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Giant Contend AR 4

Giant Contend AR 4
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Giant's Contend AR 4 endurance road bicycle delivers speed and smoothness in equal amounts. The Contend AR 4 features a more relaxed fit and geometry for tackling rough pavement or light gravel. Hydroformed ALUUX-Grade aluminum makes up the frame, boasting plenty of strength for instant pedaling response. A D-shaped seat tube allows the D-Fuse seatpost to flex vertically, taking the edge off railway crossings and pavement transitions. An Advanced-Grade carbon fiber fork is not only light, but also soaks up fatiguing vibration. 12mm thru-axles front and rear add and extra dash of handling prowess, especially during high speed descents. With room for up to 38mm tires, the Contend AR 4 can be prepped for rides over paved and unpaved roads and trails.

Shimano's 8-speed Claris shifters and derailleurs deliver precise operation and long service life. An FSA alloy 50/34T crankset and 11-34T Shimano cassette brings a wide gearing range to every ride, while cable-operated Tektro disc brakes help reign in speed in all conditions, rain or shine. An alloy D-Fuse seatpost, Approach saddle, alloy Sport stem and Connect handlebar complete this outstanding road machine.

SizeRider Height
S 5’5” to 5’9”
M 5’7” to 5’11”
ML 5’10” to 6’2”
L 6’0” to 6’4”
XL 6’2” to 6’6”


Geometry Chart:
A SEAT TUBE LENGTH (mm) 465 500 535 555 585
B SEAT TUBE ANGLE 74.0° 73.5° 73.0° 73.0° 73.0°
C TOP TUBE LENGTH (mm) 535 550 565 580 595
D HEAD TUBE LENGTH (mm) 135 150 170 190 215
E HEAD TUBE ANGLE 71.8° 72.0° 72.5° 72.5° 72.5°
F FORK RAKE (mm) 53 53 53 53 53
G TRAIL (mm) 61.3 59.6 56.4 56.4 56.4
H WHEELBASE (mm) 1003 1011 1015 1031 1046
I CHAIN STAY LENGTH (mm) 422 422 422 422 422
J BOTTOM BRACKET DROP (mm) 80 80 80 80 80
K STACK (mm) 559 574 595 614 638
L REACH (mm) 375 380 383 392 400
M STAND OVER HEIGHT (mm) 759 783 810 829 856
N HANDLEBAR WIDTH (mm) 400 420 420 440 440
O STEM LENGTH (mm) 90 100 100 110 110
P CRANK LENGTH (mm) 170 172.5 172.5 175 175
Q WHEEL SIZE 700C 700C 700C 700C 700C


Frame ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Fork Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Rims Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Hubs Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Spokes Stainless steel
Axles 12mm thru-axle
Tires Giant S-R3 AC, 700x32c (34mm)
38mm max tire size
Bottom Bracket cartridge
Crankset FSA Tempo, XS:170mm, S:170mm, M:172.5mm, M/L:172.5mm, L:175mm, XL:175mm
Chainrings 50/34T
Shifters Shimano Claris
Front Derailleur Shimano Claris
Rear Derailleur Shimano Claris
Cassette/Freewheel Shimano CS-HG50, 11-34T
Chain KMC Z72
Brakes Tektro MD-C550, cable operated
Rotors , Giant MPH rotors [F]160mm, [R]160mm
Brake Levers Shimano Claris
Handlebars Giant Connect alloy XS:40cm, S:40cm, M:42cm, M/L:42cm, L:44cm, XL:44cm
Tape/Grips Velo cork tape with gel
Stem Giant Sport alloy XS:80mm, S:90mm, M:100mm, M/L:110mm, L:110mm, XL:110mm
Seatpost Giant D-Fuse, alloy, 14mm offset
Saddle Giant Approach
Pedals Platform

* Subject to change without notice.