2021 Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ

High-end component level aluminum frame hybrid e-bike

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2021 Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ
  • MSRP $4,500
  • Suspension Rigid
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 700c
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset XT, SLX
  • Motor Specialized
  • Battery Specialized 320Wh
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc

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1 × 12 — 12 speed

2021 Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ
35 mph
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35 mph

The 2021 Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2021 Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

Estimated Spec Level

Estimated spec level of the Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ compared to other hybrid bikes. 99 Spokes analyzes the build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more to estimate the overall spec level of each bike.

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FrameE5 Aluminum, Fitness/Transportation Geometry, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds, reflective graphics
ForkFuture Shock 1.5, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat mount disc, carbon fork
StemSpecialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD-W mount
HandlebarStout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
SaddleBridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
SeatpostSpecialized, alloy, single bolt, 21mm offset, 27.2mm
PedalsSpecialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors
GripsSpecialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on
Rear DerailleurShimano XT, Shadow Plus, SGS Cage, 12-speed
CrankPraxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset, Praxis, 44t, 104BCD
ShiftersShimano SLX, Rapidfire Plus, 12-speed, w/o OGD
CassetteShimano SLX, Hyperglide+, 12-speed, 10-45t
ChainShimano SLX, 12-speed, w/Quick Link
BrakesTektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
RimsDT Swiss R500 disc, 22mm internal width, 23mm internal depth
SpokesDT Swiss Industry
Front HubSpecialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x110mm, Center Lock™, 24h
Rear HubSpecialized alloy rear hub disc, Center Lock™, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm, 28h
TiresNimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
Electric Components
MotorSpecialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
BatterySpecialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh
ChargerCustom charger, 48V System w/ SL system charger plug
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