Specialized announces new Turbo Vado, Como, and Tero e-bikes

We go hands-on with Specialized’s new commuter bikes for every kind of rider.

A woman standing with the Turbo Vado.
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New rides

Specialized has updated two of its electric bike lines; the do-everything Vado, the accessible and comfortable Como, and is introducing a new Turbo: The Tero.

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Setting the standard

Unlike a lot of other e-bike manufacturers that use off-the-shelf parts, Specialized designs its e-bikes from the ground up to feel as close to riding a regular bike as possible. I was able to ride the Turbo Como at a press event in Brooklyn, but before we get to that, let’s talk about the specs.