Roam 3

Trek DS-1

Specialized

Crosstrail

Raleigh

no

Frame 6061 AL 7005 AL 7005 AL  
 Integrated headset yes yes yes  
 Unitized seatstays yes no no  
Warranty lifetime lifetime lifetime  
Fork

Suntour NEX

63mm / HLO

Suntour NEX

63mm / no lockout

Suntour NEX

60mm / HLO

 
Handlebar alloy
oversize
steel
standard
alloy
oversize
 
Rear derailleur

Acera 8 spd

Altus 7 spd

Altus 8 spd

 
Front derailleur Altus Tourney Tourney  
Shifters Altus Altus Altus  
Crank

forged

28/38/48

pressed

28/38/48

forged

28/38/48

 
Rear hub

cassette

11-34

f/w

14-34

cassette

11-34

 
Double-wall rims yes yes

yes

 
Brakes

mechanical disc

mechanical disc

V-brakes  
Extras

kickstand

water bottle

downtube fender

?

?

 

?

?

 

 
Our assembly service / Premier wheelwork yes no no  
Manufacturer Merida  
Price $450 $550 $550