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Made for exploring new roads, commuting to class, and everything in between, the Diverge Comp E5 redefines how many functions one bike can fulfil. With a completely redesigned frame, the new Diverge is more capable than ever. And with the constant goal to best meet your needs, we took your number one request into account—tire clearance. The new frame will comfortably fit up to 700x38mm tires with plenty of room for mud, too. Along with tire clearance, weight was a large factor in the development, and taking some design cues from the development of the Roubaix, we developed an E5 Premium Aluminium frame that’s plenty light, certainly stiff for hard efforts, and undeniable durable.
While riding gravel and dirt roads on a road bike may add to the adventure, there’s only so much that wider tires with lower pressures can absorb, in terms of bumps. With this in mind, we implemented a new version of our Future Shock into the Diverge design. It not only soaks up bumps with ease, but also adds the benefit of extremely predictable handling. That's because the wheelbase isn’t lengthening when you hit a bump, so the front end of the Diverge keeps the same effective head tube angle. In other words, when you dive hard into a turn, you won’t be surprised by under steer or sloppy handling. Unlike the original Future Shock, the Diverge's version features a progressive spring that makes this technology more suitable for off-road applications, where stiffer suspension is often needed to soak-up larger bumps and obstacles.
Frame Specialized E5 Premium aluminium, Future Shock Progressive suspension, 20mm of travel, threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat mount disc Fork Diverge disc, FACT carbon fibre, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru-axle Front Derailleur Shimano 105 Ez, braze-on Rear Derailleur Shimano 105, 11-speed Number of Gears 22 Shifters Shimano 105 Chain set Praxis Alba 2D, 48/32T Cassette Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-32t Chain KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™ Pedals Supplied Brakeset Tektro Spyre, flat mount, mechanical disc Handlebars Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp Stem Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise Bar Tape Specialized S-Wrap Wheelset Axis Elite Disc Tyres Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x30mm Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Sport, steel rails, 143mm Seatpost Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 27.2mm Weight No Weight Information Available