Specialized 22' Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ

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All-new for 2022, Specialized's MasterMind TCU (Top Tube Display) and a 12-speed drivetrain.

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.

  • Fully integrated and secure Specialized 320Wh downtube battery with optional Range Extender compatibility for up to 190 kilometres of range Supplementary image 📸

  • Specialized SL 1.1 custom lightweight motor, peak 240W/35Nm, 2x you rider amplification (180% assistance), assist up to 45km/h.

  • 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!

  • Over-the-air updates when paired with the Mission Control App, allowing your bike to improve over time.

  • Safety features including premium hydraulic disc brakes for maximum stopping power, and extra-bright front and rear lighting to see and be seen.

  • Turbo SL mounted rear rack, Racktime-compatible for your favourite 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 tyres with BlackBelt puncture protection and reflective accents to increase visibility.

Specifications:

Frame

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

Fork

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

Stem

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

Handlebars

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

Grips

Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on

Front Brake

Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm

Rear Brake

Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm

Rear Derailleur

Sram GX Eagle, 12-speed

Shift Levers

Sram GX Eagle, 12-speed

Cassette

Sram NX Eagle PG-1230, 12-speed, 11-50t

Chain

Sram NX Eagle, 12-speed

Crankset

Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset

Chainrings

Sram X-Sync 44t, 110BCD

Rims

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

Front Hub

Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x110mm, CenterLock, 24-hole

Rear Hub

Specialized alloy rear hub disc, CenterLock, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm, 28-hole

Spokes

DT Swiss Industry

Front Tyre

Nimbus II Sport Reflect, Blackbelt puncture protection, 700 x 38mm

Rear Tyre

Nimbus II Sport Reflect, Blackbelt puncture protection, 700 x 38mm

Inner Tubes

Standard 40mm, Presta Valve, 700 x 32-50

Saddle

Bridge Sport, hollow chrome-moly rails, 155mm

Seat Post

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

Seat Post Collar

Clamp integrated with frame

Motor

Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor

UI/Remote

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

Battery

Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh

Charger

Custom charger, 48V System with SL system charger plug

Wiring Harness

Custom Specialized wiring harness with chargeport

Headlight

Lezyne e-bike Power STVZO E115, 310 lumens, 12V

Taillight

Lezyne e-bike Rear Fender STVZO, 11 lumens, 12V

Kickstand

Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount

Rack

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

Fenders

Specialized DryTech, aluminium

Bell

Simple bell

Pedals

Specialized Commuter with grip tape & reflectors

 

Geometry & Sizing:

S

M

L

XL

B-B Drop

70

70

70

70

B-B Height

291

291

291

291

Bike Stand-Over Height

791

811

836

861

Chain-Stay Length

445

445

445

445

Crank Length

170

172.5

172.5

175

Fork Length (full)

390

390

390

390

Fork Rake/Offset

50

50

50

50

Front-Center

626

655

675

690

Handlebar Width

680

680

680

680

Head-Tube Angle

70°

70.5°

71°

71.5°

Head-Tube Length

130

161.5

194.5

230

Reach

397

419

433

442

Saddle Width

155

155

155

155

Seat-Tube Angle

73.5°

73.5°

73.5°

73.5°

Seat-Tube Length

415

446.5

494.5

535

Seatpost Length

350

350

350

350

Stack

542

574

607

643

Stem Length

60

75

75

90

Top-Tube Length (horizontal)

558

589

613

632

Trail

78

75

71

68

Wheelbase

1062

1091

1110

1126

*Barring angle values marked by their degree symbol (°), all chart measurements above are listed in millimetres (mm).

Detailed below are the 2022 Vado SL 5.0 EQ's sizes, with their respective rider's height ranges to which they suit:

Small - 158cm to 165cm (5'2" to 5'5")

Medium - 165cm to 178cm (5'5" to 5'10")

Large - 178cm to 185cm (5'10" to 6'1")

Extra Large - 185cm to 193cm (6'1" to 6'4")

WHY BUY FROM US?

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.

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