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Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0

Lightweight is not a word usually used when describing an ebike but this machine from Specialized definitely be called that. An impressive ride quality and battery range will leave you with a smile long after you've finished your ride.
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  • Built in lights front and rear
  • DRYTECH fenders
  • Rear rack
  • Turbo Connect Display
  • Speccialized SL 1.1 Custom lightweight motor, peak 240W/35N 2x Rider amplification, assist up to 26km/hr
  • Carbon Fork with Boost 12x110mm Thru Axle
  • Future shock 1.5
  • Hydraulic Disc Brakes for maximum stopping power
  • 12 speed Shimano XT rear derailleur 



  S M L XL
CRANK LENGTH 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm 175mm
STEM LENGTH 60mm 75mm 75mm 90mm
SEATPOST LENGTH 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm
SADDLE WIDTH 155mm 155mm 155mm 155mm
HANDLEBAR WIDTH 680mm 680mm 680mm 680mm
REACH 378mm 401mm 415mm 424mm
STACK 595mm 626mm 660mm 696mm
WHEELBASE 1062mm 1091mm 1110mm 1126mm
BIKE STAND-OVER HEIGHT 770mm 790mm 815mm 840mm
HEAD-TUBE LENGTH 185mm 217mm 250mm 285mm
FRONT-CENTRE 626mm 655mm 675mm 690mm
FORK RAKE/OFFSET 50mm 50mm 50mm 50mm
HEAD-TUBE ANGLE 70° 70.5° 71° 71.5°
TRAIL 71mm 67mm 64mm 61mm
B-B HEIGHT 270mm 270mm 270mm 270mm
CHAIN-STAY LENGTH 445mm 445mm 445mm 445mm
FORK LENGTH (FULL) 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm
SEAT-TUBE ANGLE 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5°
B-B DROP 70mm 70mm 70mm 70mm
SEAT-TUBE LENGTH 415mm 446.5mm 494.5mm 535mm
TOP-TUBE LENGTH (HORIZONTAL) 554mm 587mm 610mm 630mm
Frame: Specialized Aluminum
Fork: Future Shock 1.5, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat mount disc, carbon fork
Wheels: DT Swiss R500, Specialized alloy front and rear Boost 12x110 front and 12x148mm rear
Tyres: Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
Brakes: Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Shifters: Shimano SLX, Rapidfire Plus, 12-speed, w/o OGD
Derailleurs: Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, SGS Cage, 12-speed
Crankset: Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset, 44T 104BCD Chainring
Cassette: Shimano SLX, Hyperglide+, 12-speed, 10-45t
Bottom bracket: Motor Integrated
Pedals: Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors
Handlebar: Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
Stem: Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount
Seatpost: Specialized, alloy, 2-bolt, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm
Saddle: Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
Motor: Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
Battery: Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh
Display: Specialized TCU, 10-LED State of charge, 3-LED Ride Mode display, ANT+/Bluetooth®, w/Handlebar remote
Lights: Front: Lezyne Ebike Power STVZO E115, 310Lumens, 12V Rear: Lezyne Ebike Rear Fender STVZO, 11Lumens, 12V
Accessories: Rack: Turbo SL Rack, Closed Platform, direct fender mount, Racktime-compatible, 15kg weight capacity.
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