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The Giant Trance 29 3, Trek Fuel EX 5, and Specialized Stumpjumper ST Alloy 29 are all aluminum frame full suspension mountain bikes with upper mid-range components. The Giant has a better fork, while the Trek has 27.5″ / 29″ wheels and more travel.

Trance 29 3
Fuel EX 5
Stumpjumper ST Alloy 29
Trance 29 3
Giant · 2021
Fuel EX 5
Trek · 2021
Stumpjumper ST Alloy 29
Specialized · 2020
MSRP$2,250$2,099$2,010
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CategoryCrosscountryTrailTrail
Weight34.3 lbs / 15.6 kg
FrameAluminumAluminumAluminum
ForkMarzocchi Bomber Z2
RockShox Recon Silver RL
RockShox Recon Silver RL
Wheel Size29″27.5″ / 29″29″
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminum
Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetDeore, Praxis
Deore, Shimano
SX Eagle
Drivetrain1 × 121 × 121 × 12
Gear Range
Giant Trance 29 3
26 mph
Trek Fuel EX 5
26 mph
Specialized Stumpjumper ST Alloy 29
24 mph
SuspensionFullFullFull
Front Travel130mm140mm130mm
Rear Travel115mm130mm120mm
SeatpostDropperDropperDropper
Brand Sitewww.giant-bicycles.comwww.trekbikes.comwww.specialized.com
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Trance 29 3
Fuel EX 5
Stumpjumper ST Alloy 29

Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame
ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 115mm Maestro suspension
Alpha Platinum Aluminum, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
M5 alloy chassis and rear end, asymmetrical design, 29 Trail Geometry, threaded BB, fully enclosed internal cable routing, 12x148mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 120mm of travel
Fork
Marzocchi Z2, 130mm, GRIP damper, Boost 15x110 Kabolt, 44mm offset, custom tuned for Giant
RockShox Recon Silver, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, lockout, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, Maxle Stealth, 140mm travel
RockShox Recon RL, Motion Control damper with low-speed compression to lockout, 51mm offset, rebound adjust, 15x110mm Boost™ Maxle® Lite thru-axle, 130mm of travel
Rear Shock
Fox Float DPS Performance, 165/42.5, custom tuned for Giant
X-Fusion Pro 2, 2-position damper, 210x55mm
X-Fusion 02 Pro RL, Rx Trail Tune, rebound adjust, lockout 190x42.5mm
Bottom Bracket
Praxis, press fit
Shimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit
SRAM Powerspline
Headset
Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Stem
Giant Contact SL 35
Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 50mm length
Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
Handlebar
Giant Contact Trail, 35
Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width
Specialized Trail, 6061 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 27mm rise, 31.8mm clamp, XS 720mm, S-XL 750mm,
Saddle
Giant Romero
Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width
Body Geometry Myth 155 S, Body Geometry Henge 143 M/L/XL, steel rails
Seatpost
Giant Contact Switch dropper post with remote, 30.9
TranzX JD-YSP18, 130mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 425mm length
TransX dropper, 34.9mm, S: 125mm, M/L/XL: 150mm Travel
Grips
Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, slip-on
Groupset
Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore, Shadow+
Shimano Deore M6100, long cage
SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
Crank
Praxis Cadet Boost, 30t
Shimano MT511, 30T steel ring, Boost (52mm chainline), 175mm length
SRAM SX Eagle, Powerspline, 170mm, Steel, 30T
Shifters
Shimano Deore
Shimano Deore M6100, 12 speed
SRAM SX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Cassette
Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 10x51
Shimano Deore M6100, 10-51, 12 speed
SRAM PG-1210 Eagle, 11-50t
Chain
Shimano Deore
Shimano Deore M6100, 12 speed
SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
Brakes
Shimano [F] MT420 [R] MT410 hydraulic 4-piston, 180mm
Shimano hydraulic disc, MT201 lever, MT200 caliper
Tektro Gemini Comp, hydraulic disc, resin pad, 200mm
Brake Levers
Shimano MT401
Wheels
Rims
Giant AM 29 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner
Alex MD35, Tubeless Ready, 32-hole, 35mm width, presta valve
Double-wall alloy, 27mm internal width
Spokes
Sapim
14g stainless steel
Stainless, 14g
Front Hub
Giant Performance Tracker, [F] Boost 15x110mm [R] Boost 12x148mm, sealed bearing
Bontrager alloy, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm thru-axle, 32h
Rear Hub
Giant Performance Tracker, [F] Boost 15x110mm [R] Boost 12x148mm, sealed bearing
Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 32h
Tires
[F] Maxxis Minion DHF, tubeless, 29x2.3, 3C, EXO, TR [R] Maxxis Aggressor, tubeless, 29x2.3, 3C, EXO, TR
Bontrager XR4 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.60''
Eliminator, GRID TRAIL casing, GRIPTON® compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
Disk Rotors
Shimano RT56, 6-bolt, 180mm
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