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Defy 1

Model year 2012

$1,370

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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.

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Features

Key Upgrades (over Defy 2):

  • 10-speed Shimano 105 componentry
  • Giant Connect Composite seatpost
  • Giant P-R3 front- and rear-specific tires
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
  • Color: White/Blue/Black

Technologies

ALUXX

PERFORMANCE GRADE

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ALUXX

PERFORMANCE GRADE

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Specifications

Frame

SizesXS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
ColorsWhite/Blue/Black
FrameALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, Alloy OverDrive Steerer
ShockN / A

Components

HandlebarGiant Connect, 31.8
StemGiant Connect
SeatpostGiant Connect Composite, 30.9
SaddleGiant Performance Road, Men's
PedalsN/A

Drivetrain

ShiftersShimano 105
Front DerailleurShimano 105
Rear DerailleurShimano 105
BrakesTektro TK-R540 Giant Specific, Dual Pivot
Brake LeversShimano 105
CassetteShimano Tiagra 12x28, 10-Speed
ChainShimano Tiagra
CranksetShimano R565, 34/50
Bottom BracketShimano, Press Fit

Wheels

RimsGiant P-R2
HubsGiant Sealed Bearing 24/28h
SpokesDT Swiss Competition, 14/15g
TiresGiant P-R3, Flat Guard, Front and Rear Specific, 700x23

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 TubeReachHead TubeStackChain StayWheel BaseStandover Height
CentimetersDegreesDegreesCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersCentimetersInches
XS/43.0717451.5N/A12.5N/A4298.329
S/46.5727453N/A14.5N/A429929.7
M/50.072.573.554.5N/A16.5N/A4299.530.6
M/L/53.572.57356N/A18.5N/A42100.731.1
L/55.572.57357.5N/A20.5N/A42102.232
XL/58.572.572.559.5N/A22.5N/A42103.732.8

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