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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award 
Price $1,850 List$3,599 List$3,399.00 at Competitive Cyclist$3,800 List$1,499 List
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Pros Inexpensive for carbon, compliant seat post and handlebarLightweight, nice build, excellent bland of frame stiffness and complianceVery lightweight, fast, nice buildModern gravel geometry, 20mm of Future Shock Suspension, SWAT storage, offered in 11 different buildsInexpensive, versatile, many frame mount options
Cons 2x drivetrain, non-aggressive tires, quirky geometryExpensiveCan feel harsh over the rough stuff, narrow non-flared handlebarNot the lightest weight, more expensiveHeavier than the competition, budget build
Bottom Line The Revolt Advanced 3 is an inexpensive entry-level carbon fiber gravel bikeThe Stigmata earns our Editor's Choice Award for its impressive and well-rounded performanceLightweight and uncompromisingly stiff, the Hakka MX is a very fast and efficient gravel bikeCapability, comfort, and versatility are the hallmarks of the redesigned Diverge Comp CarbonAnyone interested in dabbling in the world of gravel riding should check out the versatile and affordable Salsa Journeyman
Rating Categories Giant Revolt Advanced 3 Santa Cruz Stigmata Carbon C... Ibis Hakka MX Rival Diverge Comp Carbon Salsa Journeyman Apex 1 700
Downhill (30%)
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Specs Giant Revolt... Santa Cruz... Ibis Hakka MX Rival Diverge Comp Carbon Salsa Journeyman...
Measured Weight w/o pedals 22 lbs 7 oz 19 lbs 2 oz 18 lbs 13 oz 21 lbs 2 oz 24 lbs 5 oz (with tubes)
Frame Material Advanced Grade Composite(Carbon) Carbon CC Carbon Fiber Fact 9r Carbon Aluminum
Wheelsize 700c 700c (tested) or 650b 700c or 650b (tested) 700c (tested), 650b compatible 700c (tested) or 650b
Frame Size Tested Large 58cm 58cm 58cm 57cm
Available Sizes XS, S, M, ML, L, XL 52, 54, 56, 58, 60cm 49, 53, 55, 58, 61cm 48, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61cm 50, 52, 54, 55.5, 57, 59.5cm
Wheelset Giant S-X2 Disc 700c Wheelset WTB Asym i23p 700c rims with DT 370 hubs Ibis Alloy 733 27.5" rims with Ibis hubs DT Swiss G540 rims with Specialized hubs WTB ST i19 TCS 2.0 700c rims with Novatec hubs
Front Tire Giant Crosscut AT 1 700 x 38c Maxxis Ravager EXO 700 x 40c Schwalbe Thunder Burt 27.5 x 2.1" Specialized Pathfinder Pro 2Bliss 700 x 38c WTB Riddler Comp 700 x 37c
Rear Tire Giant Crosscut AT 1 700 x 38c Maxxis Ravager EXO 700x40c Schwalbe Thunder Burt 27.5 x 2.1" Specialized Pathfinder Pro 2Bliss 700 x 38c WTB Riddler Comp 700 x 37c
Shifters Shimano Tiagra SRAM Rival 1 SRAM Rival 1 Shimano GRX 810 SRAM Apex 1
Rear Derailleur Shimano Tiagra SRAM Rival 22 Long Cage 11-speed SRAM Rival 11-speed Shimano GRX RX810 11-speed SRAM Apex 1
Front Derailleur N/A N/A Shimano GRX RX810 N/A
Cassette Shimano Tiagra 11-34T SRAM PG-1150 11-42T 11-speed SRAM PG 1130 11-42T 11-speed Shimano Ultegra 11-speed, 11-34T SRAM PG 1130, 11-42T
Crankset FSA Omega 48/32T Easton EA90 175mm Praxis Zayante Alloy 40T 175mm Shimano GRX RX810-2 48/31T SRAM Apex 1 X-Sync, 40T
Bottom Bracket Shimano Press Fit Easton BSA T47 Threaded Shimano Threaded BSA BB not specified
Fork Giant Advanced Grade Composite Santa Cruz Carbon ENVE G-Series Carbon Specialized FACT Carbon with Future Shock 2.0 Fantail Deluxe Carbon
Seatpost Giant D-Fuse Composite Easton EA50 27.2mm Ibis Aluminum 31.6mm Roval Terra Carbon, 20mm offset Alloy 27.2mm
Saddle Giant Contact (neutral) WTB Silverado Pro WTB Silverado Pro 142mm Specialized Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails WTB Volt Sport 142mm
Handlebar Giant XR D-Fuse, flared Easton EA50 AX flare Ibis Flat Top Alloy Specialized Adenture Gear Hover, 12-degree flare Salsa Cowbell
Stem Giant Contact Easton EA50 Ibis 31.8 Future Stem, Comp Salsa Guide
Brakes Giant Conduct hydraulic disc SRAM Rival 1 flat mount SRAM Rival 1 flat mount Shimano GRX 810 hydraulic disc TRP Spyre-C mechanical
Measured Effective Top Tube (mm) 575 573 573 589 568
Measured Reach (mm) 392 390 392 401 380
Measured Head Tube Angle (degrees) 71 72 72 71.75 70
Measured Seat Tube Angle (degrees) 73 73.5 73.5 73.5 73
Measured Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 282 285 276 270 279
Measured Wheelbase (mm) 1046 1038 1040 1060 1060
Measured Chain Stay Length (mm) 425 425 430 425 440
Warranty Lifetime Lifetime 7-years Lifetime Three-years
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