2019 Giant Talon 2

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

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

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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
27 mph
Category Average Virtual Bike
26 mph

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

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Size
SMMDLGXL
BB Drop 😞😞😞😞
Chainstay Length 440440440440
Seat Tube Angle73.573.573.573.5
Seat Tube Length 😞😞😞😞
Stack 591605628642
Reach 399419434455
Head Tube Angle68.068.068.068.0
Head Tube Length 115130155170
Wheelbase 1,1031,1281,1531,179
Top Tube Length 570595615640
Standover Height 714749788823
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
Replacement Parts
MSRPUS$ 700
Wheel Size27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel100mm
Gearing2 × 9
Drivetrain
Shimano Deore
Brand
Giant
Gearing
2 × 918 speed
2019 Giant Talon 2
27 mph
Category Average Virtual Bike
26 mph

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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