2011 giant defy 2   2011 Giant Defy 2

Giant‘s Defy 2 gets updated for 2011 with key features over the Defy 3. Dubbed to be light and lively, the Defy 2 comes with Shimano Tiagra 9-speed shifting, Giant’s composite seatpost Connect 30.9mm and Giant P-R3 tires.

Aluminum engineers took the existing model and transformed it into a bike that performs above the average entry level road bike. With the ALUXX SL Grade-Aluminum frame and Advanced-Grade Composite fork with alloy overdrive steerer, the 2011 Defy 2 does sprints, corners and climbs like a pro.

Spec’d with 31.8mm Giant Connect handlebars, Giant Performance Road saddle and dual pivot Tektro brakes, the Defy 2 is stiff and fine-tuned for anything. It also features Formula sealed front hubs, Shimano 2200 rear hubs, stainless steel spokes and Giant S-R2 rims. Average retail price for the Defy 2 is $1100.