Developing the XtC Advanced SL 29er

Liam Killeen gives his take on Giant's latest carbon XC racer

By Vernon Felton

After a week dedicated to all things big and gnarly at Crankworx, it’s time to add some balance to the big picture. To that end, Liam Killeen gives his take on Giant’s latest flyweight carbon 29er hardtail. It’s 300 grams lighter than its predecessor and if you’re all about pedaling fast laps at 90 percent of your VO2 Max, this is your kind of sick pony.