2011

Dash 2

Trek FX-S4

Specialized Sirrus Sport

Raleigh

Cadent 4

Frame 6061 AL 7005 AL 7005 AL 7005 AL
Integrated headset yes semi yes yes
Fork Advanced grade composite composite composite composite
Oversized Handlebar & Stem yes yes yes yes
road bike drive train yes

yes

no

no

Rear derailleur Shimano Tiagra Shimano RD-350

Shimano Alivio

SRAM Apex

Front derailleur Shimano R-453 Shimano Tiagra Shimano Alivio n/a
Shifters

Shimano R-440

Shimano Tiagra

Shimano Alivio

SRAM Apex

Crankset FSA Omega 30/39/50 Shimano R-460
34/48
FSA Vero
32/48
forged
40 tooth
B.B. FSA External cartridge square spindle cartridge square spindle external
Brakes caliper V-brakes Shimano
hydraulic disc
Tektro Auriga
hydraulic disc
Wheelset

700c

32 spoke

700c

32 spoke

700c

32 spoke

700c

32 spoke

Tires

Kenda Kwest

700x25

Bontrager

700x28

Specialized

Nimbus

700x32

Kenda Kwick
700x32
Seatpost composite alloy alloy alloy
Our assembly service /
Premier wheelwork
yes no no no
Kickstand yes ? ? ?
Waterbottle yes ? ? ?
Bar-ends yes no no no
Manufacturer Merida Boan
Price $950
clearance $650
$1,100 $750 $800