Tested: Lapierre Zesty 314 EI

Words by Chris Southwood | Images by Chris Southwood & Mick Ross

The not-so-minor details

Product

Lapierre Zesty 314 EI

Contact

Advance Traders
www.lapierrebikes.com.au

Weight

13.40kg

Size tested:

Medium

Positives

Works just like it says on the box
Completely intuitive and user-friendly suspension
Fantastic all-mountain geometry

Negatives

No dropper post
Would be better with a double chain ring

Check out issue #4 of Flow (on sale this week) for an in-depth review of the Zesty 314 and what we thought of the the Electronic Intelligence. It has made its way onto the new range for 2014 and we give you the low down on what we think of it, and more importantly, if it’s worth it.

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Control the sensitivity of the computer with the thumb lever, for the tailored feel.

 

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The battery stands out and takes the space of the water bottle, but is easily removed for charging. A small sensor sits inside the crank axle to detect pedalling motion.

 

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