The Giant Contend AR 1 is designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding abilities. It combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tyre clearance (up to 38c) put you in control. Even on rough roads! Its D-Fuse carbon composite seat post dampens road vibrations. Therefore giving you a smoother, more enjoyable ride experience. This will also minimise fatigue. The Contend AR 1 is a true all-rounder for those road riders who have a thirst for adventure.
Explore an unknown corner of your map. Climb that summit you see in the distance. With disc brakes and smooth-riding, high-volume tubeless tyres, this new road machine encourages you to elevate your road riding adventures.
Contend AR 1 Performance Factors:
Balanced road geometry: Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel. Therefore blending confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration.
Smooth ride quality: Innovative D-Fuse seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations. Along with a Giant WheelSystem that lets you run tubeless tyres up to 38c for a smoother ride and most importantly a 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. All this even in wet weather and on rough roads.