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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
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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

Shimano MT520 hydraulic 4-piston, 180mm

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

Shimano MT520

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)

Shimano MT520 hydraulic 4-piston (F:203mm, R:180mm)

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