Contend AR 3

2021 2110037114

£999

Giant

Giant

Giant

Expand your idea of road riding and unlock new possibilities with this versatile all-rounder. With its balanced, smooth riding frame and components, powerful disc brakes and high-volume tubeless tyres, 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 tyre 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

Integrated aerodynamics

AeroSystem Shaping, a result of extensive CFD analysis and dynamic wind-tunnel testing, creates the best aerodynamic performance at every yaw angle. A truncated-ellipse airfoil shape delivers the best overall aero performance.

TOTAL CONTROL

Integrated rim-brake technology delivers outstanding braking power in most conditions. The integrated Giant WheelSystem further improves control with a 65mm deep rear rim and a shallower 42mm front rim for added control in crosswinds.

UNRIVALLED EFFICIENCY

The frameset, including the integrated stem and handlebar, features best-in-class weight and stiffness. Increased frame stiffness allows the rider to reach and maintain higher speeds with less effort.

Bike Tech Specs
Sizes
S, M, ML, L, XL
Colours
Metallic Black/Rainbow White, Garnet
Frame
ALUXX-Grade Aluminium, disc. Compatible with fenders
Fork
Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Shock
N/A
Handlebar
Giant Connect
Stem
Giant Sport
Seatpost
Giant D-Fuse, alloy
Saddle
Giant Approach
Pedals
N/A
Shifters
Shimano Sora
Front Derailleur
Shimano Sora
Rear Derailleur
Shimano Sora
Brakes
Tektro MD-C550
Brake
Shimano Sora
Cassette
Shimano CS-HG50, 11x34
Chain
KMC X9
Crankset
Shimano Sora, 34/50
Bottom
cartridge
Rims
Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Hubs
Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Spokes
Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Tyres
Giant S-R3 AC, 700x32c (max tyre width possible: 40mm)
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.

Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy throughout this website. However, Giant reserves the right to change bike specifications, features, prices and colours without prior notice.

Geometry
XS
S
M
ML
L
Seat Tube Length
n/a
465
500
535
555
Seat Tube Angle
n/a
74
73.5
73
73
Top Tube Length
n/a
535
550
565
580
Head Tube Length
n/a
135
150
170
190
Head Tube Angle
n/a
71.8
72
72.5
72.5
Fork Rake
n/a
53
53
53
53
Trail
n/a
61.3
59.6
56.4
56.4
Wheelbase
n/a
1003
1011
1015
1031
Chain Stay Length
n/a
422
422
422
422
Bottom Bracket Drop
n/a
80
80
80
80
Stack
n/a
559
574
595
614
Reach
n/a
375
380
383
392
Stand Over Height
n/a
759
783
810
829
Handlebar Width
n/a
400
420
420
440
Stem Length
n/a
90
100
100
110
Crank Length
n/a
170
173
173
175
Wheel Size
n/a
175
181
187
193
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