GIANT DEFY 5 (2016)
MRP

55,500

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OVERVIEW

Frame

The Giant Defy 5 (2016) is built on ALUXX Aluminium frame that is durable, light and stiff. This frame offers good stability while riding.

Gearing

The Giant Defy 5 is equipped with 8-speed Shimano Claris shifters that offer smooth and precise shifts.

Brakes

The Defy 5 is equipped with Tektro R312 Linear pull brakes that offer superior braking performance.

Fork/Suspension

At the front, the Giant Defy 5 comes with Aluminium forks with Alloy Overdrive steerer. These forks reduce the overall weight of the Bicycle.

Tires

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.

Price and Dealers

The Giant Defy 5 (2016) is priced at Rs.55,500 and is available in Giant Dealerships across India.

Who should buy this Bicycle?

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.

Category Road
Usage Professional
Frame Material Alloy
Colour
Sizes M,
Gear System Multi-Geared
Suspension No Suspension
Brakes Rim Brakes
Wheel Size 26

The Defy 5 is a versatile and comfortable endurance focused road bicycle at a competitive price

Expert Review - Giant Defy 5 (2016)
Summary
3.4
Performance
3.5/5
Design
3.3/5
Features
3.5/5
Pros:

- Progressive frame design

- Decent drivetrain

Cons:

- Noisy gear shifters

- Weaker caliper brakes

Best Uses:
  • Long distance riding
  • Occasional city commutes
Verdict :

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.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Frame
Sizes M
Frame ALUXX Grade Aluminum
Fork Aluminum, OverDrive Steerer
Wheels
Rims Giant S-R2
Hubs Giant Tracker Sport Road
Spokes Stainless Steel
Tires Giant S-R4, Front and Rear Specific, 700x25
Wheel Size 26
Drivetrain
Shifters Shimano Claris
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
Chain KMC Z7
Crankset FSA Tempo, 34/50
Bottom Bracket Cartridge
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