United States
 

Defy 5

Model year 2012

$700

Find store

Find store

Overview

HIGH-PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING BLENDED WITH ENDURANCE DESIGN. MAKE EVERY CLIMB A LITTLE EASIER, EVERY SPRINT A LITTLE FASTER.

Aluminum engineering at its very best. Light, lively and perfectly tuned for the way you ride, the all-new Defy redefines the performance possibilities of an entry-level road bike. Made with the ALUXX SL aluminum frame and featuring components made to optimize its performance, it climbs, corners and sprints like bikes costing thousands more.

Related Models

See matching Women's model

 

Features

  • 8-speed Shimano shifting
  • Giant Sport alloy stem, handlebar and seatpost
  • Giant S-R2 rims and Giant hubs with stainless spokes
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
  • Color: Black/White/Blue

Technologies

ALUXX

PERFORMANCE GRADE

Read more

ALUXX

PERFORMANCE GRADE

Read more

Specifications

Frame

SizesXS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
ColorsBlack/White/Blue
FrameALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum
ForkAluminum, Alloy OverDrive Steerer
ShockN / A

Components

HandlebarGiant Sport, 26.0
StemGiant Sport
SeatpostGiant Sport, 30.9
SaddleGiant Performance Road, Men's
PedalsCaged w/ Clips

Drivetrain

ShiftersShimano 2300
Front DerailleurShimano 2300
Rear DerailleurShimano 2300
BrakesTektro TK-R340 Giant Specific, Dual Pivot
Brake LeversShimano 2300
CassetteSRAM PG 850 12x26, 8-Speed
ChainKMC Z7
CranksetFSA Tempo, 30/42/52
Bottom BracketExternal Sealed Cartridge

Wheels

RimsGiant S-R2
HubsGiant 32h
SpokesStainless Steel, 14g
TiresKenda Kriterium, 700x25

Other

WeightThe most accurate way to determine any bike’s weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Many brands strive to list the lowest possible weight, but in reality weight can vary based on size, finish, hardware and accessories. All Giant bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.

Geometry

SizeHead AngleSeat AngleTop TubeHead TubeChain StayWheel BaseStandover Height
CentimetersDegreesDegreesCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersInches
XS/43.0717451.512.54298.329
S/46.572745314.5429929.7
M/50.072.573.554.516.54299.530.6
M/L/53.572.5735618.542100.731.1
L/55.572.57357.520.542102.232
XL/58.572.572.559.522.542103.732.8

All specifications and prices listed are subject to change without notice.