2021 Giant Contend AR 4

An aluminum frame endurance bike with modest components and mechanical disc brakes, priced near the low end of the Contend model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Giant Contend AR 4
MSRP$1,000
FrameAluminum
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Drivetrain2 × 8
GroupsetClaris, FSA
BrakesMechanical Disc
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Gearing

2 × 8 — 16 speed

Contend AR 4

39 mph

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39 mph

The Contend AR 4 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Contend AR 4 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

Fork

Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc

Rear Shock

N/A

Bottom Bracket

cartridge

Stem

Giant Sport

Handlebar

Giant Connect

Saddle

Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount

Seatpost

Giant D-Fuse, alloy

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Claris

Front Derailleur

Shimano Claris

Crank

FSA Tempo, 34/50

Shifters

Shimano Claris

Cassette

Shimano HG50, 8-speed, 11x34

Chain

KMC Z72

Brakes

Tektro MD-C550 mechanical, 160mm

Brake Levers

Shimano Claris

Wheels
Rims

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Spokes

Stainless

Front Hub

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle

Rear Hub

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle

Tires

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x32c, puncture protect

2021 Giant Contend AR 4
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