The Giant Contend AR 2 is an all-rounder road bike that will accompany you into unknown corners of your map and up summits you can only see in the distance.

 

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Giant Contend AR 2 Mens Road Bike 2020 in Blue

£1,099.00

Giant Contend AR 2 Mens Road Bike 2020 in Blue

Season : 2020

Brand : Giant

Code : 2010302BLU

Weight : 20KG

The Giant Contend AR 2 is an all-road aluminium bike for riders who have a thirst for adventure.

Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding abilities, Contend AR combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tyre clearance (up to 38c) put you in control, even on rough roads.

Its D-Fuse carbon composite seatpost dampens road vibrations, giving you a smoother, more enjoyable ride experience and minimising fatigue. The Advanced-Grade composite fork with OverDrive steerer provides optimal steering stiffness and smoothness. The frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration.

The Giant Contend AR 2 is a true all-rounder that can command gravel roads, smooth tarmac, and your daily commute.

 

Key Features & Benefiits

  • Shimano Tiagra 2 x 10 drivetrain, offers assured and accurate shifting.
  • D-Fuse seatpost design, reduces road shocks and vibrations.
  • Giant Conduct hydraulic disc brakes, produce reliable braking in all conditions.

 

Full Specification

  • Frame:  ALUXX-Grade Aluminium, disc
  • Fork:  Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
  • Number of Gears:  2x10
  • Gear Shifters:  Shimano Tiagra
  • Chainset:  Shimano Tiagra, 34/50
  • Rear Cassette:  Shimano Tiagra, 11x34
  • Chain:  KMC X10-1
  • Front Derailleur:  Shimano Tiagra
  • Rear Derailleur:  Shimano Tiagra GS
  • Bottom Bracket:  cartridge
  • Pedals:  Pedal with toe clips/straps
  • Rims:  Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
  • Front Hub:  Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
  • Rear Hub:  Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
  • Front Tyre:  Giant Gavia Fondo 2, 700x32, tubeless
  • Rear Tyre:  Giant Gavia Fondo 2, 700x32, tubeless
  • Brakes:  Giant Conduct Disc
  • Handlebars:  Giant Connect
  • Stem:  Giant Contact
  • Saddle:  Giant Contact (forward)
  • Seatpost:  Giant D-Fuse, composite
  • Accessories:  N/A
  • Weight:  10kg (Size M)

Road Bike Sizing Guide

Road bikes as the name implies are for road use. There are a growing number of “gravel” or “adventure” bikes which are based on road bicycles, but feature wider and more versatile tyres and disc brakes, so you can also do light trail riding such as towpaths. They are also more pothole resistant!

Sizing is normally in cm, and is a measurement from the centre of the chain-wheel axle (The BB or bottom bracket) and the top of the frame seat tube. Some are measured to the centre of the seat tube where it meets the top tube (otherwise known as the crossbar).

That measurement is on road bikes normally in CM – and no-one really knows why! Some road bikes will use “T-Shirt Sizing” so S, M, L, XL etc. but there will be a geometry chart that then shows the measurement in CM.
  

What is your height? Your suggested bicycle size
Feet/Inches Centimetres Suggested Size
4'10" - 5'0" 148cm - 152cm XX-Small (47-48cm)
5'0" - 5'3" 152cm - 160cm X-Small (49-50cm)
5'3" - 5'6" 160cm - 168cm Small (51-53cm)
5'6" - 5'9" 168cm - 175cm Medium (54-55cm)
5'9" - 6'0" 175cm - 183cm Large (56-58cm)
6'0" - 6'3" 183cm - 191cm X-Large (58-60cm)
6'3" - 6'6" 191cm - 198cm XX-Large (61-63cm)


If you need any more advice on bike sizing for road bikes please contact us and we can help you make the right choice.

Technical Information
Technical Information
  • COMPONENTS
    • Handlebar
      Giant D-Fuse SL
    • Pedals
      Pedal with toe clips/straps
    • Saddle
      Giant Contact (forward)
    • Seatpost
      Giant D-Fuse, composite
    • Stem
      Giant Contact
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Brake Levers
      Shimano 105
    • Brakes
      Shimano 105 hydraulic
    • Cassette
      Shimano 105, 11x34
    • Chain
      KMC X11EL-1
    • Crankset
      Shimano FC-RS510, 34/50
    • Front Derailleur
      Shimano 105
    • Rear Derailleur
      Shimano 105 GS
    • Shifters
      Shimano 105
  • FRAME
    • Colours
      Matte Gunmetal Black / Gloss Black Decal
    • Fork
      Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
    • Frame
      ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
    • Shock
      N/A
    • Sizes
      S, M, ML, L, XL
  • WHEELS
    • Bottom Bracket
      cartridge
    • Hubs
      Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset
    • Rims
      Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset
    • Spokes
      Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset
    • Tyres
      Giant Gavia Fondo 2, 700X32 tubeless
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