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    Talon 27.5

    I think I've made my decision. Thinking of going with the Giant Talon 27.5 4 or 5 in a medium. I'm sort of in between a small and medium and my road bike(specialized sectuer) is a medium. I'm going to stop by my LBS Friday after work and order one.

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    Nice! That ride looks like a great value. You are going to have to change your username on mtbr

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    Cool, let us know how it goes.

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    I'm a big fan of the new Talons. Just built some up for stock at the shop I work at and I'm very impressed with the handling and overall characteristics of the bike. Seems to carve turns with confidence, it's very stable and it seems to accelerate quickly. I don't have any trail time, but I want to try one on some local trails. The pricepoint is right for the components on each model, too. Let us know how you like yours!

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    Thanks everyone. I just need to figure out which size - small or medium. I was originally thinking about Giant Revel, but then saw the Talon 27.5. I'm going to get the black/green one.

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    I am also looking at a 27.5 5 in black/green. I am new to the scene and it seems like a solid value.

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    Did you get your Talon?

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    It's an awesome bike. I originally was going for the 27.5 5 model , but since my bike shop had the 27.5 4 on sale it was only $120 more and comes with better components and brakes. Had it for a few days, took it riding 3 times already, went on a local trail today. Have about 75 miles on it so far and i like it a lot!

    Very nice bikes !

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayflo88 View Post
    It's an awesome bike. I originally was going for the 27.5 5 model , but since my bike shop had the 27.5 4 on sale it was only $120 more and comes with better components and brakes. Had it for a few days, took it riding 3 times already, went on a local trail today. Have about 75 miles on it so far and i like it a lot!

    Very nice bikes !
    That's good news. I purchased a Talon 27.5-4 beginning of Jan.2014. The bike handles great; over jumps, rocks, roots, maneuverability around corners is great too.
    The bike is sharp looking too. What's good about this bike too is you can upgrade parts if you wish; especially the forks (even though the forks on it are ok).

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