Bike Comparison
    MSRP
    $1,799
    $2,349
    $2,099
    Where to Buy
    $1,798

    At Campfire Cycling

    $2,198

    At Campfire Cycling

    $1

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    Category
    GravelGravelGravel
    Weight
    27.0 lbs
    3.4
    3.5
    3.7
    SteelSteelSteel
    Fork
    SteelSteelSteel
    Wheels
    AluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size
    650b650b650b / 700c
    Clearance
    42c (700c) / 50c (27.5″)47c (27.5″) / 45c (700c)
    Brakes
    Mechanical DiscMechanical DiscHydraulic Disc
    Groupset
    Rival, ApexRival, 105GRX 400, GRX 600
    Drivetrain
    1 × 111 × 112 × 10
    Brand Site

    konaworld.com

    surlybikes.com

    allcitycycles.com

    Summary
    The Kona Rove DL, Surly Midnight Special, and All-City Space Horse GRX are all steel frame gravel bikes. The Midnight Special has better components, while the Space Horse GRX has 650b / 700c aluminum wheels and higher gearing.
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    Ride Feel

    Based on frame geometry and build specs.

    Rider Position
    relaxedaggressive
    Terrain
    smoothrugged
    Rove DL
    Midnight Special
    Space Horse GRX
    Other Gravel bikes
    Gear Range

    A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

    Lowest gear

    (climbing)

    30 mph

    Rove DL

    30 mph

    Midnight Special

    36 mph

    Space Horse GRX

    Highest gear

    (descending)

    Spec Level

    Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more.

    Geometry
    Specs
    Frame

    Kona Butted Cromoly

    ColorGloss Kiwi w/ Charcoal & Cyan Decals

    4130 CroMoly, double-butted main triangle, ED coated, TIG-welded

    Tire Clearance42c (700c) / 50c (27.5″)

    ColorsFool's Gold; Metallic Lilac; Black

    612 Select Chromoly Steel, TIG Welded and Brazed, E.D. Coated

    BB StandardBSA, 68mm, Threaded

    Tire Clearance47c (27.5″) / 45c (700c)

    ColorChampagne Shimmer

    Fork

    Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc

    4130 CroMoly, ED coated, TIG-welded

    612 Select Chromoly Steel, All-City Signature Fork ends and Crown, TIG Welded and Brazed, E.D. Coated

    Shock

    n/a

    Bottom Bracket

    SRAM GXP 68mm

    SRAM GXP

    Shimano BSA

    Headset

    FSA No.1/No.10

    Cane Creek 40, 1-1/8"

    Cane Creek 40 Series

    Stem

    Kona Road Deluxe

    ProMax, 31.8 4 bolt

    AL6061, 3D forged, 4-bolt stem, 31.8mm, ±6° Rise

    Handlebar

    Kona Road

    Salsa Cowbell 3

    AL6061, 31.8mm, 12° Flair

    Saddle

    WTB Volt

    WTB Volt Sport

    All-City Gonzo -OR- DDK-5255

    Seatpost

    Kona Deluxe Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm

    TypeRigid

    Promax, ProMax SP-2019 27.2x300mm non-offset (for 40-50), ProMax SP-2016 27.2x300mm offset (for 54-64cm)

    TypeRigid

    27.2mm, two-bolt, 350mm length

    TypeRigid

    Pedals

    n/a

    Grips

    Kona Cork Tape

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM Rival 1

    SRAM Rival 1

    Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed

    Front Derailleur

    n/a

    n/a

    Shimano GRX RX400

    Crank

    SRAM Apex, 40t X-Sync

    SRAM Rival 1 40T

    Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30t

    Shifters

    SRAM Rival 1

    Shimano R7120

    Shimano GRX RX400

    Cassette

    SRAM PG1130 11-42t 11spd

    SunRace 11-42t

    MicroSHIFT, 11-32t

    Chain

    SRAM PC1110

    KMC X11

    KMC X10 EPT

    Chain Guide

    n/a

    Brakes

    TRP HDC711C Mechanical / Hydraulic

    TypeMechanical Disc

    TRP Spyre, 160mm rotors

    TypeMechanical Disc

    Shimano GRX RX400

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Brake Levers

    SRAM Rival 1

    SRAM Rival 1

    Shimano GRX RX400

    Wheels
    Rims

    WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0

    Alex Adventurer 2, Tubeless ready, 32H

    WTB ST i19, TCS 2.0, 32h, 650b (43cm~61cm)

    Spokes

    Stainless Black 14g

    Front Hub

    Formula 100x12mm

    Novatech D791, 12mm Thru, 32H

    All-City Go Devil, 32h, 6-bolt

    Rear Hub

    Formula 142x12mm

    Novatech D792, 142mm Thru, 32H

    All-City Go Devil, 32h, 6-bolt

    Tires

    Front: Maxxis Rambler EXO TR 650x47c, Rear: Maxxis Rambler EXO TR 650x47c

    WTB Horizon, 650b x 47, tan wall

    Teravail Rampart, 650bx47mm, 60tpi, Light & Supple, Tan Wall (43cm~61cm)

    Disc Rotors

    TRP TR160mm

    160mm front and rear

    Shimano RT26, 160mm, 6-bolt

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