Specialized vado 5.0. Specialized 2019-11-23

Specialized vado 5.0 Rating: 5,2/10 249 reviews

2020 Specialized Mens Turbo Vado 5.0

specialized vado 5.0

You can even plot your course, and the app will adjust your battery mode while you're riding to make sure that you get through your ride on one charge. If you wish to see exactly how far you can go on a charge, have a look at our Turbo Range Calculator for more exact estimates. Moreso than many other competing products, the Brose motor really hangs in there at high pedal speeds. Sometimes you will get a click and it will still be a bit loose. If you did want to replace that rigid seat post, there are integrated wires for that rear light back there so be careful of that too. The belt driven motor is also smooth, silent, and free of annoying vibrations.

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Turbo Vado 5.0 vs. 6.0

specialized vado 5.0

According to our local bike shop, it looks like there is not a 2020 Turbo Vado 6. It features a silently operating design with our Custom Rx Street tune that takes the output and makes it the most usable for the urban environment. In the front you have a suspension fork with 50mm of travel, this is purposely limited travel, since its for the street, and it does quite well. This review was sponsored by Specialized. With our lives getting more hectic with each passing day, finding the tiny pockets of time savings can have a huge impact, and the Turbo Vado 5.

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2020 Specialized Womens Turbo Vado 5.0

specialized vado 5.0

Overall the bike weighs 51. It utilizes the most advanced pedal-assist technologies, a high-quality component spec, and a suspension fork to take the edge out of those pesky potholes. The bike comes in 1 color black , 2 frame styles a high-step and a mid-step-through , and 6 individual frame sizes between the 2 frames. The front is a beautiful Super Nova alloy encased light that is mounted and points where you steer. The included rack in the back is more of a narrow setup, but is perfect for panniers. But you still get a very narrow Q Factor, optimal spindle placement to reduce chain stay length for snappier turns and a shorter overall frame length , and excellent ground clearance. Beginning with the integrated Specialized 1.

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2020 Specialized Womens Turbo Vado 5.0

specialized vado 5.0

Think of it this way: The more power you put out, the more power the motor puts out, and this makes accelerations from a standstill both quick and efficient. Although you can still tell it is an electric bike, it still looks great. And with its modern aesthetic and feel, this Vado has truly raised the bar for e-bike design. Along with the saddle and geometry, the tires also help to add some absorption. The headlight is an alloy encased adjustable Super Nova light that is extremely bright.

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Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0

specialized vado 5.0

So the harder you pedal, the more power it delivers. Each component, from the motor to the battery, works in perfect harmony to provide you with a fully integrated, pedal-assist-system that's the perfect accomplice to your hectic schedule. I would like to thank Specialized for letting me do some real world riding on the Turbo Como 5. It utilizes Specialized's most advanced pedal-assist technologies, a high-quality component spec, and a suspension fork to take the edge out of those pesky potholes. But the biggest tradeoff here has to do with the battery. The setup allows for 3 levels of pedal assist as well as a 0 mode where the system is completely off. In fact, the only real tell that this is an electric bike is a 2.

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Specialized Turbo Vado 5 0 Mens Brose Elektro Fahrrad 2019

specialized vado 5.0

It's fully integrated with the frame, and it's also been custom-tuned for city riding. For bottle cage bosses, there are two sets here, one on the toptube, and one on the downtube battery casing. The battery can be stubborn to click into place. The bike also has included fenders, but they go much more beyond your typical fenders. So yeah, I should mention that there is a battery integrated light system here. And with an internal belt drive design, it does this without added vibration for the smoothest and most silent ride possible.

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The Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0 is an Ebike that Doesn't Look Like One

specialized vado 5.0

You could use the other Como batteries here, however, the batteries are so integrated into the frame that you really need to make sure you get the one that is color matched to your bike if you want it to keep that streamlined look. You can cycle through distance, average speed, timer, pedal cadence, heart rate monitor, power levels, k-calorie, and more. With this battery, the 5. The result is a bike that more closely resembles a standard urban commuter than most other electric models currently on the market. It's the most advanced motor ever found on an urban e-bike. The older Drive S was my favorite between Bosch, Shimano, and Yamaha for this reason, and Brose is expanding its support and presence in North America.

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Specialized Vado Electric Bike Preview

specialized vado 5.0

My work is only a few miles from my home, but I rarely ride to work. If I could sum up the Turbo Como 5. I also see these ergonomic locking grips and a 30. The bike has this nice black plastic shield, kind of a chain ring guard, that is really designed well to keep your pants or dress free and clean. This is typically on oversized items. It serves as a great example of not only a great execution of an Ebike, but also a good marriage of commuting comfort and speed.

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2020 Specialized Mens Turbo Vado 5.0

specialized vado 5.0

Of course, it still features a silent operating design with our Custom Rx Street Tune that takes the output and makes it the most usable for an urban environment. Applications are specific to each store location; i. For range estimates based upon a variety of variables, please refer to our Turbo Range Calculator. It not only displays important ride metrics speed, cadence, rider power, distance, battery level, time, etc. This means that it intuitively reacts to the force of your pedaling—so the harder you pedal, the more power it delivers.

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