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Giant Contend AR 2 - 2021

Giant Contend AR 2
  • Color: Concrete
  • Color: Rosewood
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Expand your idea of road riding and unlock new possibilities with this versatile all-rounder. With its balanced, smooth-riding frame and components, powerful disc brakes, and high-volume tubeless tires Contend AR goes from fast pavement to bumpy backroads with confidence and control.

Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding capabilities, Contend AR combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tire clearance (up to 38mm) put you in control, even on rough roads. Its D-Fuse composite seatpost dampens road vibrations, giving you a smoother, more enjoyable ride experience and minimizing fatigue. This is a true all-rounder for those road riders who have a thirst for adventure.

Balanced road geometry:
Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration.

Smooth ride quality:
Innovative D-Fuse seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations, and a Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 38mm for smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats.

Total control:
Seamless disc-brake integration including flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and rough roads.


Frame ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Fork Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Rims/Wheels Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Hubs Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle
Spokes Stainless
Tires Giant Gavia Fondo 2, 700x32c, tubeless
Crankset Shimano Tiagra
Chainrings 34/50T
Bottom Bracket Cartridge
Chain KMC X10-1
Front Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
Rear Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed, 11x34
Shifters Shimano Tiagra
Handlebars Giant Connect
Stem Giant Sport
Brake Levers Shimano Tiagra
Brakes Tektro MD-C550 mechanical, 160mm
Pedals Platform
Saddle Giant Approach, UniClip accessory mount
Seat Post Giant D-Fuse, composite

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Concrete / X-Small 04712878607088 2100036123 20229433566S
Concrete / Small 04712878607095 2100036124 20228978037S
Concrete / Medium 04712878607101 2100036125 20228282265M
Concrete / Medium/Large 04712878607118 2100036126 20229309928L
Concrete / Large 04712878607125 2100036127 20228549252L
Concrete / X-Large 04712878607132 2100036128 20229534327L
Rosewood / X-Small 04712878607200 2100036223 20229510371S
Rosewood / Small 04712878607217 2100036224 20228711955S
Rosewood / Medium 04712878607224 2100036225 20228977296M
Rosewood / Medium/Large 04712878607231 2100036226 20229494654L
Rosewood / Large 04712878607248 2100036227 20228396705L
Rosewood / X-Large 04712878607255 2100036228 20229156938L