Explore an unknown corner of your map. Climb that summit you see in the distance. With disc brakes and smooth-riding, high-volume tubeless tires, this new road machine encourages you to elevate your road riding adventures.
Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding abilities, Contend AR combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tire clearance (up to 38c) put you in control, even on rough roads. Its D-Fuse composite seatpost dampens road vibrations, giving you a smoother, more enjoyable ride experience and minimizing fatigue. This is a true all-rounder for those road riders who have a thirst for adventure.
KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS
Balanced road geometry
Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration.
Smooth ride quality
Innovative D-Fuse seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations, and a Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 38c for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats.
Seamless disc brake integration including flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and rough roads.
|Frame||ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc|
|Fork||Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc|
|Rims/Wheels||Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset|
|Hubs||Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset|
|Spokes||Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset|
|Tires||Giant Gavia Fondo 2, 700X32 tubeless|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105 GS|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano 105, 11x34|
|Handlebars||Giant D-Fuse SL|
|Brake Levers||Shimano 105|
|Brakes||Shimano 105 hydraulic|
|Pedals||Pedal with toe clips/straps|
|Saddle||Giant Contact (forward)|
|Seat Post||Giant D-Fuse, composite|
* Subject to change without notice.