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4.25 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)


Battery – Lithium Ion (EU Certified) frame mounted *


After 12 years of exclusively distributing eZee ebikes in NZ, we have jettisoned the brand and offer a superior brand. eZee had so many problems with controllers, water migration into electronics, motor terminals and battery connections, that customer complaints were too much to bear. We frankly have better ebikes to sell and other brands have far surpassed anything that eZee can offer. We still stock the repair parts and battery replacements for eZee. We will provide those with a discount.


4 reviews for Raptor -discontinued- by ( by eZee )

  1. 4 out of 5

    I rode the Raptor up off-road to the Coppermine Saddle , a full 800 meter climb over a distance of 17 kilometers, with about half the battery to spare at the Summit. This bike makes it possible for an old guy like me to still do the significant uphill biking treks i crave, and the plush ride makes the downhill very pleasant on the body. Murray H.

  2. 5 out of 5

    When I decided to get an e-bike, I decided to go for the most capability I could get. A full suspension MTB cost me more than a round town bike, but good to know I would have a bike that would do anything. I’ve mainly used the Raptor for round-town commuting. I’ve mounted racks front and rear for my grocery shopping, daily pannier commuting and other transport jobs. The Raptor is over-kill for this sort of work, but it is nice to know I can jump curbs, tackle Christchurch quake road potholes and take off-road short-cuts without a second thought. For commuting the road speed is good and I get to work quicker than driving during rush hour. Even after a few months, I just love getting on my Raptor and hooning around town at any opportunity. Despite being a keen cycle commuter, I used to drive most of the time due to the practical reality of turning up to meetings a sweating mess. Now I ride the Raptor everywhere.

  3. 4 out of 5

    The overall package looks, and performs very well indeed.
    The motor feels very strong, with great low torque.
    The components seem to also be very good. Suspension seems good and the brakes excellent. The light is brilliant. I liked the adjustable stem so I could set the handlebars where I wanted them. The tires are great.
    Being 6 foot 3, I could probably benefitted from a larger frame.
    The first ride was 5 ks of uphill to the top of the Longwoods and down. Mostly forestry roads, some steep and rough sections. I easily rode up slopes I would normally have to walk. At the top, I was down to the last 20% of the battery.
    There were two other mountain bikers on the hill. I easily rode away from them uphill, and was just as quick downhill!
    I felt I was peddling too slow going up on the steeper sections; hard on ageing knees; and had to rely too much on the motor. I think I would get a longer range from the battery if I could put more into the peddling uphill, and have asked Pete about the possibility of lowering the gearing, either by changing the front chain ring from the 44 tooth to a 42 or 40. (Pete, it has 4, not 5 bolts). Another possibility is to change the lowest ring on the rear cluster.
    I commented to Jace that on three occasions the motor cut out momentarily, then instantly continued, while going uphill on moderate load. He thinks perhaps I may have accidentally activated the throttle a little. I will watch out for that.
    The handlebars feel too narrow for a mountain bike. I think better downhill steering on tricky terrain would benefit from wider bars. However I will stick with them meantime and see if I get used to them.
    Pete changed the tubes for me, and commented that the tubes provided were very thin.
    I can see that the bike will open up a lot more country to me, and the motorbike won’t get out much this summer.
    I think there is certainly an opportunity for full suspension E MTBs especially for ageing bikers who may have dicky knees and want to keep on riding!
    I will bring the bike to Pete after a few rides for a checkup of spokes etc. He is getting in a spare tube for me.
    Many thanks for a great bike.
    John Moffatt.

  4. 4 out of 5

    Well where do i start

    Great climbing ability
    AMAZING Braking
    Comfortable riding position
    Great gear combination for road or climbing ability

    i took the Raptor for a gentle ride around the Coppermine saddle loop (47 km track with 850 meters of elevation gain) last weekend and it blew me away how capable climbing it was easily reaching 3rd house in just under 45mins the week before on my standard mtb was over an hour and a half,

    the bike bought a great smile to my face passing various people on many different bikes and fitness levels.

    the bike is more than Capable of riding grade 3 trails so don’t think this is only a rail trail bike .

    after riding this and a bosch equipped bike this at the price is a far better bang for buck (yes the more you spend the lighter a bike gets) but a entry/mid leveled machine like this is hard to beat, and with the option to twist the throttle and start on gnarly uphill sections is just another reason to choose this bike

    Below are the things we have changed for this rider from the factory version (Editor note- these are coming standard now)
    Wider bars and non adjustable stem (mainly for more control on tighter downhill sections
    slimmer saddle not a comfort gel style like it comes with (personal opinion)
    and a smaller front sprocket maybe down to a 40-42 t would be a great upgrade

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Suspension Frame " medium/large - 7000 series Al Alloy with rear wheel travel 105 mm"
Suspension fork Moto alloy with 100mm travel Hard Anodized 7075 Stanchion =31.8mm diameter
Rear Shock "DNM AOY36RC XC Trail rebound lockout pressure adjustable"
head stem TDS-D299-8 ext 100 SSABK
Handle bar Zoom TR-Al-2 30ø rise 42 width 630 mm
Head set Al alloy seal cartridge VP AC69AC
Seat Post hardened alloy
Seat clamp Zoom AT-02+SQR-120 Quick release
Saddle Velo Sport Comfort Mountain
kick stand Heavy duty Al alloy
Mudguards guality polycarbonate MTB mudguards front and rear
Spokes Shadar Sandvik T302 stainless steel 36 x 13G (super duty)
Rim Custom Kinetic 38mm wide MTB specific rim 
Tires 26" x 2.35" German Schwalbe Rock Razor  puncture resist  Knobbies - Schwalbe inner tubes and rim tapes
Hydraulic disc brakes Magura  advanced with e-brake switches integrated
Front light ultra-bright Roxim 800 lumen unit driven off main battery</p>
Pedal Alloy antislip
Chain KMC Z99RB Rust Buster rust resistant
Bottom Bracket bearing VP BC 73 sealed ball bearing cassette
Front hub Joytech
chainwheel Prowheel Ounce 248AC 48T Forged AL6061-T6 and 170 mm Al crank
Front chainrings alloy single sprocket 48t.
Freewheel Sprocket 9 speed with Freewheel sprocket DNP LY 1109 HFN 11~36 tooth range
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore 9 speed
Shifter Shimano Alivio 9 speed.
Motor Kinetic eZee V3 brushless planetary geared motor 300 watt continuous duty (peaks at over 700 watts when climbing)
Controller " Kinetic eZee Controller overload protection 20 amps IRFB 4110 Mosfet" self diagnostic function
Display console eZee KK console LED Multi modes selections- programmable
Sensor Motion sensor 12magnet 2H
quot;Throttle/Grips half gripquot;Throttle Half length FT 76X HT 262 / Ergonomic grips
Battery  LG Hi-density  36Volt  400 watt hour (11 amp hour) or upgrade  525 watt hour (14.5 amp hour) all tested to UN38.3 certification
Charger Hi-Power 3 amps auto cutoff
Range, Up to 45-70 kms per charge (with 14.5 amp hour battery) depending on terrain and rider input and inflation of tyres