Specialized Turbo Vado
THE COMMUTE: SERIOUS MILEAGE
Bad weather, fatigue, and saddle sores are real risks when your daily ride hits double digits in each direction. These items give you a leg up on those hazards.
Turbo Vado: Program your commute into the Vado’s computer and it will dole out power to the 250-watt motor to ensure you have enough juice to get to work and back. The battery also detaches, so you can recharge at your desk.
RULES OF THE ROAD: when you signal a lane change or turn, you're not asking for permission; you're communicating a plan of action. See it through. "Hesitation is a problem," says Phillips. "It leads to the majority of accidents.