Contend 3

Trek 1.1

Specialized

Allez E-5

Raleigh

Merit 1

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

Aero design

Aluminum

 

yes

Composite

 

no

Composite

 

no

Aluminum

 

no

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

FSA Tempo

34/50

Vuelta

34/50

FSA Gossamer Pro

34/50

FSA Tempo

34/50

Chain KMC Sunrace KMC KMC
Cassette

SRAM

11-32

Sunrace

11-28

Sunrace

11-32

Shimano

11-32

Brakes Tektro Tektro Tektro Tektro
Oversize handlebar and stem yes no yes yes
Seat Post

30.9

27.2

27.2

27.2

Pedals

caged with clips

caged with clips

test ride

caged with clips

Our assembly service / Premier Wheelwork yes no no no
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