Giant 2011 Anthem X 29er 1

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 I have ridden many many full suspension 29ers, including Pivot, Specialized, Santa Cruz and Trek.

This is by far the fastest of all of those bikes. The pedaling platform is years above Specialized. By that I mean it is not necessary to have a shock that locks out. The FSR needs to have a shock that locks out.

This bike can descend much faster than most bikes I have ridden as well.

Using my Strava and riding trails that I have ridden hundreds of times, I set new personal records on my first ride on this bike.

CRAZY FAST, GREAT PEDALING, GREAT DESCENDING
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 Great bike. I used to ride high travel free ride bikes and i don't miss it at all. You can rocket up hills then turn around and fly down them this it a great bike. Really stiff yet lightweight (mine weighed in at 27 pounds when i got it ) great bike for almost anything you want to throw at it. this bike is like none other when you are going down a hill skipping over rocks then you start to go uphill it fells like you didn't loose any speed its great. Only downside it the rims are a little prone to knocking out of true but this is the case with any 29er really.
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Giant 2011 Anthem X 29er 1 (MSRP $3725) — The legendary quickness and agility of Anthem X gets the big-wheel boost. Developed with the help of Giant XC pros and raced to victory at its very first event, the Sea Otter Classic Super D, Anthem X 29er is all systems go. Featuring a lightweight FluidForm ALUXX SL frameset, confident geometry and Maestro Suspension, with the added benefits of 29-inch wheels, the all-new Anthem X 29er is Giant’s most versatile XC bike.

Specifications Compare to other All Mountain/Enduro/XC

Price $3,725
Rear Shock Fox Float RP23 Boostvalve
Fork Fox F29 FIT RLC (Giant LTD Edition) w/ 15QR Thru Axle and Tapered Steerer, 100mm Travel
Cassette Shimano Deore XT 11x36, 10-Speed
Crankarms Shimano Deore XT, 24/32/42
Bottom Bracket Shimano Press Fit
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT Shadow, Top Normal, 10-Speed
Chain Shimano HG-74
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M770
Shifter Pods Shimano Deore XT M770, Rapidfire, 3x10 Speed
Handlebar Giant Contact, Flat 31.8
Stem Giant Contact
Brakes Avid Elixir CR (Giant LTD Edition), [F] 185mm [R] 160mm
Hubs [F] Giant Tracker w/15mm Axle, [R] DT Swiss 350, 32h
Spokes DT Swiss Competition 14/15g, w/ Alloy Nipples
Rim Giant P-XC29 2
Tires Maxxis Crossmark, 120 tpi, 29x2.1 Folding
Seat Fi'zi:k Tundra2 (Giant LTD Edition) w/ Manganese Rails
Seatpost Giant Contact, 30.9

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