Beginning with the integrated Specialized 1.2E 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 1.0, we developed a custom Specialized U1-400 battery that seamlessly integrates into the frame, is lockable, and is easily removable for simplified charging. In other words, with a top speed of 15mph, 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 smart computer that lets you 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 these innovative features, we chose a wallet-friendly build for the Turbo Vado 1.0, so it features a range of Shimano 8-speed components and powerful hydraulic disc brakes that stop on a dime.
- The Vado features a lightweight alloy frame that’s been designed with our Fitness/Transportation Geometry.
- The Vado’s Specialized 1.2E 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.
- We made the custom 400 Wh battery to be 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.
|CHAIN||KMC X8 w/ Missing Link™, 8-speed|
|CRANKSET||Custom alloy forged crankarms|
|SHIFT LEVERS||Shimano Acera, 8-speed|
|CASSETTE||Shimano HG41, 8-speed, 11-34t|
|CHAINRINGS||40T w/ chainguard, 104 BCD|
|REAR DERAILLEUR||Shimano Acera, SGS cage, 8-speed|
|FRONT HUB||Specialized 6-bolt disc, ball bearings, 9x100mm spacing, 28h|
|REAR HUB||Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h|
|INNER TUBES||Presta, 40mm valve|
|RIMS||700C disc, double-wall alloy, pinned, no eyelets|
|FRONT TIRE||Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x47mm|
|REAR TIRE||Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x47mm|
|SADDLE||Specialized Canopy Sport, steel rails, 155mm|
|SEATPOST||Specialized 2-bolt head, forged alloy, 8mm offset, micro-adjust, 30.9mm|
|STEM||Specialized Flowset, alloy, 20-degree w/ display mount, 31,8mm|
|HANDLEBARS||Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm|
|GRIPS||Body Geometry Contour|
|FRONT BRAKE||Tektro HD-T275, hydraulic disc, 180mm|
|REAR BRAKE||Tektro HD-T275, hydraulic disc, 160mm|
|PEDALS||Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors|
|KICKSTAND||Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount|
|SEAT BINDER||Alloy, bolt-type, 34.9mm|
|FORK||SR Suntour MOBIE30, steel steerer, 9mm Open Dropout, 50mm of travel|
|FRAME||Turbo Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, Fitness/Transportation Geometry, fully integrated & lockable down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds|
|UI/REMOTE||Custom 2.2″ LCD display, USB plug, stem mount w/ custom handlebar remote|
|BATTERY||Turbo U1-400, on/off button, state of charge display, 400Wh|
|CHARGER||Custom charger, 42V2A w/ Rosenberger plug|
|MOTOR||Specialized 1.2E, custom Rx Street-tuned motor, 250W nominal|
|WIRING HARNESS||Custom Specialized wiring harness|
|HEAD TUBE ANGLE||70°||70°||70°||70°|
|HEAD TUBE LENGTH||135mm||135mm||145mm||170mm|
|SEAT TUBE LENGTH, BB CENTER TO TOP VERTICAL||400mm||450mm||500mm||550mm|
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