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Specialized Vado 3.0 St


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If you can characterize your life as on-the-go, busy, or not having enough time, we made a bike for you—the Turbo Vado 3.0 Step-Through. It's made to accommodate busy lives that are always in movement, which is why we took our award-winning pedal-assist technology and accelerated it well into the future. Beginning with the integrated Specialized 1.2 E motor, the Turbo Vado proves itself as the ultimate city bike. The 1.2 E uses the same hardware as our 1.2 motor, but it features a tune that prioritizes efficiency. This means less peak torque and maximum output. Of course, it still features a near-silent operating design with our Custom Rx Street Tune that takes the output and makes it the most usable for an urban environment. Think of it this way: The more power you put out, the more power the motor puts out, and this makes accelerations from a standstill at, say, a traffic light both quick and efficient. The belt driven motor is also smooth, silent, and free of annoying vibrations. For the Vado 3.0, we developed a custom Specialized U1-460 battery that seamlessly integrates into the frame, is lockable, and easily removable for simplified charging. In other words, there's plenty of juice to take you to and from work, a trip to the grocery store, or even to that new café on the other side of the city. If you wish to see exactly how far you can go on a charge, have a look at our Turbo Range Calculator for more exact estimates. The new wired Turbo Connect Display (TCD-w) is the best way to view data on your Turbo. It not only displays important ride metrics (speed, cadence, rider power, distance, battery level, time, etc.), it also allows you to connect the latest version of the Mission Control App for an enhanced Turbo experience. With our free app for iOS and Android phones, you easily customize motor parameters, control your range, record/upload rides, and perform basic system diagnosis. To top off all of the innovative features, we chose a worry-free spec that features Shimano 9-speed components, hydraulic disc brakes, racks, front/rear lights, and fenders.

  • The Turbo Vado frame features an alloy step-through frame that's pretty light and super easy to get on or off of.
  • The Turbo Vado’s Specialized 1.2 E motor emphasizes efficiency and range. We also fully integrated it with the frame, and it's been custom-tuned for city riding. It intuitively reacts to the force of your pedaling, so the harder you pedal, the more power it delivers. And with an internal belt drive design, it does this without added vibration for the smoothest and most silent ride possible.
  • We made the custom 460 Wh battery to be fully integrated with the frame, removable for easy charging, and lockable for added security. It communicates with the display and has multiple modes to maximize the overall efficiency and range. For range estimates based upon a variety of variables, please refer to our Turbo Range Calculator.

Product Specifications


Specialized U1-460, On/off Button, State Of Charge Display, 460wh


Simple Bell


Shimano Cs-hg200, 9-speed, 11-36t


Kmc E9t, 9-speed W/ Missing Link™


48/32 W/ Chainguard


Custom Specialized 42v2a Charger W/ Rosenberger Plug, Ac Power Cord Included


Custom Alloy Forged Crankarms


Drytech Fenders, 52mm Width, Stainless Steel Fenderstays


Sr Suntour Mobie30, Custom Crown, Steel Steerer, 9mm Open Dropout, 50mm Of Travel


E5 Aluminum, Bottom Bracket Motor Mount, Fitness/transportation Geometry, Fully Integrated & Lockable Down Tube Battery, Internal Cable Routing, Fender/rack Mounts, Smooth Welds

front brake

Tektro Hd-t276, Hydraulic Disc, 180mm

front hub

Specialized 6-bolt Disc, Ball Bearings, 9x100mm Spacing, 32h

front tire

Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x47c


Body Geometry Women's Contour


Specialized, Alloy, 9-degree Backsweep, 15mm Rise, 31.8mm

inner tubes

Standard 40mm Pv 700x32-50


Specialized Kickstand, 40mm Mount


Specialized 1.2 E, Custom Rx Street-tuned Motor, 250w Nominal


Specialized Commuter W/ Grip Tape & Reflectors

rear brake

Tektro Hd-t276, Hydraulic Disc, 160mm

rear derailleur

Shimano Alivio, Sgs, 9-speed

rear hub

Specialized, Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 12x148mm Thru-axle, 32h

rear tire

Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x47c


700c Disc, Double-wall Alloy, Pinned, No Eyelets


Bridge Sport, Steel Rails, 155mm

seat binder

Alloy, Bolt-type, 34.9mm


Specialized 2-bolt Head, Forged Alloy, 8mm Offset, Micro-adjust, 30.9mm

shift levers

Shimano Alivio, 9-speed W/ Optical Gear Display


Dt Swiss Industry


Specialized Flowset, 3d-forged Alloy, 20-degree Rise, 31.8mm Clamp


Specialized Body Geometry Contour, Lock-on


Specialized Tcd-w W/ Handlebar Remote & Built-in Anti-theft Feature, Bluetooth® Connectivity, 5 Available Display Pages

wiring harness

Custom Specialized Harness

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