Norco Search Carbon 105
The Norco Search Carbon 105 features a mid-mod carbon-TA disc frame and fork that offers a long, stable wheelbase, comfort-enhancing ARC design and plenty of clearance for up to a 35c tire. A full Shimano drivetrain features SL-RS505 11-speed shifters with a Hydro Disc and 160mm rotors, SL-RS505 Hydro Disc levers, 105 front and rear derailleurs, cassette and cranks and a press-fit BB86 bottom bracket. Norco components fill in the touch points in the cockpit and Clement X'Plor USH 35c tires adorn a pair of Alex Volar 2.1 rims. The SRP is $3,499.
Devinci Hatchet SX
The Devinci Hatchet SX features an aluminum Optimum R03 frame with internal cable housing, Devinci carbon fork and 40mm tire-width capabilities. Other features include a SRAM-centric drivetrain and V2 component package. SRAM Rival shifters are matched up with a Rival 1 rear derailleur, an S350 44T crankset and an 11S 11-36T cassette. TRP Spyre brakes with 60mm stainless-steel rotors control a set of Formula Disc Sealed Centerlock hubs that are built up with V2 PRO DB rims. V2 also provides a Comp seatpost and bar along with a Pro 31.8mm stem. The SRP is $1,899.
The Felt VR5 is crafted from Variable Road UHC Advanced carbon fibre and features a BB386 bottom bracket, Syntace-style thru-axle dropouts, a flat-mount disc brake, a replaceable rear-derailleur hanger and internal cable routing for either mechanical or electronic gearing. The drivetrain is comprised of Shimano RS505 hydraulic shifters and 105 derailleurs paired with an FSA Gossamer Pro Adventure crankset with super-compact gearing. The component package is all Felt, as is the wheelset, which features its Versatile Road VR19 Disc (tubeless-ready) wheels along with Vittoria Rubino Pro 700x28c tires. The SRP is $3,199.
The Specialized Sequoia frame and fork are fabricated from premium chromoly size-specific tubing and are internal-light-cable-routing-ready. The drive is a mosaic, with Shimano Sora front and Alivio rear derailleur, an FSA Vero alloy sub-compact crankset with 48/32T chainring, a Shimano nine-speed 12-36t cassette, a BB-7420ST with Bolts with an RPM logo and a SRAM chain. Tektro Spyre mechanical disc brakes with 160mm rotors, front and rear, provide modulated stopping power to a Specialized Adventure Gear Hayfield wheelset with Specialized Adventure Gear Sawtooth 2Bliss Ready 700x42mm tires. The SRP is $1,799.