The Giant Defy 5 (2016) is built on ALUXX Aluminium frame that is durable, light and stiff. This frame offers good stability while riding.
The Giant Defy 5 is equipped with 8-speed Shimano Claris shifters that offer smooth and precise shifts.
The Defy 5 is equipped with Tektro R312 Linear pull brakes that offer superior braking performance.
At the front, the Giant Defy 5 comes with Aluminium forks with Alloy Overdrive steerer. These forks reduce the overall weight of the Bicycle.
The tires on the 2016 Giant Defy 5 are Giant’s own S-R4 tires (700x25mm) that offer good grip and a comfortable ride. The 26-inch wheels offer good stability.
The Giant Defy 5 (2016) is priced at Rs.55,500 and is available in Giant Dealerships across India.
If you are someone who is getting into road bicycling or are looking to upgrade from a hybrid bicycle, the 2016 Giant Defy 5 is certainly one of the strongest contenders out there to be your next bicycle. It comes with a strong, progressive frame design along with a good drivetrain system in the Shimano Claris. It is a good package all round, and is priced well for the value on offer.
The Defy 5 is a versatile and comfortable endurance focused road bicycle at a competitive price
- Progressive frame design
- Decent drivetrain
- Noisy gear shifters
- Weaker caliper brakes
The Defy 5 is a true all-rounder that would make as great a endurance bicycle as it would a fast and reliable commuter. Although slightly on the heavy side, it lends itself to year round use and has a great value spec. Stable yet fun, well finished and practical, the Giant Defy 5 2016 which is priced at Rs.55,500 offers a comfortable and dependable ride in traffic and over long distances.
|Frame||ALUXX Grade Aluminum|
|Fork||Aluminum, OverDrive Steerer|
|Hubs||Giant Tracker Sport Road|
|Tires||Giant S-R4, Front and Rear Specific, 700x25|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Claris|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Claris|
|Brakes||Tektro TK-R312 Giant Specific, Dual Pivot|
|Brake Levers||Shimano Claris|
|Cassette||SRAM PG 850 11x32, 8-Speed|
|Crankset||FSA Tempo, 34/50|