The 3 Best Ebikes for Commuting

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The 3 Best Ebikes for Commuting

What is your daily commute like? Do you sit in traffic on the freeway or find yourself idling, waiting for the light to change? Commuting by ebike can offer a more exciting, greener alternative to a traditional commute by car. And unlike a traditional bike, the added power of an ebike can help you avoid arriving at work sweaty and out of breath.

If you’re ready to make the switch to electric, discover the best ebikes for commuting.

How to Pick the Best Ebike for Your Commute

There are many benefits in choosing an ebike for your commute:

  • You can eliminate the greenhouse gas emissions associated with commuting by car.
  • An ebike’s added speed makes your commute quicker than on a traditional bike.
  • Stay fit and active by commuting by ebike.
  • Skip the traffic for an easier commute.

To fully enjoy the benefits of commuting by ebike, make sure you choose an ebike that meets your needs. You’ll want to consider:

  • Your budget. How much do you want to invest in an ebike that fits your lifestyle?
  • The length of your commute. Verify that your bike has the battery life you need for your trip, and pay extra attention to comfort if you have a longer commute.

The 3 Best Ebikes for Commuters

The Specialized Turbo Como SL 4.0

Specialized Turbo Como SL 4.0

The Turbo Como SL from Specialized is any commuter’s dream bike. This new model is the perfect combination of power, range, usability, and comfort. Even more exciting? It weighs 40% less than the average ebike, while still being able to carry twice its weight in cargo! Whether you’re running errands or heading off to work, the Turbo Como SL is the perfect ride for the job.

This bike comes with features specifically designed to make a commuter’s life easier, including the ability to shift gears anytime (even when stopped), an integrated basket, and front and rear lighting.

This bike features:

  • Motor: Specialized SL 1.1, a custom lightweight motor, and a custom Specialized wiring harness w/ chargeport
  • Battery: Specialized SL 1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh

Specialized Turbo Vado 4.0, Step over version.

Specialized Turbo Vado 4.0

The Specialized Turbo Vado’s motor has been custom-tuned for city riding, making it the perfect electronic road bike. It reacts intuitively to the force of your pedaling – the harder you pedal the faster you’ll go, perfect for the occasional day when you’re running a bit late!

The battery is fully integrated with the frame, removable for easy charging, and lockable for extra security.

The Vado also comes in a step-through variant. Step-through bikes are easy to get on and off, perfect if you wear more formal attire to work that offers less flexibility, such as a suit or skirt.

This bike features:

  • Motor: Specialized 1.2, custom Rx Street-tuned motor, 250W nominal
  • Battery: Specialized U1-500, On/Off button, state of charge display, 500Wh

The Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon

Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon

The Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon is exceptionally lightweight, making maneuvering the bike much easier.

Perfect for a longer commute to work, the Creo SL offers 80 miles of range, with an optional range extender that adds another 40 miles.

You can also connect the bike to the Mission Control App from Specialized to tune the motor to your riding style, monitor the battery life, and track your rides.

This bike features:

  • Motor: Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
  • Battery: Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh

Looking to upgrade? The Specialized Turbo Creo SL Expert offers Future Shock 2.0, which gives you a great increase in speed and reduced fatigue.

If you’re ready to electrify your commute, reach out to the team at Roseville Cyclery. We can walk you through the benefits of each ebike to help you pick the perfect one to suit your lifestyle and experience level. Visit us or browse our collection online.


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