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    20 MPH vs. 28 MPH Ebikes

    Ha! Many thanks. I’m annoyed a tropical storm is passing through today, not because the power’s out and limbs are falling, but because I can’t ride!
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    20 MPH vs. 28 MPH Ebikes

    Thanks. I may have been working with wrong number on the torque for the SL. Which explains the difference in performance. All the more reason I'm happy I chose the Vado 5.0.
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    20 MPH vs. 28 MPH Ebikes

    Thanks for all of the great input. We have a winner...I picked up my new Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0 last weekend. I also test-rode the Trek Allant+ 7 and the Turbo Vado SL. Also rode an iGo bike for comparison, but it was never really in the running for me. Both Specialized bikes advertise...
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    20 MPH vs. 28 MPH Ebikes

    Thanks. The HVRT is great. By this fall, the Millerton to Under Mountain Road section is supposed to open, making for a continuous ride from Wassaic to Copake. And they are planning a bridge across Rte 22 for next year to link up to a small section now open in Hillsdale -- when complete, the...
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    20 MPH vs. 28 MPH Ebikes

    Greetings! I'm new to the forums and to the world of ebikes. I'm busily researching which bike to buy and I have a basic question. 28 MPH ebikes are technically illegal in NY State, which is where I live. I've been following other threads here that discuss how much of an issue/risk that is...