Giant Talon 1 2021 Aluminium Hardtail Mountain Bike Matt Black

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The Details

The lightweight ALUXX aluminium frame on the Giant Talon 1 is a lightweight hardtail mountain frame, with an geometry design intended to be comfortable mile after mile on singletrack, cross country and light trail riding. Perfect for the aspiring mountain biker and weekend warrior.

Shimano Deore 1x11 groupset provides a responsive gear change and a progressive ratio that covers a full range of gears for any mountain bike adventure. The 1x11 setup is also very minimal, without the need for a front mech and additional cables/shifters, while maintaining a range of gear options for your whole ride.

The Talon 1 is then finished with a responsive Rockshox Judy fork and Tektro hydraulic brakes to give you full control over your ride.

Features:

  • Lightweight ALUXX aluminium frame
  • 1x11 Shimano Deore groupset
  • Classic XC/trail geometry

Our Verdict

The Giant Talon 1 is designed for light trail and singletrack performance. Featuring a lightweight aluminium frame, 1x11 Shimano Deore groupset, hydraulic disc brakes and a classic hardtail mountain bike geometry.

Key Specifications

  • Frame - ALUXX-Grade Aluminium, disc. Compatible with fenders & kickstand
  • Fork - RockShox Judy TK coil spring OR Giant SXC32-2 R, 100mm or 80mm travel, QR, steel steerer, rebound adjust and lock out
  • Number of Gears - 11-speed
  • Shifters - Shimano Deore
  • Chainset - ProWheel Charm, 30t or 32t
  • Cassette - Shimano Deore, 11x42
  • Chain - KMC X10
  • Bottom Bracket - cartridge
  • Pedals - MTB caged
  • Rims - Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width
  • Front Hub - Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball
  • Rear Hub - Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball
  • Front Tyre - Maxxis Rekon 27.5 or 29x2.4, wire bead (max tyre width possible: 2.4")
  • Rear Tyre - Maxxis Rekon 27.5 or 29x2.4, wire bead (max tyre width possible: 2.4")
  • Front Brake - Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
  • Rear Brake - Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
  • Brake Levers - Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
  • Handlebars - Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8
  • Stem - Giant Sport, 7-degree
  • Saddle - Giant custom
  • Seatpost - Giant Sport, 30.9
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

Sizing Information

Mountain Bike Size Guide

Use our mountain bike size guide to find the perfect frame size for you. Choose the right size MTB and your bike will handle better and give you a more comfortable, efficient ride.

use the MTB size charts below to match your measurements to the manufacturers recommended frame size

Mountain bike sizing chart (Men)

Height Inside leg Men's Mountain Bike Size
147cm-152cm / 4'10"-5'0" 66cm / 26" 13” (X Small)
152cm-160cm / 5'0"-5'3" 69cm / 27" 13”, 14” (X Small)
160cm-170cm / 5'3"-5'7" 71cm / 28" 15”, 16" (Small)
170cm-175cm / 5'7"-5'9" 76cm / 30" 17", 18” Medium)
175cm-180cm / 5'9"-5'11" 79cm / 31" 18”, 19" (Medium, Large)
180cm-188cm / 5'11"-6'2" 81cm / 32" 19", 20” (Large)
188cm-196cm / 6'2"-6'5" 86cm / 34" 20", 21”, 22” (Large, X Large)
196cm + / 6'5" + 91cm / 36" 23", 24” (XX Large)

 

Mountain bike sizing chart (Women's)

Height Inside leg Women's Mountain Bike Size
147cm-155cm / 4'10"-5'1" 66cm / 26" 13”, 14" (XX Small)
155cm-160cm / 5'1"-5'3" 69cm / 27" 13”, 14” (X Small)
160cm-165cm / 5'3"-5'5" 71cm / 28" 15”, 16" (Small)
165cm-172cm / 5'5"-5'8" 76cm / 30" 17", 18” (Medium)
172cm+ / 5'8" +" 79cm / 31" 19" (Large)

 

Got a question?

If you have any questions about bike sizing, our expert team is here to help. Call us on 0330 555 0080, use our Live Chat, or email us.

Delivery

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is minimal packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Reviews

Your Questions Answered

The lightweight ALUXX aluminium frame on the Giant Talon 1 is a lightweight hardtail mountain frame, with an geometry design intended to be comfortable mile after mile on singletrack, cross country and light trail riding. Perfect for the aspiring mountain biker and weekend warrior.

Shimano Deore 1x11 groupset provides a responsive gear change and a progressive ratio that covers a full range of gears for any mountain bike adventure. The 1x11 setup is also very minimal, without the need for a front mech and additional cables/shifters, while maintaining a range of gear options for your whole ride.

The Talon 1 is then finished with a responsive Rockshox Judy fork and Tektro hydraulic brakes to give you full control over your ride.

Features:

  • Lightweight ALUXX aluminium frame
  • 1x11 Shimano Deore groupset
  • Classic XC/trail geometry
  • Frame - ALUXX-Grade Aluminium, disc. Compatible with fenders & kickstand
  • Fork - RockShox Judy TK coil spring OR Giant SXC32-2 R, 100mm or 80mm travel, QR, steel steerer, rebound adjust and lock out
  • Number of Gears - 11-speed
  • Shifters - Shimano Deore
  • Chainset - ProWheel Charm, 30t or 32t
  • Cassette - Shimano Deore, 11x42
  • Chain - KMC X10
  • Bottom Bracket - cartridge
  • Pedals - MTB caged
  • Rims - Giant GX03V 29 or 27.5, alloy, double wall, 21mm inner width
  • Front Hub - Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball
  • Rear Hub - Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR, loose ball
  • Front Tyre - Maxxis Rekon 27.5 or 29x2.4, wire bead (max tyre width possible: 2.4")
  • Rear Tyre - Maxxis Rekon 27.5 or 29x2.4, wire bead (max tyre width possible: 2.4")
  • Front Brake - Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
  • Rear Brake - Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
  • Brake Levers - Tektro TKD 143, hydraulic
  • Handlebars - Giant Connect Trail, 780x31.8
  • Stem - Giant Sport, 7-degree
  • Saddle - Giant custom
  • Seatpost - Giant Sport, 30.9
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

The Giant Talon 1 is designed for light trail and singletrack performance. Featuring a lightweight aluminium frame, 1x11 Shimano Deore groupset, hydraulic disc brakes and a classic hardtail mountain bike geometry.

Sizing Information

Mountain Bike Size Guide

Use our mountain bike size guide to find the perfect frame size for you. Choose the right size MTB and your bike will handle better and give you a more comfortable, efficient ride.

use the MTB size charts below to match your measurements to the manufacturers recommended frame size

Mountain bike sizing chart (Men)

Height Inside leg Men's Mountain Bike Size
147cm-152cm / 4'10"-5'0" 66cm / 26" 13” (X Small)
152cm-160cm / 5'0"-5'3" 69cm / 27" 13”, 14” (X Small)
160cm-170cm / 5'3"-5'7" 71cm / 28" 15”, 16" (Small)
170cm-175cm / 5'7"-5'9" 76cm / 30" 17", 18” Medium)
175cm-180cm / 5'9"-5'11" 79cm / 31" 18”, 19" (Medium, Large)
180cm-188cm / 5'11"-6'2" 81cm / 32" 19", 20” (Large)
188cm-196cm / 6'2"-6'5" 86cm / 34" 20", 21”, 22” (Large, X Large)
196cm + / 6'5" + 91cm / 36" 23", 24” (XX Large)

 

Mountain bike sizing chart (Women's)

Height Inside leg Women's Mountain Bike Size
147cm-155cm / 4'10"-5'1" 66cm / 26" 13”, 14" (XX Small)
155cm-160cm / 5'1"-5'3" 69cm / 27" 13”, 14” (X Small)
160cm-165cm / 5'3"-5'5" 71cm / 28" 15”, 16" (Small)
165cm-172cm / 5'5"-5'8" 76cm / 30" 17", 18” (Medium)
172cm+ / 5'8" +" 79cm / 31" 19" (Large)

 

Got a question?

If you have any questions about bike sizing, our expert team is here to help. Call us on 0330 555 0080, use our Live Chat, or email us.

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is minimal packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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