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Giant Defy Advanced 2

Giant Defy Advanced 2
  • Color: Gunmetal Black/Metallic Orange
  • Color: White
  • Color: Carbon/Reflective Black
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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.


Engineered compliance
- 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.

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 rough roads.

- Endurance road geometry, added tire clearance (up to 32c) 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
Axles Front: 12 x 100mm
Rear: 12 x 142mm
Rims/Wheels Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset
Tires Giant Gavia Fondo 1, tubeless, 700 x 32c, folding
Crankset Shimano FC-R510
Chainrings 34/50
Bottom Bracket Shimano, press fit
Chain KMC X11EL-1
Front Derailleur Shimano 105
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano 105, 11x34
Shifters Shimano 105
Handlebars Giant Contact SL D-Fuse
Stem Giant Contact
Brakes Shimano 105 hydraulic
Saddle Contact (neutral)
Seat Post Giant D-Fuse, composite

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Gunmetal Black/Metallic Orange / X-Small 04712878462502 2000084102
Gunmetal Black/Metallic Orange / Small 04712878462519 2000084103
Gunmetal Black/Metallic Orange / Medium 04712878462526 2000084104
Gunmetal Black/Metallic Orange / Medium/Large 04712878462533 2000084105
Gunmetal Black/Metallic Orange / Large 04712878462540 2000084106
Gunmetal Black/Metallic Orange / X-Large 04712878462557 2000084107
White / X-Small 04712878462649 2000084202
White / Small 04712878462656 2000084203
White / Medium 04712878462663 2000084204
White / Medium/Large 04712878462670 2000084205
White / Large 04712878462687 2000084206
White / X-Large 04712878462694 2000084207
Carbon/Reflective Black / X-Small 04712878549173 2000084302
Carbon/Reflective Black / Small 04712878549180 2000084303
Carbon/Reflective Black / Medium 04712878549197 2000084304
Carbon/Reflective Black / Medium/Large 04712878549203 2000084305
Carbon/Reflective Black / Large 04712878549210 2000084306
Carbon/Reflective Black / X-Large 04712878549227 2000084307