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    Specialized Vado SL brake upgrade

    according to the bike shop my controller wouldn't fit in between that gap but i will take another look. Also planning on moving my bell to the right side as that will fit in between that gap
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    Specialized Vado SL brake upgrade

    Just upgraded the brakes on my vado sl and wanted to share my experiences and errors. My stock tektro brakes were fine but i just couldn't find any brake pad replacements and i even ended up damaging my rotors from metal on metal contact as my brake pads had completed worn down. I tried to...
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    Vado SL spoke information needed

    It’s for the back wheel on the Vado SL 4.0 if that helps. I my nearest bike shop is about 40 mins away by bus which makes it inconvenient for me as I mainly use my bike to commute
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    Vado SL spoke information needed

    Hello, I recently broke one of the spokes on my Vado SL and can't find a bike store to help me fix it outside them telling me that they are too busy to take in any more bikes or want me to wait 4-6 weeks. I want to try and do it myself now and was wondering what size spokes i needed to order...
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    Specialized Vado SL bike pads

    Got my Vado SL when it first came out and it feels like I need some new brake pads but having a hard time finding info on that unless I want to stop by the local bike shop that won’t sell me any parts Unless I pay them for the Service as well to change the pads. Just wondering If anyone knew...
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    tube vs tubeless tires - any significant weight difference

    basically no weight savings, like putting a few fries on your wheel after you factor in the sealant, however your rolling resistance would be lower with a tubeless setup but I’m not sure how that will translate on powerful electric bike
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    Add a luggage rack to Vado SL 5.0 (non eq)?

    i have done it but I had to get a different brand rack as the one from specialized that was meant for this bike had to have fenders attached
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    Vado SL Rack Question

    yep been solid as a rock so far and have put a good amount of weight on it from my shopping. That bolt is meant for a fender but current Vado SL from the factory has their racks attached to the fender so I’m It can support the weight.
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    Pimp me your Specialized E ride

    has anyone tried to upgrade their wheels both front and back? If so what do I need to look for when buying?
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    Vado SL Rack Question

    I just finished installing a Bontrager rack onto my Vado SL, there is a place you can screw into just above the back wheel or you can buy a seat post ring that has the connections you need. I’ll take a pic of my install for you to look at.
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    Specialized Vado SL derestricted

    Found this place that will as well, https://trailwatts.ecwid.com/Specialized-Creo-Levo-SL-De-restrict-Module-MAHLE-Motor-p217553600 Has anyone had any experience dealing with that website?
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    Specialized Vado SL derestricted

    Just saw this, does anyone have any experience with this site or hardware? https://www.ebiketuning.com/shop/brose/peartune-3-0-specialized-turbo-levo-sl-1-1-2020.html
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    Locks for Turbo Vado 4 SL EQ

    is there a lock that weights less then the bike itself? 😂
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    Specialized’s ultra-light 120-mile range e-bike - Turbo Vado SL

    mare you in the US with the speed limit at 42km, if so what has been your average speeds on flats?
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    Specialized’s ultra-light 120-mile range e-bike - Turbo Vado SL

    Nope and they have been less then helpful when I was telling them about a creek I was hearing which turned out to be from sand that got into the seat tube after riding in the rain. They told me those skus were not available and when I look at the specialized Canada website I don’t see any of...
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    Specialized’s ultra-light 120-mile range e-bike - Turbo Vado SL

    any idea how i could order the fenders and rack that comes in the EQ? I live in Canada and we only had the regular one for sale
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    Specialized Vado SL derestricted

    They just put up a video saying that the planet3 isn’t compatible with the Vado SL, is there any other solutions?