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Old 07-26-20, 07:07 PM
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Gravel bike recommendation Diverge alternative

Currently I ride Diverge size 64. I am looking for similar bikes alternatives available in large sizes. What would be your recommendations?
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Old 07-27-20, 05:48 AM
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If you specify what you don't like about the Diverge it will help focus the recommendations.
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I dont like crack on my frame. And the fact that warranty is not lifetime (contrary to the Specialized website)
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Originally Posted by utoner34
I dont like crack on my frame. And the fact that warranty is not lifetime (contrary to the Specialized website)
Have you gotten the dealer involved yet? Are you the original owner? Why aren't they covering it? Inquiring minds want to know.

Sorry to hear about the cracked frame, that's not fun. I'd recommend the Roubaix as an alternative, but I'm guessing you'll want to stay away from Specialized.
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Originally Posted by MattTheHat
Have you gotten the dealer involved yet? Are you the original owner? Why aren't they covering it? Inquiring minds want to know.

Sorry to hear about the cracked frame, that's not fun. I'd recommend the Roubaix as an alternative, but I'm guessing you'll want to stay away from Specialized.
Apparently Specialized offers 5 year warranty. I am the original owner.
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Personally, if you can deal with the bars, I would suggest a Canyon Grail. Although I have to say I have owned 9 Specialized bikes over the last 12-13 years and have not had a single issue with any of them. So I think your cracked frame may be bad luck. When you produce millions of frames you are eventually going to have some fail. I think that can be said about all brands. I have never had to deal with warranty issues on any of my bikes though so I can't comment on that aspect of it.

When it was time for a new bike I went with a Canyon and couldn't be happier.
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A friend just got a giant riot, its a nice bike. He got the basic version and it's pretty nice for $1000
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If you would like a chromoly bike rather than alum, check out Breezer Inversion's.

Marin bikes has several gravel bikes also, the Lombard and Gestalt to name a few.
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Don’t know how you feel about Trek but they do have a lifetime frame warranty and the Domane is really nice.
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