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Specialized enters the European cargo bike market with electric Turbo Porto

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While Specialized has had electric bikes in its family for a while, encompassing road, gravel, MTB, and commuter/urban models, there has been a cargo-shaped void in the range, in the UK and Europe at least. While North America has had the Haul ST and Haul LT models to make use of for some time now, the UK and Europe are finally joining the cargo party with the new Turbo Porto.

The form is similar to the Haul LT, insofar as it’s a long-tail cargo bike, but the Turbo Porto has electrics setup for the European market, and larger wheels too. With more families opting to go car-lite or even car-free, what can one of the biggest names in the bike business bring to a segment of the market dominated by companies whose sole focus is urban mobility?

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