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 & vibrations. Even with its smooth ride quality, it still delivers a lightweight, stiff & lively feel when youâ€™re climbing, accelerating & cornering. Itâ€™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 & handlebar system also help reduce road vibrations, adding to its smooth, compliant feel on the road. A tubeless Giant WheelSystem & tires boost speed & efficiency with a reduced risk of flats. & for added control, it features integrated disc brakes with flat-mount disc brake tabs & 12mm thru-axles.
Sizes XS, S, M, ML, L, XL Colors Gunmetal Black / Metallic Orange, White Frame Advanced-Grade Composite, disc Fork Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc Shock N/A Handlebar Giant Contact SL D-Fuse Stem Giant Contact Seatpost Giant D-Fuse, composite Saddle Contact (neutral) Pedals N/A Shifters Shimano 105 Front Derailleur Shimano 105 Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 Brakes Shimano 105 hydraulic Brake Levers Shimano 105 Cassette Shimano 105, 11x34 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, 700x32, folding Weight The most accurate way to determine any bikeâ€™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 our bikes are designed for best-in-class weight & ride quality.