Talon 27.5 3

Trek

Marlin 6 29er

Specialized Pitch

650B

Raleigh
Talas 3
Frame 6061 Al 7005 Al 7005 Al 6061 Al
Integrated headset yes yes yes no
Fluid Form Tubing yes no no no
Fork

Suntour XCT

100mm travel

hydralic lockout

RST Gila

100mm travel

mechanical lockout

Suntour XCT

100mm travel

no lockout

Suntour XCT

75mm travel

no lockout

Wheel Size 27.5 29 27.5 27.5
Rear derailleur Acera Tourney Acera Altus
Front derailleur Altus Tourney Altus Tourney
Shifters Altus Altus Tourney Tourney

Cassette rear hub

yes yes

yes

yes
Cassette Shimano 11-34 Shimano 12-32 Sunrace 11-34 Shimano 12-32 7-spf f/w
Crank forged 24/34/42 pressed 24/34/42 pressed 22/32/42 pressed 24/34/42
Pedals steel cage plastic plastic plastic
Brakes Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc Shimano mechanical Tektro Auriga hydraulic
Jagwire cables yes no no no
Seat post 30.9 mm 27.2 mm 30.9 mm 30.9 mm
Our assembly service / Premier wheelwork yes no no no

Kickstand

waterbottle

yes

yes

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Chainguard yes no yes no
Manufacturer Merida Boan
Price $540 $580 $525 $480