The Giant Defy range has always been created with endurance rides at front of mind, it's an all-day ride sort of bike that can cater for rough terrain and winter roads. However, it's certainly no slouch.

For 2019, the Defy received some major updates, focused on improving compliance and therefore comfort. The range is a two series affair with three bikes in each of the families:the Defy Advanced Pro and Defy Advanced.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.