Specialized 20 Vado SL 4.0 EQ

Introducing Vado SL - It’s You, Only Faster 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. Pedal, then go—over hills, past traffic. At 40% lighter than the average e-bike, it’s built to bring with you: up the stairs, down the hall, on the train, to the office, and everywhere you go. So Light You’ll Forget It’s Electric.


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 4.0 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.

  • 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 45kmh
  • Turbo SL mounted rear rack, Racktime-compatible for your favorite bags and panniers, and DRYTECH fenders to keep the spray away.
  • Premium lightweight E5 Aluminum frame.
  • Clean internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, and reflective graphics.
  • Premium hydraulic disc brakes for maximum stopping power.
  • Bright, integrated front and rear lighting to see and be seen.
  • 10-speed Shimano Deore shifting for reliable performance for the long haul.
  • Durable, lightweight alloy wheels paired with fast-rolling, high-grip, Nimbus II Sport Reflect 700 tires with BlackBelt flat protection and reflective accents to increase visibility.


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 - Rigid full aluminum disc, Boost™ 12x110mm, front- rack-compatible

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 - 700C disc, 22mm rim depth, 21mm internal width

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 Deore, RapidFire Plus, 10-speed w/ Optical Gear Display

REAR DERAILLEUR - Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 10-speed

CASSETTE - Shimano Deore, 10spd, 11-42t

CHAIN - KMC e10S, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™

FRONT BRAKE - Tektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm

REAR BRAKE - Tektro HD-R290, 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, Steel rails, 155mm

SEATPOST - Specialized, alloy, dual-bolt, 25mm offset, 27.2mm

SEAT BINDER - Integrated w/ frame

SWAT - Specialized Stealth Stem, Light Insert

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 Hecto STVZO E65, 210Lumens, 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.