Specialized gives Como commuter e-bike the lightweight touch

The commuter possibility now weighs 17kg with a promised fluctuate of 93 miles

If truth be told perfect has up to date its Turbo Como electrical commuter bike, losing the weight by fitting the possess-ticket motor machine also seen on the Turbo Creo SL and Vado SL.

The Turbo Como SL (tremendous light) is now powered by If truth be told perfect’s ‘SL1.1’ motor machine, which provides 240 watts of help and weighs in at 1.95 kilograms.

The constructed bike weighs a claimed 17kg. Whilst that’s a graceful develop over aspect road-going gadgets – admire the Scott Addict e-Hurry (10.75kg) and Ribble SL e (12kg), it is miles on the low stay in contrast with extra heads-up, functional commuter suggestions.

The Turbo Como SL will provide an approximate fluctuate of 93 miles, and “up to 120 miles” per mark with an optional fluctuate extender in use. As ever the genuine determine will rely on a complete lot of elements similar to rider weight, weather prerequisites, and elevation. Within the UK, the Como SL is particular to 25kph. The 320Wh battery takes 2.5 hours to succeed in fats mark.

The bike is on hand in two builds – the Como SL 5.0 at £4250 and the Como SL 4.0 at £3500. The 5.0 advantages from a belt-force, which cuts upkeep and reduces the chance of getting oily marks on trousers or skirts.

Each bikes attain with inside of hub gears, which cut assist upkeep, and they’re constructed spherical 650b wheels, taking into account the utilization of large 2.3″ tyres, on this case Nimbus’ 2 Sport Shows. These must cushion the bumps within the aspect road and cater to be used on cycle paths and in parks.

Mudguards plus in-constructed, automatic entrance and hind lights add to the practicality, and the utmost carrying skill is 35kg, via two pannier mounts at the assist designed to expend 20kg and a entrance basket tremendous of being loaded to 15kg.

The Como is constructed spherical a geometry that enables riders to the contact their toes to the bottom effortlessly, without impacting their skill to ranking the saddle top valid for atmosphere good pedalling.

Management of the electrical help is also graceful tuned via the ‘Mission Management’ app, which logs trail records and likewise permits for prognosis of any elements and shows records similar to battery life. Modes con be managed here, or via the buttons on the bike itself, with three suggestions on hand: Eco, Sport a d Turbo, and there’s a battery indicator on the bike, too.

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