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Giant Talon 27.5 3
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Giant Talon 27.5 3

2015

Product Rating
 
4.0 stars
 (3 Reviews)
$649.99
$680.00
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2015 Giant Talon 27.5 3

Giant's Talon 27.5 3 gives you the acceleration and lightweight feel of a 26-inch wheel, with the traction and efficiency of a 29er. It all starts with Giant's ALUXX aluminum frame that's tough, yet light and responsive, just what you need for off-road excursions. Then you get a Suntour fork with 100mm of plush suspension and precise steering to guide you through the rough stuff. It's packed full of Shimano components with 27 speeds for hill-climbing, and Tektro disc brakes for great speed control with modulation. And, 27.5-inch Giant wheels and tires grip with authority and roll over anything in your way.

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    Specification Description
    Frame Giant ALUXX aluminum
    Fork SR Suntour XCM HLO w/ lockout & preload adjuster, 100mm travel
    Rims/Wheels Giant aluminum
    Hubs Giant Tracker Sport,
    Spokes 14-gauge stainless-steel
    Tires Giant Sport, 27.5x2.1
    Crankset FSA Dynadrive
    Chainrings 44/32/22
    Front Derailleur Shimano Altus
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio
    Rear Cogs Shimano, 9-speed: 11-34
    Shifters Shimano Altus
    Handlebars Giant Connect XC, low-rise
    Stem Giant Sport
    Brake Levers Tektro Auriga
    Brakes Tektro Auriga, hydraulic disc, 6-inch rotors
    Pedals MTB Caged
    Saddle Giant Connect, upright
    Seatpost Giant Sport

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Store SKU
    Yellow / X-Large 08717611746341 50040337 TAL17159069W
    Black/Red / X-Large 08717611746464 50040347 TAL19749134D
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    4.0 stars

    (based on 3 reviews)

    66%

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    Pros

    • Lightweight  (2)
    • Stylish  (2)
    • Comfortable 
    • Durable 
    • Good brakes 

    Cons

    • Cheap cranks 
    • Cheap forks 
    • Stock plastic pedals 

    Best Uses

    • Casual wear 
    • Commuting 
    • Mountain biking 
    • Road biking 
    • Trail riding 

    Reviewed by 3 customers

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    5.0

    Back in the Saddle

    By Motivated

    from Portland Maine

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Comments:

    Im female, 5'8" and this bike fits me perfectly. It has been a long while since Ive had/ridden a bike. I've been riding almost eveyday and I feel really confident on this bike...so much fun. I did have to change out the saddle to a womens specific...the stock was killing me, but now it's all good.

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    3.0

    Good bike, bad components

    By Dan

    from Richardson, TX

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Stylish
    • Good Brakes
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Cheap Forks
    • Cheap Cranks

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking
    • Trail Riding

    Comments:

    I bought this bike expecting it to be able to handle rough terrain, jumps, a few crashes here and there( that's what you buy it for, right? ) instead several things broke after the 2nd ride. To be optimistic, I will be upgrading the lacking areas and ill always ride giant, but I was disappointed. spend a few hundred more and avoid these issues.

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    4.0

    Being solid doesn't have to be heavy

    By Ace

    from Vancouver B.C.

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Stylish

    Cons

    • Stock Plastic Pedals

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking
    • Wet Weather
    • Commuting
    • Casual Wear

    Comments:

    I use the Talon 27.5 3 as a daily commuter to and from school. Sometimes the roads are rougher than the trails. This bike is what I need rather than a hybrid because the bigger tires can take more abuse than thinner tires. So far this bike has proved itself to be a keeper. It looks heavier than it really is, and the ride is very smooth. 9/10!

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