2019 Specialized Turbo Levo and the spirit of adventure: an honest review

Jon Madden
Jan 12, 2019 · 11 min read
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Oat Hill Mine Trail, in Calistoga

An electric elephant in the room

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Salt Point State Park

Favorites and fails

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Salt Point State Park, on a very smoky day

eMTB vs Motorcycle vs MTB

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Crockett Hills Open Space Preserve

The Spirit of Adventure: Ascending a snowy mountain

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The clouds obscure Hull mountain. Also, check out that rainbow!
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Tule Elk can often be found near the lake. The current herd was reintroduced in the early 80s.
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Verdant forest, dead forest, and snow caps! California has it all.
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Take a respite at the snowline.
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Snow bike!
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4x4s, eMTBs, and even Elk have been up here recently to play in the fresh snow!
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A low sun makes for lovely photos and a hurried descent!

Getting hooked (and finding love again)

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An older model Levo rented from Another Bike Shop in Santa Cruz. This was my first taste, and I was instantly hooked.
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Thanks Bill, it’s a great view!

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