Liv Intrigue 1 - Women's - 2015

Liv Intrigue 1 - Women's
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Climb and descend with a whole new level of confidence aboard Liv's Intrigue 1! This all-mountain machine smooths technical terrain with 140mm of Maestro travel and a 120-140mm Fox TALAS CTD fork with plenty of adjustability for all trail conditions. Liv's ALUXX SL aluminum frame is durable, efficient and handles deftly in tricky topography. The geometry is quick, confident, capable and just feels right. Everywhere you ride, speed comes easy with Giant wheels, Schwalbe tubeless-ready tires and a Giant bar, stem, and dropper seatpost that gets you in the perfect position for tackling whatever comes your way. Plus, the Intrigue's 2 x 10-speed SRAM drivetrain keeps pedaling fluid and smooth while Avid's disc brakes deliver pure stopping power.

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 SL aluminum w/Maestro suspension linkage, 140mm travel
Fork Fox 32 TALAS CTD Performance, 15mm thru-axle, OverDrive steerer, 120-140mm travel
Rear Shock Fox Float CTD
Rims/Wheels Giant P-TRX 1, Composite
Hubs Giant TRX
Spokes Sapim Race, 14/15g
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic Evo, 27.5 x 2.25
Crankset SRAM S1000
Chainrings 36/22
Bottom Bracket SRAM Press Fit
Front Derailleur SRAM X9
Rear Derailleur SRAM X0 Type 2
Rear Cogs SRAM PG1050, 10-speed: 11-36
Shifters SRAM X0
Handlebars Giant Contact SL, low rise
Stem Giant Contact SL
Brake Levers Avid Guide R
Brakes Avid Guide R hydraulic disc, 160mm rotors
Saddle Fizik Vesta w/manganese rails
Seatpost Giant Contact SL Switch-R dropper post

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Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Black/Red / X-Small 8717611766936 50032413
Black/Red / Small 8717611766943 50032414
Black/Red / Medium 8717611766950 50032415