2019 Giant Talon 2

Mid-range component level aluminum frame crosscountry bike

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2019 Giant Talon 2
  • MSRP $720
  • Suspension Hardtail
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 2 × 9
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Deore

2 × 9 — 18 speed

2019 Giant Talon 2
27 mph
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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.


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

Stack 591605628642
Reach 399419434455
Stack/Reach Ratio1.481.441.451.41
Top Tube Length 570595615640
Seat Tube Length 390430490535
Seat Tube Angle73.573.573.573.5
Head Tube Length 115130155170
Head Tube Angle68.
BB Drop 45454545
BB Height 310310310310
Front Center 667692717743
Chainstay Length 440440440440
Wheelbase 1,1031,1281,1531,179
Rake 42424242
Trail 98989898
Standover Height 714749788823
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
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
PedalsResin Anti-slip
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
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
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