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Specialized Como 3.0 BLOKS
Specialized Como 3.0 BLOKS
A lightweight (47.5 lbs), super comfortable upright riding cruiser with an XL seat and cushiony fat tires - and a very peppy Brose drive.
Up to 28mph assistance the powerful Brose T model (1.2) 72Nm torque with 520 peak watts - blend in with traffic rather than clashing with it, even on hills.
Reliable, Snappy Deore 10 speed shifting to get just the right pedaling cadence.
Sure stopping Shimano hydraulic brakes.
Bright, integrated head and tail lights, providing 180 lux with a very effective beam pattern for night riding.
Plush Comfort from an extra-wide, suspension saddle.
Stealthy frame integrated battery with an easy side loading design
Good Range 20-50 miles on a 500 watt hour battery Range Calculator
Low entry options for easy mounting step thru frame
Specialized is the top US bike brand for a reason - a laser focus on ingenious innovations, now breaking new ground with eBike families - the sporty Vado, upright Como, and off road Levo. Exclusives include the mission control bluetooth app - choose your destination, and it selects your power level so you don't run out of juice.
The Como has surprising hill climbing ability, and the range is good considering how much power is delivered . It stands out as a top performer in it's price & category, probably due to the peppy Brose T motor.
Conventionally an upright comfort bike would have a heavy front suspension fork - on the Como cushiony 2.3-inch 650b tires actually do an amazing job rolling over most bumps and holes smoothly - so the Como is relatively light. Also powerful hydraulic disc brakes, reliable 10-speed Shimano shifting.
Upgrade to the new Turbo Connect Display (TCD) for $150. It displays basic ride metrics (speed, cadence, power, battery level, and time), but it also lets you toggle between modes. You can connect via Bluetooth®, to the Turbo Mission Control 2.0 App, put in your destination in the mapping feature and control performance aspects of your motor. But best of all is the “Smart Control” technology where it uses an algorithm that automatically optimize motor power for the trip time or distance you are planning. Other Popular upgrades include the Kinekt Body Float suspension seatpost and the Racktime rear rack with an integrated tail light bar.
Aka Specialized 1.2, it provides up to 28 mph assistance. Noticeably peppier than competing systems, the Brose T motor’s "natural" feeling power delivery hits the perfect balance between plenty of giddyup and efficiency to ensure great range. Torque peaks at 72nm and 520 watts, beating out both the Shimano Steps city motors and the Bosch Active line, and on par with the Bosch Performance street motors,
Shadow + puts the most tension on the derailleur of any shift system, meaning less chain drops and no chain slap. Shimano's Deore series has been on the market for more than 30 years and has been constantly optimized and enhanced. It features impressive, tried-and-tested technology and is extremely reliable, well-engineered and easy to use. Shimano Deore gears have proven their worth for many decades and are indispensable premium components even in the E-Bike sector. Shimano Shadow + is featured on 10-speed Deore or 11-speed Deore XT - with a lite version on Alivio 9 speed.
The norm for most bikes, with great ratio range, lots of low speed torque as well as top end gears for high speeds, and easy access to service and change flats. A more dynamic, snappier shifting performance. For eBikes shifting over the entire range when the bike is at rest can be a problem, a challenge less active cyclists face at first. They can get your trousers dirty if you aren't careful. Good quality gears can last with frequent maintenance, but will wear out faster than internal gears and belt drives.
Hydraulic disc brakes will have the most stopping power in any weather conditions, and are standard equipment on most eBIkes because of the added weight and speed on an electric bike. Not all disc brakes are created equally - the size and quality of the disc (or rotor), as well as the quality of the pad material can have a significant impact on braking performance.
Step thru frame comes in Flo Red & UV lilac Sizes Sizes SM & LG
Diamond frame comes in Matte Black, Sizes SM, MD/LG and XL
Assistance modes: the Como Toolbox App allows you to customize adjust your modes - the defaults are Eco (20% of max) Sport (50%) Turbo (100%).
Warranty every Turbo bicycle comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame and fork and a 2-year warranty on the motors, batteries, and electronics.
If not currently in stock, pre-orders maybe possible - call or visit the shop to place a preorder.
How to use Guide
FRAME Turbo Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated & lockable down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds
FORK Turbo Como aluminum disc fork, 15x100mm thru-axle
FRONT HUB Specialized front hub disc, sealed bearings, 15mm thru-axle, 28h
REAR HUB Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
SPOKES Stainless, 14g
RIMS 650b disc, double-wall alloy, pinned, 28h
INNER TUBES Schrader, 40mm valve
FRONT TIRE Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 60 TPI, 650b x 2.3"
REAR TIRE Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 60 TPI, 650b x 2.3"
CRANKSET Praxis, 2D cold-forged alloy, custom offset, 165mm
CHAINRINGS 40T, 104 BCD w/ chainguard
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Deore, 10-speed
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 10-speed
CASSETTE Shimano HG500, 10-speed, 11-42t
CHAIN KMC X10eT, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™
FRONT BRAKE Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, Center Lock™ 180mm
REAR BRAKE Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, Center Lock™ 160mm
HANDLEBARS Specialized, alloy, 30-degree backsweep, 26mm rise, 680mm width, 31.8mm
GRIPS Body Geometry Contour
STEM Specialized Flowset, alloy, 20-degree w/ display mount, 31,8mm
SADDLE Body Geometry "The Cup," 6-degree rise, elastomer base, steel rails, SWAT™ compatible mounts, 245mm
SEATPOST Specialized, alloy, 2-bolt, 12.5mm offset, 30.9mm
SEAT BINDER Alloy, bolt-type, 34.9mm
MOTOR Specialized 1.2, Custom Rx Street-tuned motor, 250W Nominal
UI/REMOTE Custom 2.2" computer. LCD display, USB plug, stem mount w/ custom handlebar remote
BATTERY Specialized U1-500, On/Off button, state of charge display, 500Wh
CHARGER Custom charger, 42V4A w/ Rosenberger plug
WIRING HARNESS Custom Specialized wiring harness
HEADLIGHT Herrmans MR8 E, 6V w/ bracket to fork
TAILLIGHT Specialized integrated saddle mount, LED technology, 6V
KICKSTAND Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount
BELL Simple bell
PEDALS Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors