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    Specialized Vado 4.0 - Beware

    SPECIALIZED E-BIKE OWNERS – BEWARE … We wanted you to feel like you were on a “regular” bike, but that somehow, you’d grown superhero legs. Our core mission still hasn’t changed. It’s now, and forever will be, our promise for every Turbo: It’s You, Only Fast. The above caption is right from...
  2. T

    Pet Trailer?

    I would love to haul my little dogs in a trailer behind my new Specialized Como 4. I am having a hard time determining which brands are compatible with the Como, specifically axle attachment and what sort of adaptations are required. I really like the Schwinn trailer but don’t know if it will...
  3. Turbo Vado Pip

    Beat the queues. Specialized Turbo Vado 4 available now (Edinburgh, UK) £2400

    Beat the queues. £900 off price new!! Current model Specialized Turbo Vado 4.0 eBike available now! This is the very latest and current model Turbo Vado 4.0 in Large frame size as shown on the Specialized UK website. For those of you interested in tech specs, facts and figures, there is no...
  4. Ravi Kempaiah

    Tesla's co-founder JB Straubel partners with an E-bike company to recycle E-bike batteries

    Recycling E-bike batteries is an issue that is mostly neglected by many companies because proper recycling of Li-ion batteries is complex. As EV and E-bikes are gaining traction, spent batteries need to be properly recycled or disposed if these EVs and E-bikes need to be considered "Green"...
  5. R

    Hello from PA - New to EBikes, but not to riding.

    I purchased a Vado SL-5 EQ 3 weeks ago for a "Turning 60" present (I turned 60 last year). I have been a long time rider - 35+ years of road riding, but age is taking it's toll. After 4 aortic valve surgeries in the past decade (on my 3rd artificial valve), a new pacemaker last year, an older...
  6. B

    New member Specialized Creo Sl Owner

    Greetings everyone my name is Bill, I am in new Creo SL owner. I would like to start a user group for Creo owners. One of my first questions is does anyone know of a hack for the Creo electronics where you could plug-in your headlight and tail light with a micro USB?
  7. UpperEastSide

    Specialized Turbo Vado 3.0 - 2019 vs 2020

    I'd like to thank EBR for providing top-notch reviews, well produced videos, and the forums! I've been eyeing Specialized EB for a while. The 2019 Specialized Turbo Vado 3.0 went on sale for $2495 (US). It's currently being assembled for a test ride. I realized the 2020 Specialized Turbo Vado...
  8. John.JCAT

    New from London, Ontario, Canada - Specialized CREO SL Comp Carbon XXL

    I am 75 years old this year and am retired. In my past cycling career over 35 years, I have been very active in the local cycling clubs as a Touring Director, riding typically between 6,000 and 12,000 Kilometres per year, riding in summer and winter, going on cycling vacations and commuting to...
  9. S

    Specialized Turbo Electric Motor Help

    Currently have a 500 Watt ebike, full watt 1200 it was first bike. Looking at getting budget Specialized bike, they all seem to have mid engine motors. Can anyone tell me if these Speacilized bikes have full auto mode, I commute going up some big hills into the wind. Will these motors get me...
  10. Johnmj1

    I want to upgrade: Specialized Turbo Vado vs. Trek Allant?

    I am nuts over riding my ebike, since purchasing a Trek Verve +3 Step-through. I am considering an upgrade to either the Trek Allant or Specialized Turbo Vado. Driving the upgrade is the desire for a faster assist (28 mph), a bigger battery, fun to ride, and of course, value/reliability. (Will...
  11. anandman

    Mission Control/BLEvo Settings for Creo SL

    For all the Creo owners out there, I’m curious to see what custom settings you’re using for the support/power in Mission Control and/or the Smart Power & HR settings in BLEvo. Right now, I‘m just beginning as a road biker and my goal is to improve my cardiovascular fitness so I‘m using BLEvo...
  12. Dirty Cash

    Recent 26 Mile Trail Ride (w/video) - Turbo Vado 5.0

    Been a while since I last posted, I've put in a few rides recently and decided to start documenting them on my own YouTube Channel. This past weekend I did a 26 mile ride (13 out and back) with my family and friends at one of our local trails (more info on the trail below). The Turbo Vado 5.0...
  13. Joecorbett2003

    derestrict 2020 turbo levo through lightblue

    hi guys, im wondering if theres any way i can derestrict my 2020 levo fsr through the lightblue app, ive tried old methods on the updated lightblue app but the wheel circumference hasn’t changed. i was wondering if anyone could help me with this, thanks
  14. cliveyboy

    Best place to buy Specialized eBike?

    Looking at Specialized ebikes which do not seem to budge too far from SRP in the LA area - are there any highly recommended online bike shops that budge a little on price or do the dealers not have much room to work? My girlfriend who has smaller hands was told the handle grip can be exchanged...
  15. Dirty Cash

    What’s Up??? From Southern Illinois

    Hello all. Been on the forum for about a week while awaiting delivery of my 2020 Vado 4.0 in Carbon/Black/Liquid Silver. She finally arrived the other day and I am more than happy with her so far. Took her for a simple 7.5 mile initial shakedown ride to tweak the seat height/position as well...
  16. Dirty Cash

    Wanted: Specialized Vado Mirror

    Looking for anyone who is doesn’t want their: S1599000001: MSC MY15 TURBO/MY17 VADO MIRROR Thanks in advance.
  17. F

    How does Pedal Assist on the top Electric Mountain bikes compare to Rad Rover/Volt Yukon etc

    I want to get back into mountain biking. And I have owned a RAD ROVER E-bike for 3 years now. I actually love it. But its not a "mountain bike". Obviously The Rad rover has a throttle, and also pedal assist 1-5. And the Top name mountain bikes (Specialized,Trek, Cannondale, Haibike etc) Are...
  18. J

    Mission Control APP / Levo - Connectivity Issues

    Hi Folks, Having an issue with (UK Spec) 2017 Turbo Levo connecting with my Mission Control APP, If anyone has experienced or solved this issue please let me know. Downloaded the new Mission Control APP over winter, and now my iPhone and Bike wont stay connected. They initially connect, and...
  19. Turbo Vado Pip

    Hello Turbo Vado friends everywhere / 2019 Range / Missing App!!

    Hi all. Happy owner of a Vado 4.0 I see that Specialized has now updated their website (UK) introducing a new flagship model, the Vado 5.0 The changes made to the 2017/18 Vado 4.0 model including moving the rear light from the pannier to the rear mud guard are also now showing on the...
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    Commuter: Specialized Como 3.0 vs Raleigh Redux iE

    I'm on a long thought out journey of which ebike to buy for commuting 8 miles each way, while also serving as my only bike for group rides of up to 50 mile flat or gravel grinders. Test rode a lot and cancelled out Bosch options, while favoring a Brose mid drive. Can't decide between the...