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2020 Giant Contend AR 3 grey

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2020 Giant Contend AR 3

Availability: In stock

$1,000.00

Quick Overview

Giant's new Contend AR 3 makes a strong case for value and smoothness in the same package!

Details

Color: Gloss Grey/Pure Red

Sizes: Small, Medium, Medium/Large, Large and Extra-Large. Please call for size availability

A road bike that only work well on sunny days won't be your favorite bike if it isn't sunny. Or if the road is barely a road.

The Contend AR 3 stakes its claim as a value-oriented machine, with a design that makes every mile easier. Bad roads? No problem! The Contend AR 3 starts with a 32mm road tire. Need wider rubber than that? The Contend AR 3 can handle up to 38mm tires! A long wheelbase, stable handling and an upright fit makes the bike perfect as a starter road machine, or a daily commuter in a wide range of conditions. Giant's own ALUXX-Grade hydroformed and butted aluminum is used to build the frame, keeping weight low for hilly excursions. 12mm thru-axles bring an extra dash of torsional strength, adding to the Contend AR 3's handling prowess. An all-carbon Advanced-Grade Composite fork is mounted in a tapered head tube, ensuring sharp handling in technical turns and descents.

Shimano's 9-speed Sora components handle drivetrain duties, including the dual-control levers, long-cage rear derailleur, front derailleur and 50/34T compact crankset. An 11-34T Shimano cassette brings a huge gearing range to the party, helping to make short work of challenging hills and terrain. Giant supplies the S-R2 Disc alloy wheelset, also keeping overall weight low. The aformentioned 700x32c S-R3 AC tires boast a wide contact patch for a smooth feel and confident grip, especially on rough and choppy pavement. The Contend AR 3 helps reign in speed with a set of cable-operated Tektro disc brakes. Rain? Dust? Dirt? Stopping power is at your fingertips, rain or shine. The Contend AR 3's Giant Contact saddle sits atop an alloy D-Fuse seatpost that flexes slight to take the edge off harsh pavement and railway crossings. An alloy Sport stem and alloy Connect road handlebar completes this excellent all-rounder.

Additional Information

Year 2020
Gender Mens + Womans
Color Gray
Speeds 18 Speed
Features Light weight, stable handling, upright fit, ALUXX-Grade aluminum frame, OverDrive tapered head tube/steerer tube interface, 12mm thru-axle hub installation, internal cable routing, Advanced-Grade Composite carbon fiber fork w/full Composite steerer tube, rack and fender mounts, clearance for up to 38c tires, 9-speed Shimano Sora shifters, Shimano Sora long-cage rear derailleur, Shimano Sora front derailleur, 11-34T Shimano cassette, 50/34T Shimano Sora compact crankset, Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset, 700x32c Giant S-R3 tires, Tektro cable-operated disc brakes, Giant Contact saddle, alloy Giant D-Fuse seatpost, alloy Giant Sport stem, alloy Giant Connect road handlebars
Manufacturer Giant