Giant Anthem SX 27.5"

For the uninitiated, getting started in the world of off-road riding can be an intimidating endeavor. Even seasoned roadies and triathletes are often perplexed by the myriad of terms and offerings available. Today’s modern mountain bikes have become so incredibly intricate, so technologically advanced, that they seem to have left other cycling categories behind.

We’ll be the first to admit that it can be overwhelming at first glance. And each bike companies marketing department is in a mad rush to coin new terms, while demonizing old ones. It’s as if they’re intentionally trying to confuse you.

That’s not happening with the Anthem line. It’s been around long enough to know itself. It’s comfortable in it’s own skin. Anthem bikes aren’t redefining what makes a great cross country bike, because they defined that in the first place.


With clever suspension and a race proven geometry, the Anthem SX is a cross country do it all. The 27.5” wheels make the bike feel nimble, and the Maestro Suspension does an admirable job of smoothing out the rocky trails so prevalent here in Texas. At the same time, the active suspension keeps your tires in contact with the ground for better traction, handling and control.

It really is amazing that Giant has created a full suspension bike that feels so utterly complete. The bike is essentially two separate pieces, yet somehow the linkages, suspension and frame have been engineered to work as one seamless unit.

The Anthem SX is one of those bikes that no real rider dislikes. It’s widely recognized as one of the best cross country bikes available, and its reputation has been built through real world use by some of the best athletes in the world. With years of feedback and rapid advances in cycling technology, the Anthem just keeps getting better. And this, the 2016 SX 27.5” is no exception.

Come into any of our seven locations to check out the Anthem SX. Our staff can size you, set you up on the bike and walk you through its long list of technologies.

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The Giant Anthem SX 27.5"

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