All-New Diverge Comp Alloy

All-New Diverge Comp Alloy
All-New Diverge Comp Alloy
All-New Diverge Comp Alloy
Regular price $3,300.00

The ultimate getaway vehicle.

Whether your goal is to escape on gravel back roads, far from cars and crowds, toe the start line at your first gravel race, or simply get the most versatile bike on the road or dirt, no bike is better than the new Diverge. It’s quite simply the fastest, most capable - and just maybe the most fun – alloy bike we’ve ever made, delivering a ride that’s quick and lively, but stable and confidence inspiring when the terrain gets rough. From Future Shock 1.5 and all-new gravel geometry, to category leading tire clearance, the new Diverge represents everything we’ve learned over more than 40 years of riding road, gravel and dirt. The Diverge writes an entirely new chapter in the gravel bike category, so you can dream up entirely new rides. It’s the ultimate getaway vehicle.

Starting with premium E5 alloy frame and a full carbon FACT fork, we gave the Diverge Comp E5 our Future Shock 1.5 for a fast, confident and comfortable ride on road, in the dirt, and over thick gravel. Shimano’s gravel inspired GRX 600 group shifts 1x11 gears smoothly on any terrain and Axis Elite alloy wheels with Pathfinder Sport 38mm tires add even more capability and versatility.

  • Our Premium E5 Aluminum frame provides a stiff, light, and durable platform. When mated to our full carbon FACT fork, the Diverge Comp E5 becomes a light, lively and versatile bike ready to attack any surface.
  • Speed, control and confidence - Future Shock 1.5 is ideal technology for the gravel rider. With 20mm of axial compliance, Future Shock 1.5 is progressively tuned to keep you confident and in control, able to keep the power down and stay off the brakes over rough dirt roads and in thick loose gravel, all while keeping your hands, arms and neck fresh.
  • We tossed gravel geometry ‘status-quo’ out the window. The new Diverge has the most progressive geometry we’ve ever created for a drop bar bike, giving riders a capable and stable bike in the dirt, that still feels responsive and nimble on the road. We’ve increased the frame’s reach, introduced a slacker head tube and a longer offset fork. All this creates incredible confidence with a planted feeling in the dirt, while spec’ing shorter stems keeps the overall cockpit length the same and the steering lively. We’ve kept the bike’s BB low to increase stability, but high enough to utilize with 650b wheels if that’s your jam.
  • We’ve given the Diverge plenty of rack mounts, including fork and top tube mounts, to ensure you can take what you need, no matter how far you plan to go, or how long you plan to stay out.
  • Nothing unlocks a bike’s capability like tire clearance, so we gave the new Diverge a whopping 47mm of tire clearance with a 700c wheel and 2.1” with a 650b wheel. Thanks to a drive side chain stay utilizing a machined alloy beam behind the chain rings we’ve created clearance without using a fragile dropped chain stay design or increasing chain stay length.

Specs

  • FRAME Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, Future Shock suspension, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • FORK Future Shock 1.5 w/Smooth Boot, FACT carbon, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount
  • FRONT WHEEL Axis Elite Disc, 21mm internal width, alloy rim, 23mm depth, 14g spokes, 24h
  • REAR WHEEL Axis Elite Disc, 21mm internal width alloy rim, 23mm depth, 14g spokes, 28h
  • INNER TUBES 700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve
  • FRONT TYRE Pathfinder Sport, 700x38mm
  • REAR TYRE Pathfinder Sport, 700x38mm
  • CRANKSET Praxis Alba
  • CHAINRINGS 40T
  • BOTTOM BRACKET Praxis 68-0201B, 68mm BSA
  • SHIFT LEVERS Shimano GRX 810 hydraulic brake levers, mechanical shifting
  • REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano RX812 GX, Shadow Plus, 11-speed
  • CASSETTE Shimano SLX, 11-speed, 11-42t
  • CHAIN KMC X11 Extra Lightweight, 11-speed
  • FRONT BRAKE Shimano GRX RX600, hydraulic disc
  • REAR BRAKE Shimano GRX RX600, hydraulic disc
  • HANDLEBARS Specialized Adventure Gear Hover, 103mm drop x 70mm reach x 12º flare
  • TAPE Specialized S-Wrap
  • STEM Future Stem, Comp, w/Integrated computer mount
  • SADDLE Specialized Power, hollow steel rails, 155/143mm
  • SEATPOST Alloy, 2-bolt Clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware
  • SEAT BINDER Alloy, 30.8mm

Geometry

49 52 54 56 58 61 64
BB Drop 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm
BB Height 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm
Bike Standover Height 697mm 722mm 738mm 777mm 800mm 823mm 849mm
Chainstay Length 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm
Crank Length 165mm 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Fork Length, Full 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm
Fork Rake/Offset 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm
Front Center 607mm 614mm 620mm 630mm 647mm 664mm 675mm
Handlebar Width 380mm 400mm 420mm 420mm 440mm 440mm 440mm
Head Tube Angle 70° 70.5° 71.25° 71.75° 71.75° 71.75° 72.25°
Head Tube Length 99mm 104mm 116mm 133mm 159mm 185mm 209mm
Reach 365mm 374mm 383mm 392mm 401mm 410mm 419mm
Saddle Width 155mm 155mm 143mm 143mm 143mm 143mm 143mm
Seat Tube Angle 74° 73.75° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73°
Seat Tube Length 390mm 430mm 470mm 500mm 530mm 560mm 590mm
Seatpost Length 350 350 400 400 400 400 400
Stack 571mm 577mm 592mm 610mm 634mm 659mm 684mm
Stem Length 60mm 70mm 80mm 90mm 100mm 100mm 110mm
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 529mm 542mm 558mm 573mm 589mm 605mm 628mm
Trail 69mm 66mm 61mm 57mm 57mm 57mm 54mm
Wheelbase 1026mm 1033mm 1039mm 1049mm 1066mm 1083mm 1095mm

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Note that specifications can change without notice.

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Why buy a Specialized?

The frame is the single most important factor in a bike's ride quality. While there are many other components involved, the frame is what ties it all together and ultimately determines how well a bike rides. Specialized makes the highest quality, most sorted frame on the market. The fit and finish is excellent and they ride amazing.

Why buy from us?

We're your local Christchurch bike shop. When you buy from us you get the best support, fast. You don't have to email customer service and hope for a response, just come in and see us. We keep a ton of parts in stock and have mechanics that are trained up on all the latest tech in a modern workshop.

Free General Service

Bikes need regular maintenance but we're here to help. To guarantee that your new bike stays running sweet, we offer a free General Service on all bikes that we sell. Worth $89, we'll do your first one for free at 6 months of ownership. Note that while the General Service labour is free, additional labour or parts cost extra. Bookings are required.

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Best Warranty

Specialized is confident with their quality and has one of the bike industry's best warranties out there. Frames and Roval wheels have a lifetime warranty and are transferrable to a subsequent owner, who then get 2 years from the original retail purchase date. We have very few come back with problems and the ones that do are sorted quickly.

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