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 carbon composite seat post design reduces road vibrations which, combined with a Giant wheel set that can take up to 28c tyres, ensures a smooth ride.

Lightweight efficiency

ALUXX SL aluminium frame delivers efficient climbing and snappy acceleration.



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

Technologies & Features

ALUXX SL Aluminum Technology
Compact Road Design
Tubeless System