Giant Trance 29 2 Review

Giant Trance 29 2 review

Smooth short-travel suspension and light weight make the 29er Giant Trance a fun playbike, but frame and wheel flex can get you into trouble on more challenging trails. Best mountain bike: how to choose the right one for you Best mountain bike pedals — 13 of our favourites Giant Trance 29 2 frame While the 650b Trance has 140mm of rear travel, the new 29er gets just 115mm. Giant’s twin-link ‘Maestro’ system keeps the shock low in the frame and a trunnion mount gives maximum smoothness. Chain guide tabs on the press-fit bottom bracket, plus a 66.5-degree head angle and 460mm reach (large), show the bike is aimed at more radical riders than its travel might suggest. Giant Trance 29 2 kit The hard-riding vibe is backed up by a Truvativ Descendant crankset powering the NX Eagle gears, a 780mm bar in a 50mm stem and 180mm brake rotors. Maxxis’s ...

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