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Specialized Men's Diverge Comp
  • Color: Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black
  • Color: Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal

Specialized Men's Diverge Comp

2018

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2018 Specialized Men's Diverge Comp

The Diverge Comp has been designed from the bottom-up to be a fully-fledged exploration machine. It's also as adept at crushing dirt climbs as it is cruising to the coffee shop or hopping into a local group ride. And while it might sound cliché and hyperbolic, the Diverge Comp truly is one bike that does it all.

The Diverge frame will comfortably fit up to 700x42mm tires with plenty of room for mud, too. Weight was a large factor in the development, so Specialized took some design cues from the Roubaix with a FACT 9r carbon frame that's one of the lightest in the category.

Specialized opted for a new Open Road Geometry. We know what you're thinking, "it's just another marketing term," but they truly did develop an entirely new geometry. 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-centimeter 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.

Since there's only so much that wider tires with lower pressures can absorb, Specialized implemented a new version of their Future Shock into the Diverge design. It not only soaks up bumps with ease, but 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.

Specialized topped it off with three water bottle mounts and mounts for racks and fenders. So while it's one of the most smile-inducing bikes you'll ever shred fire roads on, it's equally adept at bike packing, commuting, or even a spin to your local brewery.

The Diverge Comp is spec'd to keep you shifting crisply and braking smoothly mile after mile, with a Shimano 105 groupset, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, and an tough Axis Elite wheelset.

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    Specification Description
    Frame Specialized FACT 9r carbon, Open Road Geometry, Future Shock Progressive suspension, 20mm of travel, flat mount disc, BB386
    Fork Specialized FACT carbon, flat mount disc
    Axles Front: 12x100mm thru-axle
    Rear: 12x142mm thru-axle
    Rims/Wheels Axis Elite Disc
    Tires Specialized Trigger Pro, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 700x38mm
    Crankset Praxis Alba 2D
    Chainrings 48/32T
    Bottom Bracket BB386
    Chain KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link
    Front Derailleur Shimano 105 Ez, braze-on
    Rear Derailleur Shimano 105, 11-speed
    Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-32t
    Shifters Shimano RS505 disc
    Handlebars Specialized Comp Hover Bar, 6061 alloy, 70x125mm w/ Di2 hole
    Tape/Grips S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
    Stem Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
    Brake Levers Shimano RS505 disc
    Brakes Shimano RS505, hydraulic disc
    Saddle Body Geometry Phenom Comp, Adaptive Edge design, Hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
    Seat Post Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single-bolt, 27.2mm

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Store SKU
    Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black / 48cm 00888818297733 95418-4148
    Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black / 52cm 00888818293001 95418-4152
    Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black / 54cm 00888818292875 95418-4154
    Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black / 56cm 00888818293018 95418-4156
    Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black / 58cm 00888818292288 95418-4158
    Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black / 61cm 00888818292301 95418-4161
    Gloss Dirty White/Rocket Red/Tarmac Black / 64cm 00888818292707 95418-4164
    Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal / 48cm 00888818297702 95418-4048
    Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal / 52cm 00888818292936 95418-4052
    Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal / 54cm 00888818292387 95418-4054 1011050
    Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal / 56cm 00888818292806 95418-4056 1011051
    Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal / 58cm 00888818292424 95418-4058
    Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal / 61cm 00888818292837 95418-4061
    Satin Blue Tint/Charcoal / 64cm 00888818292851 95418-4064
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