30 - 110 Power
30 - 110 Power
Bosch 250w Crank
up to 15 mph
With 140mm travel and the Bosch Active system, the new Lapierre Overvolt 500 full suspension electric bike is a great all rounder for general All Mountain / Trail Center / XC / Free Ride use.
Received the Lapierre Overvolt today. Delighted with it - fabulous piece of kit from first impressions and can't wait to give it a long test. And top marks for e-bike shop - I ordered it on Monday, they prepped it to my specification & I got it first thing on Wednesday morning. Very impressed so far.
The Lapierre FS 500 is the entry level full suspension eBike within the Lapierre eMTB range. Its the younger brother to the FS 900 so features the Bosch Active line.
Although lower in price to its bigger brother it has some great components to hit the local trails with.
The Overvolt FS 500 offers the excellent RockShox Sektor Solo Air front forks which feature 140mm of trail bashing travel. To balance the rear off, Lapierre use their own 140mm travel shock with full rebound controls and lock out for climbing at maximum efficiency.
As for the drive train, Lapierre have opted for a Shimano SLX / Deore 10 speed system along with Shimano Deore hydraulic disk brakes.
The Lapierre Overvolt eMTB takes on its own breed of performance electric mountain biking. Lapierre has been working hard to create the ultimate all mountain eBike, using their already proven geometry and design skills and bring this to the eBike scene.
Lapierre's very own Nico Vouilloz (10 times MTB World Champion) has tweaked the design of this eMTB to keep it performing above the rest when it comes to off road performance.
The Overvolt full suspension electric bike benefits from the new 650B / 27.5" wheel size. This new wheel is designed with the benefits of the bigger 29" in wheel in mind, so it rolls fast and flows over bumps easier, but uses the 26" wheel characteristics for good maneuverability through tight single track areas.
The new Lapierre Overvolt FS 500 2015 eBikes also feature the latest Bosch Active crank drive motor, so you can be sure it's fitted with the latest kit and setup for optimum performance.
This system outputs 48Nm of torque & peaks at 500w! It certainly packs a punch, it also offers up to 225% assistance on turbo mode, while Eco mode offers a more subtle 50% assistance. There are 4 levels of assistance and remember you can always turn it off completely and ride it as a normal bike!
This machine rolls just the same as a normal cycle. In fact the quality in the design, geometry & build make it a true performer! The Lapierre Overvolt 500 full suspension model features the Bosch 400Wh PowerPack Battery so it hosts the most range possible on a Bosch powered eBike.
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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 Bosch 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.
Lapierre Overvolt Full Suspension Alloy Supreme
RockShox Sektor, Solo Air, 140mm, Tapered, 15mm Through Axle
Lapierre Hydraulic Damping Technology, with Lock Out.
Shimano Deore Hydrualic Disc Brakes
Shimano Deore 10s
Shimano SLX Shadow Plus 10s
15t 170mm Crank with Bashguard
Shimano 10s 11-36t
Shimano 10 Speed
Michelin 27.5" Wild Grip R 2.35"
FUNN Alloy 720mm 31.8mm with 15mm Rise Nico Vouilloz Signature
Lapierre 7degree rise, 31.8mm, Length - 75mm (S, M) - 90mm (L)
FSA Orbit 1.5E ZS Tapered #57E
Easton EA50 Post 31.6mm
Lithium Ionen 36 Volt, 400 Wh
Bosch Intuvia multifunctional display with operation unit & push-assistance
Bosch Midmount Active 36 Volt, 250 Watt
30-110 miles range, cost to charge from flat - 6 pence
The below questions relate to this particular 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 FS 500 is available in the following sizes - Sold Out.
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 a better date at the top of each bike description, it is highlighted in a grey box. You can order a bike for pre-order. Once the checkout has been completed we will take a small deposit, then settle the balance when the bike becomes available.
Are there any colour options?
No, the Lapierre Overvolt FS 500 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.
How fast will this bike go?
This bike will assist you to 15mph. From there you can pedal faster, but with no assistance. You can add a Tuning Kit to increase the assisted speed - For off road (private land) use only.
How do I add a tuning kit to the bike?
Its simple, just add the bike to the basket along with the appropriate Tuning Kit. We will then fit it prior to dispatch / collection.
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 and 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 set up and also able to answer any operational questions you may have.
Bosch eBike System Overview - Bosch eBike Active Line System Product Brochure
Stuff Magazine Review Nov 2014 - Stuff Magazine November 2014 Lapierre Overvolt Review
Bosch eBike Manual - Bosch eBike Active User Manual
Geometry Chart - Lapierre Overvolt 2015 Full Suspension Frame Geometry
Lapierre Bike Manual - Lapierre eBike Owners Manual
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