ZEN Samurai Review – $4.6k

The ZEN Samurai is a premium commuter, touring capable, electric bike with Bosch Gen 4 Speed motor capable of 28mph. Offers clean quiet Gates Carbon belt drive, powerful Magura hydraulic disc brakes, and Enviolo continuously variable transmission. Comes stock with a Bosch PowerTube 500 battery pack and 4 amp fast charger. Optional PowerPack 500 doubles range while keeping weight low and center. Four frame sizes, adjustable angle stem, and Ergon touch points ensure comfort. Custom suspension seat post pairs with Manitou air suspension to offer comfort at speed and over long distances. Included SKS fenders, sturdy rear rack, and optimally positioned light offer safety and utility. Weighs a bit more because it comes feature-complete. Pricing starts at $4.6k but rises sharply with optional suspension, brake, and drivetrain upgrades. Battery charge port and downtube cover could be refined.

0:00 Location, company background, bike intro
1:18 Three colors, four sizes, brakes, lights
2:08 Nice pedals, Ergon saddle and locking grips
2:16 Suspension seat post, fenders, rear rack
2:51 Gates belt drive, Enviolo CVT drivetrain stock
3:41 Stock weight 57lbs, stock price $4.6k USD
4:23 Dual battery option, free shipping, warranty
5:05 Some trade-offs, Bosch Gen 4 motor details
6:39 Battery pack unlock removal, battery charger
7:38 Display options and Bosch Intuvia overview
9:16 Ride test begins with handheld camera
12:12 Third person with steep hill climb test
13:21 Body cam fast riding and through grass
14:04 Introducing the co-founder Ravi, why Zen?
15:33 Speaking with a customer, why they chose it
16:44 Conclusion, comparison tools, forums

Full review with specs and comparison tool: https://electricbikereview.com/zen/2022-samurai/

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