Specialized Turbo Levo SL Kids: Revolutionizing Youth Cycling with Advanced Tech

Advanced, powerful electric bike for kids

In the grand pursuit of exploration, the youth embody a special kind of vigor. They possess a relentless spirit that inspires us and lights up our lives. A testament to this, and a catalyst that fuels this fire, is the Specialized Turbo Levo SL Kids electric bike, a magnificent blend of power, innovation, and thoughtful design. It's not simply a bike; it’s a gateway to incredible adventures for our young, budding athletes.

The Levo SL Kids integrates the sophistication of the Specialized 1.2 Motor, promising an extended battery life and configurable speed settings. It's like gifting your young rider with a magic carpet, only this one rides on terrains less travelled, trails brimming with pure, untamed beauty. And, quite fascinatingly, this magic carpet weighs a mere 36.6 pounds, packing enough power to render itself invisible beneath the eager riders, leaving behind a trail of laughter and sheer fun.

One of the key aspects of the Turbo Levo SL Kids is its transformative Turbo Operating System. It's not just a system, but a smart companion, amplifying the rider's effort so subtly that it feels natural, empowering them to go faster. It goes beyond providing power and range; it offers insights on how you ride, the state of the motor and battery, and even how to make the most out of your riding sessions. It's like having an invisible guide, silently helping you become better at each ride.

The bike is tailored to fit young riders like a glove. It's a seamless fusion of modern technology and child-friendly design. The Retül-backed progressive geometry offers a low standover height, providing confidence and ensuring a perfect fit that evolves with your child. It's equipped with a RockShox Reba 100mm AIR fork, an SRAM NX 11-speed drivetrain, and reach-adjustable SRAM Level T hydraulic brakes. Plus, it includes a short-travel dropper post to enhance their descending abilities. Simply put, this bike is designed to ride hard, inspire, and stand the test of time.

As guardians, your control over this electrifying experience is aided by the Mission Control system, offering two max speed settings for motor assist. Tailored for your child's age and skill level, you can opt for the recommended 10 mph or the higher 15.5 mph. This ensures safety while allowing room for growth and challenge.

With the same 320wh battery and motor that powers the adult’s Levo SL, the Levo SL Kids promises an impressive range. It assures you that the only juice you'll need to worry about is the one that comes in a box or squeezed from a fruit.

For those budding riders eager to unlock their abilities and seek new adventures, the Levo SL Kids is more than just a bike; it's a key to a world filled with excitement, challenges, and memorable moments. It's a tool that not only brings joy but also instills values of persistence and resilience, as beautifully demonstrated by Specialized Soil Searching Ambassador Gabo, who teaches his kids the importance of trail stewardship in Patagonia, Chile.

So, gear up, buckle your helmets, and be prepared to witness the power and magic of the Levo SL Kids. Let's join them in their journey and, perhaps, discover the world anew through their youthful eyes. Remember, regulations may vary depending on your location. Therefore, be sure to educate yourself on all the requirements and restrictions related to electric bikes before making the purchase. The trail is ready, are you?


  1. Innovative Design: The bike is mindfully engineered to suit young riders, with features like a low standover height and Retül-backed progressive geometry that help boost confidence and fit a growing child.
  2. Motor and Battery: Equipped with a Specialized 1.2 Motor and the same 320wh battery as the adult’s Levo SL, the Levo SL Kids offers a substantial range, promising extended hours of adventure.
  3. Adjustable Speed Settings: The bike's Mission Control system allows parents to select between two max speed settings for motor assist (10 mph and 15.5 mph), ensuring safety while allowing growth and challenge.
  4. Superior Components: The Levo SL Kids is built with top-notch components such as a RockShox Reba 100mm AIR fork, SRAM NX 11-speed drivetrain, and SRAM Level T hydraulic brakes, ensuring quality, durability, and an exhilarating ride.
  5. Smart Features: The Turbo Operating System not only provides power and range but also tracks the rider's activities, motor, and battery health. It can even receive over-the-air updates to improve performance over time.


  1. Price: With a price tag of $3,800, the Levo SL Kids could be viewed as a substantial investment. This could be a hindrance for some, especially considering that kids may outgrow the bike over time.
  2. Weight: While the bike's weight of 36.6 pounds is relatively light for an e-bike, it could still be heavy for some young riders, affecting maneuverability and control, especially for those new to cycling.
  3. Regulations: Laws regarding electric bikes vary significantly by location. Depending on the area, some restrictions might limit the use of this bike, adding a layer of complexity for potential buyers.
  4. Learning Curve: The sophistication and power of the bike might pose a challenge for younger or inexperienced riders. It may take some time for them to fully grasp and take advantage of all its features and capabilities.
  5. Maintenance: With advanced systems and high-quality components, maintaining the Levo SL Kids might require more effort and expertise than a traditional kids' bike. The cost of upkeep could also be higher given the bike's complexity.


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