2021 Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon

A carbon frame gravel bike with high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced near the middle of the Diverge model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon
MSRP$4,200
SuspensionHardtail
FrameCarbon
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Tires38c
Drivetrain2 × 11
GroupsetGRX 800
BrakesHydraulic Disc

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Gearing

2 × 11 — 22 speed

Diverge Comp Carbon

38 mph

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36 mph

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

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the Diverge Comp Carbon while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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August 2021

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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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July 2021

road.cc
Specialized Diverge Expert Carbon 2021

Proper gravel racer that belies its weight, and a blast to ride – plus the SWAT storage is a touch of class

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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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November 2020

BikeRadar
2021 Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon review

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

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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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June 2020

Cycling Tips
2021 Specialized Diverge Expert Carbon review: A curious take on gravel geometry - CyclingTips

The latest generation of Specialized’s Diverge carbon gravel bikes has undergone a dramatic transformation from the one that came before, and while the new Future Shock 2.0 suspension unit has garnered much of the attention, it’s the revamped frame geometry that truly defines the new bike’s personality. The 2021 Diverge looks sleeker and is arguably […]

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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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Geometry

Sizing
49cm

5'1" – 5'5"

52cm

5'3" – 5'8"

54cm

5'6" – 5'11"

56cm

5'8" – 5'12"

58cm

5'10" – 6'3"

61cm

6'1" – 6'6"

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Specs
Build
Frame

Specialized Diverge FACT 9r carbon, SWAT™ Door integration, Future Shock suspension, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, threaded

Fork

Future Shock 2.0 w/ Damper, Smooth Boot, FACT carbon, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount

Bottom Bracket

Shimano Threaded BSA BB

Stem

Future Stem, Comp

Handlebar

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

Saddle

Body Geometry Power Comp, Cromoly rails

Seatpost

Roval Terra Carbon Seat Post, 20mm Offset

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX810, 11-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX810, braze-on

Crank

Shimano GRX RX810-2 48-31T, 48/31T

Shifters

Shimano GRX 810 hydraulic brake levers, mechanical shifting

Cassette

Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-34t

Chain

Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed

Brakes

Shimano GRX 810, hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Front: DT Swiss G540 rim, 24mm internal width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples, Rear: DT Swiss G540 rim, 24mm inner width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, alloy freehub body, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples

Tires

Front: Pathfinder Pro, 2Bliss Ready, transparent sidewall, 700x38mm, Rear: Pathfinder Pro, 2Bliss Ready, transparent sidewall, 700x38mm

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