2020 Giant Contend AR 2

Mid-range component level aluminum frame endurance bike

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2020 Giant Contend AR 2
  • MSRP $1,300
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 700c
  • Drivetrain 2 × 10
  • Groupset Tiagra
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc

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2 × 10 — 20 speed

2020 Giant Contend AR 2
36 mph
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39 mph

The 2020 Contend AR 2 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Contend AR 2 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Estimated Spec Level

Estimated spec level of the Contend AR 2 compared to other endurance bikes. 99 Spokes analyzes the build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more to estimate the overall spec level of each bike.

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FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Rear ShockN/A
Bottom Bracketcartridge
StemGiant Contact
HandlebarGiant Connect
SaddleGiant Contact (forward)
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, composite
PedalsPedal with toe clips/straps
Rear DerailleurShimano Tiagra GS
Front DerailleurShimano Tiagra
CrankShimano Tiagra, 34/50
ShiftersShimano Tiagra
CassetteShimano Tiagra, 11x34
ChainKMC X10-1
BrakesGiant Conduct Disc
Brake LeversShimano Tiagra
RimsGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Front HubGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Rear HubGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
TiresGiant Gavia Fondo 2, 700x32, tubeless
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