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Specialized Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike 2021
The Specialized Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike is an e-bike refined for ease of use and manageability every day. At 40% lighter than a traditional e-bike, this super-light machine is built for the commute and city living - kitted out with a lightweight yet robust E5 aluminium frame, the days of lugging your e-bike through traffic are long gone. Down the stairs, on the train, slotted into a bike rack and up the stairs again, the Vado 5.0 is your ticket to moving through the city in style and comfort. Agile handling is ensured by the low centre of gravity on this bike, created through placing the battery and 1.95kg motor as far down as possible for a responsive ride you can feel confident on. The Specialized 1.1 motor lends a hand should you need it, providing assistance up to 25km/h or 15.5mph in sync with your cadence for a predictable and even power output - no sudden decelerations here. When the extra watts are no longer needed, the motor’s clutch system can fully decouple from the crank so you experience no drag or resistance when riding unassisted. Your commute is stress-free thanks to the 320Wh (watt-hours) battery life and up to 130km range provided by a single charge, so there's no need for frantic charging at the office.
Should you want to explore a little further on your Vado 5.0, kit it out with mudguards and racks, and load it up for a great handling weekend steed that'll give you an extra boost if you start to flag. You're never caught short when the nights close in, thanks to the integrated front and rear lights and bell that keep you safe, seen (and heard) out on the road. Fatigue won't be quick to set in should you choose to have a big day in the saddle with Future Shock 1.5, a cartridge-based suspension element that is placed above the headtube to smooth surfaces and amp up comfort without compromising speed or weight.
When gradients ramp up, Shimano XT/SLX components have you covered, with the 12-speed capability and smooth shifting as a result of smaller gear-to-gear jumps, so you can spin up - not grind along wishing for that extra ratio. Larger tyres roll over uneven terrain effortlessly, ensuring comfort and improved traction, whilst hydraulic disc brakes mean serious stopping power in all weather conditions.
- Aluminium E5 frame with reflective graphics and mudguard and rack mounts
- Future Shock 1.5, Boost™ carbon fork
- Shimano XT/SLX 12-speed components
- Specialized SL 1.1 custom lightweight motor
- Specialized SL1-320 battery, fully integrated, 320Wh
- Custom Specialized wiring harness with chargeport
- Front and rear lights, bell
|Frame||Specialized E5 Aluminium, Fitness/Transportation Geometry, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated down tube battery, internal cable routing, mudguard and rack mounts, Smooth Welds, reflective graphics|
|Fork||Specialized Future Shock 1.5, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat mount disc, carbon fork|
|Stem||Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD-W mount|
|Handlebar||Specialized Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm|
|Front Brake||Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm|
|Rear Brake||Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm|
|Brake Levers||Tektro HD-R510|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, SGS Cage, 12-speed|
|Shift Levers||Shimano SLX, Rapidfire Plus, 12-speed, without OGD|
|Cassette||Shimano SLX, Hyperglide+, 12-speed, 10-45t|
|Crankset||Praxis Works, Forged alloy M30, custom offset|
|Front Wheel||Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x110mm, Center Lock™, 24h, DT Swiss R500 disc, 22mm internal width, 23mm internal depth rim, DT Swiss Industry spokes|
|Rear Wheel||Specialized alloy rear hub disc, Center Lock™, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm, 28h, DT Swiss R500 disc, 22mm internal width, 23mm internal depth rim, DT Swiss Industry spokes|
|Front Tyre||Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c clincher|
|Rear Tyre||Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c clincher|
|Saddle||Specialized Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155/143mm|
|Seatpost||Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 21mm offset, 27.2mm|
|Pedals||Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors|
|Accessories||Lezyne Ebike Power STVZO E115, 310 Lumens, 12V headlight, Specialized integrated saddle mount, LED Technology, 12V taillight, simple bell|
|Claimed Manufacturers Weight||14.9kg|
|Motor||Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor|
|Ui/Remote||Specilaized TCU, 10-LED state of charge, 3-LED Ride Mode display, ANT+ and Bluetooth®, included TCD Computer|
|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|
Built, Checked, Tuned and Tested
All our bikes are fully built, checked, tuned and tested by our Cytech qualified mechanics and then securely packaged, ready for delivery. All you have to do is add the pedals (if specified), attach the handlebars to the stem and tighten them following the included detailed instructions or by watching our video and using the provided FREE tools. Visit our Bike Assembly page to see how you assemble your new bike once you receive it.
All bikes collected from our shop, are built, tested and ready to ride.
Please note, occasionally, manufacturers may change the specification without notice. Bicycles do not come with pedals unless otherwise specified. We do not install accessories to bikes, including mudguards.
Specialized Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike 2021 Sizing
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