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NEW: Giant Terrago 2021 - Range guide

Words by Will Crump

on 06/01/2021 17:01:00

Giant Terrago range

A model breakdown of the 2021 Giant Terrago

For 2021, Giant have released an all new XC Hardtail capable of tackling contrasting terrain at full speed! Welcome to the Giant Terrago range - a collection of lightweight, confidence inspiring and terrain tearing Cross country mountain bikes that won’t break the bank. Using Giant’s innovative ALUXX Aluminium frame paired with added off-road stability - thanks to the use of 29” wheels - the Terrago is the ultimate choice for XC terrain.

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Overview - What sets it apart?

Discipline : Mountain

Usage - Cross Country (XC), Singletracks

Models : 2 Models

Features

  • - 29" wheels for off-road stability and speed
  • - Introduction of 1x Drivetrain
  • - 100mm of suspension travel for traversing harsh terrain
  • - Confidence inspiring geometry makes you feel in control
  • - Top of the range componentry

The Frame that glues it all together -

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Thanks to a 69 degree head angle coupled with a 73.5 degree seat tube angle, Giant have ensured that these bikes excel on all gradients alike making it perfect for XC riders. Not only are these bikes good for XC racing, if you want to head out with the family, these bikes will allow you to do that comfortably as well as if you wanted to cycle to work. These frames are durable, lightweight and yet stiff which is just the concoction you want for Cross country riding.

Componentry

SLX-Cranks

Both models of Terrago are fitted with a short travel, 100mm suspension fork to soak up the harsh impacts of the terrain you are traversing. The Terrago 1 is fitted with a Rockshox Judy air fork meaning that it is highly tunable and lighter compared to the Suntour Raidon fork equipped on the Terrago 2. The Terrago 1 also sees a 1x drivetrain constructed from a Shimano SLX shifter and a Shimano Deore XT rear derailleur which provides for efficient shifting whilst under load.

Advantages of a 29er -

29 inch wheels have been around for quite a few years now and some might argue that they are even more popular than 27.5 inch wheels. For XC racing, 29ers seem to be the trend considering they are faster rolling and more stable whilst flying over rocky terrain. Furthermore, for every turn of the cranks you will do more rotations of the back wheel compared to what you would on a 27.5 inch wheel.

Maxxis-Ikon

Giant have recognised this common cross country trend of using 29ers and have chosen to build their bike from the wheels upwards to create the dream XC Hardtail MTB. Couple this with Maxxis Ikon 29x2.2 tyres and you have the ultimate XC bike set up which combines speed with stability.

A model breakdown

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Giant Terrago 29 2 2021 Hardtail Mountain bike

If you're looking to step your XC riding up to the next level, the lightweight frame and quality componentry of the Giant Terrago 2 will help you on your way to quicker Cross country times.

  • Frame - ALUXX-Grade Aluminum
  • Fork - Suntour Raidon XC RL-R 29", 100mm, remote lockout
  • Drivetrain - Shimano SLX
  • Brakes - Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc
£948.99 - Shop now
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Giant Terrago 29 1 2021 Hardtail Mountain bike

In need of a lightweight and highly specced XC Hardtail Mountain bike equipped with quality componentry? Look no further than the Giant Terrago 1, with 29" wheels carrying the bikes speed over any terrain, all you have to do is pick a route and send it!

  • Frame - ALUXX-Grade Aluminum
  • Fork - RockShox Judy Silver Air, 100mm travel
  • Drivetrain - Shimano SLX/XT
  • Brakes - Shimano MT500 hydraulic disc
£1,148.99 - Shop now
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