Push the pace on climbs, let loose on the descents. This aluminium hardtail gives you a feel for the trail with balanced, confident handling and a plush suspension fork.
KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS
Proven alloy performance
ALUXX aluminium frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminium engineering.
Balance and stability
Frame geometry is designed to optimise 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.
Frame: ALUXX-Grade aluminium, disc
Fork: SR Suntour XCE, QR, alloy steerer 100mm travel
Handlebar: Giant Connect Trail, 31.8mm
Grips: Giant Sole-O
Stem: Giant Sport, 7-degree S: 50mm, M: 60mm, L: 70mm, XL: 80mm.
Seatpost: Giant Sport, 30.9mm
Pedals: MTB caged
Shifters: microSHIFT TS39, 2x8
Front Derailleur: microSHIFT FD-M282
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus M310
Brakes: Tektro TDK143, hydraulic, Tektro rotors [F]180mm, [R]160mm
Brake Levers: Tektro TDK143
Cassette: Shimano Deore HG200, 12x32
Chain: KMC 8.3
Crankset: Shimano FC-M315
Bottom Bracket: Cartridge
Rims: Giant GX03V alloy, double wall
Hubs: Alloy, sealed bearing
Spokes: Stainless, 14g
Tyres: Kenda Booster 29x2.2", wire bead
Extras: 2.4" max tyre size, 32t max chainring size