2019 Giant Talon 2

2019 Giant Talon 2
Summary
MSRPUS$ 700
Wheel Size27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel100mm
Gearing2 × 9
Drivetrain
Shimano Deore
Brand
Giant
Description

Giant’s 2019 Talon 2 is a mid-range component level aluminum frame crosscountry bike.

Build
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum
ForkSR Suntour XCM HLO 27.5, 100mm travel, Coil spring with hydraulic lockout, with preload adjuster
Bottom BracketProWheel
StemGiant Sport, 6-degree
HandlebarGiant Connect Trail, 780mm x 31.8mm
SaddleGiant Contact Comfort (neutral)
SeatpostGiant Sport, 30.9
PedalsMTB Caged, 9/16
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Alivio
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore, Shadow+
ShiftersShimano Acera M4000, 2x9
CrankProWheel Raid, 22/36
CassetteShimano CS-HG200-9, 11x36
ChainKMC X9
BrakesTektro HDC M275 [F] 180mm [R] 160mm, hydraulic
Brake LeversTektro HDC M275
Wheels
RimsXC-2 wheelset Giant Disc-21 27.5, tubeless ready, 21mm inner width
SpokesSapim Leader, 14g
Front Hub[F]Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball
Rear Hub[F]Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball [R] Giant Tracker Sport QR, loose ball
TiresMaxxis Ardent, 27.5 x 2.25, 60tpi wire TR, tubeless
Gearing
2 × 918 speed
2019 Giant Talon 2
Category Average Virtual Bike

The 2019 Talon 2 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Talon 2 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

Geometry

Roll over table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
SMMDLGXL
Stack591605628642
Reach399419434455
Top Tube Length570595615640
Seat Tube Angle73.573.573.573.5
Head Tube Angle68.068.068.068.0
Head Tube Length115130155170
Chainstay Length440440440440
Wheelbase1,1031,1281,1531,179
Standover Height714749788823
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
Replacement Parts
Summary
MSRPUS$ 700
Wheel Size27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel100mm
Gearing2 × 9
Drivetrain
Shimano Deore
Brand
Giant
Gearing
2 × 918 speed
2019 Giant Talon 2
Category Average Virtual Bike

The 2019 Talon 2 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Talon 2 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

Replacement Parts
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