel140mm115mm115mm140mm115mm115mm115mm120mm135mm135mm135mm135mm135mm
    SeatpostDropperDropperDropperDropperDropperDropperDropperRigidDropperDropperDropperDropperDropper
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    Trance
    Trance 29 2
    Trance 29 3
    Trance Advanced
    Trance Advanced Pro 29 1
    Trance Advanced Pro 29 2
    Trance Advanced Pro 29 3
    Trance Jr 26
    Trance X 29 2
    Trance X 29 3
    Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0
    Trance X Advanced Pro 29 1
    Trance X Advanced Pro 29 2

    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 140mm Maestro suspension

    ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 115mm Maestro suspension

    ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 115mm Maestro suspension

    Advanced-Grade Composite front triangle, 140mm Maestro suspension

    Advanced-Grade Composite front and rear triangles, 115mm Maestro suspension

    Advanced-Grade Composite front and rear triangles, 115mm Maestro suspension

    Advanced-Grade Composite front and rear triangles, 115mm Maestro suspension

    ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 120mm Maestro suspension

    ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum front and rear triangles, 135mm Maestro suspension, flip chip

    ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum front and rear triangles, 135mm Maestro suspension, flip chip

    Advanced-Grade Composite front and rear triangles, 135mm Maestro suspension, flip chip

    Advanced-Grade Composite front and rear triangles, 135mm Maestro suspension, flip chip

    Advanced-Grade Composite front and rear triangles, 135mm Maestro suspension, flip chip

    Fork

    RockShox 35 Gold, 150mm, Boost 15x110 QR, tapered, custom tuned for Giant

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

    Marzocchi Z2, 130mm, GRIP damper, Boost 15x110 Kabolt, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

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

    Fox 34 Performance Elite, 130mm, FIT4 damper, 15x110 Kabolt, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

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

    Marzocchi Z2, 130mm, GRIP damper, Boost 15x110 QR, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

    RockShox Recon Silver RL, 15x110mm 120mm, with remote lockout

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

    RockShox 35 Gold RL, 150mm, Boost 15x110 Maxle Stealth, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

    Fox 36 Factory Live Valve, 150mm, FIT4 damper, Boost 15x110 Kabolt, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

    Fox 36 Performance Elite, 150mm, GRIP2 damper, 15x110 Kabolt, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

    RockShox Pike Select, 150mm, Boost 15x110 Maxle Stealth, 42mm offset, custom tuned for Giant

    Rear Shock

    Fox Float DPS Performance, 185/52.5, custom tuned for Giant

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

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

    Fox Float DPS Performance, 185/52.5, custom tuned for Giant

    Fox Float DPX2 Performance Elite, 165/42.5, custom tuned for Giant

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

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

    RockShox Deluxe Select+

    Fox Float DPS Performance, 185/55, custom tuned for Giant

    Fox Float DPS Performance, 185/55, custom tuned for Giant*

    Fox Float DPX2 Factory Live Valve, 185/55, custom tuned for Giant

    Fox Float DPX2 Performance, 185/55, custom tuned for Giant

    RockShox Deluxe Select+, 185/55, custom tuned for Giant

    Bottom Bracket

    Praxis, press fit

    Shimano, press fit

    Praxis, press fit

    Shimano, press fit

    Shimano, press fit

    Shimano, press fit

    SRAM, press fit

    SRAM DUB, press fit

    Shimano, press fit

    SRAM DUB, press fit

    Shimano, press fit

    SRAM DUB, press fit

    SRAM DUB, press fit

    Stem

    Giant Contact

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    forged alloy Ahead, 50mm

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Giant Contact SL 35

    Handlebar

    Giant Connect Trail, 31.8

    Giant Contact TR35, 780x35mm, 20mm rise

    Giant Contact Trail, 35

    Giant Contact Trail, 35

    Giant Contact SLR Trail, composite, 35

    Giant Contact TR35, 780x35mm, 20mm rise

    Giant Contact TR35, 780x35mm, 20mm rise

    Giant Connect, 690mm

    Giant Contact TR35, 780x35mm, 20mm rise

    Giant Contact Trail, 35

    Giant Contact SLR Trail, composite, 35

    Giant Contact SLR Trail, composite, 35

    Giant Contact Trail, 35

    Saddle

    Giant Romero

    Giant Romero

    Giant Romero

    Giant Romero SL, SST rails

    Giant Romero SL, SST rails

    Giant Romero SL

    Giant Romero SL, SST rails

    Giant

    Giant Romero

    Giant Romero

    Giant Romero SL, SST rails

    Giant Romero SL, SST rails

    Giant Romero SL, SST rails

    Seatpost

    Giant Contact Switch dropper post with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper post with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper post with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper post with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

    alloy, single-bolt, 30.9x350

    Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

    Fox Transfer Factory dropper with Shimano remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

    Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

    Pedals

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    platform

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano Deore, Shadow+

    Shimano SLX

    Shimano Deore, Shadow+

    Shimano SLX, Shadow+

    Shimano Deore XT, Shadow+

    Shimano SLX

    SRAM SX Eagle

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Shimano SLX

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Shimano Deore XTR, Shadow+

    SRAM GX Eagle

    SRAM NX Eagle

    Front Derailleur

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Crank

    Praxis Cadet Boost, 30t

    Shimano SLX, 30t

    Praxis Cadet Boost, 30t

    Shimano SLX, 30t

    Shimano Deore XT, 30t

    Shimano MT510, 30t

    SRAM SX Eagle, DUB, 30t

    SRAM SX DUB, 32t

    Shimano MT510, 30t

    SRAM SX Eagle, DUB Boost, 30t

    Shimano Deore XT, 30t with MRP AMG V2 Carbon guide

    Truvativ Descendent 6k Eagle, DUB Boost, 30t

    Truvativ Descendent 6k Eagle, DUB Boost, 30t

    Shifters

    Shimano Deore

    Shimano SLX

    Shimano Deore

    Shimano SLX

    Shimano Deore XT

    Shimano SLX

    SRAM SX Eagle

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Shimano SLX

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Shimano Deore XT

    SRAM GX Eagle

    SRAM NX Eagle

    Cassette

    Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 10x51

    Shimano SLX, 12-speed, 10x51

    Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 10x51

    Shimano SLX, 12-speed, 10x51

    Shimano Deore XT, 12-speed, 10x51

    Shimano SLX, 12-speed, 10x51

    SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed, 11x50

    SRAM SX Eagle, 11x50

    Shimano SLX, 10x51

    SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed, 11x50

    Shimano Deore XT, 12-speed, 10x51

    SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 12-speed, 10x52

    SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11x50

    Chain

    Shimano

    KMC X-12

    Shimano Deore

    KMC X-12

    KMC X-12

    KMC X-12

    SRAM SX Eagle

    SRAM SX Eagle

    KMC X-12

    SRAM

    Shimano Deore XT

    SRAM NX Eagle

    SRAM NX Eagle

    Brakes

    Shimano MT420 hydraulic 4-piston, 180mm

    Shimano MT520

    Shimano [F] MT420 [R] MT410 hydraulic 4-piston, 180mm

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

    Shimano Deore XT hydraulic, 180mm

    Shimano MT420/MT410, hydraulic 4-piston, 180mm

    Shimano MT420 hydraulic 4-piston 180mm (front), MT401 hydraulic 2-piston 180mm (rear)

    Shimano BL-M201, hydraulic disc

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

    Shimano MT420 hydraulic 4-piston (F:203mm, R:180mm)

    Shimano Deore XT hydraulic 4-piston (F:203mm, R:180mm)

    SRAM G2 R hydraulic (F:200mm, R:180mm)

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

    Brake Levers

    Shimano MT401

    Shimano MT501

    Shimano MT401

    Shimano MT501

    Shimano Deore XT

    Shimano MT401

    Shimano MT401

    Shimano

    Shimano MT501

    Shimano MT401

    Shimano Deore XT

    SRAM G2 R

    Shimano MT501

    Wheels
    Rims

    Giant AM 27.5 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner

    Giant AM 29 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner

    Giant XCT 29” alloy

    Giant TRX-2 27.5 Carbon WheelSystem, 30mm inner

    Giant TRX-1 29 Carbon WheelSystem, 30mm inner

    Giant TRX-2 29 Carbon WheelSystem, 30mm inner

    Giant TR-1 29 alloy WheelSystem

    Giant AM 26, sleeve-joint, 30mm inner width

    Giant AM 29, alloy

    Giant AM 29 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner

    Giant TRX-1 29 Carbon WheelSystem, 30mm inner

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, 30mm inner

    Giant TRX-2 29 Carbon WheelSystem, 30mm inner

    Spokes

    Sapim

    Sapim

    Sapim

    Giant TRX-2 27.5 WheelSystem, DBL technology

    Giant TRX-1 29 WheelSystem, DBL technology

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, DBL technology

    Sapim

    stainless, 14g

    Sapim

    Sapim

    Giant TRX-1 29 WheelSystem, DBL technology

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, DBL technology

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, DBL technology

    Front Hub

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

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

    Giant Performance Tracker, [F] Boost 15x110mm [R] Boost 12x148mm, sealed bearing

    Giant TRX-2 27.5 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-1 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 12x148, sealed bearing

    Giant Disc, 28h, [F] Boost 110x15mm, [R] Boost 148x12mm

    Shimano, sealed bearing

    Giant Performance Tracker, [F] Boost 15x110mm [R] Boost 12x148mm, sealed bearing

    Giant TRX-1 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Rear Hub

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

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

    Giant Performance Tracker, [F] Boost 15x110mm [R] Boost 12x148mm, sealed bearing

    Giant TRX-2 27.5 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-1 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    [F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 12x148, sealed bearing

    Giant Disc, 28h, [F] Boost 110x15mm, [R] Boost 148x12mm

    Shimano, sealed bearing

    Giant Performance Tracker, [F] Boost 15x110mm [R] Boost 12x148mm, sealed bearing

    Giant TRX-1 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Giant TRX-2 29 WheelSystem, Boost

    Tires

    [F] Maxxis High Roller II, tubeless, 27.5x2.5, WT, 3C, EXO, TR [R] Maxxis High Roller II, tubeless, 27.5x2.4, 3C, EXO, TR

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

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

    [F] Maxxis High Roller II, tubeless, 27.5x2.5, WT, 3C, EXO, TR [R] Maxxis High Roller II, tubeless, 27.5x2.4, 3C, EXO, TR

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

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

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

    [F]Maxxis Minion DHF 26x2.35, [R]Maxxis Ikon 26x2.35

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

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

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

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

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