Built off the pedal-powered La Sal Peak mountain bike, the new Fezzari Timp Peak gets 170mm travel on a low-slung, Shimano-powered eMTB chassis. Purpose-built around the suspension kinematics and handling first, it puts the battery weight really low inside the full carbon frame.
In fact, going with a full carbon fiber frame front and rear gave Fezzari more flexibility in motor and battery placement, created a stiffer frame, and let it put tougher components on the bike while still keeping the overall weight lower. Even the shock link is carbon fiber. The 2018 La Sal Peak was the first of Fezzari’s long travel bikes to get the radically upright seat angle and very slack front end. The second-generation La Sal Peak pushed travel further, from 150mm to 170mm rear, with the option of running a 180mm fork. The Timp Peak keeps the 170mm travel, with custom-tuned shock options from RockShox, Fox, DVO, MRP, PUSH, and EXT. Stock builds come with RockShox and DVO, but the other brands are available as upgrades.
Those shocks sit under a really low top tube, providing a ton of standover, plus room for a standard water bottle inside the front triangle on all frame sizes. Their angular tube shaping carries over, keeping its aesthetics familiar in their lineup and also giving it a lot of torsional stiffness to handle the added stresses of the motor’s torque and increased weight.
All three models get Shimano’s top-level EP8 motor system, with custom tuning to give the bike the desired […]
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