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Contend 2

2021

£679

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Smooth, fast and fun. This versatile aluminium road bike has been revamped to give it a well-rounded performance ride quality. It’s the perfect choice to help you push the pace, ride more miles, and expand your road riding experience.

Designed for aspiring riders aiming to ride a little faster and go a little farther, Contend offers a smooth, efficient ride quality and a quick, agile feel on the road. The innovative D-Fuse seatpost helps reduce road shocks and vibrations, and there’s enough frame and fork clearance to run wider tyres (up to 32mm) to further smooth out the ride. Engineered and built in Giant’s industry-leading aluminium forging facility, it’s a true all-rounder for ambitious road riders.

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 32mm for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats.

Lightweight Efficiency

Mounts for both rack and mudguards ensure that the Contend can deal with any type of riding no matter what the weather.

Specs
SizesXS, S, M, ML, L, XL
ColoursGloss Black, Gloss Racing Red
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminium. Compatible with fenders
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect
StemGiant Sport
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, alloy
SaddleGiant Approach
PedalsN/A
ShiftersShimano Claris
Front DerailleurShimano Claris
Rear DerailleurShimano Claris
BrakesTektro TK-B177
Brake LeversShimano Claris
CassetteCS-HG50-8, 11x34
ChainKMC Z72
CranksetFSA Tempo, 34/50
Bottom Bracketcartridge
RimsGiant S-R3 wheelset
HubsGiant S-R3 wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R3 wheelset
TyresGiant S-R3 AC, 700x28mm
ExtrasN/A
Weight9.8kg

Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy throughout this website. However, Giant reserves the right to change bike specifications, features, prices and colours without prior notice.

Highlights

Designed for aspiring riders aiming to ride a little faster and go a little farther, Contend offers a smooth, efficient ride quality and a quick, agile feel on the road. The innovative D-Fuse seatpost helps reduce road shocks and vibrations, and there’s enough frame and fork clearance to run wider tires (up to 32mm) to further smooth out the ride. Engineered and built in Giant’s industry-leading aluminum forging facility, it’s a true all-rounder for ambitious road riders.

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Geometry

bike diagram
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Seat Tube Length (mm) (inch)43016.946518.350019.753521.155521.958523
Seat Tube Angle (degrees)74.8°74.0°73.5°73.0°73.0°72.5°
Top Tube Length (mm) (inch)51520.353020.954521.55602257522.659523.4
Head Tube Length (mm) (inch)1234.81385.41586.217871987.82188.6
Head Tube Angle (degrees)71.0°71.8°72.5°72.5°72.5°72.5°
Fork Rake (mm) (inch)502502502502502502
Trail (mm) (inch)66.82.661.92.457.12.257.12.257.12.257.12.2
Wheelbase (mm) (inch)98538.898638.899039100239.4101740103140.6
Chain Stay Length (mm) (inch)41216.241216.241216.241216.241216.241216.2
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)753753753702.8702.8702.8
Stack (mm) (inch)52420.654121.356322.257722.759623.561524.2
Reach (mm) (inch)37214.637514.837814.938415.139315.540115.8
Stand Over Height (mm) (inch)72028.374629.477430.580331.682132.384433.2
Handlebar Width (mm) (inch)40015.740015.742016.542016.544017.344017.3
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 Aluminum Technology
Compact Road Design
D-Fuse Technology
OverDrive
Tubeless System

Reviews

Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy throughout this website. However, Giant reserves the right to change bike specifications, features, prices and colours without prior notice.