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When it comes to the new Specialized Turbo Tero X, they had me at fenders and full suspension. Right? This bike looks like it can take you wherever the OG Turbo Tero MTB went but…during an apocalypse-type scenario. Or, if you just wanted to go the store to get some groceries… You know, it’s your world, ride it how you want – but with the Turbo Tero X, Specialized thinks you’ll need a bigger map. Photo c. Specialized Bicycles The Turbo Tero X uses Specialized’s Turbo Operating system. This ebike system integrates Specialized’s custom, purpose-built software/hardware that combines eBike technology and human effort to experience something “beyond simple battery/motor thinking”. Using the Specialized Full Power 2.2 motor on the Turbo Tero X, they say it will “effectively quadruple your power output” aiding the steep climbs while loaded with gear. It’s the aforementioned, symbiotic relationship the system has with the rider, that they say really makes the experience special.
The Tero X claims to have up to 6 hours of assisted ride time. It comes with a swappable battery, that can be easily switched out to increase your range for bigger days. The bike has the Turbo System Lock as well – a feature designed to work through the Mission Control App that disables your eBike’s motor while activating a motion sensor alarm. The Turbo Tero X uses an aluminum frame […]
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