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Contend AR 3

2021

$1,599

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Expand your idea of road riding and unlock new possibilities with this versatile all-rounder. With its balanced, smooth riding frame and components including powerful disc brakes, Contend AR goes from fast pavement to bumpy backroads with confidence and control.

Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding capabilities, Contend AR combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tyre clearance (up to 38mm) 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 minimising 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 tyres up to 38mm for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats.

Total control

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.

Specs
SizesXS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
ColoursMetallic Black
FrameALUXX grade aluminium, 12mm thru-axle
ForkAdvanced Grade Composite, Carbon OverDrive Steerer, 12mm thru-axle
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect, 31.8mm
StemGiant Alloy, 6 degree
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, alloy
SaddleGiant Approach
PedalsN/A
ShiftersShimano Sora, 18sp
Front DerailleurShimano Sora
Rear DerailleurShimano Sora
BrakesTektro Mechanical Disc, 160mm
Brake LeversShimano Sora
CassetteShimano HG400, 11-34T, 9sp
ChainKMC X9
CranksetShimano Sora, 34-50T
Bottom BracketShimano sealed
RimsGiant SR2 disc tubeless
HubsGiant alloy disc, 24H
SpokesStainless steel, 14g
TiresGiant S-R3 AC, 700x32c
ExtrasN/A
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 our bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice. *Recommended Retail Prices are subject to change without notice and may vary from store to store depending on freighting and assembly costs.

Highlights

Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding capabilities, Contend AR combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tyre clearance (up to 38mm) 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 minimising fatigue. This is a true all-rounder for those road riders who have a thirst for adventure.

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Sizing Guide and Geometry

Sizing to be used as a reference only. Please check with a local authorized Liv or Giant dealer to determine the correct size.
Available sizes may vary from country to country.

  • XS
      157 cm5’2”  to 169 cm5’7”
  • S
      165 cm5’5”  to 175 cm5’9”
  • M
      171 cm5’7”  to 181 cm5’11”
  • ML
      177 cm5’10”  to 187 cm6’2”
  • L
      183 cm6’0”  to 193 cm6’4”
  • XL
      189 cm6’2”  to 199 cm6’6”
bike diagram
  XSSMMLLXL
Seat Tube Length (mm) (inch)43016.946518.350019.753521.155521.958523
Seat Tube Angle (degrees)75.0°74.0°73.5°73.0°73.0°73.0°
Top Tube Length (mm) (inch)51520.353521.155021.756522.258022.859523.4
Head Tube Length (mm) (inch)1154.51355.31505.91706.71907.52158.5
Head Tube Angle (degrees)71.5°71.8°72.0°72.5°72.5°72.5°
Fork Rake (mm) (inch)532.1532.1532.1532.1532.1532.1
Trail (mm) (inch)62.92.461.32.459.62.356.42.256.42.256.42.2
Wheelbase (mm) (inch)99439.1100339.5101139.8101540103140.6104641.2
Chain Stay Length (mm) (inch)42216.642216.642216.642216.642216.642216.6
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)803.1803.1803.1803.1803.1803.1
Stack (mm) (inch)53921.25592257422.659523.461424.263825.1
Reach (mm) (inch)37114.637514.83801538315.139215.440015.7
Stand Over Height (mm) (inch)72728.675929.978330.881031.982932.685633.7
Stem Length (mm) (inch)803.1903.51003.91003.91104.31104.3
Crank Length (mm) (inch)1706.71706.7172.56.8172.56.81756.91756.9
Wheel Size 700C700C700C700C700C700C

Technologies & Features

ALUXX Aluminium Technology
Compact Road Design
D-Fuse Technology
OverDrive
Tubeless System

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All specifications listed are subject to change without notice. *Recommended Retail Prices are subject to change without notice and may vary from store to store depending on freighting and assembly costs.