Giant Defy Advanced 1 2022 Carbon Road Bike

5 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Details

The Giant Defy Advanced 1 is engineered with tube shapes optimised to absorb road vibration and shocks. Coupling smooth ride quality and a lightweight feel - this carbon road bike will give an efficient and high-performance ride quality.

Handcrafted with Advanced-grade composite material, the Defy Advanced is engineered with tube shapes that are optimised 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 tyres 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 Features

  • D-Fuse seatpost and handlebar system to help reduce road vibrations
  • A tubeless Giant WheelSystem and tyres that boost speed and efficiency with a reduced risk of flats.
  • Integrated disc brakes with flat-mount disc brake tabs and 12mm thru-axles, for added control.

Our Verdict

The Giant Defy Advanced 1 road bike is smooth-riding and built for endurance, helping you tackle long-distance rides, on all road types.

Key Specifications

  • Frame - Advanced-Grade Composite
  • Fork - Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
  • Number of Gears - 22 speed
  • Shifters - Shimano Ultegra 2x11
  • Cassette - Shimano Ultegra, 11x34
  • Chain - KMC X11EL-1
  • Front Derailleur - Shimano Ultegra
  • Rear Derailleur - Shimano GRX RX-810 max 34T
  • Bottom Bracket - Shimano, press fit
  • Rims -  Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset (22mm inner rim width)
  • Hubs - Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle
  • Front Tyre - Giant Gavia Fondo 1, tubeless, 700x32c (effective width 33.5mm), folding
  • Rear Tyre - Giant Gavia Fondo 1, tubeless, 700x32c (effective width 33.5mm), folding
  • Front Brake - Shimano Ultegra hydraulic, Giant MPH rotors [F]160mm
  • Rear Brake - Shimano Ultegra hydraulic, Giant MPH rotors [R]140mm
  • Brake Levers - Shimano Ultegra hydraulic
  • Handlebars - Giant Contact SL D-Fuse
  • Stem - Giant Contact
  • Saddle - Giant Approach
  • Seatpost - Giant D-Fuse, composite
  • Weight - 8.8kg
  • Manufacturer’s disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

Sizing Information

Giant Road Bikes Size Guide

Giant high performance and racing road bikes size guide for: Propel, TCR and Contend products.

 

Rider height (ft/ins) Inside leg (ins) Size                
5'3" - 5'5" 26" - 30" XS
5'5" - 5'8" 27" - 32" S
5'8" - 5'11" 29" - 33" M
5'11" - 6'1" 30" - 34" M / L
6'1" - 6'4" 31" - 36" L
6'4" - 6'5" 33" - 37" XL

 

Giant smooth-riding endurance road bike size guide for Defy Advanced

 

Rider height (ft/ins) Inside leg (ins) Size                
5'5" - 5'8" 27" - 29" S
5'8" - 5'11" 27" - 31" M
5'11" - 6'1" 32" - 33" M / L
6'1" - 6'4" 34" - 36" L
6'4" - 6'5" 35" - 37" XL

Delivery

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is no packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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Your Questions Answered

The Giant Defy Advanced 1 is engineered with tube shapes optimised to absorb road vibration and shocks. Coupling smooth ride quality and a lightweight feel - this carbon road bike will give an efficient and high-performance ride quality.

Handcrafted with Advanced-grade composite material, the Defy Advanced is engineered with tube shapes that are optimised 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 tyres 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 Features

  • D-Fuse seatpost and handlebar system to help reduce road vibrations
  • A tubeless Giant WheelSystem and tyres that boost speed and efficiency with a reduced risk of flats.
  • Integrated disc brakes with flat-mount disc brake tabs and 12mm thru-axles, for added control.
  • Frame - Advanced-Grade Composite
  • Fork - Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc
  • Number of Gears - 22 speed
  • Shifters - Shimano Ultegra 2x11
  • Cassette - Shimano Ultegra, 11x34
  • Chain - KMC X11EL-1
  • Front Derailleur - Shimano Ultegra
  • Rear Derailleur - Shimano GRX RX-810 max 34T
  • Bottom Bracket - Shimano, press fit
  • Rims -  Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset (22mm inner rim width)
  • Hubs - Giant P-R2 Disc wheelset, 12mm thru-axle
  • Front Tyre - Giant Gavia Fondo 1, tubeless, 700x32c (effective width 33.5mm), folding
  • Rear Tyre - Giant Gavia Fondo 1, tubeless, 700x32c (effective width 33.5mm), folding
  • Front Brake - Shimano Ultegra hydraulic, Giant MPH rotors [F]160mm
  • Rear Brake - Shimano Ultegra hydraulic, Giant MPH rotors [R]140mm
  • Brake Levers - Shimano Ultegra hydraulic
  • Handlebars - Giant Contact SL D-Fuse
  • Stem - Giant Contact
  • Saddle - Giant Approach
  • Seatpost - Giant D-Fuse, composite
  • Weight - 8.8kg
  • Manufacturer’s disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

The Giant Defy Advanced 1 road bike is smooth-riding and built for endurance, helping you tackle long-distance rides, on all road types.

Sizing Information

Giant Road Bikes Size Guide

Giant high performance and racing road bikes size guide for: Propel, TCR and Contend products.

 

Rider height (ft/ins) Inside leg (ins) Size                
5'3" - 5'5" 26" - 30" XS
5'5" - 5'8" 27" - 32" S
5'8" - 5'11" 29" - 33" M
5'11" - 6'1" 30" - 34" M / L
6'1" - 6'4" 31" - 36" L
6'4" - 6'5" 33" - 37" XL

 

Giant smooth-riding endurance road bike size guide for Defy Advanced

 

Rider height (ft/ins) Inside leg (ins) Size                
5'5" - 5'8" 27" - 29" S
5'8" - 5'11" 27" - 31" M
5'11" - 6'1" 32" - 33" M / L
6'1" - 6'4" 34" - 36" L
6'4" - 6'5" 35" - 37" XL

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is no packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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Purchase Price £2,499.00
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Available Finance Options
Duration (months) Interest Rate (p.a. fixed) Monthly Payments Amount of Credit Total Repayable Deferral period
12 months 0 % APR £208.25 £2,499.00 £2,499.00 0.0

Rutland Water Cycling Limited trading as Rutland Cycling is not a lender. Credit is subject to status and affordability, and is provided by Mitsubishi HC Capital UK PLC.