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Lapierre Mountain Bikes 2014
A little info on some of the 2014 Lapierre Mountain Bike range.
Lapierre Spicy 927 Team Carbon
The 2014 Lapierre Spicy is now equipped with a 650b (27.5”) Wheel. It offers 160mm travel at the front, and 150mm waiting at the rear. For the first time, the Lapierre Spicy 927 Team Carbon is now available in 4 sizes- Small, Medium, Large AND Extra Large. Another change is the longer top tube, which is longer than the old models; the large is 10mm longer and has a 10mm lower BB height.
Due to the improvement in frame design, the frame has gained stiffness of 16% in the rear triangle, 28% at the BB and 8% at the head tube.
Lapierre Zesty AM 527
The Lapierre Zesty AM 527 features the same frame as the Spicy, but with a few differences. The 150mm/150mm travel transforms to a slightly steeper headtube angle of 67°.
The Zesty 527 is quick on the trails and is very nimble. In proportion the front end is super light, so you can point the front wheel wherever you want, and it’ll be sure to go that way. A bike like the Lapierre Zesty needs some mean tyres, that’s why they have recruited Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.5” shoes for the job.
On this carbon frame, the internal cable routing is one of the best we’veseen, it’s so neat and discreet.