Specialized Men's Diverge E5 - 2018

Specialized Men's Diverge E5
  • Color: Gloss Candy Red/Tarmac Black
  • Color: Satin Black/White/Charcoal
$1,009.99 - $1,100.00
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Details

The Diverge E5 is equipped with everything you need to head to work, take the long way home, and hit some fire roads on the weekend.

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 an E5 Premium Aluminum frame that's plenty light, certainly stiff for hard efforts, and undeniable durable.

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.

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 E5 Elite frame is topped off with Shimano Claris shifting, hassle-free mechanical disc brakes, and ultra-strong Axis Sport Disc wheels that are cased in fast-rolling Espoir Sport tires.

Specs

Frame Specialized E5 Premium Aluminum, Open Road Geometry, threaded BB, flat mount disc
Fork Specialized FACT carbon, flat-mount disc
Axles Front: 12x100mm thru-axle
Rear: 12x142mm thru-axle,
Rims/Wheels Axis Sport Disc
Tires Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x30mm
Crankset Shimano RS200
Chainrings 46/34T
Bottom Bracket Threaded
Chain KMC X8, 8-speed w/ Missing Link
Front Derailleur Shimano Claris, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano Claris, long cage, 8-speed
Cassette/Rear Cogs Sunrace, 8-speed, 11-34t
Shifters Shimano Claris 2000, 8-speed
Handlebars Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
Tape/Grips Specialized S-Wrap
Stem Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
Brake Levers Shimano Claris 2000
Brakes Tektro Mira, flat mount, mechanical disc
Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Sport, steel rails, 143mm
Seat Post Alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Gloss Candy Red/Tarmac Black / 48cm 888818308590 95418-8548 DIV519613118
Satin Black/White/Charcoal / 48cm 888818308583 95418-8448 DIV36359287M
Gloss Candy Red/Tarmac Black / 52cm 888818308620 95418-8552 DIV51910512
Satin Black/White/Charcoal / 52cm 888818308408 95418-8452 DIV491839272
Gloss Candy Red/Tarmac Black / 54cm 888818308361 95418-8554 DIV51698484
Satin Black/White/Charcoal / 54cm 888818308484 95418-8454 DIV499985934
Gloss Candy Red/Tarmac Black / 56cm 888818308514 95418-8556 DIV517663236
Satin Black/White/Charcoal / 56cm 888818308668 95418-8456 DIV495492956

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