2020 Specialized Diverge Comp E5

An aluminum frame gravel bike with high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced near the low end of the Diverge model range.

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2020 Specialized Diverge Comp E5
MSRP$2,100
SuspensionHardtail
FrameAluminum
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Tires38c
Drivetrain1 × 11
GroupsetGRX 800, Praxis
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 11 — 11 speed

Diverge Comp E5

31 mph

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The Diverge Comp E5 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Diverge Comp E5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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Reviews

November 2021

Cycling Tips
Specialized Diverge Expert E5 Evo review: Fun, not that fast, with flat bars - CyclingTips

The flat bars are polarizing, but the dedicated geometry makes the most of it.

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August 2021

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Reviewed: 2021 Specialized Diverge Carbon Expert

With the first version of Future Shock, I was worried that it would be some ridiculous pogo stick front end to my bike and that if I ever wanted to use the bike for true road riding that it would severely subtract from performance.

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May 2021

Road Bike Action
2021 SPECIALIZED DIVERGE GRAVEL BIKE REVIEW

Specialized scores with the latest Diverge Pro Carbon

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October 2020

Cycling Weekly
Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon

The Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon could be the perfect do-it-all bike for those seeking on road fun and off road thrills

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October 2020

Gran Fondo
Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon in bikepacking review

Bike giant Specialized sent us the Diverge Expert for our bikepacking group test. Designed as a gravel bike, it's been a talking point among bikepacking greats like Lael Wilcox since its introduction. Does it have what it takes to win our group test?

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May 2020

Bicycling
The 2021 Specialized Diverge Is a Gravel Dream Ride

Smoother, more stable and more capable, the new Diverge can take you further than ever.

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May 2020

Bikerumor
First Look! All-New 2021 Specialized Diverge gravel bike with Future Shock 2.0

The all-new Specialized Diverge gravel bike gets completely revised geometry, the latest Future Shock suspension system, and bigger tire clearance!

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February 2020

road.cc
Specialized Diverge Comp E5 2020

Fast, fun and versatile gravel bike that's great on the road too

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Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, Future Shock suspension, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, threaded

Fork

Future Shock 1.5 w/Smooth Boot, FACT carbon, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount

Bottom Bracket

Praxis 68-0201B, 68mm BSA

Stem

Future Stem, Comp, w/Integrated computer mount

Handlebar

Specialized Adventure Gear Hover, 103mm drop x 70mm reach x 12º flare

Saddle

Specialized Power, hollow steel rails, 155/143mm

Seatpost

Alloy, 2-bolt Clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware

Pedals

Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose ball w/reflectors

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano RX812 GX, Shadow Plus, 11-speed

Crank

Praxis Alba, 40T

Shifters

Shimano GRX 810 hydraulic brake levers, mechanical shifting

Cassette

Shimano SLX, 11-speed, 11-42t

Chain

KMC X11 Extra Lightweight, 11-speed

Brakes

Shimano GRX RX600, hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Axis Elite Disc, 21mm internal width, alloy rim, 23mm depth, 14g spokes, 24h

Tires

Pathfinder Sport, 700x38mm

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