Specialised Flexes Its Muscle groups With the Freshest 2021 S-Works E-bike
The explanation that is taking place to us because the viewer is as a result of SL Evo is supposed to be one of many extra all-around bikes the Specialised presents. Her body development is one apparently devoid of suspension elements, “apparently,” so you may’t be bombing any hills like the brand new Large Trance X, however she is robust sufficient to drive you thru some unpaved roads.
Now, why we emphasize the apparently bit is as a result of the fork development does embrace a suspension. Hidden contained in the head-tube is a few new tech from Specialised referred to as Future Shock. By including a lightweight spring system that connects the fork and headset, this trinket permits the bike to get rid of a number of the bumps and knicks in your trip. It additionally does so with none modifications to hurry or trajectory like most conventional fork suspensions.
Not like her cousin the Vado SL 4.0 EQ, which clearly provides off a road-bike fell on account of much less beefed up head-tube, the SL Evo incorporates the head-tube development into the body, supplying you with a bit extra sturdiness in-line with the attainable deviations out of your path.
Talking of the body, you’re trying on the Truth 11r carbon, with entrance and rear thru-axles. One factor is for certain, Specialised too have picked up on the performance and look of inner cable routing. Plus, being an e-bike, inner cable routing helps defend electrical techniques. That is additionally the explanation why the battery is built-in into the down tube.
If had been as regards to batteries, let’s discover out what we get right here. A SL 1-320 totally built-in with 320Wh of juice offers you round 80 miles (128km) of pedal help. But when that’s not sufficient for you, a variety extender with one other 40 miles (64km) is obtainable.
The ability from this monstrous battery pack powers a light-weight SL 1.1 motor with 240 watts of energy, and with a weight of 4.3 lbs. (1.95kg) pushes out 35 Nm of torque. This will not be as huge as different motors the boys can strap onto one thing, however not more than that is wanted, not for this design anyway.
For the remainder of the usual elements like derailleur, shift levers, chain, and brakes, Specialized did the unthinkable and used SRAM as a substitute of the holy Shimano. We personally see no downside with that. However we do want to say that the edges are Roval Terra CLX with 30mm extensive carbon development.
One other factor the boys did with this new mannequin is try to make this bike appropriate for each female and male riders. However why do that? From a enterprise and manufacturing standpoint, it needs to be simpler to have solely one-frame-fits-all design.
By including a management app to the entire combine, Specialised permits the rider to connect with very important details about the bikes situation. Something from driving model, battery monitor, and battery administration is at your fingertips. This app additionally permits the rider to tune his or her SL 1.1 to discover a really personalized trip.