Our Ride – 2016 Defy Advanced 1

“Handcrafted with lightweight Advanced-grade composite and endurance geometry to minimize fatigue on long rides, this smooth-riding road bike combines speed, confidence and control. Disc-brake technology with 12mm front and rear thru-axles gives you total control in all types of weather. The rear triangle features ultra-thin, flattened seatstays to reduce road vibrations, and the D-Fuse seatpost helps smooth out the road. So even on your longest, hardest days, you can stay strong from start to finish.”

  • Advanced-grade composite frame with D-Fuse composite seatpost
  • Advanced-grade composite fork with alloy/composite hybrid OverDrive steerer
  • Giant PR-2 Disc rims, Giant Performance Tracker Disc hubs, Sapim Race spokes
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed mechanical componentry
  • Shimano RS505 hydraulic disc brakes

You gotta check out the bikes and gear at Giant Bicycle Halifax or Bicycles Plus in Bedford.