2019 Giant Contend 1

2019 Giant Contend 1
MSRP$945
WheelsAluminum 700c
FrameAluminum
Gearing2 × 9
Drivetrain
Shimano Sora

Giant’s 2019 Contend 1 is a modest component level aluminum frame sport bike.

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Build
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum
Forkhybrid composite, OverDrive steerer
Bottom Bracketcartridge
StemSport
HandlebarGiant Connect
SaddleContact (forward)
Seatpostalloy round
Pedals
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Sora
Rear DerailleurShimano Sora
ShiftersShimano Sora
CrankShimano Sora, 34/50
CassetteShimano CSHG400, 11x34
ChainKMC X9
BrakesTektro TK-B177
Brake LeversShimano Sora
Wheels
RimsGiant S-R2 wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R2 wheelset
Front HubGiant S-R2 wheelset
Rear HubGiant S-R2 wheelset
TiresGiant Gavia AC 2 tubeless, 700x28
Gearing
2 × 9 — 18 speed
2019 Giant Contend 1
36 mph
Similar Bikes
36 mph

The 2019 Contend 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Contend 1 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 546567586605624
Reach 373377381390398
Stack/Reach Ratio1.461.501.541.551.57
Top Tube Length 530545560575595
Seat Tube Length 465500535555585
Seat Tube Angle74.073.573.073.072.5
Head Tube Length 145165190210230
Head Tube Angle72.072.572.572.572.5
BB Drop 7070656565
BB Height 266266271271271
Front Center 579585596611626
Chainstay Length 410410410410410
Wheelbase 9799859971,0121,027
Rake 4545454545
Trail 6460606060
Standover Height 717745779797822
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
MSRP$945
WheelsAluminum 700c
FrameAluminum
Gearing2 × 9
Drivetrain
Shimano Sora
Gearing
2 × 9 — 18 speed
2019 Giant Contend 1
36 mph
Similar Bikes
36 mph

The 2019 Contend 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Contend 1 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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