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Contend 1

2020

RRP 13 950.00

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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 and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their experience on the road, Contend offers responsive acceleration and a confident rider position. 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 32c) 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 absorbs road shocks and vibrations for a smooth ride quality that improves comfort and minimizes fatigue.

Lightweight Efficiency

ALUXX aluminum frame delivers efficient climbing and snappy acceleration.

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SizesXS, S, M, ML, L, XL
ColorsGunmetal Black / Metallic Orange, Yellow / Metallic Black
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect
StemGiant Sport
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, alloy
SaddleGiant Contact (forward)
PedalsPedal with toe clips/straps
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 P-R3 AC, 700x28, folding
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.

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.

Highlights

Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their experience on the road, Contend offers responsive acceleration and a confident rider position. The innovative D-Fuse seatpost helps reduce road shocks and vibrations, and there’s enough frame and fork clearance to run wide tires (up to 28c) 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
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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)1656,51706,7172,56,8172,56,81756,91756,9
Wheel Size 700C700C700C700C700C700C

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All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.