Contend AR 4

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  • Overview
  • Conquer all roads confidently. Engineered for balanced performance with D-Fuse seatpost, tubeless tires up to 38mm, and seamless disc brakes for total control. Your all-rounder for smooth and adventurous rides.

Product details

Experience the thrill of conquering all types of roads, from smooth to rough, with the Giant Contend AR 4 Gravel Bike. Designed to be your ultimate all-rounder, this bike combines confidence-inspiring rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration, ensuring you stay in control during every adventure.

Key Features:

  1. Balanced Road Geometry: The Giant Contend AR 4 is equipped with a specially engineered frame that provides a balanced and versatile feel. This unique geometry allows you to confidently tackle any terrain, whether you're on the main route or exploring more adventurous paths.

  2. Smooth Ride Quality: Say goodbye to road shocks and vibrations with the innovative D-Fuse seatpost. This cutting-edge technology reduces the impact of uneven surfaces, giving you a smoother and more comfortable ride. Additionally, the Giant Wheel System lets you run tubeless tires up to 38mm, enhancing the ride quality while reducing the risk of flats, so you can focus on the thrill of your journey.

  3. Total Control: Experience superior control and braking power with seamless disc brake integration. The inclusion of flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles ensures consistent and reliable braking, even in wet weather and on rough roads. You can ride with confidence, knowing that your Giant Contend AR 4 is engineered for optimum control and safety.


Size Guide:

Size Height Range (cm)
S 165 cm to 175 cm
M 171 cm to 181 cm
ML 177 cm to 187 cm
L 183 cm to 193 cm
XL 189 cm to 199 cm



bike diagram with measurements referenced in table that follows

    S M ML L XL
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



Component Spec
Colours Black
Frame ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc
Fork Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
Shock N/A
Handlebar Giant Connect S:40cm, M:42cm, M/L:42cm, L:44cm, XL:44cm
Grips Velo cork tape with gel
Stem Giant Sport S:90mm, M:100mm, M/L:110mm, L:110mm, XL:110mm
Seatpost Giant D-Fuse, alloy, 14mm offset
Saddle Giant Approach
Pedals N/A
Shifters Shimano Claris 2x8
Front Derailleur Shimano Claris
Rear Derailleur Shimano Claris
Brakes Tektro MD-C550, Giant MPH rotors [F]160mm, [R]160mm
Brake Levers Shimano Claris
Cassette Shimano CS-HG50, 11x34
Chain KMC Z72
Crankset FSA Tempo, 34/50 S:170mm, M:172.5mm, M/L:172.5mm, L:175mm, XL:175mm
Bottom Bracket FSA cartridge
Rims Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Hubs Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle
Spokes Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset
Tyres Giant S-R3 AC, 700x32c (34mm effective width)
Extras 38mm max tyre size