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The Giant Contend AR 1 is an aluminum frame endurance bike with upper mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes.

    2022 Giant Contend AR 1
    MSRP$1,950
    Spec Level
    Where to Buy
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    CategoryEndurance
    FrameAluminum
    ForkCarbon
    WheelsAluminum
    Wheel Size700c
    BrakesHydraulic Disc
    Groupset105, Praxis
    Drivetrain2 × 11
    SeatpostRigid
    Brand Sitegiant-bicycles.com

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    Contend AR 1

    Gear Range

    Giant Contend AR 1

    39 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc

    Fork

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

    Rear Shock

    N/A

    Bottom Bracket

    cartridge

    Stem

    Giant Contact XS:80mm, S:90mm, M:100mm, M/L:110mm, L:110mm, XL:110mm

    Handlebar

    Giant D-Fuse SL XS:40cm, S:40cm, M:42cm, M/L:42cm, L:44cm, XL:44cm

    Saddle

    Giant Approach

    Seatpost

    Giant D-Fuse, composite, 14mm offset

    Pedals

    platform pedal

    Grips

    Velo cork tape with gel

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano 105 GS

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano 105

    Crank

    Praxis Alba 2D, 34/50 XS:170mm, S:170mm, M:172.5mm, M/L:172.5mm, L:175mm, XL:175mm

    Shifters

    Shimano 105

    Cassette

    Shimano 105, 11x34

    Chain

    KMC X11EL-1

    Brakes

    Shimano 105 hydraulic, Giant MPH rotors [F]160mm, [R]160mm

    Brake Levers

    Shimano 105

    Wheels
    Rims

    Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

    Spokes

    Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

    Front Hub

    Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

    Rear Hub

    Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset

    Tires

    Giant Gavia Fondo 2, tubeless, 700x32c (34mm)