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2012 Lapierre Froggy 218 Full Suspension Mountain Bike

2012 lapierre froggy 218 full suspension mountain bike   2012 Lapierre Froggy 218 Full Suspension Mountain Bike

For 2012, Lapierre Cycles has reintroduced its full-suspension mountain bike called Froggy 218. For two years, the Froggy has earned a good reputation from riders who are fond of breathtaking cycling, and now, it is back with the same quality combined with new exciting features.

To further enhance the stiffness of the Froggy 218, the new model of this full-suspension mountain bike gets a 12×142 rear axle. Moreover, it features a geometry that is even more aggressive to make harder pumping even more effortless either on the DH racetrack or in the bike park.

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For DH riders who want to have a cool French bike, the 2012 Lapierre Froggy 218 Full Suspension Mountain Bike is the ideal machine. Featured by its durable compact alloy frame are 180mm travel forks, a tapered headtube, a single chainring set-up, and oversized seatstays.

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2012 Lapierre Audacio 500 Compact Road Bike

2012 lapierre audacio 500 compact road bike   2012 Lapierre Audacio 500 Compact Road Bike

New from Lapierre for 2012 is a compact road bike called Audacio 500. Built from an alloy 7005 DB frame with a Lapierre carbon fork, this road bike offers an excellent combination of light weight and topnotch durability.

Exceptional design, efficiency, and riding comfort are guaranteed by the Audacio 500, thanks to its dependable components, which includes 20 gears, Shimano 105 Black front and Shimano Ultegra rear derailleurs, Selle Italia X1 saddle, and Ritchey Comp 2B 31.6 seatpost.

For size 55, the 2012 Lapierre Audacio 500 Compact Road Bike only weighs in at 8.3kg, not including the pedals. With the Audacio 500, riding becomes more enjoyable as it becomes more challenging and epic. Also featured by the road bike is Mavic hubs and tires.

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2012 Lapierre Xelius FDJ Team Frameset

2012 lapierre xelius fdj team frameset   2012 Lapierre Xelius FDJ Team Frameset

For 2012, Lapierre has developed an 860g frameset specifically or the FDJ team. With its six decades of experiences in building bicycles, Lapierre is known for producing bikes that is efficiently responsive to each pedal stroke and offer incredible speed.
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Constructed for race-tailored geometry, the FDJ Team Frameset features light weight, exceptionally stiff monocoque design, and sharply detailed fresh team graphics. Along with the full carbon bottom bracket shell are an interior brake, electronic cable routing, and a tapered carbon head tube.

With such an impressive background, the 2012 Lapierre Xelius FDJ Team Frameset is definitely of reliable quality. Maximum comfort is offered by the vertical flex from the hourglass triangular chain stays of the frame, which features a cool jet black finish.


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2012 Lapierre Xelius 900 DB Road Bike

2012 lapierre xelius 900 db road bike   2012 Lapierre Xelius 900 DB Road Bike

For riders who want to experience the Xelius Supremacy, the brand-new 2012 Lapierre Xelius 900 DB Road Bike is already out on the market with an exclusive design. Lightweight and stiff, the carbon HM monocoque frame comes with a tapered head tube and is designed to offer maximum speed.

Weighing in at 6.7kg, the Lapierre Xelius 900 DB is a lightweight road bike that is loaded with several impressive specs. These include Shimano Ultegra transmission 2×10 speeds and Easton EC70 aero handlebar with the exquisite Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio saddle and fast-rolling Mavic Rsys WTS wheels.

To respond to each pedal stroke, the new Xelius 900 DB guarantees precise handling. The only downside of the bike is that it is not beginner-friendly. In other words, the Xelius Supremacy is exclusively for expert riders who are aiming to push their potential to the brim.

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2011 Lapierre Xelius 700 C Road Bike

2011 lapierre xelius 700 c road bike   2011 Lapierre Xelius 700 C Road Bike

Riders who are looking for a bike that combines exquisite aesthetics and excellent performance should try the 2011 Lapierre Xelius 700 C Road Bike. While this road bike takes pride in its special looks, its high standards of stiffness, lightweight, and precise handling are still maintained.

Designed for extra speed, the Lapierre Xelius 700 C will respond to each pedal stroke and allows the riders to reach their full potential while riding in style. This road bike is a great weapon for riders who want to be in the lead.

With an excellent stiffness, weight, and performance ratio as well as a race-tailored geometry, this road bike is ideal for the pros. Speed is guaranteed with the Lapierre Xelius 700 C so the rider can tackle any flat terrains and ascents.

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2011 Lapierre DH920

2011 lapierre dh920   2011 Lapierre DH920

Lapierre modifies the DH920 for 2011 with the Pendbox suspension system. The frame, which was developed by Nicolas Vouilloz, highlights an integrated seat clamp, a rear triangle made from carbon, a head angle that’s adjustable and internal cable routing. Lighter by 300g, the DH920 promises pedal efficiency combined with performance traction for a true blue downhill race bike.

Other than the carbon frame and the alloy suspension, the 2011 DH920 has a Fox DHX RC4 shock and a Fox 40 RC2 FIT fork. The bottom bracket is a SRAM GXP integrated bearings with a pressfit SRAM Descendant crankset. Seatpost, handlebar and stem is from Easton with SRAM X0 rear derailleur and shifters. Orange/black Formula One Factory 203 brakes, Selle Italia saddle, Mavic rims and Hutchinson tires with SRAM sprocket completes the downhill bike’s parts and components.

The DH920 or DH Team, weighs 16.6kg and retails for £5749.99….

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2011 Lapierre Zesty 714

2011 lapierre zesty 714   2011 Lapierre Zesty 714

The Zesty 714 from Lapierre returns in 2011, ready to outperform existing mountain bikes on the market. The all mountain bike with 140mm of travel now comes with a tapered headtube and continues to utilize Lapierre’s OST (Optimized Suspension Technology) intelligent suspension platform.

Now stiffer than before, the Zesty 714 frame is available in carbon or alloy options. It uses a Fox 32 FRL FIT fork, a Shimano XT crankset and bearings. For brakes, the 2011 Zesty 714 has Formula RX1 brakes and Shimano SLX shifters. The stem and seatpost are from Syncros FL to match Fizik Goby XM saddle.

Handles well and is extremely dialed, the Zesty 714 weighs 11.7kg with a carbon frame and comes in four sizes….

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