Giant's XTC Advanced 29er 1 practically begs you to go faster while pinning the turns and crushing the ascents. This full-composite missile rocks a tapered OverDrive head tube and a huge bottom bracket to deliver laser-sharp handling and explosive acceleration. This hardtail is all about speed with control thanks to a 100mm Fox Float Evolution CTD fork and super-light Giant 29er wheels with tubeless-ready tires. Your power is delivered by a 2x10-speed Shimano XT drivetrain, and braking is aptly handled by XT hydraulic disc brakes. With that setup, crisp shifting, smooth power transfer and powerful braking is assured. Since this is a bike bred for XC racing, you've got a light handlebar and composite seat post, and a stiff aluminum stem. Light, fast, and capable: they don't call it Advanced for nothing.