Giant Tempt 0 - Women's - 2014

Giant Tempt 0 - Women's
$1,700.00

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With more agility and less weight than a 29er and more traction and efficiency than 26-inch wheels, Giant's Tempt 0 is very enticing. It all starts with Giant's ALUXX aluminum frame that's light and responsive with confidence-inspiring stand-over room. Th

27.5-inch wheels (also known as 650B) offer the best characteristics of 26- and 29-inch wheels for an outstanding ride.

27.5-Inch (650B) wheel/tire performance.

Efficiency: Increasing the wheel diameter decreases the angle of attack (the angle at which round objects meet square objects). The lower the angle, the easier it is to roll over obstacles and maintain momentum.

Traction: With a larger diameter, the tire's contact patch increases, putting more rubber on the trail. A 27.5-inch (650B) has nearly the same contact patch as a 29er for superb acceleration, braking and cornering.

Weight: The weight of a 27.5 wheel, tire and tube is only 5% more than an identically built 26-inch wheel. Compare this to a 12% increase with a 29-inch wheel. Lighter wheels mean a lighter bike, and better climbing and acceleration.

Specs

Frame Giant ALUXX aluminum
Fork Fox 32 Float CTD Evolution, 100mm-travel
Rims/Wheels Giant S-XC2, aluminum
Hubs Giant Sport Tracker
Spokes 14-gauge stainless-steel
Tires Schwalbe Rapid Rob, 27.5 x 2.25
Crankset Shimano
Chainrings 42/32/22
Front Derailleur Shimano SLX
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Cogs Shimano, 10-speed: 11-36
Shifters Shimano SLX
Handlebars Giant Connect XC, low-rise
Stem Giant Connect
Brake Levers Shimano M505
Brakes Shimano M446 disc, 6-inch rotors
Pedals Aluminum platform w/strap
Saddle Liv/giant Contact
Seatpost Giant Connect

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
X-Small 08717611685183 40042023
Small 08717611685190 40042024
Medium 08717611685206 40042025

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