The Giant Contend SL 1 is a lightweight aluminum all-rounder that puts a premium on smooth, confident handling. Featuring a Shimano 105 groupset, it is a top performance road bike. 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.
|Sizes||S, M, M/L, L, XL|
|Colors||Gloss Black / Matte Carbon Smoke* / Apple Green|
|Frame||ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum|
|Fork||hybrid composite, OverDrive steerer|
|Seatpost||Giant D-Fuse composite|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|Brake Levers||Shimano 105|
|Cassette||Shimano 105, 11x34|
|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, front and rear specific, 700x28, folding|