2020 Giant Contend AR 3

Modest component level aluminum frame general-road bike

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2020 Giant Contend AR 3
  • MSRP $1,000
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 700c Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 2 × 9
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Sora
Gearing

2 × 9 — 18 speed

2020 Giant Contend AR 3
36 mph
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36 mph

The 2020 Contend AR 3 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Contend AR 3 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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Geometry
Build
FrameALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
ForkAdvanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Bottom Bracketcartridge
StemGiant Sport
HandlebarGiant Connect
SaddleGiant Contact (forward)
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse, alloy
PedalsPedal with toe clips/straps
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Sora
Rear DerailleurShimano Sora
ShiftersShimano Sora
CrankShimano Sora, 34/50
CassetteShimano CS-HG50, 11x34
ChainKMC X9
BrakesTektro MD-C550
Brake LeversShimano Sora
Wheels
RimsGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
SpokesGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Front HubGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Rear HubGiant S-R2 Disc wheelset
TiresGiant S-R3 AC, 700x32
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2020 Giant Contend AR 3