Contend 1

Trek 1.2

Specialized

Allez E-5 Sport

Raleigh

Merit 2

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

Composite

Aero design

Composite

no

Composite

no

Aluminum

no

Rear derailleur Shimano Sora Shimano Sora Shimano Sora Shimano Claris
Front derailleur Shimano Sora Shimano Sora Shimano Sora Shimano Claris
Shifters Shimano Sora Shimano Sora Shimano Sora Shimano Claris
Crank

Shimano Sora

34/50

Shimano Sora

34/50

Shimano Sora

34/50

FSA Vero

34/50

Bottom Bracket Shimano External external Shimano External Square taper
Cassette

SRAM

11-32

Shimano

11-28

Sunrace

11-32

Shimano

11-32

Chain KMC Shimano KMC KMC
Brakes

caliper

caliper caliper TRP Spyre disc

Pedals

caged toe-clip and straps

caged toe-clip and straps

test ride

test ride

Oversized handlebar and stem yes yes yes yes
Our assembly service / Premier Wheelwork yes no no no
Made By Merida Boan
Price $810 $930 $950 $800