A lot of thought has gone into the Diverge, and a lot of care
and attention has gone into this build.
Specialized's top of the range gravel/adventure bike features
the usual 'road plus' staples; flat mount disc brakes, 1x
drivetrain, thru-axles, ample clearance for chunky tyres and/or
mudguards. But it also boasts some unique touches, like the
FutureShock suspension built into the headtube, giving 20mm of
tuneable, progressive damping.
The carbon seatpost, too, has built-in shock absorption, with
elastomer inserts providing an extra level of comfort and a
relatively skinny 27.2mm diameter providing a bit of natural flex
without compromising on performance.
This particular example has been custom built on an S-Works
frameset in satin Cool Grey Camo, with Mavic's Ksyrium Pro Carbon
SL UST Disc wheels (not the snappiest name, but a brilliant
An ENVE carbon cockpit provides an additional touch of luxury
and is a proven performer, durable and comfortable even on the
photos by Bence Bujaki