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Giant Talon 27.5 5
  • Color: White/Blue
  • Color: Matte Black/Gloss Green

Giant Talon 27.5 5


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2014 Giant Talon 27.5 5

How about the best of both worlds? Giant's Talon 27.5 5 gives you the lightweight feel of a 26-inch wheel, with the confidence and efficiency of a 29er. It all starts with Giant's ALUXX aluminum frame that's tough, yet light and responsive, just what you

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    Specification Description
    Frame Giant ALUXX aluminum
    Fork SR SunTour XTC MLO, 100mm-travel
    Rims/Wheels Giant CR70, aluminum
    Hubs Giant Tracker Sport Off Road
    Spokes 14-gauge stainless-steel
    Tires Giant Sport, 27.5 x 2.1
    Crankset SR SunTour NEX
    Chainrings 42/34/24
    Front Derailleur Shimano Altus
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X5
    Rear Cogs Shimano, 8-speed: 11-34
    Shifters SRAM X4
    Handlebars Giant Sport, low-rise
    Stem Giant Sport
    Brake Levers Tektro
    Brakes Tektro Novela mechanical disc, 6-inch rotors
    Pedals Aluminum platform
    Saddle Giant Connect
    Seatpost Giant Sport

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number
    White/Blue / Small 08717611728101 43140814
    White/Blue / Medium 08717611728118 43140815
    White/Blue / Large 08717611728125 43140816
    White/Blue / X-Large 08717611728132 43140817
    Matte Black/Gloss Green / Small 08717611728149 43140824
    Matte Black/Gloss Green / Medium 08717611728156 43140825
    Matte Black/Gloss Green / Large 08717611728163 43140826
    Matte Black/Gloss Green / X-Large 08717611728170 43140827
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    • Climbing power 
    • Durable 
    • Singletrack stability 
    • Versatile 
    • Wheel size 


    • Rough ride 
    • Too stiff 

    Best Uses

    • Mountain biking 
    • Road biking 
    • Singletrack 
    • Uphill trail 
    • Uphill trails 

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    Awesome Price for an Awesome Bike!

    By Justin S.

    from Orange County

    About Me Avid Cyclist


    • Versatile
    • Singletrack Stability
    • Durable
    • Wheel Size
    • Climbing Power


    • Rough Ride
    • Stiff

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking
    • Singletrack
    • Uphill Trail
    • Mountain Biking
    • Uphill Trails


    I am a college student and bought this bike on a budget. For the price this bike is amazing. It is sturdy, fast, and looks awesome. It definitely can take a beating as my first few rides were full downhill crashes while testing the limits of the hardtail. I had been used to riding downhill full suspension bikes so it took me awhile to realize that this bike is not meant for hard downhill trails. That fact should be a given though considering this is a budget bike. HOWEVER, this bike is absolutely incredible for both smooth singletrack trails and road biking alike. Now that I have been riding the types of routes and trails this bike is meant for, I am 100% thrilled with my purchase. If you are looking for a bike that can take smooth singletrack trails like a champ and road routes with ease, you can't beat the price on this Giant. You cannot find many other bikes with front and real quick release wheels and front suspension lock out for this price. Overall I would highly reccommend this bike for somebody who, like me, is on a budget but wants a versatile and incredibly sturdy bike.

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