Bike Comparison
    MSRP
    $585
    $700
    $1,095
    $1,700
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    Category
    CrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
    3.0
    3.3
    AluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Fork
    Suntour XCT (coil)Suntour XCM (coil)RockShoxFox (air)
    Wheels
    AluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
    27.5″27.5″27.5″27.5″
    Brakes
    Hydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    Groupset
    Acera, AltusAlivio, AltusDeoreXT, Deore
    Drivetrain
    3 × 83 × 93 × 102 × 10
    Suspension
    HardtailHardtailHardtailHardtail
    Front Travel
    100mm100mm100mm100mm
    Brand Site

    liv-cycling.com

    liv-cycling.com

    liv-cycling.com

    liv-cycling.com

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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)

    31 mph

    Tempt 4

    31 mph

    Tempt 3

    31 mph

    Tempt 2

    28 mph

    Tempt 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

    ALUXX-grade aluminum

    ALUXX-grade aluminum

    ALUXX-grade aluminum

    Fork

    SR Suntour XCT w/ hydraulic lockout & preload adjuster, 100mm travel

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeCoil

    SR Suntour XCM w/ hydraulic lockout & preload adjuster, 100mm travel

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeCoil

    RockShox XC30 w/ hydraulic lockout, 100mm travel

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeCoil

    Fox Float CTD Evolution w/ remote lockout, 15mm thru-axle, 100mm travel

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeCoil

    Shock

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Bottom Bracket

    SR Suntour sealed

    FSA sealed

    Shimano

    Shimano

    Stem

    Giant Sport

    Giant Sport

    Giant Sport

    Giant Connect

    Handlebar

    Giant Connect XC, Low rise, 31.8mm

    Giant Connect XC, Low rise, 31.8mm

    Giant Connect XC, Low rise, 31.8mm

    Giant Connect XC, Low rise, 31.8mm

    Saddle

    Liv Connect, Upright

    Liv Connect, Upright

    Liv Contact, Upright

    Liv Contact, Upright

    Seatpost

    Giant Sport, 30.9mm

    Giant Sport, 30.9mm

    Giant Sport, 30.9mm

    Giant Connect, 30.9mm

    Pedals

    MTB Caged

    MTB Caged

    MTB Caged

    N/A

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano Acera

    Shimano Alivio

    Shimano Deore, Shadow

    Shimano XT, Shadow+

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano Altus

    Shimano Altus

    Shimano Deore

    Shimano Deore

    Crank

    SR Suntour XCE, 24/34/42

    FSA Dynadrive, 22/32/42

    Shimano M522, 24/32/42 w/ chainguard

    Shimano Deore, 24/38

    Shifters

    Shimano Altus

    Shimano Altus

    Shimano Deore

    Shimano Deore

    Cassette

    Shimano HG31 11x34, 8-speed

    Shimano HG20 11x34, 9-speed

    Shimano HG50 11x36, 10-speed

    Shimano HG50 11x36, 10-speed

    Chain

    KMC Z8

    KMC X9

    KMC X10

    KMC X10

    Brakes

    Tektro Auriga, Hydraulic disc, 160mm

    Tektro Auriga, Hydraulic disc, 160mm

    Tektro Auriga, Hydraulic disc, 160mm

    Shimano M355, Hydraulic disc, 160mm

    Brake Levers

    Tektro Auriga

    Tektro Auriga

    Tektro Auriga

    Shimano M355

    Wheels
    Rims

    Giant Alloy, Double wall

    Giant Alloy, Double wall

    Giant Alloy, Double wall

    Giant S-XC2, Double wall

    Spokes

    Stainless Steel, 14g

    Stainless Steel, 14g

    Stainless Steel, 14g

    Stainless Steel, 14g

    Front Hub

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h, [F] 15mm axle

    Rear Hub

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h

    Giant Tracker Sport Disc, 32h, [F] 15mm axle

    Tires

    Giant Sport, 27.5x2.1

    Giant Sport, 27.5x2.1

    Giant Sport, 27.5x2.1

    Schwalbe Rapid Rob, 27.5x2.25

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