Turbo Vado SL 5.0 Step-Through EQ

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.

  • Integrated Turbo Connect Display to view key ride data quickly and safely.
  • 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.
  • Step-through frame for easier on/off and managing commuter traffic.
  • Premium hydraulic disc brakes for maximum stopping power.
  • Extra-bright front and rear lighting to see and be seen.
  • Turbo SL mounted rear rack, Racktime-compatible for your favorite bags and panniers, and DRYTECH fenders to keep the spray away.
  • 12-speed Shimano SLX shifter and XT derailleur for lightweight, precise performance for the long haul.



FRAME - E5 Aluminum, Fitness/Transportation Geometry, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds, reflective graphics

FORK - Future Shock 1.5, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat mount disc, carbon fork

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

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

INNER TUBES - Presta, 40mm valve

FRONT TYRE - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm

REAR TYRE - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm

CRANKSET - Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset

CHAINRINGS - Praxis, 44t, 104BCD

SHIFT LEVERS - Shimano SLX, Rapidfire Plus, 12-speed, w/o OGD

REAR DERAILLEUR - Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, SGS Cage, 12-speed

CASSETTE - Shimano SLX, Hyperglide+, 12-speed, 10-45t

CHAIN - Shimano SLX, 12-speed, w/Quick Link

FRONT BRAKE - Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm

REAR BRAKE - Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm

HANDLEBARS - Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm

GRIPS - Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on

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

SADDLE - Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm

SEATPOST - Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 21mm offset, 27.2mm

SEAT BINDER - Integrated w/ frame

MOTOR - Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor

UI/REMOTE - Specialized TCU, 10-LED State of charge, 3-LED Ride Mode display, ANT+/Bluetooth®

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

HEADLIGHT - Lezyne Ebike Power STVZO E115, 310Lumens, 12V

TAILLIGHT - Lezyne Ebike Rear Fender STVZO, 11Lumens, 12V

KICKSTAND - Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount

FENDERS - Specialized DryTech, Aluminum

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

BELL - Simple bell

PEDALS - Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors



With over 17 years experience offering quality bikes and service, you can rest assured we have deeply considered the quality of the products we sell and have the technical skills to assist if any possible problems arise.

Along with being the ‘local’ bike store to many riders in Auckland, we also have an extensive customer base of riders nationwide. Believe it or not we even have riders from overseas come to us for our quality products and expertise!

Lastly, we are riders ourselves. We are in this business because we are genuinely passionate about riding all types of bikes and are here to share our knowledge to help enhance your riding experience.