It's a busy world out there, and the sad thing is, it's getting faster all of the time. That's why we recommend faster bikes for busy lives, like the Turbo Vado 4.0. It takes our award-winning, exclusive technology and tailors it in a package that's designed for getting you around your day-to-day life quicker than ever before. It's you, only faster.
Beginning with the integrated Specialized 1.2 motor, the Vado proves itself as the ultimate city bike. 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. 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. The belt driven motor is also smooth, silent, and free of annoying vibrations. Perfect.
For the Vado 4.0, we developed a custom 500 Wh battery, the Specialized U1-500, that seamlessly integrates into the frame, is lockable, and is easily removable for simplified charging. Depending on your riding style, terrain, and setup, there's plenty of juice to take you to and from work, make a trip to the grocery store, or to even head over to that new café on the other side of town.
We also developed a custom 2.2-inch computer with the German powerhouse, BLOKS. With this smart computer, you're able to view your battery level and toggle various ride metrics such as speed, distance, and time. You can also peruse these screens via the custom handlebar remote without ever removing your hands from the bars.
To top off all of the innovative features, we chose a worry-free spec on the Turbo Vado 4.0, so it features Shimano 11-speed components, hydraulic disc brakes, racks, and fenders.
- The Vado features a lightweight alloy frame that’s been designed with our Fitness/Transportation Geometry.
- The Vado’s Specialized 1.2 motor is fully integrated with the frame, and it's also been custom-tuned for city riding. It intuitively reacts to the force of your pedaling, so the harder you pedal, the more power it delivers. And with an internal belt drive design, it does this without added vibration for the smoothest and most silent ride possible.
- Custom Specialized U1-500 battery is fully integrated with the frame, removable for easy charging, and lockable for added security. It communicates with the display and has multiple modes to maximize the overall efficiency and range.
- Tech Specs
Frame Turbo Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, Fitness/Transportation Geometry, fully integrated & lockable down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds Fork SR Suntour NCX E25, alloy steerer, 15mm thru-axle, 44mm offset, 50mm of travel Stem Specialized Flowset, alloy, 20-degree w/ display/light mount, 31.8mm Handlebars Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm Grips Body Geometry Contour Front Brake Shimano BR-MT500, hydraulic disc, 180mm Rear Brake Shimano BR-MT500, hydraulic disc, 180mm Rear Derailleur Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 11-speed Shifters Shimano SLX, 11-speed Cassette Shimano SLX, 11-speed, 11-42t Chain Shimano HG601, 11-speed Crankset Custom alloy-forged crankarms - 40T w/ chainguard, 104 BCD Front Wheel 700C disc, double-wall alloy, pinned Rear Wheel 700C disc, double-wall alloy, pinned Front Tyre Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x47mm Rear Tyre Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x47mm Saddle Specialized Canopy Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 155mm Seatpost Specialized, alloy, single-bolt, 21mm offset, 30.9mm Other MOTORSpecialized 1.2, Custom Rx Street-tuned motor, 250W NominalUI/REMOTECustom 2.2" LCD display, USB plug, stem mount w/ custom handlebar remoteBATTERYSpecialized U1-500, On/Off button, state of charge display, 500WhCHARGERCustom charger, 42V4A w/ Rosenb
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