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Contend 1

2021

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Smooth, fast and fun. This versatile aluminum 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 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.

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 tires up to 32c for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats.

Total control

Seamless disc brake integration produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and rough roads.

Specs
SizesXS, S, M, ML, L, XL
ColorsMetallic Navy, White
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect
StemGiant Sport
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, alloy
SaddleGiant Approach
PedalsN/A
ShiftersShimano Sora
Front DerailleurShimano Sora
Rear DerailleurShimano Sora
BrakesTektro TK-B177
Brake LeversShimano Sora
CassetteShimano CS-HG400, 11x34
ChainKMC X9
CranksetShimano Sora, 34/50
Bottom Bracketcartridge
RimsGiant S-R3 wheelset
HubsGiant S-R3 wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R3 wheelset
TiresGiant S-R3 AC, 700x25c (28mm), folding
Extrastubeless prepared
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.

The specifications, colors, and availability of the products can be subjects to alter without prior notification. For availability and prices, please contact the retailers in your city / country.

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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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)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

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The specifications, colors, and availability of the products can be subjects to alter without prior notification. For availability and prices, please contact the retailers in your city / country.