No e-bike is ever going to be super light (well, except the 13kg concept Focus we saw last summer). However, any weight saving available is likely to boost on-trail performance.

Lapierre hasn’t shied away from either e-bikes or carbon in the past, so its introduction of a carbon Overvolt full-suspension e-bike is no surprise. Lapierre has combined its fibre experience with an already proven suspension design, thrown in weight placement designed to maximise ride control, to create its 23.5kg e-bike