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  1. lloose

    Racktime bag gripes.

    I decided to take advantage of the Racktime rack on my Vado 4.0. I bought a nice Heda pannier to use for my daily commute. I used it for about a month of daily commuting without any issues and then I started seeing all kinds of small things pop up. Seams were starting to tear, holes were...
  2. lloose

    Is Specialized removing 3rd party used battery listings off Ebay?

    I got a great deal on Ebay a few weeks back. A 500Wh used Vado battery for $400. It was from a rental company, the top cover was beat up, but who cares since it's just a backup battery for really long rides. I had a really hard time finding a 2nd hand one off ebay. Every time I would see one, it...
  3. lloose

    Specialized touch up paint?

    Do any of you use touch up paint? I've had good luck with my other bikes since they are all high gloss and common colors used in nail polish. The "Carbon" color for my 2020 Vado 4.0 is matte and tough to find. I thought that someone had to make a touchup paint for it but I can't find any...
  4. lloose

    Brand new Vado 4.0 motor stops support at 20mph.

    I'm not sure what's going on, but my brand new (purchased in Seattle USA) Vado 4.0 stops support at 20mph. The moment it hits 20mph, pedaling immediately becomes difficult. I've ridden a 2020 3.0 and could easily get that to 28mph, and a friend's 2019 Vado that I could get to 28mph easily. This...
  5. lloose

    Need help choosing.

    I have been riding a Lectric XP for about a year now. I got it to test the waters to see if I would actually be committed enough to commute to work every day. Long story short, I am. I hate days where I can't. I want to upgrade to something a little nicer. I want something mid-drive because I...