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2019 Specialized Turbo Como 5.0 Low-Entry
When it comes to e-bikes, you won't often find the words "stylish" and "fun" in their descriptions-that is until the Turbo Como 5.0 Low-Entry burst onto the scene. With a comfortable geometry, a modern look, and an additional boost from the fully integrated motor and battery, this Turbo Como brings more fun to your bike ride than you ever could have imagined. It's you, only faster.
Beginning with a completely redesigned and integrated Turbo 1.2 motor, the Como proves itself as the fastest, most comfortable urban bike you've ever perched yourself upon. First off, our proprietary Rx Street Tune takes the power of a belt-driven motor that's smooth, silent, and free of annoying vibrations, and makes it optimized for riding in an urban environment by reacting to the amount of force you apply to the pedals. Think of it this way: The more power you put out, the more power the motor puts out (up to 25kph), and this makes accelerations from a standstill both quick and efficient. Perfect.
For the Como, we developed a custom battery, we call the Specialized U1-500, that seamlessly integrates into the frame, plus it's lockable and easily removable for simplified charging. With this battery, the Turbo Como delivers some extra "oomph," with plenty of juice to accompany you on your cruise down the bike path, a trip to the grocery store, or even to that new café on the other side of the city.
We also developed a custom 2.2-inch computer with the German powerhouse, BLOKS. It offers you a wide range of features, like navigation, tracking, diagnostics, and ride history. You can also peruse these screens via the custom handlebar remote without ever removing your hands from the bars.
This Como features our Ground Control Geometry that makes it easy to put a foot down at a stop sign, while eliminating the struggle that is getting on and off of the bike. And to top off all of these innovative features, we chose a high-end spec that includes Shimano XT/SLX 11-speed components, four-piston hydraulic disc brakes, racks, and fenders.
- The custom E5 Low-Entry aluminium frame on the Como, cleanly houses the battery and motor, while still keeping the lightweight properties that E5 is known for. Pair this with our Ground Control Geometry, and you have a durable and lightweight bike that'll keep you rolling in style.
- The Como's motor is fully integrated with the frame and features a smooth, silent, vibration-free output. It's also been custom-tuned for city riding, and 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 500 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.
|Battery||Specialized U1-500, On/Off button, state of charge display, 500Wh|
|Charger||Custom charger, 42V4A w/ Rosenberger plug|
|Frame||Turbo Aluminum, low-entry frame, bottom bracket motor mount, Ground Control Geometry, fully integrated & lockable down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds|
|Front Tire||Nimbus Armadillo Reflect, 700x45mm, 60 TPI|
|Head Light||Supernova V521s, 205lm w/ alloy mount to fork arch|
|Kick Stand||Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount|
|Motor||Specialized 1.2, Custom Rx Street-tuned motor, 250W Nominal|
|Rack||Turbo Rack, Closed Platform, direct fender mount, Racktime-compatible|
|Rear Brake||Shimano BR-MT500, hydraulic disc, 160mm|
|Rear Hub||Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h|
|Seat Binder||Alloy, bolt-type, 34.9mm|
|Tail Light||Supernova E3, alloy housing, 3-LED, 250-degree visibility, fender mount|
|User Interface/Remote||Custom 2.2" computer. LCD display, USB plug, stem mount w/ custom handlebar remote|
|Wiring||Custom Specialized wiring harness|
|Fork||SR Suntour NCX E25, steel steerer, 15mm thru-axle, 44mm offset, 50mm of travel|
|Rims||700C disc, double-wall alloy, sleeved|
|Chainrings||40T, 104 BCD w/ chainguard|
|Front Brake||Shimano BR-MT500, hydraulic disc, 180mm|
|Front Hub||Specialized front hub disc, sealed bearings, 15mm thru-axle, 28h|
|Shift Levers||Shimano SLX, 11-speed|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 11-speed|
|Cassette||Shimano SLX, 11-speed, 11-42t|
|Chain||Shimano HG601, 11-speed|
|Seatpost||Specialized, 6061 alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 0mm setback, 30.9mm|
|Seat||Body Geometry Comfort Gel, 200mm|
|Bar||Specialized, alloy, 30-degree backsweep, 26mm rise, 680mm width, 31.8mm|
|Stem||Specialized Flowset, alloy, 20-degree w/ display mount, 31,8mm|
|Grips||Body Geometry Women|
|Pedals||Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors|
|Tubes||Presta, 40mm valve|
|Rear Tire||Nimbus Armadillo Reflect, 700x45mm, 60 TPI|