Bike Comparison

The Specialized Diverge E5, Cannondale Topstone 4, and Canyon Grail 6 are all aluminum frame gravel bikes. The Diverge E5 has higher gearing, the Topstone 4 has better components, and the Grail 6 has 650b / 700c wheels. Explore the differences below.

    2022 Specialized Diverge E5
    2022 Cannondale Topstone 4
    2022 Canyon Grail 6
    MSRP$1,300$1,325$1,899
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    CategoryGravelGravelGravel
    Weight21.8 lbs
    FrameAluminumAluminumAluminum
    ForkCarbonCarbonCarbon
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size700c700c650b / 700c
    BrakesMechanical DiscMechanical DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetClaris
    
    microSHIFT Advent X
    
    GRX 400
    
    Drivetrain2 × 81 × 102 × 10
    SeatpostRigidRigidRigid
    Brand Sitespecialized.comcannondale.comcanyon.com

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    Spec Level

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    Diverge E5
    Topstone 4
    Grail 6

    Gear Range

    Specialized Diverge E5

    39 mph

    Cannondale Topstone 4

    31 mph

    Canyon Grail 6

    36 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

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

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

    Canyon Grail AL Disc

    Fork

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

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

    Canyon FK0070 CF Disc, Material: Carbon, Steerer: 1 1/4", Axle Dimension: 12 x 100 mm, Brake Mount: Flat Mount

    Bottom Bracket

    Shimano 68mm threaded

    Cartridge, square taper

    Token Ninja Lite BB4124

    Headset

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

    Stem

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

    Cannondale 3, 6061 Alloy, 31.8, 7°

    Canyon V13, High-quality aluminium stem with square cross-sectional profile. A new handlebar clamp design increases torsional stiffness by up to 40%. Handlebar clamp diameter: 31.8 mm. Head tube diameter: 1 1/4".

    Handlebar

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

    Cannondale 3, butted 6061 alloy, 16 deg flare drop

    Canyon HB0063

    Saddle

    Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails

    Cannondale Stage CX

    Selle Italia Model X

    Seatpost

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

    Cannondale 4, 6061 Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm

    Canyon SP0043 VCLS CF, Material: Carbon, Setback: 20 mm, Technology: VCLS

    Pedals

    Not included

    None included

    Grips

    Cannondale Bar Tape, 3.5mm

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano Claris, 8-speed

    microSHIFT Advent X

    Shimano GRX RX400 GS

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano Claris, 8-speed, braze-on

    Shimano GRX RX400

    Crank

    Shimano Claris R200, 50/34T

    Prowheel, 40T

    46/30

    Shifters

    Shimano Claris 2000, 8-speed

    microSHIFT Advent X, 10-speed

    Shimano GRX RX400, 2-speed, Gravel-specific shifter with ergonomic design for improved comfort and textured, anti-slip brake lever for more control on bumpy terrain. Featuring adjustable reach. | Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed, Gravel-specific shifter with ergonomic design for improved comfort and textured, anti-slip brake lever for more control on bumpy terrain. Featuring adjustable reach.

    Cassette

    SunRace, 8-speed, 11-34t

    microSHIFT, 11-48T, 10-speed

    Shimano HG500 11-34 10s, 11-34 tooth cassette

    Chain

    KMC X8 w/ Missing Link™, 8-speed

    KMC X10, 10-speed

    KMC X10-93 10s, Durable half nickel plated chain.

    Brakes

    Tektro Mira, flat-mount, mechanical disc

    Promax Render R mechanical disc, 160/160mm rotors

    Hydraulic Disc

    Brake Levers

    microSHIFT Advent X

    Shimano GRX RX400, 2-speed, Gravel-specific shifter with ergonomic design for improved comfort and textured, anti-slip brake lever for more control on bumpy terrain. Featuring adjustable reach. | Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed, Gravel-specific shifter with ergonomic design for improved comfort and textured, anti-slip brake lever for more control on bumpy terrain. Featuring adjustable reach.

    Wheels
    Rims

    Front: AXIS Elite Disc, Rear: AXIS Elite Disc

    RD 2.0, 28h

    DT Swiss Gravel LN | DT Swiss Gravel LN SH11

    Spokes

    Stainless Steel, 14g

    Front Hub

    Formula alloy, 12x100mm

    Rear Hub

    Formula alloy, 12x142mm

    Tires

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

    WTB Riddler Comp, 700 x 37c

    Continental Terra Trail 40mm

    Disk Rotors

    Shimano RT70