FOR PURE XC SPEED AND EFFICIENCY, THIS COMPOSITE HARDTAIL 29ER DELIVERS A RESPONSIVE RIDE QUALITY TO CRANK OUT MORE MILES ON FAST, FLOWY SINGLETRACK. USE IT FOR A MARATHON XC RACE, OR SWITCH IT UP TO 27.5+ FOR MORE AGGRESSIVE TERRAIN.
With its large-diameter 29-inch wheels, and an option to switch to 27.5+, this lightweight, Advanced-grade composite hardtail lets you choose one bike for multiple riding styles. In its 29er form, it’s ready for smooth, fast singletrack or XC racing. For rougher, more adventurous rides, you might choose the added cushion and control of 27.5+ wheels*. It features wider Boost hub spacing to improve wheel stiffness and add tyre clearance, plus a host of other features that let you dial in its performance for nearly any type of terrain. Bonus.
KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS
XC AND TRAIL EFFICIENCY
Advanced Composite frameset is superlight and laterally stiff, with engineered compliance for efficient climbing and acceleration on XC terrain.
Option to use 29er wheel size for speed and stability, or 27.5+ for more rugged and adventurous terrain.
Tubeless Ready Giant WheelSystem, Boost hub spacing and 27.2 composite seatpost for compliance are all designed to improve off-road performance.
|Sizes||M, L, XL|
|Colours||Matte Charcoal / Gloss Carbon Smoke / Black (*Carbon 'Smoke' paint finish = semiopaque coating for subtler carbon detail)|
|Frame||Advanced-Grade Composite with horizontal dropouts|
|Fork||Fox 32 Float SC Performance 29, 100mm travel, GRIP2 Damper, Boost 15x110mm KaBolt, tapered steerer|
|Handlebar||Giant Contact SL XC flat, 780 x 31.8mm|
|Seatpost||Giant Contact composite, 27.2x400mm|
|Saddle||Contact SL (forward)|
|Shifters||Shimano SLX, 1x11|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano SLX , Shadow+|
|Brakes||Shimano BR-MT500 [F] 180mm [R] 160mm, hydraulic disc|
|Brake Levers||Shimano MT-501|
|Cassette||Shimano SLX , 11x46|
|Crankset||Shimano SLX Boost, 32|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano Press Fit|
|Rims||Giant XCT 29 WheelSystem, tubeless ready sleeve-joint rim, 25mm inner width|
|Hubs||[F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110mm, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 12x148, sealed bearing|
|Tyres||Maxxis Recon Race 29X2.25, foldable, TLR, 60tpi, EXO, tubeless|
|Weight||The most accurate way to determine any bike’s weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Many brands strive to list the lowest possible weight, but in reality weight can vary based on size, finish, hardware and accessories. All Giant bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.|