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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award  
Price $3,800 List$3,499.00 at Competitive Cyclist$3,399.00 at Competitive Cyclist$1,499 List$1,850 List
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Pros Modern gravel geometry, 20mm of Future Shock Suspension, SWAT storage, offered in 11 different buildsLightweight, nice build, excellent bland of frame stiffness and complianceVery lightweight, fast, nice buildInexpensive, versatile, many frame mount optionsInexpensive for carbon, compliant seat post and handlebar
Cons Not the lightest weight, more expensiveExpensiveCan feel harsh over the rough stuff, narrow non-flared handlebarHeavier than the competition, budget build2x drivetrain, non-aggressive tires, quirky geometry
Bottom Line Capability, comfort, and versatility are the hallmarks of the redesigned Diverge Comp CarbonThe 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 bikeAnyone interested in dabbling in the world of gravel riding should check out the versatile and affordable Salsa JourneymanThe Revolt Advanced 3 is an inexpensive entry-level carbon fiber gravel bike
Rating Categories Diverge Comp Carbon Santa Cruz Stigmata Carbon C... Ibis Hakka MX Rival Salsa Journeyman Apex 1 700 Giant Revolt Advanced 3
Downhill (30%)
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Specs Diverge Comp Carbon Santa Cruz... Ibis Hakka MX Rival Salsa Journeyman... Giant Revolt...
Measured Weight w/o pedals 21 lbs 2 oz 19 lbs 2 oz 18 lbs 13 oz 24 lbs 5 oz (with tubes) 22 lbs 7 oz
Frame Material Fact 9r Carbon Carbon CC Carbon Fiber Aluminum Advanced Grade Composite(Carbon)
Wheelsize 700c (tested), 650b compatible 700c (tested) or 650b 700c or 650b (tested) 700c (tested) or 650b 700c
Frame Size Tested 58cm 58cm 58cm 57cm Large
Available Sizes 48, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61cm 52, 54, 56, 58, 60cm 49, 53, 55, 58, 61cm 50, 52, 54, 55.5, 57, 59.5cm XS, S, M, ML, L, XL
Wheelset DT Swiss G540 rims with Specialized hubs WTB Asym i23p 700c rims with DT 370 hubs Ibis Alloy 733 27.5" rims with Ibis hubs WTB ST i19 TCS 2.0 700c rims with Novatec hubs Giant S-X2 Disc 700c Wheelset
Front Tire Specialized Pathfinder Pro 2Bliss 700 x 38c Maxxis Ravager EXO 700 x 40c Schwalbe Thunder Burt 27.5 x 2.1" WTB Riddler Comp 700 x 37c Giant Crosscut AT 1 700 x 38c
Rear Tire Specialized Pathfinder Pro 2Bliss 700 x 38c Maxxis Ravager EXO 700x40c Schwalbe Thunder Burt 27.5 x 2.1" WTB Riddler Comp 700 x 37c Giant Crosscut AT 1 700 x 38c
Shifters Shimano GRX 810 SRAM Rival 1 SRAM Rival 1 SRAM Apex 1 Shimano Tiagra
Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX810 11-speed SRAM Rival 22 Long Cage 11-speed SRAM Rival 11-speed SRAM Apex 1 Shimano Tiagra
Front Derailleur Shimano GRX RX810 N/A N/A N/A
Cassette Shimano Ultegra 11-speed, 11-34T SRAM PG-1150 11-42T 11-speed SRAM PG 1130 11-42T 11-speed SRAM PG 1130, 11-42T Shimano Tiagra 11-34T
Crankset Shimano GRX RX810-2 48/31T Easton EA90 175mm Praxis Zayante Alloy 40T 175mm SRAM Apex 1 X-Sync, 40T FSA Omega 48/32T
Bottom Bracket Shimano Threaded BSA BB Easton BSA T47 Threaded not specified Shimano Press Fit
Fork Specialized FACT Carbon with Future Shock 2.0 Santa Cruz Carbon ENVE G-Series Carbon Fantail Deluxe Carbon Giant Advanced Grade Composite
Seatpost Roval Terra Carbon, 20mm offset Easton EA50 27.2mm Ibis Aluminum 31.6mm Alloy 27.2mm Giant D-Fuse Composite
Saddle Specialized Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails WTB Silverado Pro WTB Silverado Pro 142mm WTB Volt Sport 142mm Giant Contact (neutral)
Handlebar Specialized Adenture Gear Hover, 12-degree flare Easton EA50 AX flare Ibis Flat Top Alloy Salsa Cowbell Giant XR D-Fuse, flared
Stem Future Stem, Comp Easton EA50 Ibis 31.8 Salsa Guide Giant Contact
Brakes Shimano GRX 810 hydraulic disc SRAM Rival 1 flat mount SRAM Rival 1 flat mount TRP Spyre-C mechanical Giant Conduct hydraulic disc
Measured Effective Top Tube (mm) 589 573 573 568 575
Measured Reach (mm) 401 390 392 380 392
Measured Head Tube Angle (degrees) 71.75 72 72 70 71
Measured Seat Tube Angle (degrees) 73.5 73.5 73.5 73 73
Measured Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 270 285 276 279 282
Measured Wheelbase (mm) 1060 1038 1040 1060 1046
Measured Chain Stay Length (mm) 425 425 430 440 425
Warranty Lifetime Lifetime 7-years Three-years Lifetime
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