Which is Best?

The Kona Rove DL, Specialized Diverge Elite E5, and All City Space Horse Tiagra are all gravel bikes. The Kona has a steel fork, 650b wheels, and better components; the Specialized has an aluminum frame, carbon fork, and 700c wheels; and the All City has 650b / 700c wheels. Explore the differences below.

Rove DL
Diverge Elite E5
Space Horse Tiagra
MSRP$1,699$1,900$1,599
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CategoryGravelGravelGravel
FrameSteelAluminumSteel
ForkSteelCarbon
Wheel Size650b700c650b / 700c
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminum
Brake TypeMechanical DiscHydraulic DiscMechanical Disc
GroupsetRival 1, SRAM
GRX 400, GRX 600
Tiagra, FSA
Drivetrain1 × 112 × 102 × 10
Gear Range
Kona Rove DL
30 mph
Specialized Diverge Elite E5
36 mph
All City Space Horse Tiagra
36 mph
SeatpostRigidRigidRigid
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Spec Level

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Rove DL
Diverge Elite E5
Space Horse Tiagra

Geometry

Specs
Frame
Kona Butted Cromoly
Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
612 Select Chromoly Steel
Fork
Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc
FACT carbon, full carbon steerer, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount
All-City Space Horse Fork
Rear Shock
n/a
Bottom Bracket
SRAM GXP 68mm
Shimano threaded
FSA BB386 MegaEVO, BSA threaded
Headset
FSA No.1/No.10
Cane Creek 40 Series
Stem
Kona Road Deluxe
Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
AL6061, 3D forged, 4-bolt stem, 31.8mm
Handlebar
Kona Road
Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
AL6061, 31.8mm, 6° Flair
Saddle
WTB Volt
Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails
All-City Gonzo
Seatpost
Kona Deluxe Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm
Alloy, 2-bolt Clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware
27.2mm, two-bolt, 350mm length
Grips
Kona Cork Tape
Groupset
Rear Derailleur
SRAM Rival 1
Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed
Shimano Tiagra R4700
Front Derailleur
Shimano GRX RX400, braze-on
Shimano Tiagra R4700
Crank
SRAM S350, 40t X-Sync
Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30T
FSA Omega Modular BB386EVO, 46-30t, Black
Shifters
SRAM Rival 1
Shimano GRX RX400 hydraulic brake levers, 2x10 speed mechanical shifting
Shimano Tiagra 10-speed
Cassette
SRAM PG1130 11-42t 11spd
Shimano CS-HG50-10, 10-Speed 11-36t
SunRace 10-speed, 11/32t
Chain
SRAM PC1110
KMC X10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link™
KMC X10, EPT Anti-Rust
Brakes
TRP Spyre C
Tektro MD-C550, 160 f/r, 6-Bolt
Brake Levers
SRAM Rival 1
Wheels
Rims
WTB KOM Light Team i23 TCS 2.0
AXIS ELITE DISC
WTB ST i19 TCS 2.0, 32h (650b in 43/46cm, 700c in larger sizes)
Spokes
Stainless Black 14g
Pillar 14g Black Stainless
Front Hub
Formula 100x12mm
Novatec 981/982, Sealed Bearing, 32h
Rear Hub
Formula 142x12mm
Novatec 981/982, Sealed Bearing, 32h
Tires
WTB Venture TCS DUAL 650x47c
Specialized RoadSports, 700x35c
VEE Speedster (650b x 38mm in 43/46cm, 700c x 40mm in larger sizes)
Disk Rotors
TRP TR160mm