Contend SL Disc 2

Trek

Domane ALR-3

Specialized

Allez Elite

Raleigh

no

Frame 6061 Al 7005 AL 7005 AL  
  compact design no  yes  
  Fluid form tubing no  no  
  Integrated headset yes yes  
  Forged headtube no  no  
Warranty lifetime lifetime lifetime  

Fork

 

Aero design

Composite

 

yes

Composite

 

no

Composite

 

no

 
Rear derailleur

Tiagra

10-speed

Sora

9-speed

Tiagra

10-speed

 
Front derailleur Tiagra Sora Tiagra  
Shifters

Tiagra

10-speed

Sora

9-speed

Tiagra

10-speed

 
Crankset

Shimano Tiagra

34/50

Shimano Sora

34/50

Plaxis Alba

34/50

 
Bottom Bracket Shimano press fit press fit Plaxis  
Cassette

Shimano Tiagra

11-32

Shimano Sora

11-28

Shimano Tiagra

12-28

 
Chain

KMC X-10

SRAM Axis 1.0
caliper
 
Brakeset

TRP Spyre

mechanical disc

Tektro
caliper
Tektro  
Oversize handlebar/stem yes yes yes  
Seat Post

composite

D-fuse

alloy

27.2 mm

alloy

27.2 mm

 
Tires

Giant Sr-4

Bontrager R-1

Specialized Espoir Sport

 
Our assembly service / Premier Wheelwork yes no  no  
Made By  Merida  
Price $1,050 $1,150  $1,100