Giant Talon 2 (2022)
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The 2022 Giant Talon 2 pushes the pace on climbs, lets loose on the descents. This aluminium hardtail gives you a feel for the trail with balanced, confident handling and a plush suspension fork.
Key Performance Factors
Proven alloy performance
ALUXX aluminium frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminium engineering.
Balance and stability
Frame geometry is designed to optimise the balance and roll-over capabilities of 29-inch wheels or the liveliness of 27.5-inch wheels (depending on frame size).
Suspension fork offers either 80mm or 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control.
|Model Name||Talon 2|
|Colors||Knight Shield, Phantom Green|
|Frame||ALUXX-Grade aluminium, disc|
SR Suntour XCM30, QR, alloy steerer XS: 80mm travel (27.5)
S: 80mm travel (27.5) / 100mm travel(29)
M: 100mm travel (29)
L: 100mm travel (29)
XL: 100mm travel (29)
|Handlebar||Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm|
Giant Sport, 7-degree
XS: 40mm (27.5)
S: 50mm (27.5) / 50mm (29)
M: 60mm (29)
L: 70mm (27.5) / 70mm (29)
XL: 80mm (29)
|Seatpost||Giant Sport, 30.9mm|
|Shifters||Shimano Altus M2010, 2x9|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Altus M2020|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Altus M2000|
|Brakes||Tektro TDK143, hydraulic, Tektro rotors [F]180mm, [R]160mm|
|Brake Levers||Tektro TDK143|
|Cassette||Shimano Deore HG200, 11x32|
ProWheel forged, 22/36 XS: 165mm (27.5)
S: 170mm (27.5) / 170mm (29)
M: 175mm (29)
L: 175mm (29)
XL: 175mm (29)
|Rims||Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall|
|Hubs||Alloy, sealed bearing|
|tyres||Kenda Booster 27.5 or 29x2.2", wire bead|
|Extras||2.4" max tyre size, 32t max chainring size|