The purity of the Diverge borders on spiritual. It’s a connected experience sprinkled with all the feedback and sensations regular mountain bikes seem to mask. It’s not perfect but you should remember the Diverge’s split focus and jack of all trades type of personality equips riders to efficiently explore a plethora of surfaces and routes without swapping bikes. While its relevance here in South Africa is still up for debate I think the versatility it offers will appeal to a large number of riders/enthusiasts looking for an inbetweener. What’s not to like? It’s fast and responsive, and for somebody who enjoys riding on mix of roads and terrain (very quickly) it undoubtedly keeps with the one-bike-does-all philosophy. I think I want one. In fact, let me rephrase that: I need one! – Aaron Borrill
Year: 2016, 2017 Category: Cyclocross: ROAD: Specialist Brand: Specialized Model: Diverge Expert CEN Price: R62100.00 Frame Material: OSBB, Specialized FACT 10r carbon, tapered head tube Fork: Specialized FACT carbon w/Zertz, Tapered Wheelset: DT R460 Disc SCS Components: 11 Speed, Shimano ST-RS685 Website: https://www.specialized.com/za/en/diverge-expert-cen/119021
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NOTE: Bicycling's Bike Buyers Guide is a listing of the bikes available in SA only - you cannot buy directly from us. All prices are recommended retail prices according to the various brands as of December 2016 (for the 2017 models) and may fluctuate depending on the current exchange rates. Prices in stores may vary.
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