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Giant Contend AR 1

Road Endurance Bicycle - 700c Wheels
Web Price: £1,849.00 Including  VAT at 20%
37 Podium Points™ with this bike
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Important lead time information

Where delivery times are stated as an ETA month this is based on the latest information from the manufacturer. These dates should be treated as a guide and may be subject to change. Due to an increase in global demand for bicycles and the disruption in supply during the COVID-19 pandemic supply chains have become very strained. Lead times are based on factory and shipping schedules both of which can be disrupted by delays in component supply and shipping/port capacity.

Should you place a future order with us for a bicycle we will monitor the bikes ETA and keep you informed of any changes.

For more detailed information please read here.

Size Options & Purchase

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*Collect In Store - if you would like to collect your bike in store, please use our Click & Collect payment method or call 0118 9821021 to reserve and ensure your bike is ready for your arrival.

ETAs are based on manufacturer's latest data.


This Giant Contend AR 1 is available with our legendary Podium Point free accessory scheme.

Giant's Contend AR builds on the popularity and success of Contend but with more capabilities for riding on rough roads. With disc brake integration, added frame and fork clearance (up to 38C) and Giant Tubeless System wheels offer there's the additional control and comfort required to tackle any road.

Built around a lightweight ALUXX aluminium frame with a full composite fork the Contend AR has an incredibly light fuselage. The full composite front fork gives a smooth ride whilst at the rear a D-Fuse composite seatpost dampens road vibrations producing a more enjoyable ride experience and minimising fatigue. The disc brake integration is seamless and includes flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles for more consistent braking power and better control, even in wet weather and on rough roads. Gear cables are also integrated for a super slick look.

The Contend AR's geometry has been designed to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration. This is a true all-rounder for road riders who have a thirst for adventure.

Please note: This model features tubeless ready wheels and tyres which offer a superior ride and less rolling resistance than traditional innertubes. This system requires tyre sealant to function correctly and this will be fitted in our workshop prior to despatch. The nature of this sealant means that the tyre may not be fully sealed until it has been ridden a short distance and therefore the bicycle may arrive with reduced pressure in the tyres. Please check the bicycle's tyres are inflated to the recommended pressure before cycling.

IMPORTANT: This bicycle is supplied without pedals. Pedals for this bicycle can be selected for no cost using Podium Points™.


ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Rear Shock
Shimano 105 2x11
Rear Mech
Shimano 105 GS
Front Mech
Shimano 105
Bottom Bracket
Shimano cartridge
Shimano FC-RS510, 34/50 S:170mm, M:172.5mm, M/L:172.5mm, L:175mm, XL:175mm
Shimano 105, 11x34
Shimano 105 hydraulic, Giant MPH rotors [F]160mm, [R]160mm
Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset
Giant Gavia Fondo 2, tubeless, 700x32c (34mm effective width)
Giant D-Fuse SL S:40cm, M:42cm, M/L:42cm, L:44cm, XL:44cm
Giant Contact S:90mm, M:100mm, M/L:110mm, L:110mm, XL:110mm
Velo cork tape with gel
Giant D-Fuse, composite, 14mm offset
Giant Approach
Factory tubeless set up


We are an authorised Giant dealer and supply this Giant Contend AR 1 with a LIFETIME manufacturer's warranty. Read Warranty Terms


Seat Tube C-T mm465500535555585
Horiz. Top Tube mm535550565580595
Seat Angle74.0°73.5°73.0°73.0°73.0°
Head Angle71.8°72.0°72.5°72.5°72.5°
Head Tube mm135150170190215
Chainstay mm422422422422422
BB Offset mm8080808080
Standover mm759783810829856
Wheelbase mm10031011101510311046
Reach mm375380383392400
Stack mm559574595614638
Fork Rake mm5353535353
Fork Trail mm61.359.656.456.456.4
Stem Length mm90100100110110
Bar Width mm400420420440440
Crank length mm170172.5172.5175175
Wheel size700C700C700C700C700C


This bicycle is available for instore collection and home delivery using a Cyclescheme voucher. Cyclescheme Information

Finance Options

The following finance options are available to apply for online immediately. If you are collecting your bicycle in store you can arrange your finance prior to visiting the store by selecting the required finance method as well as Click & Collect.

  • Buy Now Pay Later 12 Month
  • 12 Month Interest Free Finance
  • 24 Month Interest Free Finance

Finance quotation based on this Giant Contend AR 1:

The credit advertised is provided by one credit provider with whom we have a commercial relationship.
Credit is provided by Novuna Personal Finance, a trading style of Mitsubishi HC Capital UK PLC, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.