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    Bitrix Juggernaut? Turbo Vado? SL? Aventon Level? Alternatives?

    My Vado SL 5.0 is great on the hills around my house. I take the same hills as all the hard core cyclists in the area are riding. They're in better shape but I still make it to to the top. Not for you if you want the bike to basically carry you to the top. Also fun to take the occasional...
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    Help me pick which Specialized Turbo to get -- thanks!

    Sounds like you found what you wanted. For the lurkers still pondering, I'm 6'2" 250# and have a Turbo Vado SL 5 and love it. It works great on paved and the fire roads and trails in the hills around my house. Every time I get on the bike I end up going farther and climbing more and getting...
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    Turbo Vado SL

    Sooo not helping!!! I have decided to get at least 1000 miles on my SL before considering an upgrade. It’s going to start to get cold, wet, and dark soon So I’ll see how many miles I keep up per week.
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    Turbo Vado SL

    On level ground or downhill I turn off the assist often mostly to keep my heart rate up if I’m doing a short ride. I have the Eco set at 20% so there isn’t that much difference. It rides perfectly without the assist. It is a slightly heavier normal bike. I have a SL 5.0. Really fun and this...
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    Curious How many Vado SL Owners & reviews after several miles riding

    If you want to do some hill climbing you might consider whether the extra 2 gears in the 5.0 are worth it. I did a couple of hard climbs for all the guys in their tight shorts and even with assist on turbo was still in the lowest gear. That says more about my level of fitness but FYI. I will...
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    Curious How many Vado SL Owners & reviews after several miles riding

    Never ridden the Vado but love my SL 5.0. It is just so easy from a dead stop and I’ve only used the turbo mode once up a very steep dirt path. Had a great hill ride today getting up some long hills but I completely felt like I was doing the work (my heart rate agreed). i would not have made it...
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    Over50's Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5 EQ Chronicles

    That is a great idea! thanks
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    Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 review 1 week review

    I think one comes with the EQ according to one review. The full details were a bit confusing to me but I bought what they had in stock.
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    Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 review 1 week review

    Same seat as my Sirrus so ok. Still have some adjusting to do as my LBS has Covid limitations.
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    VADO SL 5.0 EQ

    Not my experience at all on my new 5.0. Is the mission control app running? Too late I guess but I’m keeping mine. Agree for that much it should be working.
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    Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 review 1 week review

    I picked up my SL 5.0 last week and thought I’d post a quick review and comment on some features. Short review: This thing is awesome. It basically allows me to have a great bike ride around my hilly neighborhood without exhausting myself after the first hill. This lets me enjoy my ride in a...