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    Expand your idea of road riding and unlock new possibilities with this versatile all-rounder. With its balanced, smooth riding frame and components including powerful disc brakes, Contend AR goes from fast pavement to bumpy backroads with confidence and control.

    Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding capabilities, Contend AR combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tire clearance (up to 38mm) put you in control, even on rough roads. Its D-Fuse composite seatpost dampens road vibrations, giving you a smoother, more enjoyable ride experience and minimising fatigue. This is a true all-rounder for those road riders who have a thirst for adventure.

    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 the Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 38mm for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats.

    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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    Specs
    Sizes XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
    Colors Metallic Navy
    Frame ALUXX-Grade Aluminium, 12mm Thru-axle
    Fork Advanced Grade Composite, Carbon OverDrive Steerer, 12mm thru-axle
    Shock N/A
    Handlebar Giant Contact SL D-Fuse, 31.8mm
    Stem Giant Contact SL D-Fuse, 31.8mm
    Seatpost Giant D-Fuse Composite
    Saddle Giant Approach
    Pedals N/A
    Shifters Shimano 105
    Front Derailleur Shimano 105
    Rear Derailleur Shimano 105
    Brakes Shimano 105 hydraulic dsic, 160mm
    Brake Levers Shimano 105 hydraulic dsic
    Cassette Shimano HG700, 11-34T, 11sp
    Chain KMC X11EL 1
    Crankset Shimano RS510, 34-50T
    Bottom Bracket Shimano sealed
    Rims Giant PR2 disc tubeless
    Hubs Giant alloy disc, 24H
    Spokes Stainless steel, 14-15g
    Tires Giant Gavia Fondo 2 tubeless, 700x32c
    Extras tubeless prepared
    Weight The 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.

    *Specifications are subject to change. Please read our Terms & Conditions

    *Giant & Liv Bicycles are available for purchase online, but due to warranty regulations, must be shipped to qualified Giant dealers, as bicycles must be assembled by a qualified bike mechanic in an approved store - This is an international policy and usually will require an additional fee to build the bike. This will be confirmed by one of our online staff after purchase of the bike.

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