Contend SL 2

2019

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This lightweight aluminum all-rounder puts a premium on smooth, confident handling. Its versatile frame geometry is designed to blend endurance positioning with quick and agile cornering and climbing.

Made with lightweight ALUXX SL aluminum technology, the Contend SL frameset features balanced geometry that gives it an agile yet confident ride. The rear end of the bike is designed for quick acceleration, while the front puts the rider in a confident position for comfort and control. Technologies including the D-Fuse composite seatpost, which adds road-smoothing compliance to reduce fatigue and improve rider comfort. And added frame clearance allows you to run wider tires up to 28c.

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 composite seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations for a smooth ride quality that improves comfort and minimizes fatigue.

Total control

Seamless disc brake integration including flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and rough roads.

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SizesXS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
ColorsGun Metal Black / Pure Red, Lemon Yellow / Black
FrameALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum
Forkhybrid composite, OverDrive steerer
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect
StemSport
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse composite
SaddleContact (forward)
PedalsN/A
ShiftersShimano Tiagra
Front DerailleurShimano Tiagra
Rear DerailleurShimano Tiagra
BrakesTektro TK-B177
Brake LeversShimano Tiagra
CassetteShimano Tiagra, 11x34
ChainKMC X10-1
CranksetTiagra, 34/50
Bottom BracketShimano Press Fit
RimsGiant S-R2 wheelset
HubsGiant S-R2 wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R2 wheelset
TiresGiant Gavia AC 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.

Performance for All

Made with lightweight ALUXX SL aluminum technology, the Contend SL frameset features balanced geometry that gives it an agile yet confident ride. The rear end of the bike is designed for quick acceleration, while the front puts the rider in a confident position for comfort and control. Technologies including the D-Fuse composite seatpost, which adds road-smoothing compliance to reduce fatigue and improve rider comfort. And added frame clearance allows you to run wider tires up to 28c.  

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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
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Seat Tube Length (mm) (inch)41016.144517.548018.951520.353521.156522.2
Seat Tube Angle (degrees)74.5°74.0°73.5°73.0°73.0°72.5°
Top Tube Length (mm) (inch)51020.153020.954521.55602257522.659523.4
Head Tube Length (mm) (inch)1254.91455.71656.51907.52108.32309.1
Head Tube Angle (degrees)71.0°72.0°72.5°72.5°72.5°72.5°
Fork Rake (mm) (inch)451.8451.8451.8451.8451.8451.8
Trail (mm) (inch)702.8642.5602.4602.4602.4602.4
Wheelbase (mm) (inch)97338.397938.598538.899739.3101239.8102740.4
Chain Stay Length (mm) (inch)41016.141016.141016.141016.141016.141016.1
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)702.8702.8702.8652.6652.6652.6
Stack (mm) (inch)52320.654621.556722.358623.160523.862424.6
Reach (mm) (inch)36514.437314.737714.83811539015.439815.7
Stand Over Height (mm) (inch)6872771728.274529.377930.779731.482232.4
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

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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.