Giant Defy Advanced 2 Road Bike 2021-Carbon
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Choose the longer route. Climb higher mountains.
This smooth-riding endurance road bike is purpose-built to help you tackle long-distance road rides on all types of roads.
Handcrafted with Advanced-grade composite material, the Defy Advanced is engineered with tube shapes that are optimized to absorb road shocks and vibrations. Even with its smooth ride quality, it still delivers a lightweight, stiff and lively feel when you’re climbing, accelerating and cornering. It’s made with a specific carbon layup to give it an efficient, high-performance ride quality that helps you push new limits of endurance. The D-Fuse seatpost and handlebar system also help reduce road vibrations, adding to its smooth, compliant feel on the road. A tubeless Giant WheelSystem and tires boost speed and efficiency with a reduced risk of flats. And for added control, it features integrated disc brakes with flat-mount disc brake tabs and 12mm thru-axles.
KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS
Advanced Composite frame is specifically engineered for endurance road riding, delivering a smoother ride quality and less fatigue on long rides. The D-Fuse seatpost and handlebar system works seamlessly with the frame to absorb road shocks and vibrations.
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 rough roads.
Endurance road geometry, added tire clearance (up to 35mm) and disc-brake integration allow you to tackle a variety of roads and conditions, from smooth pavement to rugged backroads and mountain passes.
Frame: Advanced-Grade Composite, disc
Fork: Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Handlebar: Giant Contact SL D-Fuse
Stem: Giant Contact
Seatpost: Giant D-Fuse, composite
Saddle: Giant Approach
Shifters: Shimano 105
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105
Brakes: Shimano 105 hydraulic
Brake Levers: Shimano 105
Cassette: Shimano 105, 11×34
Chain: KMC X11EL-1
Crankset: Shimano FC-R510, 34/50
Bottom Bracket: Shimano, press fit
Rims: Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset
Hubs: Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle
Spokes: Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset
Tires: Giant Gavia Fondo 1, tubeless, 700x32c, folding
Extras: tubeless prepared