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Giant XTC Advanced 29 1

Giant XTC Advanced 29 1
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For pure XC speed, this composite hardtail 29er delivers a responsive ride quality and maximum efficiency on fast, flowy singletrack. It’s a great choice for your weekly race series, an off-road marathon, or burning up your local XC trails.

With its large-diameter 29-inch wheels and lightweight Advanced-grade composite frame, this smooth-riding hardtail eats up XC terrain. The frameset is engineered for a 100mm fork, and it's handcrafted with a specific composite layup schedule that varies according to frame size to create the optimal stiffness-to-weight ratio with just the right amount of vertical compliance. The result is a bike that scoots up steep climbs and gives you added confidence and control on fast, flowy singletrack. It features wider Boost hub spacing, which improves wheel stiffness and adds clearance to run larger tires, plus a host of other features that let you dial in its performance for nearly any type of terrain.

Lightweight and responsive:
A hand-crafted Advanced-grade composite frameset offers XC racers and riders a competitive advantage for climbing, accelerating, and sprinting.

XC efficiency:
The frame is engineered with a high stiffness-to-weight-ratio, which translates to efficient pedaling power and precise handling on the trail.

Custom compliance:
Each frame is custom-tuned based on its size. Individual composite lay-up schedules are created to optimize vertical compliance to produce a smoother ride quality on XC terrain.


Frame Advanced-Grade Composite
Fork Fox 32 Float SC Performance, 100mm, GRIP damper, two-position remote, Boost 15x110 Kabolt, 44mm offset
Rims/Wheels Giant XCR-2 29 Carbon WheelSystem, 25mm inner
Hubs Giant XCR-2 29 WheelSystem, Boost
Spokes Giant XCR-2 29 WheelSystem, DBL technology
Tires Maxxis Recon Race, tubeless, 29x2.25, foldable, TLR, EXO
Crankset Shimano Deore XT
Chainrings 32T
Bottom Bracket Shimano, press fit
Chain KMC X-12
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT, Shadow+
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano SLX, 12-speed, 10x51
Shifters Shimano Deore XT
Handlebars Giant Contact SL XC Flat, 31.8
Stem Giant Contact
Brake Levers Shimano Deore XT
Brakes Shimano Deore XT hydraulic (F:180mm, R:160mm)
Pedals Sold separately
Saddle Giant Contact SL (neutral), composite base, SST rails, UniClip accessory mount
Seat Post Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

* Subject to change without notice.