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23 VADO SL 5.0 STEP EQ

23 VADO SL 5.0 STEP EQ

Regular price $6,499.00 CAD
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There's no other e-bike out there with ride quality, range, and power like this, at a weight that's light enough to carry. The Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ is best for your daily commute, quick errands, and getting around town. Extra-bright, built-in lights in front and back mean you'll see and be seen. DRYTECH fenders keep water and road spray away, and a standard rear rack is always ready for your bags and panniers. This is your go-to for local transportation.

  • The MasterMind Turbo Control Unit (TCU) is your information hub with customizable display fields to experience precisely the ride you want.
  • Over-the-air updates when paired with the Mission Control App, allowing your bike to improve over time. 
  • Fully integrated and secure Specialized 320Wh downtube battery w/optional Range Extender compatibility for up to 120 miles of range.
  • Specialized SL 1.1 custom lightweight motor, peak 240W/35Nm, 2x you rider amplification (180% assistance), assist up to 28mph.
  • Lightweight and high-strength premium carbon fork with Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle.
  • Future Shock 1.5 reduces impacts from rough roads and terrain, potholes be gone!
  • Safety features including premium hydraulic disc brakes for maximum stopping power, and extra-bright front and rear lighting to see and be seen.
  • Step-through frame for easier on/off and managing commuter traffic. Turbo SL mounted rear rack, Racktime-compatible, for your favorite bags and panniers, and DRYTECH fenders to keep the spray away.
  • SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain for lightweight, precise performance for the long haul.
  • DT Swiss R500 disc wheels paired with fast-rolling, high-grip, Nimbus II Sport Reflect 700 tires with BlackBelt flat protection and reflective accents to increase visibility.

Specifications

FRAMESET

Fork

Rigid carbon fork, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat mount disc

Seat Binder

Specialized Alloy, 30.8mm

Frame

E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated downtube battery, internal cable routing, front rack mounts, Smooth Welds

COCKPIT

Stem

Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount

Handlebars

Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm

Tape

Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on

Saddle

Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm

SeatPost

Specialized, alloy, 2-bolt, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm

Grips

Body Geometry Women's Contour

BRAKES

Front Brake

Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm

Rear Brake

Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm

DRIVETRAIN

Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed

Shift Levers

SRAM GX, trigger, 12-speed

Cassette

SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11-50t

Chain

SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed

Crankset

Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset

Chainrings

Praxis, 44T, 110BCD

ACCESSORIES

Pedals

Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors

Headlight

Lezyne Ebike Power STVZO E115, 310Lumens, 12V

Taillight

Lezyne Ebike Rear Fender STVZO, 11Lumens, 12V

Kickstand

Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount

Rack

Turbo SL Rack, Closed Platform, direct fender mount, Racktime-compatible, 15kg

Fenders

Specialized DryTech, Aluminum

Bell

Simple bell

WHEELS

Rims

DT Swiss R500 disc, 22mm internal width, 23mm internal depth

Front Hub

Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x110mm, Center Lock™, 24h

Rear Hub

Specialized alloy rear hub disc, Center Lock™, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm, 28h

Spokes

DT Swiss Industry

Front Tire

Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm

Rear Tire

Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm

WHEELS & TIRES

Inner Tubes

Standard 40mm PV 700x32-50

E-BIKE

Motor

Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor

Battery

Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh

Charger

Custom charger, 48V System w/ SL system charger plug

Wiring Harness

Custom Specialized wiring harness w/ chargeport

UI/Remote

Specialized MasterMind TCU, percentage of remaining charge, 120 possible display configurations, MicroTune assist adjustment, over-the-air updates, ANT+/Bluetooth®, w/Handlebar remote

Specifications

FRAMESET

Frame

E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated &lockable downtube battery, internal cable routing, lock and front rack mount

Fork

Rockshox Recon Silver RL, 80mm travel, Motion-Control, fender-mounts

Seat Binder

SEAT COLLAR, KCNC, SPL-SC02-349-02, EXTRUDED, 7075-T73, 34.9MM, 10B21, BLACK ZINC BOLT, BOLT CLAMP TYPE

COCKPIT

Stem

Specialized Flowset, 3D-forged alloy, 20-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp

Handlebars

Specialized, alloy, 15-degree backsweep, 46mm rise, 31.8mm

Grips

Ergon GA30

Saddle

Rivo Sport, steel rails, 155mm

SeatPost

Spring suspension, alloy, 40mm travel, 30.9mm, 2-bolt clamp, 34.9mm sleeve

BRAKES

Front Brake

SRAM G2 RS, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 180mm 6-bolt

Rear Brake

SRAM G2 RS, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 180mm 6-bolt

DRIVETRAIN

Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX, long cage, 11-speed

Shift Levers

SRAM S700, single-click lever

Cassette

SRAM PG-1130, 11-speed, 11-42t

Chain

KMC e11T, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™

Crankset

Custom alloy forged crankarms

Chainrings

Praxis, 48T, 104BCD

Chaincase

Custom chaincover

ACCESSORIES

Pedals

Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors

Headlight

Lezyne Ebike Power E115, 310 Lumen, 12V

Taillight

Spanninga Commuter Glow XE, 12V

Kickstand

Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount

Rack

Specialized rack, MIK HD interface, built-in pannier mounts, 27kg max load

Fenders

Specialized DRYTECH fenders, 65mm width, aluminum fenderstay

Bell

Specialized brass bell

WHEELS

Rims

650b disc, double-wall alloy, pinned, 32h

Front Hub

Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cardridge bearings, 6-bolt, 15x110mm thru-axle, 32h

Rear Hub

Specialized alloy rear hub disc, sealed cardridge bearings, 6-bolt, 12x148mm thru-axle, 32h

Spokes

DT Swiss Industry

Front Tire

Pathfinder Sport Reflect, 650Bx2.3

Rear Tire

Pathfinder Sport Reflect, 650Bx2.3

Inner Tubes

Schrader, 40mm valve

E-BIKE

Motor

Specialized 2.2, 90Nm torque, custom tuned motor, 250W nominal

UI/Remote

MasterMind TCD, w/handlebar remote, built-in anti-theft feature, Bluetooth® connectivity, customizable display pages

Battery

Specialized U2-710, alloy casing, state of charge display, 710Wh

Charger

Custom charger, 42V4A w/ Rosenberger plug, 100-240V

Wiring Harness

Custom wire harness