Giant Defy 1 Compact Road Bike (2014)
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    Defy 1 Compact Road Bike (2014) From £999.00
  • Product Overview
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Product Overview

2014 Giant Defy is the best road bike in countless magazine tests - including Cycling Plus Magazine's 2013 Best £1000 Bike and a Bicycling Magazine Editors' Choice Award. Brought to you by the world’s leading aluminium frame engineers, Defy redefines the performance possibilities of an entry-level road bike. Made from premium lightweight aluminium tubes and produced in Giant’s own tubing facility, it climbs, corners and sprints better than bikes costing thousands more.


Sizes S, M, M/L, L, XL
Colours Blue / Black
Frame ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminium
Fork Carbon Composite, OverDrive aluminium steerer


Handlebar Giant Connect
Stem Giant Connect
Seatpost Giant Connect Composite, 30.9
Saddle Giant Performance Road, Men's
Pedals N/A


Shifters Shimano 105
Front Derailleur Shimano 105
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105
Brakes Tektro TK-R540 Giant Specific, Dual Pivot
Brake Levers Shimano 105
Cassette Shimano Tiagra 12x30, 10-sp
Chain KMC X10
Crankset Shimano R565, 34/50
Bottom Bracket Shimano, Press Fit



Rims P-Elite C Wheelset
Hubs P-Elite C Wheelset
Spokes P-Elite C Wheelset
Tires Giant P-R3, Flat Guard, Front and Rear Specific, 700x25


Brand Details


Giant was founded in 1972 with a mission: to create better bikes and improve the cycling experience. From the very start, innovation and manufacturing expertise set us apart.

It began with our lightweight chromoly frames. Giant's ability to produce high-quality bikes at an affordable price allowed more riders to experience cycling in a whole new way. Since then, Giant has pioneered advancements in both aluminium and composite engineering. We introduced the first affordable carbon fibre bike, the Cadex 980 C, and revolutionized high-performance road bikes with our Compact Road Design. In mountain biking, Giant's Maestro Suspension established a new level of performance for off-road riding and racing.

Over the last four decades, Giant has grown well beyond its manufacturing roots to become the world's leading brand of quality bicycles and gear. With more than 12,000 retail partners worldwide, we aim to inspire adventure in all riders, from casual to competitive.

Giant bikes win world championships. They win design awards, too. But most importantly, they win the hearts of riders who choose to make cycling a part of their lives. We support that choice. We think it makes the world a better place.

Giant aims to be a trusted friend on every road, path and trail that unfolds before you. We're proud to be part of your cycling adventures.




UK Deliveries
FREE when you spend over £50.00 in a single order
Otherwise it's typically £3.99 per order
Delivery should be expected between 2-3 working days unless stated on product page.

Worldwide Deliveries*
Approximately 4-10 working days depending on country
via Parcelforce Signed Delivery (fully traceable service). Please add items to the basket to calculate delivery for desired country.

If your country isn't listed for delivery at checkout please contact us.

Delivery of Bikes
We ship all our bikes free of charge within the United Kingdom (excl. Jersey and the Channel Islands at this time) and all our bikes come pre-assembled with just a few tweaks required (Please see our Bike Build Instruction page for details of assembly required).

All our bikes undergo a safety check before being re-boxed for shipping which can during busy periods take a little longer to complete so whilst we aim to ship all our bikes within two working days of the order please allow for additional time for this process.

Signature Required
All our consignments irrespective of the carrier require a signature upon delivery, deliveries are typically made between 08:00 and 18:00 so please bare this in mind when choosing a delivery address.

Package Recycling
We do try when possible to reuse packaging from our own suppliers in order to send purchased items to our customers, we ask if the packaging is still in good condition after you've received your goods then please try to use it again or recycle if not possible.


V12 Retail Finance is owned by Secure Trust Bank PLC. Registered in England and Wales 541132. Registered Office: One Arleston Way, Solihull, B90 4LH. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority

How to apply

Applying for finance is as easy as making a normal purchase.

Fill your basket with everything you want from our site and go to the checkout.

During checkout, select the finance option you want as your method of payment.

You will be sent to our finance provider’s secure server to complete your application.

Finance provider V12 will use the information provided to make a decision and complete checkout if you are approved.

To apply for finance you must be:

At least 18 years old.

A permanent UK resident.

In regular employment (minimum of 16 hours per week) including self-employed, or living with your spouse/partner who is in regular employment.

In receipt of a pension if you are retired.

Able to confirm sufficient income if you are registered disabled.

Who provides the finance?

Our finance is supplied by V12 Retail Finance. It is the UK’s only specialist retail finance provider. Its secure and friendly online system can provide you with a decision in seconds.

Can my order be sent to a different address?

Finance orders can only be shipped to the address given in your finance application.