Giant Talon 27.5 5 27.5 Hardtail

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $570.00


Product Description

  • Frame: ALUXX-grade aluminum
  • Handlebar: Giant Sport, low rise, 25.4mm
  • Seatpost: Giant Sport, 30.9mm
  • Shifters: SRAM X4
  • Cassette: Shimano HG31 11x34, 8-speed


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Connor

Date Reviewed: September 3, 2013

Strengths:    Excellent for speed light weight good for up hill dirt riding

Weaknesses:    I could not find a weakness

Bottom Line:   
Get one

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jake ninehouse

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2013

Strengths:    climbs like a champ
fairly light weight
responsive while climbing
generous tubing
rugged and durable(trust me im a noob and i beat the SH** out of it)
awesome brakes


Weaknesses:    the fork. it doesnt match how good this bike is and i didnt realize how it compared until i got on a couple bikes with good forks. it holds the bike back a lot, but im gonna keep it until it breaks.

the seat...seriously horrible. i swapped it out for the stock seat of a specialized hard rock
the tires. maybe its just me but i always get flats with any air pressure


Bottom Line:   
awesome bike. im learning quick on it. im keeping most components stock until i break them. there are definitely better bikes out there but for 570 you cannot do better. i picked up the following items soon after purchase:

raceface bashguard
wellgo mg1 flat pedals
specialized hardrock seat
gloves
5.10 free riders
helmet
pump
tools
camel back

my noob set^

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