Specialized Diverge sizing

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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by diego83

I could buy a Specy Diverge carbon comp 2019 with a good price.
I have some questions about geometry.
I'm 173 cm tall, 72.5 cm saddle height, 85mmsaddle-bar drop and 80cm saddle-bar distance on road bike.
I'm thinking about a 54 size with a 90 stem(orizontal tube is 549,too long for me).
This frame has a very high stack(592mm),so i should have only about 40 mm saddle bar drop without spacers.
Could i think to consider a 52 size with a shorter top tube and a longer stem(about 100 or 110 mm)?
I've seen some 52 Diverge but looks very small.
I'm considering other two gravel bike if this is not for me.
Thank you

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by jemima

If your road bike is a fairly modern one you could look up its stack and reach and compare that to the Diverge sizes.

The 99spokes site has quite a few bikes (mostly US brands). You could also compare two frames/bike sizes you're interested in and see how they compare in geometry (by numbers, and visually as a side-on frame graphic). A custom bike -also if its not listed on the site- (who's geometry numbers you enter) can also be added/compared.
Curve Grovel ti.

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