2020 Giant Contend 1

Modest component level aluminum frame general-road bike

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2020 Giant Contend 1
  • MSRP $950
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 700c
  • Drivetrain 2 × 9
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Sora
  • Brakes Rim


2 × 9 — 18 speed

2020 Giant Contend 1
36 mph
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37 mph

The 2020 Contend 1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Contend 1 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer
Rear ShockN/A
Bottom Bracketcartridge
StemGiant Sport
HandlebarGiant Connect
SaddleGiant Contact (forward)
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, alloy
PedalsPedal with toe clips/straps
Front DerailleurShimano Sora
Rear DerailleurShimano Sora
ShiftersShimano Sora
CrankShimano Sora, 34/50
CassetteShimano CS-HG400, 11x34
ChainKMC X9
BrakesTektro TK-B177
Brake LeversShimano Sora
RimsGiant S-R3 wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R3 wheelset
Front HubGiant S-R3 wheelset
Rear HubGiant S-R3 wheelset
TiresGiant P-R3 AC, 700x28, folding

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