Specialized Diverge Elite E5

Specialized Diverge Elite E5

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Spec Score
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Sumarize

The Specialized Diverge Elite E5 is a versatile bike designed for exploring gravel roads and racing. Its premium aluminum frame comes with threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, and flat-mount disc. The FACT carbon fork with a full carbon steerer provides stability during rides. The Shimano GRX RX400 brakes and 10-speed rear derailleur give a smooth shifting experience. This bike comes with top brakes and has received positive reviews from bike magazines. With its fun and capable ride, it has high resale value amongst cyclists looking for adventure.

Highlights

  • Good Groupset components
  • Top brakes
  • Top reviews from the bike magazines

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Description

SRP2100 €
CategoryGravel
Wheels28 Aluminum
Frame MaterialAluminum
GroupsetShimano GRX
BrakesShimano GRX

Reviews

Outdoor Gear Lab

For the 2021 model year, Specialized redesigned their popular Diverge gravel bikes. It feels more confident and stable on descents and at speed thanks to an updated geometry that includes a more extended reach and wheelbase, a slight slacker head tube angle,...

Pros
  1. Modern gravel geometry
  2. 20mm of Future Shock Suspension
  3. SWAT storage
  4. Offered in multiple builds
Cons
  1. Not the lightest weight
  2. More expensive

BikeRadar

Jack Luke

The Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon is a hugely versatile carbon gravel bike that could be turned to almost any task

Pros
  1. The Future Shock 2.0 is super-effective at smoothing big hits and rough roads
  2. modern geometry contributes to super-stable ride quality
  3. every bike should have a SWAT box
  4. oodles of mounts boost versatility
  5. lots of tyre clearance
Cons
  1. Uncompetitive build for the price
  2. tyres suffer in all but the driest conditions
  3. handlebar design may limit accessory mounting options

Cycling Weekly

What you value in a gravel bike will come down to the type of riding that you have access to. The Specialized Diverge offers a great balance between the on and off road worlds. Its updated geometry adds stability and comfort and its impressive carbon frame is...

Pros
  1. Great handling
  2. Good carbon frame
  3. Perfect blend of on road performance and off road capability
Cons
  1. Tyres compromise its off-road competency

Bikerumor

Jayson O'Mahoney

When Specialized released the original Diverge in 2014, and updated it in 2017, they set themselves a lofty goal: Make a bike that can handle pavement, flowy singletrack, gravelly roads and everything in between.

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Specifications

Frame

Frame
Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Frame Sizes
S, M, L, XL, XXL
Frame Colors
Gloss Lagoon Blue/Smoke/Chrome/CleanGloss Slate/Cool Grey/Chrome/WildSatin Redwood/Gloss White/Chrome/Clean

Suspension

Fork
FACT carbon, full carbon steerer, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Rear Shock

Cockpit

Stem
Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
Handlebars
Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
Tape/Grips
Specialized S-Wrap
Saddle
Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails

Drivetrain

Rear Derailleur
Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed
Shift Levers
Shimano GRX RX400 hydraulic brake levers, 2x10 speed mechanical shifting
Cassette
Shimano CS-HG50-10, 10-Speed 11-36t
Chain
KMC X10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link™
Crankset
Shimano GRX RX600
Chainrings
46/30T
Bottom Bracket
Shimano 68mm threaded

Brakes

Front Brake
Shimano GRX RX400, Hydraulic disc
Shift Levers
Shimano GRX RX400, Hydraulic disc

Wheels

Front Rim
Rear Rim
Inner Tubes
700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve

Geometry Specialized Diverge Elite E5

Size444952545658
Seat Tube Length (mm)363mm390mm430mm470mm500mm530mm
Seat Tube Angle74.5°74°73.75°73.5°73.5°73.5°
Head Tube Length (mm)110125140155175195
Head Tube Angle69.5°70°70.5°71.25°71.75°71.75°
Top Tube Length (mm)504mm521mm538mm554mm570mm584mm
Chainstay Length (mm)432432432432432432
Wheelbase (mm)100810171027103510461061
Standover (mm)680mm703mm723mm763mm789mm808mm
Stack (mm)529mm545mm561mm578mm599mm618mm
Reach (mm)357mm365mm374mm383mm392mm401mm
BB Offset (mm)80mm80mm80mm80mm80mm80mm
Trail (mm)72mm69mm66mm61mm57mm57mm
Fork Rake Offset (mm)55mm55mm55mm55mm55mm55mm
Handelbar Width (mm)360mm380mm400mm420mm420mm440mm
Stem Length (mm)60mm60mm70mm80mm90mm100mm
Crank Length (mm)165mm165mm170mm172.5mm172.5mm175mm

Customer questions & answers

FAQ Specialized Diverge Elite E5

What material is the frame of the Specialized Diverge Elite E5?

The Specialized Diverge Elite E5 ist crafted with Aluminum

What is the recommended price given by the manufacturer Specialized?

The SRP Price is our information at 2100 EUR

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