From gran fondos to epic solo rides, stay strong from start to finish. Smooth, fast, engineered for endurance. Handcrafted with lightweight Advanced-grade composite and endurance geometry to minimize fatigue on long rides, this smooth-riding Defy Advanced 3 combines speed, confidence and control. Disc-brake technology with 12mm front and rear thru-axles gives you total control in all types of weather. The rear triangle features ultra-thin, flattened seatstays to reduce road vibrations, and the D-Fuse seatpost helps smooth out the road. So even on your longest, hardest days, you can stay strong from start to finish.