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.
ALUXX SL aluminium frame delivers efficient climbing and snappy acceleration.
|Sizes||S, M, ML, L, XL|
|Colours||Matte Gunmetal Black / Gloss Black Decal|
|Frame||ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum|
|Fork||Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer|
|Seatpost||Giant D-Fuse, composite|
|Saddle||Giant Contact (forward)|
|Pedals||Pedal with toe clips/straps|
|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, 11x30|
|Crankset||Shimano FC-RS510, 36/52|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano, press fit|
|Rims||Giant P-R2 wheelset|
|Hubs||Giant P-R2 wheelset|
|Spokes||Giant P-R2 wheelset|
|Tyres||Giant P-R3 AC, 700x28, folding|
|Weight||9.06kg (Size M)|