This rim brake-equipped, lightweight all-rounder puts a premium on versatility and confident handling. Its aluminum frame and components produce a balanced feel of smooth compliance and a responsive ride quality.

Key Performance Factors

Balanced road geometry

Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile road handling.

Smooth ride quality

Innovative D-Fuse composite seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations, and a Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 28c for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats.

Lightweight efficiency

ALUXX SL aluminum frame delivers efficient climbing and snappy acceleration.

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Made with an updated lightweight ALUXX SL aluminum frame, Contend SL features balanced geometry that gives it versatile all-rounder capabilities. The rear triangle is designed for quick acceleration, while the front end puts the rider in a confident position for comfort and control. Its unique technologies, including a D-Fuse composite seatpost and increased tire clearance (up to 28c) along with a tubeless WheelSystem, give it a smooth ride that’s perfectly capable on all types of road terrain. From the hills to flats, smooth roads or rough, Contend SL does it all.

2020 Contend SL with interactive tooltips

Techs & Features

ALUXX SL Aluminum Technology
Compact Road Design
Tubeless System

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