SMOOTH, SUPERLIGHT & BUILT FOR COMPLIANCE. FROM GRAN FONDOS TO EPIC SOLO RIDES, THIS NEW, REENGINEERED DEFY ADVANCED PRO REPRESENTS THE PINNACLE OF ENDURANCE ROAD PERFORMANCE.
This all-new high-performance frameset is handcrafted with Giant’s Advanced composite & specifically engineered for endurance road riding. With the perfect blend of stiffness & compliance, it delivers a smooth, fast ride quality for your longest, hardest rides. Its innovative technologies include a D-Fuse composite seatpost & Contact SLR D-Fuse composite handlebar, specially shaped cockpit components that work as a system to add compliance & reduce road shocks & vibrations. The frame is also integrated for disc brakes, with flat mounts & 12mm front & rear thru-axles, plus clearance for high-volume tires up to 32c. The oversized & tapered OverDrive 2 steerer tube boosts cornering precision, while the MegaDrive downtube & PowerCore bottom bracket deliver precise handling & class-leading pedaling efficiency.
Frame Advanced-Grade Composite Fork Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive 2 steerer Shock N/A Handlebar Contact SLR D-Fuse Stem Contact SL Stealth Seatpost Giant D-Fuse SL composite Saddle Contact SL (neutral) Pedals N/A Shifters Shimano Ultegra Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Brakes Shimano Ultegra, hydraulic Brake Levers Shimano Ultegra, hydraulic Cassette Shimano Ultegra, 11x34 Chain KMC X11SL-1 Crankset Shimano Ultegra, 34/50 Bottom Bracket Shimano Press Fit Rims Giant SLR-1 Disc WheelSystem Hubs Giant SLR-1 Disc WheelSystem, 12mm thru-axle, Center Lock Spokes Giant SLR-1 Disc WheelSystem Tires Giant Gavia AC 1 tubeless, 700x28, folding Extras RideSense Bluetooth Weight The most accurate way to determine any bike’s weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Many brands strive to list the lowest possible weight, but in reality weight can vary based on size, finish, hardware & accessories. All Giant bikes are designed for best-in-class weight & ride quality.