If XC is your game, and speed is your obsession, then the 2014 Giant Women's Obsess Advanced 27.5 2 hard tail mountain bike is your path to the podium. This elite-level XC race bike is the world’s first women’s-specific carbon fibre hardtail with the optimal new 27.5-inch wheel size. The frame is handcrafted with Advanced-grade composite frame material, and purposefully engineered to maximize the advantages of 27.5-light, agile and maneuverable, yet still super stable on technical trails. Its technologies include the OverDrive 2 steerer tube and 15mm front thru-axle for pinpoint steering precision. It has a PowerCore bottom bracket for better pedaling efficiency, plus clean internal cable routing and an integrated seat clamp, give you an edge on the competition and terrain.