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2021 Giant Contend 3
2021 Giant Contend AR 4
2021 Giant Contend 2
2021 Giant Contend AR 3
2021 Giant Contend AR 2
2021 Giant Contend 1
2021 Giant Contend SL 1
2021 Giant Contend AR 1
2021 Giant Contend SL 2 Disc
2021 Giant Contend SL 1 Disc
MSRP$820$1,000($1,048)$1,300($1,404)($1,340)($1,743)$1,800($2,023)($2,316)
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CategoryEnduranceEnduranceEnduranceEnduranceEnduranceEnduranceEnduranceEnduranceEnduranceEndurance
Weight21.6 lbs21.4 lbs21.8 lbs20.9 lbs20.7 lbs
FrameAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
ForkAluminumCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbon
Wheel Size700c700c700c700c700c700c700c700c700c700c
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
Brake TypeRimMechanical DiscRimMechanical DiscMechanical DiscRimRimHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetClaris, FSA
Claris, FSA
Claris, FSA
Sora
Tiagra
Sora
105, Shimano
105, Shimano
Tiagra
105, Shimano
Drivetrain2 × 82 × 82 × 82 × 92 × 102 × 92 × 112 × 112 × 102 × 11
Gear Range

Giant Contend 3

39 mph

Giant Contend AR 4

39 mph

Giant Contend 2

39 mph

Giant Contend AR 3

39 mph

Giant Contend AR 2

39 mph

Giant Contend 1

39 mph

Giant Contend SL 1

39 mph

Giant Contend AR 1

39 mph

Giant Contend SL 2 Disc

39 mph

Giant Contend SL 1 Disc

39 mph
SeatpostRigidRigidRigidRigidRigidRigidRigidRigidRigidRigid
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Spec Level

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Contend 3
Contend AR 4
Contend 2
Contend AR 3
Contend AR 2
Contend 1
Contend SL 1
Contend AR 1
Contend SL 2 Disc
Contend SL 1 Disc

Geometry

Specs
Frame

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

ALUXX-Grade Aluminium. Compatible with fenders

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

ALUXX-Grade Aluminium. Compatible with fenders

ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminium. Compatible with fenders

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminium, disc. Compatible with fenders

ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminium, disc. Compatible with fenders

Fork

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, OverDrive steerer

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

Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer

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

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

Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer

Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer

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

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

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

Rear Shock

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Bottom Bracket

cartridge

cartridge

cartridge

cartridge

cartridge

cartridge

Shimano, press fit

cartridge

Shimano, press fit

Shimano, press fit

Stem

Giant Sport

Giant Sport

Giant Sport

Giant Sport

Giant Sport

Giant Sport

Giant Sport

Giant Contact

Giant Sport

Giant Contact

Handlebar

Giant Connect

Giant Connect

Giant Connect

Giant Connect

Giant Connect

Giant Connect

Giant Connect

Giant D-Fuse SL

Giant Connect

Giant Connect

Saddle

Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount

Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount

Giant Approach

Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount

Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount

Giant Approach

Giant Approach

Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount

Giant Approach

Giant Approach

Seatpost

Giant D-Fuse, alloy

Giant D-Fuse, alloy

Giant D-Fuse, alloy

Giant D-Fuse, alloy

Giant D-Fuse, composite

Giant D-Fuse, alloy

Giant D-Fuse, composite

Giant D-Fuse, composite

Giant D-Fuse, composite

Giant D-Fuse, composite

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Sora

Shimano Tiagra GS

Shimano Sora

Shimano 105 GS

Shimano 105

Shimano Tiagra GS

Shimano 105 GS

Front Derailleur

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Sora

Shimano Tiagra

Shimano Sora

Shimano 105

Shimano 105

Shimano Tiagra

Shimano 105

Crank

FSA Tempo, 34/50

FSA Tempo, 34/50

FSA Tempo, 34/50

Shimano Sora, 34/50

Shimano Tiagra, 34/50

Shimano Sora, 34/50

Shimano FC-RS510, 34/50

Shimano FC-RS510, 34/50

Shimano Tiagra, 34/50

Shimano FC-RS510, 34/50

Shifters

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Sora

Shimano Tiagra

Shimano Sora

Shimano 105

Shimano 105

Shimano Tiagra

Shimano 105

Cassette

Shimano HG50, 8-speed, 11x34

Shimano HG50, 8-speed, 11x34

CS-HG50-8, 11x34

Shimano HG50, 9-speed, 11x34

Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed, 11x34

Shimano CS-HG400, 11x34

Shimano 105, 11x34

Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11x34

Shimano Tiagra, 11x34

Shimano 105, 11x34

Chain

KMC Z72

KMC Z72

KMC Z72

KMC X9

KMC X10-1

KMC X9

KMC X11EL-1

KMC X11EL-1

KMC X10-1

KMC X11EL-1

Brakes

Tektro B177

Tektro MD-C550 mechanical, 160mm

Tektro TK-B177

Tektro MD-C550 mechanical, 160mm

Tektro MD-C550 mechanical, 160mm

Tektro TK-B177

Tektro TK-B178

Shimano 105 hydraulic, 160mm

Shimano Tiagra hydraulic

Shimano 105 hydraulic

Brake Levers

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Claris

Shimano Sora

Shimano Tiagra

Shimano Sora

Shimano 105

Shimano 105 hydraulic

Shimano Tiagra

Shimano 105

Wheels
Rims

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

Spokes

Stainless

Stainless

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Stainless

Stainless

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Sapim Race

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

Front Hub

Giant S-R3 wheelset, QR

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

Giant S-R3 wheelset

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

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

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

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

Rear Hub

Giant S-R3 wheelset, QR

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

Giant S-R3 wheelset

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

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

Giant S-R3 wheelset

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

Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset

Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

Tires

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x28c, puncture protect

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x32c, puncture protect

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x28mm

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x32c, puncture protect

Giant Gavia Fondo 2, 700x32c, tubeless

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x28mm

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x28c, (max tyre width possible: 30mm)

Giant Gavia Fondo 2, 700X32c, tubeless

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x28c, (max tyre width possible: 34mm)

Giant S-R3 AC, 700x28c, (max tyre width possible: 34mm)