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DIVERGE E5 SMK/CLGRY/CHRM 52

$1,249.99
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,
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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. With all-new gravel geometry and 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.

With a premium E5 alloy frame and a full carbon FACT fork the Diverge E5 delivers a fast, confident and comfortable ride on road, in the dirt, and over thick gravel. Shimano’s Claris 2x8 group gives a wide range of gears for any terrain, while Axis Elite alloy wheels and Pathfinder Sport 38mm tires provide an efficient ride on pavement with the versatility for hard pack dirt riding.

  • Our Premium E5 Aluminum frame provides a stiff, light, and durable platform. When mated to our full carbon FACT fork, the Diverge Base E5 becomes a light, lively and versatile bike ready to attack any surface.
  • 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.

 

Technical Specifications

 

FRAMESET

Frame

Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Seat Binder

Alloy, 30.8mm

Suspension

Fork

FACT carbon, full carbon steerer, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-moun

COCKPIT

Handlebars

Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp

Stem

Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

Tape

Specialized S-Wrap

Saddle

Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails

SeatPost

Alloy, 2-bolt Clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware

BRAKES

Front Brake

Tektro Mira, flat-mount, mechanical disc

Rear Brake

Tektro Mira, flat-mount, mechanical disc

DRIVETRAIN

Shift Levers

Shimano Claris 2000, 8-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano Claris, 8-speed, braze-on

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Claris, 8-speed

Cassette

SunRace, 8-speed, 11-34t

Crankset

Shimano Claris R200

Chainrings

50/34T

Bottom Bracket

Shimano 68mm threaded

Chain

KMC X8 w/ Missing Link™, 8-speed

WHEELS & TIRES

Front Wheel

AXIS Elite Disc

Rear Wheel

AXIS Elite Disc

Front Tire

Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c

Rear Tire

Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c

Inner Tubes

700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve

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