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Diverge E5 Elite

Diverge E5 Elite

Description

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.

The Diverge Elite E5 utilizes our premium E5 alloy frame and a full carbon FACT fork for a fast, confident and comfortable ride on road, in the dirt, and over thick gravel. Shimano's gravel inspired GRX 400 group shifts 2x10 gears smoothly on any terrain and Axis Elite alloy wheels with Road Sport 35mm tires provide an efficient ride on pavement with the versatility for hard pack dirt riding.

  • 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.
  • Our Premium E5 Aluminum frame provides a stiff, light, and durable platform. When mated to our full carbon FACT fork, the Diverge Elite 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.

Specifications

Front Tire Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c
Rear Tire Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c
Inner Tubes Presta valve, 48mm
Frame Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Fork FACT carbon, full carbon steerer, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount
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
Seat Binder Alloy, 30.8mm
Shift Levers Shimano GRX RX400 hydraulic brake levers, 2x10 speed mechanical shifting
Front Derailleur Shimano GRX RX400, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed
Cassette Shimano CS-HG50-10, 10-Speed 11-36t
Crankset Shimano GRX RX600
Chainrings 46/30T
Bottom Bracket Shimano threaded
Chain KMC X10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link™
Gloss Oak Metallic Green/Spruce/Chrome/Wild Ferns $1,700
Satin Redwood/Gloss White/Chrome/Clean $1,700
Satin Cast Blue Metallic/Ice Blue/Chrome/Clean $1,700

Geometry

44 49 52 54 56 58 61
Stack 529mm 545mm 561mm 578mm 599mm 618mm 635mm
Reach 357mm 365mm 374mm 383mm 392mm 401mm 410mm
Head Tube Length 110mm 125mm 140mm 155mm 175mm 195mm 213mm
Head Tube Angle 69.5° 70° 70.5° 71.25° 71.75° 71.75° 71.75°
BB Height 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm
BB Drop 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm
Trail 72mm 69mm 66mm 61mm 57mm 57mm 57mm
Fork Length, Full 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm
Fork Rake/Offset 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm
Front Center 589mm 598mm 608mm 615mm 626mm 641mm 656mm
Chainstay Length 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm 432mm
Wheelbase 1008mm 1017mm 1027mm 1035mm 1046mm 1061mm 1076mm
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 504mm 521mm 538mm 554mm 570mm 584mm 598mm
Bike Standover Height 680mm 703mm 723mm 763mm 789mm 808mm 834mm
Seat Tube Length 363mm 390mm 430mm 470mm 500mm 530mm 560mm
Seat Tube Angle 74.5° 74° 73.75° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5°