Explore your world on two wheels with Giant's Defy 5. Giant's ALUXX aluminum frame lets the Defy zoom up the climbs while muting road vibration for a super-smooth, refined ride. Beyond just light and smooth, you'll love the tall head tube and stable geometry that allows for a more comfortable, back-friendly position so you feel great through every mile. This Defy boasts Giant's lightweight SR-2 rims, 16-speed Shimano components for crisp shifting, Tektro brakes for confident stopping, and a selection of reliable Giant components.
|Frame||Giant ALUXX aluminum w/rack mounts|
|Fork||Giant aluminum w/OverDrive steerer|
|Hubs||Giant Sport Tracker Road|
|Spokes||Stainless steel, 14g|
|Tires||Giant S-R4, 700 x 25c|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Claris|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Claris|
|Rear Cogs||SRAM PG-850, 8-speed: 11-32|
|Brake Levers||Shimano Claris|
|Brakes||Tektro R312, dual-pivot|
|Saddle||Giant Performance Road|
* Subject to change without notice.
|Option||Barcode||Manufacturer's Part Number||Vendor Number|
|Black/White / Small||04712878002470||60001413||GIA-60001413|
|Black/White / Medium||04712878002487||60001414||GIA-60001414|
|Black/White / Medium/Large||04712878002494||60001415||GIA-60001415|
|Black/White / Large||04712878002500||60001416||GIA-60001416|
|Black/White / X-Large||04712878002517||60001417||GIA-60001417|
|Satin Black/Red / Small||04712878002616||60001423||GIA-60001423|
|Satin Black/Red / Medium||04712878002623||60001424||GIA-60001424|
|Satin Black/Red / Medium/Large||04712878002630||60001425||GIA-60001425|
|Satin Black/Red / Large||04712878002647||60001426||GIA-60001426|
|Satin Black/Red / X-Large||04712878002654||60001427||GIA-60001427|
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Great for road riding. I've have no complaints. Very well constructed entry level cycle. Have ridden over 500 miles on this cycle with no mechanical failures. Only one flat.
I've had this bike for two weeks and put over 150 miles on it already (about 10 a day). The XL is comfortable for a 6'2 male. It rides well without too much vibrations. I like the gearing and the shifters/brakes are easy to reach from the hooks. It's stable at all the speeds I can reach (and I topped out at about 27 with a tail wind one day). For the recreational/exercise rider, this is a great bike. It's not the lightest, not the fastest, and not the slickest looking, but I've gotten a few complements. This is an excellent bike! I recommend it for the beginning cyclist or someone looking for a solid exercise bike.
I bought this bike at Montgomery Cyclery in Anderson a few months ago after doing extensive research on entry-level road bikes for quite some time before finally purchasing. I could not be happier with my purchase. Exceptional value for the $, super smooth, lightweight, easy shifting, very comfortable, fast and fun. Definitely recommend!
It is a finely tuned machine without breaking the bank. I have put over 250 miles on it in just under a month. She is smooth and agile. I rode it stock for about 100 miles before I installed the 105 5800 shifters, FD, RD and cassette (I did the "remove the 16 trick")! Very simple and inexpensive upgrade. She was speedy before and remains so now.
This bike is my first road bike. I was really nervous spending over five hundred dollers but but talking to my LBS was the best thing I did they didn't get pushy about spending money they simply said let's take a ride the bike was amazing it sold itself best bike on the market if our on a budget I now have about a 1000 miles on it with no problems and the guys at real bikes have bin great to me for service and allways steer me in the wright direction for parts and upgrades I couldent be happier with my purchase
The bike rides well i have put over 100 miles on it and i love it..A great budget beginner bike...
Nice road bike for the money. I've bought 3 other bikes from Giant (Mountian bikes) This is the only road bike I've had since my Peugiot U08. I've got 150 miles on it so far, and It's all been fun.
I am using this bike for road cycling and triathlon training and racing. It hasn't failed me yet, it is very comfortable and agile. I wouldn't call it lightweight, but it certainly isn't heavy either. Overall, a great entry-level bike. I have upgraded the seat, added clip-on aero bars, and may eventually upgrade the shifters.