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Contend SL 2

2020

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This updated 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.

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.

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.

Specs
SizesXS, S, M, ML, L, XL
ColorsMetallic Black / Vibrant Blue, Pure Red / Black
FrameALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, full-composite, OverDrive steerer
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect
StemGiant Sport
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, composite
SaddleGiant Contact (forward)
PedalsPedal with toe clips/straps
ShiftersShimano Tiagra
Front DerailleurShimano Tiagra
Rear DerailleurShimano Tiagra GS
BrakesTektro TK-B177
Brake LeversShimano Tiagra
CassetteShimano Tiagra, 11x34
ChainKMC X10-1
CranksetShimano Tiagra, 34/50
Bottom BracketShimano, press fit
RimsGiant S-R2 wheelset
HubsGiant S-R2 wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R2 wheelset
TiresGiant Gavia Fondo 2, tubeless, 700x28
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

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.

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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)41016.144517.548018.951520.353521.156522.2
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)68.22.763.32.558.42.358.42.358.42.358.42.3
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)1656.51706.7172.56.8172.56.81756.91756.9
Wheel Size 700C700C700C700C700C700C

Technologies & Features

ALUXX SL Aluminum Technology
Compact Road Design
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.