Amped Riding

The Kenevo is a freakishly confident beast. The bike’s long cockpit, slack head angle, and low center of gravity make it easy to maintain speed in dicey conditions, which is essential given its turbo power.
Words by Stacy Wynn | January 26, 2022 | Lifestyle

The Specialized Turbo Kenevo sports the company’s ultralight and powerful 2.1 motor, meaning that at peak assist, it’s like having four people powering the pedals — amplifying your input by up to 410% — all with zero awkward surges in power. And that’s just the start of what makes this model one of the most capable e-mountain bikes to hit the pavement, dirt road or even sand. Expect 180 mm of supple suspension configured around a bomber chassis and components. Even better, Kenevo takes you up the longest climbs — no shuttle or spare lung required — and delivers a stellar rip on the way back down. The company carved 2.2 pounds from the chassis while boosting stiffness and handling; while its sidearm frame design directly connects all three mounting points of the rear-end and shock, minimizing flex and maximizing your control over the roughest terrain and roads you can find;