2018 Giant Trance 3

2018 Giant Trance 3
  • $2,350 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 150mm front, 140mm rear travel
  • Carbon frame
  • SunTour
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 10 drivetrain
  • Shimano Deore
    groupset
  • Dropper post

Giant’s 2018 Trance 3 is a mid-range component level carbon frame trail bike.

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Build
FrameALUXX SL-grade aluminum, Advanced forged composite upper rocker, 140mm Maestro suspension
ForkSR Suntour Aion 35, Boost, OverDrive, 150mm travel
Rear ShockRockShox Deluxe R, Trunnion mount
Bottom BracketPraxis BB90, Press fit
HeadsetIntegrated OverDrive sealed cartridge bearing
StemGiant Connect
HandlebarGiant Connect Trail
SaddleGiant Contact, Neutral
SeatpostGiant Contact Switch, dropper, 30.9mm
Pedals
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore Shadow +
ShiftersShimano Deore
CrankPraxis Works 1x, Boost, 30T
CassetteShimano Deore 11x42, 10-Speed
ChainKMC X10
Chain Guide
BrakesShimano M365, hydraulic disc, [F] 180mm, [R] 160mm
Brake LeversShimano M365
Wheels
RimsGiant XC-1 Disc, Tubeless
SpokesSapim Race, 14/15g
Front HubGiant Performance Tracker, sealed bearing, Boost
Rear HubGiant Performance Tracker, sealed bearing, Boost
TiresMaxxis High Roller II, 27.5x2.4, EXO, Tubeless, 60 TPI
Gearing
1 × 10 — 10 speed
2018 Giant Trance 3
22 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Trance 3 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2018 Trance 3 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 587591614628
Reach 406435448469
Stack/Reach Ratio1.451.361.371.34
Top Tube Length 580610630655
Seat Tube Length 380431482507
Seat Tube Angle73.573.573.573.5
Head Tube Length 100105130145
Head Tube Angle67.067.067.067.0
BB Drop 15151515
BB Height 340340340340
Front Center 694725748774
Chainstay Length 435435435435
Wheelbase 1,1291,1601,1831,209
Rake 42424242
Trail 104104104104
Standover Height 701723768788
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
  • $2,350 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 150mm front, 140mm rear travel
  • Carbon frame
  • SunTour
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 10 drivetrain
  • Shimano Deore
    groupset
  • Dropper post
Gearing
1 × 10 — 10 speed
2018 Giant Trance 3
22 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Trance 3 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2018 Trance 3 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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