2016 Giant Anthem 27.5 SX2


What do you get when you combine the XC speed of the Anthem platform with the added handling and stability of 27.5-inch wheels and longer travel front suspension? You get the Anthem 27.5 SX. Featuring a lightweight ALUXX SL full suspension alloy frame with 120mm of travel up front and 100mm of Maestro Suspension in the rear, it’s a great choice for technical XC racecourses or remote singletrack adventures. The frame also features Giant’s proven 27.5 geometry for razor sharp handling, plus a PowerCore bottom bracket for maximum pedalling stiffness and power transfer.

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Full Specs


Sizes M
Colours Black / Green / Blue
Frame ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 100mm travel Maestro Suspension
Fork FOX 32 Float Performance Elite, 120mm travel, FIT4 Damper, QR15, Tapered
Shock Fox Float Performance Elite


Handlebar Giant Contact Trail, 19mm rise, 730mm
Stem Giant Contact
Seatpost Giant Contact SL Switch R dropper, 30.9mm
Saddle Giant Contact Forward
Pedals N/A


Shifters Shimano SLX 20 speed
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow+
Brakes Shimano SLX [F] 180mm [R] 160mm
Brake Levers Shimano SLX
Cassette Shimano HG81 11×36
Chain KMC X10
Crankset Shimano SLX 24/38
Bottom Bracket Shimano PressFit


Rims Giant P-XC 2 27.5″ Wheelset
Hubs Giant Tracker, sealed cartridge bearings [F] QR15 [R] 135mm RWS QR
Spokes Sapim Race
Tyres [F] Schwalbe Nobby Nic, 27.5×2.25″ EVO TL Snakeskin Pacestar [R] Racing Ralph, 27.5×2.25″ EVO TL Snakeskin Pacestar

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