About the Lapierre e-Explorer 6.5
What's special about the e-Explorer 6.5 is that it sits between the popular trekking style of electric bike and the super-desirable full-suspension electric bikes, but without the full-sus price tag.
Rather than having smooth tyres (like the Haibikes for instance), the e-Explorer 6.5 has knobbly tyres which give you a good amount of confidence when you're off-road.
The bike also has suspension in the seat post as well as a suspension fork on the front for extra comfort. So, even if the travel in the suspension isn't quite as generous as a full-suspension mountain bike, it still feels luxurious to have some give underneath the saddle as you're riding along.
What you have here is a trekkers' trekking bike: suspension front and back, rugged tyres, mudguards, light and rack and decent MTB geometry on the frame. It's not a commuter e-bike pretending to have off-road ability.
Summary: An excellent value for riding on the growing number of forest biking trails, and off-road green spaces.
- - - - - -What the manufacturer says:
The E-Explorer is an electric assist bike designed for daily use. Thanks to its versatile and its progressive assistance, moving around has never been so simple. Fitted with mudguards and luggage rack, the E-Explorer makes your journey better. The completely integrated battery and the refreshed design will make you forget that this is an electric assist bike.