Giant Contend AR 3 2020 – Road Bike


Explore an unknown corner of your map on the Giant Contend AR 3

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Explore an unknown corner of your map on the Giant Contend AR 3. 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.


  • ALUXX SL-Grade alloy frame with balanced road geometry
  • Full carbon fork for a smoother ride
  • Shimano Sora 2×8 speed drivetrain with wide range rear cassette
  • Tektro mechanical disc brakes for consistent stopping control
  • Giant S-R2 disc wheelset with wide 32c tyres
  • Sizes: Small, Medium, Medium/Large, Large, X Large
  • Colour: Grey
  • Balanced road geometry: The 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 tyres up to 38c for a smoother ride 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 on rough roads.

Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding abilities, Contend AR 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, giving you a smoother, more enjoyable ride experience and minimising fatigue. This is a true all-rounder for those road riders who have a thirst for adventure.

All Bikestyle bikes are:
Fully built & ready to ride
Fully checked & tested by qualified mechanics
Available with bank finance on basket over £500

Additional information





Frame Size

L, M, M/L, S, XL

Wheel Size



Frame: ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Fork: Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Stem: Giant Sport
Bars: Giant Connect
Front Brake: Tektro MD-C550
Rear Brake: Tektro MD-C550
Brake Lever: Shimano Sora
Front Mech: Shimano Sora
Rear Mech: Shimano Sora
Shifters: Shimano Sora
Speed: 16
Rims: Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Front Hub: Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Rear Hub: Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Spokes: Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Front Tyre: Giant S-R3 AC, 700×32
Rear Tyre: Giant S-R3 AC, 700×32
Seat Post: Giant D-Fuse, alloy
Saddle: Giant Contact (forward)
Chainset: Shimano Sora, 34/50
Bottom Bracket: cartridge
Chain: KMC X9
Cassette: Shimano CS-HG50, 11×34
Pedals: Pedal with toe clips/straps

Occasionally without notice, manufacturers sometimes change product specifications.

Size Guide

Giant Contend Sizing

See the table below to find the right size Giant Contend.

Inside Leg (Inches) Vs Rider Height (Feet & Inches) 27” 28” 29” 30” 31” 32” 33” 34” 35” 36” 37”
5’ 5” <XS XS XS XS XS
5’ 6” XS XS XS XS XS
5’ 7” XS XS S S S
5’ 8” S S S S S
5’ 9” M M M M M
5’ 10” M M M M M
5’ 11” M M M/L M/L M/L
6’ 0” M/L M/L M/L M/L M/L
6’ 1” M/L M/L M/L L L
6’ 2” L L L L L
6’ 3” L L L L L L
6’ 4” L L XL XL XL
6’ 5” XL XL XL XL XL

Contend Geometry

Seat Tube Length 465 500 535 555 585
Seat Tube Angle 74 73.5 73 73 72.5
Top Tube Length 530 545 560 575 595
Head Tube Length 145 165 190 210 230
Head Tube Angle 72 72.5 72.5 72.5 72.5
Fork Rake 45 45 45 45 45
Trail 64 64 60 60 60
Wheelbase 979 985 997 1012 1027
Chain Stay Length 410 410 410 410 410
Bottom Brackett Drop 70 70 65 65 65
Stack 546 567 586 605 624
Reach 373 377 381 390 398
Stand Over Height 717 745 779 797 822
Handlebar Width 400 420 420 440 440
Stem Length 90 100 100 110 110
Crank Length 170 172.5 172.5 175 175
Wheel Size 700c 700c 700c 700c 700c

Please note, all size information is provided as a guide – if you’re unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01624 673576 … we’re happy to help!

Product Collection

Please be aware that we do not ship products for delivery and we run a local product collection service only. We will contact you by email or alternatively we will give you a call to let you know when your order is ready to be collected.