Escape 1

Trek FX-3

Specialized

Sirrus/Vita Sport

Raleigh

Cadent 3

Frame 6061 AL 7005 AL 7005 AL 6061 AL
Fork Composite Composite Composite Composite
Integrated Headset Yes Semi Semi Yes
Handlebar

alloy

oversize

alloy

oversize

alloy

oversize

alloy

oversize

Stem

alloy

oversize

alloy

oversize

alloy

oversize

alloy

oversize

Rear Derailleur Acera Alivio Alivio Claris
Front Derailleur Altus Acera Altus Claris
Shifters Altus Acera Altus Claris
Crank

Shimano Acera

26/36/48

forged

FSA Dyna Drive

26/36/48

pressed

FSA Vero

32/48

forged

?

32/48

forged

cassette

Shimano

11-34

9-spd

Shimano

11-34

9-spd

Shimano

11-34

9-spd

Shimano

11-32

8-spd

chain KMC KMC KMC KMC
Double-wall Rims yes yes yes yes
Tires

Giant S-X2

700x32

flat guard

Bontrager

700x32

Specialized

700x32

flat guard

Kenda Kwick

700x32

"lock-on" grips yes no yes no
Kickstand yes ? ? ?
Waterbottle yes ? ? ?
Our assembly service / Premier wheelwork yes No No No
Manufacturer Merida Boan
Price $600 $700 $750 $700