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SPECIALIZED Diverge Comp Adventure Road BikeBATTLESHIP/HYPER Part No. 95419-5454
Specialized Diverge Comp 2019 Adventure Road; we would describe this Specialized Diverge as a UK gravel bike using the original Roubaix style comfort and big tyre clearance. Colour: BATTLESHIP/HYPER
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Specialized Diverge Comp 2019 Adventure Road; we would describe this Specialized Diverge as a UK gravel bike using the original Roubaix style comfort and big tyre clearance.
Narrowing down a bike that can do it all used to be tough going. Sure, some work well as a road bike and a 'cross bike, while others are good at commuting and some short road riding, but until the Diverge, nothing out there was astute at every kind of riding subject. The Diverge E5 Comp, however, is made for exploring new roads, commuting to class, and everything in between. It redefines what a road bike can do, so ride wherever you wantâthis bike doesn't take "no" for an answer.
The Diverge is more capable than ever. And with the constant goal to best meet your needs, we took your number one request into accountâtyre clearance. The new frame will comfortably fit up to 700x38mm tyres with plenty of room for mud, too. Along with tyre 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 thatâs plenty light, certainly stiff for hard efforts, and undeniable tough.
Next up, we moved away from a traditional âcross geometry, instead opting for something that hasnât been seen beforeâour Open Road Geometry. You can think of it as a road version of modern trail bike geometry. It provides playful handling and predictable steering for endless dirt skids and mid-corner drifts. The geo features a bottom bracket that's over a half-centimetre lower than the previous Diverge, a slacked-out head tube angle, short chainstays, and a short wheelbase. These changes make for a bike that's not only fun in the dirt, but also performs well on the road.
And while riding gravel and dirt roads on a road bike may add to the adventure, thereâs only so much that wider tyres 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 isnât 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 wonât be surprised by under-steer or sloppy handling. Unlike the original Future Shock (found on the Roubaix), 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.
Adding to its multifaceted talents, we topped it off with three water bottle mounts, plus mounts for racks and fenders. For the spec, we wanted to make sure that it shifted crisply and braked smoothly mile after mile, so you'll find a crisp and reliable Shimano 105 groupset, hassle-free Tektro Spyre mechanical disc brakes, and an Axis Sport Disc wheelset.
- Our Premium E5 aluminium frameset features our comfortable and confident Open Road Geometry, Future Shock Progressive suspension with 20mm of travel, and front/rear thru-axles, making it the ultimate tool for your next adventure.
- The lightweight FACT carbon fork is plenty stiff, aiding in handling and a light overall weight.
- With Shimano 105 taking the reins on shifting, you'll experience crisp shifts for years to come.
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