30 - 130 Power
30 - 130 Power
Shimano E8000 eMTB
Drive & LCD Display
500Wh Battery 36v
up to 15 mph
The Lapierre Overvolt AM 527i 2018 electric bikes are available for pre-order* with first drops allocated for May 2018. Reserve your model now from the UK's premier Lapierre eBike dealer. As usual we will be the first to receive these bikes in the UK.
Early 2018 Reservation: Either pay in full now or leave a £199 deposit and settle the balance ahead of delivery. Simple.
Built to be the most versatile bike to date. The new 2018 Lapierre Overvolt 527i is the base spec model in the integrated Shimano eMTB range. Offering superb components and 160mm of travel. Ideal for your mountain biker that wants one electric bike that does it all. Be it, gravity, enduro, all mountain or free ride.
A veritable mountain goat: the Overvolt AMi Shimano has a winning geometry setup and great roll-over characteristics - eMTB Magazine
The new 2018 Lapierre Overvolt integrated Shimano eBikes offer superb looks and riding characteristics, while keeping the battery stealthily tucked away in the frame and an even centre of gravity.
The 'Snake Tech' battery is bendy and can easily be charged both on the bike or removed from the frame completely. Whilst a fighter jet style push button on top of the top tube turns the bike on and off.
Lapierre have equipped the Overvolt AM 527i with Suntour's new AION fork, developed at an affordable price level with all the features of higher end forks.
Tested and developed by Suntour to offer an eBike optimised ride with a Hydraulic lockout, 140mm of travel and of course allowing for the 27.5+ boost axle.
At the rear we have the RockShox Deluxe R rear shock. It takes the damping system from the original Monarch shock and built it into a new sized chassis. Offering open and pedal mode the rider can select either depending on the terrain, you can conserve energy in pedal mode whilst still allowing compression in any scenario.
Ready to hit the downhill sections? No problem, simply open it up to allow the 120mm shock absorb the back end. It's also air pressure adjustable spending on the riders weight and offers rebound damping via the Rapid Recovery system.
The Overvolt 527i is fitted up with Shimano hydraulic disc brakes on larger 203mm rotors, now with split clamps and reach adjust, a great every day brake.
A shorter stem and wider bar are fitted for the new Overvolt range in 2018 giving maximum stability and leverage on the steering.
Each of the 2018 Overvolt AM Shimano integrated models can be special ordered in the 29" wheel format too if required.
Please contact us for this as we will only be stocking the 27.5" versions, the 29" specific versions will come with 140mm travel.
The 2018 Overvolt AM models are equipped with Lapierre's own internal stealth dropper seat post. You can raise & lower the seat at the flick of a switch on the handlebars, whilst on the move. Thus adjustable for both uphill and downhill riding with minimal effort.
All the Overvolt Shimano AM models are built on new 27+ wheels for 2018. What's PLUS all about? This revelation hitting the cycling industry by storm offer a wider 2.8" broader tyre for ultimate traction, comfort & grip. Without compromising on rolling resistance.
The Maxxis tyres grip the trail with a High Roller on the front and a Rekon specific rear tyre. These are fully tubeless compatible out of the box.
The Overvolt AM 527i gearing is kitted up with Shimano's new Deore drive train. The new Deore mech is lighter than before and accepts a larger gear range.
All the Shimano Shadow mech's offer a clutch system to reduce chain suck and keep an overall crisp feeling with less flex and bounce over the rougher bumps.
The new Shimano 10 speed casette at the rear is specially developed to give a 11-42t setup. This is more commonly seen with 11 speed systems.
Although the Overvolt 527i is the entry spec model in the new Shimano integrated range, it offers many of the same characteristics as the higher spec Overvolt electric bikes but at a price that's a little easier on the pocket. We welcome the Overvolt for 2018!
Lapierre have developed the new range of Overvolt eBikes to offer the Shimano E8000 eMTB system. Lapierre use Shimano's renowned motor drive system, but have developed their own battery technology called 'Snake Power Technology'. This is Lapierre's own exclusive design.
The new Shimano Steps system has been developed specifically around eMTBing and offers a long range 500Wh battery which Lapierre have fully integrated into the Overvolt 527i down tube offering stealth fitment and a lower centre of gravity. The battery is actually 'bendy' so it only needs a small port to get the battery in and out. It's a Lapierre specific integration and also increases frame rigidity.
Alongside a newly developed 2018 MTB drive unit capable of assisting up to 70Nm of torque to the rider and operating up to high cadence RPM ranges. The assistance outputs are adjustable as the rider can set and change the assistance mode whilst riding on the fly with 3 options – Eco, Trail & Boost visible on the LCD display panel.
Read more in depth articles about the Shimano Steps eMTB system on our Blog information pages.
This electric bike comes fully set-up by our workshop technicians. You can be sure that every aspect of the eBike has been dialled in for optimum performance. All our electric bikes arrive with a user manual, keys, charger & free follow up service within 3 months.
Our electric bikes also include a 5yr warranty on the frame, 2yr warranty on all the electrics & 1yr warranty on the components. In the event of a problem, we handle all warranty claims in-house. We can also offer worldwide support for customers further afield using a laptop or PC connected to the internet, combined with our diagnostic equipment.
E-bikeshop is a UK Shimano Electric Bike Service Center and our in house workshop is now exclusively reserved for our own eBike customers. We also have parts / spares to hand should they be required.
*Range is dependant on many factors inc rider weight, wind, hills, terrain etc. For a better estimate, please use our range calculator.
We've exclusively teamed up with Bikmo to offer 14 days free electric bike insurance when you purchase your new electric bike with e-bikeshop.co.uk.
You'll be covered for eBike theft, accessories, crash damage, clothing/headgear, accidental damage, public liability and Bikmo will even cover the cost of getting you home as a result of damage or theft.
The perfect package to get you started with your new eBike without the need for any worry or hassle. Of course, you'll have the no obligation option to continue your insurance over after the initial period.
To get this exclusive special offer, simply tick the checkbox in the checkout.
*You must meet all of the standard Bikmo eligibility criteria and understand the Bikmo locking requirements. You can find this info on the dedicated page here.
Lapierre Alloy Overvolt 160mm Boost+
Suntour AION LO 27.5+ 160mm
RockShox Deluxe R
Shimano Deore 203mm
Shimano Deore 10 Speed Trigger
Shimano Deore 10 Speed
Shimano Deore, 11 - 42t, 10 Speed
Shimano 10 Speed
Lapierre Boost+ Wheelset Front: 15mm, Rear: 148/12mm axle
Maxxis High Roller II / Rekon 27.5+ x2.80
Lapierre 6061 Alloy 780mm 31.8mm
Lapierre Alloy 31.8mm, 35/45mm
FSA Orbit 1.5ZS NO.57SC
Lapierre Stealth, Remote, 31.6mm
Shimano Lithium Ion 36 Volt, 500 Wh, with BMS & Snake Power Technology
Shimano E8000 LCD Compact Display 3 Mode Assist
Shimano Steps E8000 36 Volt, 250 Watt. 3 Mode Assist 70Nm
30-130 miles of power assisted range, depending on terrain
These questions relate to this bike. You can find a full F.A.Q on general eBike & website questions by clicking here.
What sizes is this bike available in?
The Lapierre Overvolt AM 527i 2018 is available in frame sizes - 39cm (15"), 43cm (17"), 46cm (18") & 50cm (19.5").
Is this bike in stock now?
The stock status is shown at the top of this page next to the price. If the stock level is shown as 'Pre-Order' this means it is a new model arriving soon, you can see an expected date at the top of each bike description.
Are there any colour options?
No, the Overvolt AM 527i 2018 bike is only available in the colour shown.
Where can I find a geometry chart of this bike?
You can find the geometry chart of each bike by clicking on the 'Downloads' tab of each bike.
Where is this bike made?
MADE IN FRANCE
Can I try the bike before I buy?
Yes of course, you can visit, we can talk you through your riding style and requirements and offer expert advice as to which model to select. We will be able to advise particular eBikes and talk them through in more detail. We also give you the opportunity to ride crank drive bikes so you can get a feel for them prior to purchase.
At e-bikeshop we work by appointment only, so we can talk to each customer on an individual basis to give the best advice possible. If you like the bike, you have the option to take it away there and then with any accessories selected fitted and a full fitting session on the bike itself. We ask you to go for a short ride on the bike to make sure you are happy with the setup and also able to answer any operational questions you may have.
Shimano Steps Manual - Shimano Steps E8000 Electric Bike User Manual 2018
Geometry Chart - Lapierre Overvolt AM 527i / 529i 2018 Frame Geometry
Lapierre Bike Manual - Lapierre eBike Owners Manual
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