No gimmicks, just superior engineering for compliance and control.
Ride faster, ride farther on all types of roads.

A disc-brake-specific, Advanced-grade composite frame forms the heart of this high-performance beauty.
Laid-up by hand, every Defy Advanced Pro adds road-smoothing comfort without compromising weight or responsiveness.
Whether you’re sprinting for the finish line or launching a long solo break, Defy Advanced Pro is engineered to help you hammer out more miles with greater ease.

Part Specifications
Frame Advanced-Grade Composite
Fork Advanced-Grade Composite, Full-Composite OverDrive 2 Steerer
Handlebar Giant Contact SL
Stem Giant Contact SL
Seatpost Giant D-Fuse SL Composite
Saddle Giant Contact SL Neutral, Ti rail
Shifters Shimano RS685 disc, 11-speed
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
Brakes Shimano RS785 hydraulic disc
Brake Levers Shimano RS685 disc
Cassette Shimano Ultegra 11-28, 11s
Chain KMC X11SL, 11s
Crankset Shimano Ultegra 34/50
Bottom Bracket Shimano, Press Fit
Rims Giant SL 1 Disc WheelSystem, light-weight 30mm alloy rims, clincher, Tubeless compatible
Hubs Giant SL 1 Disc WheelSystem, Giant alloy, 6-bolt disc, sealed bearings, Pawl hub driver, [F] 20H, [R] 24H
Spokes Sapim Leader, straight pull, alloy locking nipples
Tires Giant P-SL1 front/rear specific, 700×25, Folding