Bike Comparison

The Canyon Grail 7 1by, Cannondale Topstone 4, and Specialized Diverge Elite E5 are all aluminum frame gravel bikes. The Grail 7 1by has a rigid seatpost and 650b / 700c wheels, while the Topstone 4 has better components. Explore the differences below.

    2022 Canyon Grail 7 1by
    2022 Cannondale Topstone 4
    2022 Specialized Diverge Elite E5
    MSRP$1,999$1,325$2,000
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    CategoryGravelGravelGravel
    Weight21.0 lbs
    FrameAluminumAluminumAluminum
    ForkCarbonCarbonCarbon
    WheelsAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size650b / 700c700c700c
    BrakesHydraulic DiscMechanical DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetmicroSHIFT Advent X
    
    GRX 400, GRX 600
    
    Drivetrain1 × 102 × 10
    SeatpostRigidRigid
    Brand Sitecanyon.comcannondale.comspecialized.com

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    Grail 7 1by
    Topstone 4
    Diverge Elite E5

    Gear Range

    Cannondale Topstone 4

    31 mph

    Specialized Diverge Elite E5

    36 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    aluminum

    SmartForm C2 Alloy, 12x142 thru-axle, tapered headtube, flat mount disc, StraightShot internal cable routing, multiple gear/bottle mounts

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

    Fork

    BallisTec Full Carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-1/4" steerer, 55mm OutFront offset, flat mount disc, internal routing, 12x100 thru axle

    FACT carbon, full carbon steerer, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-moun

    Bottom Bracket

    Cartridge, square taper

    Shimano 68mm threaded

    Headset

    Integrated, 1-1/8" - 1-1/4"

    Stem

    Cannondale 3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°

    Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

    Handlebar

    Cannondale 3, butted 6061 alloy, 16 deg flare drop

    Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp

    Saddle

    Cannondale Stage CX

    Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails

    Seatpost

    Cannondale 4, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm

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

    Pedals

    None included

    Not included

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    Grips

    Cannondale Bar Tape, 3.5mm

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    microSHIFT Advent X

    Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano GRX RX400, braze-on

    Crank

    40

    Prowheel, 40T

    Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30T

    Shifters

    microSHIFT Advent X, 10-speed

    Shimano GRX RX400 hydraulic brake levers, 2x10 speed mechanical shifting

    Cassette

    microSHIFT, 11-48T, 10-speed

    Shimano CS-HG50-10, 10-Speed 11-36t

    Chain

    KMC X10, 10-speed

    KMC X10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link™

    Brakes

    Hydraulic Disc

    Promax Render R mechanical disc, 160/160mm rotors

    Shimano GRX RX400, Hydraulic disc

    Brake Levers

    microSHIFT Advent X

    Wheels
    Rims

    RD 2.0, 28h

    Front: AXIS Elite Disc, Rear: AXIS Elite Disc

    Spokes

    Stainless Steel, 14g

    Front Hub

    Formula alloy, 12x100mm

    Rear Hub

    Formula alloy, 12x142mm

    Tires

    WTB Riddler Comp, 700 x 37c

    Front: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c, Rear: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c