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    Women's Diverge E5 Comp

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    2018 Women's Diverge E5 Comp

    Nowadays, there are few bikes out there that can do it all. Sure there are some that work well as a road bike and a cross bike, while others can be used for commuting and some short road riding, but there's not one steed that can effectively perform all of the above. That is until the Women's Diverge E5 Comp came about—made for exploring new roads, commuting to class, and everything in between, it redefines what a road bike can do.

    With a completely redesigned frame, the new Diverge is more capable than ever. And with the constant goal to best meet your needs, we took your number one request into account—tire clearance. The new frame will comfortably fit up to 700x42mm tires with plenty of room for mud, too. Along with tire clearance, weight was a large factor in the development, and taking some design cues from the development of the Roubaix, we developed an E5 Premium Aluminium frame that’s plenty light, certainly stiff for hard efforts, and undeniable durable.

    Next up, we moved away from a traditional ‘cross geometry, instead opting for something that hasn’t been seen before—Open Road Geometry. We know what you’re thinking, “it’s just another marketing term,” but for the Diverge, we truly did develop an entirely new geometry. With a touch less hyperbole, you can think of it as a road version of modern trail bike geometry. It provides playful handling and predictable steering for endless dirt skids and mid-corner drifts. The geo features a bottom bracket that's over a half-centimetre lower than the previous Diverge, a slacked-out head tube angle, short chainstays, and a short wheelbase. These changes make for a bike that's not only fun in the dirt, but also performs well on the road.

    And while riding gravel and dirt roads on a road bike may add to the adventure, there’s only so much that wider tires with lower pressures can absorb, in terms of bumps. With this in mind, we implemented a new version of our Future Shock into the Diverge design. It not only soaks up bumps with ease, but also adds the benefit of extremely predictable handling. That's because the wheelbase isn’t lengthening when you hit a bump, so the front end of the Diverge keeps the same effective head tube angle. In other words, when you dive hard into a turn, you won’t be surprised by under steer or sloppy handling. Unlike the original Future Shock, the Diverge's version features a progressive spring that makes this technology more suitable for off-road applications, where stiffer suspension is often needed to soak-up larger bumps and obstacles.

    Adding to its multifaceted talents, we topped it off with three water bottle mounts, plus mounts for racks and fenders. For the spec, we wanted to make sure that it shifted crisply and braked smoothly mile after mile, so you'll find a crisp and reliable Shimano 105 groupset, hassle-free mechanical disc brakes, and an Axis Elite Disc wheelset. Every touchpoint of the bike is also tailored specifically for women, from the handlebar width to the crankarm length to the renowned Myth Sport saddle.

    Technical Specifications

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    FRAMESET

    FRAME

    Specialized E5 Premium Aluminium, Future Shock Progressive suspension, 20mm of travel, threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat mount disc

    SUSPENSION

    FORK

    Diverge disc, FACT carbon fiber, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru-axle

    WHEELS & TIRES

    FRONT WHEEL

    Axis Elite Disc

    REAR WHEEL

    Axis Elite Disc

    REAR TIRE

    Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x30mm

    FRONT TIRE

    Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x30mm

    INNER TUBES

    700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve

    COCKPIT

    SEAT BINDER

    Alloy rack mount seat collar, 31.8mm

    STEM

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

    TAPE

    Specialized S-Wrap

    HANDLEBARS

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

    SEATPOST

    Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 27.2mm

    SADDLE

    Women's Body Geometry Myth Sport, 155mm, Thin, steel rails

    DRIVETRAIN

    SHIFT LEVERS

    Shimano 105

    FRONT DERAILLEUR

    Shimano 105 Ez, braze-on

    REAR DERAILLEUR

    Shimano 105, 11-speed

    CHAIN

    KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™

    CASSETTE

    Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-32t

    CRANKSET

    Praxis Alba 2D

    CHAINRINGS

    48/32T

    BRAKES

    FRONT BRAKE

    Tektro Spyre, flat mount, mechanical disc

    REAR BRAKE

    Tektro Spyre, flat mount, mechanical disc

    ACCESSORIES

    PEDALS

    Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors

    * Weights based on production painted frames as pictured. Actual weights will vary based on colourway, frame size, and component variation. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

    Geometry

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    Crank Length165mm165mm170mm170mm172.5mm
    Handlebar Width360mm380mm400mm400mm420mm
    Stem Length70mm80mm90mm90mm100mm
    Saddle Width155mm155mm155mm155mm155mm
    Seatpost Length350mm350mm350mm400mm400mm
    Stack563mm569mm574mm592mm613mm
    Reach353mm360mm367mm373mm379mm
    Head Tube Length108mm128mm90mm90mm95mm
    Head Tube Angle70.5°70.8°71°71.9°72.5°
    BB Height265mm265mm265mm265mm265mm
    BB Drop85mm85mm85mm85mm85mm
    Trail58mm62mm62mm64mm66mm
    Fork Length, Full390mm390mm390mm390mm390mm
    Fork Rake/Offset50mm50mm55mm55mm55mm
    Front Center587mm593mm597mm599mm604mm
    Chainstay Length419mm419mm421mm421mm422mm
    Wheelbase1004mm1004mm1011mm994mm997mm
    Top Tube Length, Horizontal515mm524mm533mm549mm561mm
    Bike Standover Height686mm704mm726mm752mm776mm
    Seat Tube Length370mm405mm440mm473mm500mm
    Seat Tube Angle73.5°73.5°74°74°74°
    Geometry

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