Specialized Diverge STR Pro 2023 Carbon Gravel Bike

5 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Details

The Specialized Diverge has been reimagined in this latest STR version of the classic gravel bike. This latest version includes Futureshock suspension at both the front and the rear of the bike, with the latter being the key technological advancement. The rear Futureshock setup allows for 30mm of travel at the rear of the bike, with hydraulic dampening controls in place to eliminate 'pedal-bob' meaning that the Diverge STR still maintains pedalling efficiency. The shock technology has been designed under the principle that 'smoother is faster', and by keeping the rear wheel firmly planted on the track, the rider retains more control over the bike, more traction and better acceleration.

The Diverge STR gravel bike has also been designed to be highly versatile, and can accomodate up to 47mm tyres on a 700c wheel and 2.1” tyres on 650B, meaning you can get plenty of rubber on the bike to help tackle more challenging terrain. The Diverge STR Pro features the same 11r carbon fibre frame as the S-Works model, so it is impressively light, especially when fitted with the carbon fibre Roval Terra CL wheelset. 

The Diverge STR Pro is fitted with SRAM X01 1x12 gearing and SRAM Force hydraulic disc brakes. This specification gives the rider smooth, reliable gear changes and confidence-inspiring braking so you can ride faster and further in the knowledge that the bike will get you there. 

  • FACT 11r carbon frame
  • Futureshock 2.0
  • SRAM X01 groupset

Our Verdict

The all new Diverge STR Pro features 30mm of Futureshock suspension at the rear of the bike to give you more control over rough terrain.

Industry Reviews

Cyclist-review

It’s a fascinating piece of design that goes that bit further to bridging the road–MTB divide, and early indications are that its approach to rider comfort works well in the real world..

Read Full Review >

rutland-cycling-review-logo

The good part of this system is that the bike remains very calm underneath you. I didn’t feel as though I was being bounced from rock to rock.

Read Full Review >

Cycling-Weekly-Industry-Review

Following the trend of turning gravel bikes into increasingly more capable, suspended steeds, the all-new Specialized Diverge has gotten a major make-over! The Diverge STR — unveiled today— now features both front and rear Future Shock suspension. .

Read Full Review >

Key Specifications

  • Frame - Diverge FACT 11r carbon frameset with front and rear FutureShock suspension, SWAT™ Door integration, threaded BB,internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • Fork - Future Shock 2.0 w/ Damper, Smooth Boot, FACT carbon,12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount
  • Shock - Future Shock 2.0
  • Number of Gears - 12
  • Shifters - SRAM Force eTap AXS
  • Chainset - SRAM Force 1x
  • Chainrings - 40T
  • Cassette - SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 12-speed, 10-50t
  • Chain - SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed
  • Bottom Bracket - SRAM DUB BSA 68
  • Pedals - Not included
  • Rims - Roval Terra CL, 25mm internal width, 32mm depth, 24h,Tubeless ready
  • Front Hub - DT for Roval 350 hub, Centerlock disc, DT SwissCompetition Race spokes
  • Rear Hub - DT for Roval 350 hub, Centerlock disc, DT SwissCompetition Race spokes
  • Front Tyre - Tracer Pro 2BR, 700x42
  • Rear Tyre - Tracer Pro 2BR, 700x42
  • Front Brake - SRAM Force, hydraulic disc, 160mm Paceline rotor
  • Rear Brake - SRAM Force, hydraulic disc, 160mm Paceline rotor
  • Brake Levers - SRAM Force
  • Handlebars - Roval Terra, carbon, 103mm drop x 70mm reach x 12º flare
  • Grips - Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
  • Stem - Future Stem, Pro
  • Saddle - Body Geometry Power Pro, hollow titanium rails
  • Seatpost - S-Works Carbon Seat Post, 20mm Offset
  • Post Clamp - Specialized Alloy, 33.3mm
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

Sizing Information

Specialized Gravel Bike Size Guide

The below Size Guide is relevant for the following Specialized Bikes: Diverge


Inches Centimeters Size
4'8" - 5'0" 142 - 152 44
5'0" - 5'4" 152 - 163 48
5'2" - 5'4" 158 - 163 50
5'4" - 5'7" 163 - 170 52
5'7" - 5'10" 170 - 178 54
5'9" - 6'0" 175 - 180 56
5'11" - 6'2" 180 - 188 58
6'2" - 6'5" 188 - 196 61
6'5" - 6'9" 196 - 205 64

Delivery

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is minimal packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Reviews

Your Questions Answered

The Specialized Diverge has been reimagined in this latest STR version of the classic gravel bike. This latest version includes Futureshock suspension at both the front and the rear of the bike, with the latter being the key technological advancement. The rear Futureshock setup allows for 30mm of travel at the rear of the bike, with hydraulic dampening controls in place to eliminate 'pedal-bob' meaning that the Diverge STR still maintains pedalling efficiency. The shock technology has been designed under the principle that 'smoother is faster', and by keeping the rear wheel firmly planted on the track, the rider retains more control over the bike, more traction and better acceleration.

The Diverge STR gravel bike has also been designed to be highly versatile, and can accomodate up to 47mm tyres on a 700c wheel and 2.1” tyres on 650B, meaning you can get plenty of rubber on the bike to help tackle more challenging terrain. The Diverge STR Pro features the same 11r carbon fibre frame as the S-Works model, so it is impressively light, especially when fitted with the carbon fibre Roval Terra CL wheelset. 

The Diverge STR Pro is fitted with SRAM X01 1x12 gearing and SRAM Force hydraulic disc brakes. This specification gives the rider smooth, reliable gear changes and confidence-inspiring braking so you can ride faster and further in the knowledge that the bike will get you there. 

  • FACT 11r carbon frame
  • Futureshock 2.0
  • SRAM X01 groupset
  • Frame - Diverge FACT 11r carbon frameset with front and rear FutureShock suspension, SWAT™ Door integration, threaded BB,internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • Fork - Future Shock 2.0 w/ Damper, Smooth Boot, FACT carbon,12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-mount
  • Shock - Future Shock 2.0
  • Number of Gears - 12
  • Shifters - SRAM Force eTap AXS
  • Chainset - SRAM Force 1x
  • Chainrings - 40T
  • Cassette - SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 12-speed, 10-50t
  • Chain - SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed
  • Bottom Bracket - SRAM DUB BSA 68
  • Pedals - Not included
  • Rims - Roval Terra CL, 25mm internal width, 32mm depth, 24h,Tubeless ready
  • Front Hub - DT for Roval 350 hub, Centerlock disc, DT SwissCompetition Race spokes
  • Rear Hub - DT for Roval 350 hub, Centerlock disc, DT SwissCompetition Race spokes
  • Front Tyre - Tracer Pro 2BR, 700x42
  • Rear Tyre - Tracer Pro 2BR, 700x42
  • Front Brake - SRAM Force, hydraulic disc, 160mm Paceline rotor
  • Rear Brake - SRAM Force, hydraulic disc, 160mm Paceline rotor
  • Brake Levers - SRAM Force
  • Handlebars - Roval Terra, carbon, 103mm drop x 70mm reach x 12º flare
  • Grips - Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
  • Stem - Future Stem, Pro
  • Saddle - Body Geometry Power Pro, hollow titanium rails
  • Seatpost - S-Works Carbon Seat Post, 20mm Offset
  • Post Clamp - Specialized Alloy, 33.3mm
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

The all new Diverge STR Pro features 30mm of Futureshock suspension at the rear of the bike to give you more control over rough terrain.

Sizing Information

Specialized Gravel Bike Size Guide

The below Size Guide is relevant for the following Specialized Bikes: Diverge


Inches Centimeters Size
4'8" - 5'0" 142 - 152 44
5'0" - 5'4" 152 - 163 48
5'2" - 5'4" 158 - 163 50
5'4" - 5'7" 163 - 170 52
5'7" - 5'10" 170 - 178 54
5'9" - 6'0" 175 - 180 56
5'11" - 6'2" 180 - 188 58
6'2" - 6'5" 188 - 196 61
6'5" - 6'9" 196 - 205 64
Cyclist-review

It’s a fascinating piece of design that goes that bit further to bridging the road–MTB divide, and early indications are that its approach to rider comfort works well in the real world..

Read Full Review >

rutland-cycling-review-logo

The good part of this system is that the bike remains very calm underneath you. I didn’t feel as though I was being bounced from rock to rock.

Read Full Review >

Cycling-Weekly-Industry-Review

Following the trend of turning gravel bikes into increasingly more capable, suspended steeds, the all-new Specialized Diverge has gotten a major make-over! The Diverge STR — unveiled today— now features both front and rear Future Shock suspension. .

Read Full Review >

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is minimal packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Finance your purchase with us today and spread the cost.

Purchase Price £9,000.00
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All of our finance options are available online with no deposit, however if you would like to pay a deposit then you can speak to our helpful sales team who will arrange this and process your application for you.


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Available Finance Options
Duration (months) Interest Rate (p.a. fixed) Monthly Payments Amount of Credit Total Repayable Deferral period
6 months 0 % APR £1,500.00 £9,000.00 £9,000.00 0.0
12 months 0 % APR £750.00 £9,000.00 £9,000.00 0.0
24 months 0 % APR £375.00 £9,000.00 £9,000.00 0.0
36 months 0 % APR £250.00 £9,000.00 £9,000.00 0.0
48 months 0 % APR £187.50 £9,000.00 £9,000.00 0.0
36 months 16.9 % APR £336.37 £9,000.00 £12,109.32 6
12 months 9.9 % APR £789.08 £9,000.00 £9,468.96 0.0
24 months 9.9 % APR £413.16 £9,000.00 £9,915.84 0.0
36 months 9.9 % APR £288.22 £9,000.00 £10,375.92 0.0
48 months 9.9 % APR £226.03 £9,000.00 £10,849.44 0.0

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