2020 Contend SL 1

1,149.00

THIS UPDATED LIGHTWEIGHT ALL-ROUNDER PUTS A PREMIUM ON VERSATILITY AND CONFIDENT HANDLING. ITS ALUMINIUM FRAME AND COMPONENTS PRODUCE A BALANCED FEEL OF SMOOTH COMPLIANCE AND A RESPONSIVE RIDE QUALITY.

Made with an updated lightweight ALUXX SL aluminium 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. Its distinctive technologies, including a D-Fuse carbon composite seat post and increased tyre clearance, 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 carbon composite seat post design reduces road vibrations which, combined with a Giant wheel set that can take up to 28c tyres, ensures a smooth ride.

LIGHTWEIGHT EFFICIENCY

ALUXX SL aluminium frame delivers efficient climbing and snappy acceleration.

 

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Description

SPECS
FRAME
SIZES S, M, ML, L, XL
COLOURS Matte Gunmetal Black / Gloss Black
FRAME ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum
FORK Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer
SHOCK N/A
COMPONENTS
HANDLEBAR Giant Connect
STEM Giant Sport
SEATPOST Giant D-Fuse, composite
SADDLE Giant Contact (forward)
PEDALS Pedal with toe clips/straps
DRIVETRAIN
SHIFTERS Shimano 105
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105 SS
BRAKES Tektro TK-B178 w/ better finish/cartridge shoes
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano 105
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 11×30
CHAIN KMC X11EL-1
CRANKSET Shimano FC-RS510, 36/52
WHEELS
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano, press fit
RIMS Giant P-R2 wheelset
HUBS Giant P-R2 wheelset
SPOKES Giant P-R2 wheelset
TIRES Giant P-R3 AC, 700×28, folding
FEATURES
Frame: ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum
Fork: Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer
Shifters: Shimano 105
Crankset: Shimano FC-RS510, 36/52
Colours: Matte Gunmetal Black / Gloss Black