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Giant Talon 3

Giant Talon 3
  • Color: Metallic Black
  • Color: Trekking Green
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Get a feel for the trail with this all-new aluminum hardtail made for aspiring singletrack riders. It features stable, fast-rolling 29-inch or more-playful 27.5-inch wheels so you can push the pace on climbs and let loose on the descents.

Built on a new lightweight ALUXX aluminum frame that features classic hardtail design plus the balanced riding characteristics of either larger diameter 29-inch or 27.5-inch wheels, Talon is a great choice for XC or light trail terrain. The frame geometry is specifically designed to adapt to its respective wheel size and either an 80mm or 100mm suspension fork (depending on frame size). It’s a confident ride that’s perfect for ambitious riders who want to take their off-road skills to the next level.

Proven alloy performance:
ALUXX aluminum frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminum engineering.

Balance and stability:
Frame geometry is designed to optimize the balance and roll-over capabilities of 29-inch wheels or the liveliness of 27.5-inch wheels (depending on frame size).

XC control:
The suspension fork offers either 80mm or 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control.

Wheel size:
Sizes X-Small – Medium: 27.5-inch
Sizes Small – X-Large: 29-inch


Frame ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Fork SR Suntour XCE 27.5 or 29, 80mm or 100mm, QR, Alloy steerer, preload adjust
Rims/Wheels Giant GX03V 27.5 or 29 wheelset, Alloy, double wall, 21mm inner
Hubs Giant Sport Tracker, 32h
Spokes Stainless
Tires Maxxis Ikon 27.5 or 29x2.2, wire bead
Crankset ProWheel Forged Alloy
Chainrings 22/36T
Bottom Bracket Cartridge
Chain KMC Z7
Front Derailleur Shimano M315
Rear Derailleur Shimano Tourney
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano TZ500, 7-speed, 14x28
Shifters Shimano M315
Handlebars Giant Connect Trail, 31.8
Stem Giant Sport
Brake Levers Tektro TKD143
Brakes Tektro TKD143, hydraulic (F:180mm, R:160mm)
Pedals Platform
Saddle Giant Sport Custom
Seat Post Giant Sport, 30.9

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Metallic Black / X-Small / 27.5-inch 04712878583122 2101111123 21T23458075K
Metallic Black / Small / 27.5-inch 04712878583139 2101111124
Metallic Black / Small / 29-inch 04712878585270 2101108124
Metallic Black / Medium / 27.5-inch 04712878583146 2101111125 21T2255893K
Metallic Black / Medium / 29-inch 04712878585287 2101108125 21T24812341K
Metallic Black / Large / 29-inch 04712878585294 2101108127 21T24758744K
Metallic Black / X-Large / 29-inch 04712878585300 2101108128 21T25329784K
Trekking Green / X-Small / 27.5-inch 04712878583221 2101111223
Trekking Green / Small / 27.5-inch 04712878583238 2101111224 21T224427N
Trekking Green / Small / 29-inch 04712878585393 2101108224 21T24589654N
Trekking Green / Medium / 27.5-inch 04712878583245 2101111225 21T22810659N
Trekking Green / Medium / 29-inch 04712878585409 2101108225 21T24393625N
Trekking Green / Large / 29-inch 04712878585416 2101108227 21T24963443N
Trekking Green / X-Large / 29-inch 04712878585423 2101108228 21T25291545N