Specialized 2018 Diverge E5 Road Bike
Specialized 2018 Diverge E5 Road Bike

£799.00

From £29.96 P/M

The Diverge E5 is equipped with everything you need to head to work, take the long way home, and hit some fire roads on the weekend.

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£799.00

From £29.96 P/M

 

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The Diverge E5 is equipped with everything you need to head to work, take the long way home, and hit some fire roads on the weekend.

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.

To add to its multifaceted talents, we topped this Diverge off with three water bottle mounts, plus mounts for racks and fenders, so it’s equally adept at long trips as it is to short rides to the local brewery. The Diverge E5 Elite frame is topped off with Shimano Claris shifting, hassle-free mechanical disc brakes, and ultra-strong Axis Sport Disc wheels that are cased in fast-rolling Espoir Sport tires.

 

  • Our Premium E5 aluminium frameset features our comfortable, but confidence-inspiring Open Road Geometry, Future Shock suspension with 20mm of travel, and front/rear thru-axles, making it the ultimate tool for your next adventure.
  • The lightweight FACT carbon fork is plenty stiff, aiding in handling, rigidity, and an overall light weight.
  • The Shimano RS200, with 46/34T gearing, provides precise shifts between rings, and makes it easier to spin up those leg-burning climbs.
Tech Specs
Frame Specialized E5 Premium Aluminum, Open Road Geometry, threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat mount disc
Fork Specialized FACT carbon, flat-mount disc, 12x100mm thru-axle
Stem Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
Handlebars Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
Tape Specialized S-Wrap
Front Brake Tektro Mira, flat mount, mechanical disc
Rear Brake Tektro Mira, flat mount, mechanical disc
Front Derailleur Shimano Claris, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano Claris, long cage, 8-speed
Shifters Shimano Claris 2000, 8-speed
Bottom Bracket Threaded
Cassette Sunrace, 8-speed, 11-34t
Chain KMC X8, 8-speed w/ Missing Link™
Crankset Shimano RS200, 46/34T
Front Wheel Axis Sport Disc
Rear Wheel Axis Sport Disc
Front Tyre Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x30mm
Rear Tyre Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x30mm
Inner Tubes 700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve
Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Sport, steel rails, 143mm
Seatpost Alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware
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This item is available for International delivery. For orders outside the UK, please contact us for a quote. Read more.

UK orders are sent using Royal Mail Tracked 48, Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail letter post for small, light orders and Parcelforce for heavier, bulky orders. Please allow approx 2-3 days for delivery after the order has been despatched. Large and heavy items, e.g turbo trainers and work stands, will be sent by Parcelforce (UK Mainland only). Overseas orders are sent using Royal Mail International Signed For service and Royal Mail Airsure service (where permitting). Heavier items e.g. bicycles are sent using Parcelforce Worldwide. Delivery times will vary depending on destination, customs clearance, local postal service etc. Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery. Postage costs include Insurance for the value of the order. Bicycles sent within the UK are sent by Parcelforce 48 Hour Service.

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