Get a feel for the trail with this 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.
Key Performance Factors
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).
Suspension fork offers either 80mm or 100mm of smooth travel for added XC control.
Built on a lightweight ALUXX frameset and modern geometry, the Talon range delivers confident XC performance for aspiring trail riders. Tailored for specific ride characteristics, it’s available in different wheel sizes (29 or 27.5) and either an 80mm or 100mm suspension fork. Here are some of the Talon’s key technologies:
Sizing Guide and Geometry
Sizing to be used as a reference only. Please check with a local authorized Liv or Giant dealer to determine the correct size.
Available sizes may vary from country to country.
|XS (27.5")||S (27.5")||S (29")||M (27.5")||M (29")||L (29")||XL (29")|
|Seat Tube Length (mm)||350||385||390||430||440||490||535|
|Seat Tube Angle||74.0°||74.0°||74.0°||74.0°||74.0°||74.0°||74.0°|
|Top Tube Length (mm)||544||569||577||597||599||620||639|
|Head Tube Length (mm)||95||115||95||130||105||125||140|
|Head Tube Angle||67.5°||67.5°||68.5°||67.5°||68.5°||68.5°||68.5°|
|Fork Rake (mm)||42||42||51||42||51||51||51|
|Chain Stay Length (mm)||440||440||455||440||455||455||455|
|Bottom Bracket Drop (mm)||45||45||55||45||55||55||55|
|Stand Over Height (mm)||686||711||732||748||766||805||839|
|Handlebar Width (mm)||780||780||780||780||780||780||780|
|Stem Length (mm)||40||50||50||60||60||70||80|
|Crank Length (mm)||165||170||170||175||175||175||175|